January 24, 2017 - 5:30 pm
January 24, 2017 - 8:00 pm
AddressThe Blue Boca, 501 E Camino Real, Boca Raton, Florida 33432 View map
Join us on Tuesday, January 24th for our monthly Meetup at the blue, Boca Raton Resort.
Our guest of honor is Mary Wong, President of the Office Depot Foundation. Mary Wong is recognized as one of America’s Top 20 Women in Philanthropy, Social Innovation & Civic Engagement!
She serves on the board of the United Nations Women’s Committee and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center, where she co-chairs the Business Disaster Assistance and Recovery Program. She is a former member of the White House Disaster Assistance Recovery and Volunteerism Committee and served on the board of directors of the Epilepsy Foundation of America and Feed the Children.
Mary Wong is our Honoree Communicator of the Month! Here is your chance to meet her in person!
Try to make it on time; the sunset view at the venue is breathtaking from the top floor of a 27-story tower.
Guest will recieve Happy Hour Drink Specials and complimentary pass around hors d’oeuvres generously donated by the blue. This is a FREE event for members and non members.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to get on the list. Boca Resort is a private club so you must RSVP to gain entrance.
Event hashtag: #awcsftalktale
5:30 PM-6:30 PM
Meet and greet
Happy hour special drinks
Passed hors d’oeuvres
6:30 PM to 7 PM
Mary talks about her impacts and challanges
AWCSF presents Mary with plaque
7 PM 8:00PM
Networking and happy hour drink special
More about our Woman of Honor:
Mary Wong is a former member of the White House Disaster Assistance Recovery and Volunteerism Committee and served on the board of directors of the Epilepsy Foundation of America and Feed the Children. In 2016, she received the Emerald Award for Global Citizenship from the Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida and was named the Champion for Epilepsy by the Epilepsy Foundation of Florida. She also was honored with an International Women’s Leadership Award by Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick and received a Community Service Award from the Inner City Youth Golfers Association during the year. In 2015, Mary was recognized as Food For The Poor’s “Ambassador for the Poor” and honored at a special Back to School Breakfast by the American Association for Caregiving Youth during Boca Festival Days in August. She also was honored as Entrepreneur of the Year by South Palm Beach SCORE. Mary was named the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s 2012 Champion for Drug-Free Kids honoree and was included on the 2016 list of “America’s Top 25 Philanthropy Executive Brands” and was named one of the “Top 20 Women in Philanthropy, Social Innovation & Civic Engagement” by Michael Chatman, host of #whyigive on Twitter. An avid gardener and lover of crafts of all kinds, Mary is a devoted dog-owner and a dedicated supporter of animal rescue organizations. She has been with Office Depot more than 22 years, serving first as a store manager in Minnesota and then as a district manager in Chicago.
About the Office Depot Foundation
The Office Depot Foundation is an independent foundation − tax exempt under IRC Sec. 501(c)(3) − that serves as the independent charitable giving arm of Office Depot, Inc. In keeping with its mission, Listen Learn Care ® , the Foundation supports a variety of programs that give children tools to succeed in school and in life; build the capacity of nonprofit organizations through collaboration and innovation; and help communities prepare for disasters, as well as recovering and rebuilding afterwards. For more information, visit www.officedepotfoundation.
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