Friday, December 1, 2023

WVOY Nominees Announced

The Junior League of Boca Raton revealed the names of the 25 deserving candidates for the 2014 Woman Volunteer of the Year at a kickoff event Thursday night at the new Waterstone Resort & Marina (999 E. Camino Real, Boca Raton). Boca Raton is a proud media sponsor of the 27th annual ceremony, which is slated for Nov. 7 at Boca West Country Club and includes a special runway show by Alice + Olivia founder Stacey Bendet, courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue at Town Center.

Here are the 25 nominees and the organizations for which they volunteer:

• Marina Morbeck: Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse

• Laura Clarkson: American Association of Caregiving Youth

• Kelli-Ann McLeod: Best Foot Forward Foundation

• Valentina Martinez: Boca Ballet Theatre

• Margi Cross: Boca Helping Hands

• Robin Deyo: Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum

• Peg Greenspon: Boca Raton Museum of Art

• Evie Zimmerman: Caring Hearts Auxiliary of the Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center

• Tiffany Rodriguez: C.R.O.S. Ministries

• Mildred Strom: Debbie-Rand Memorial Service League

• Kathy Adkins: Florence Fuller Child Development Centers

• Marysol Gonzales: Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce

• Debora Kellogg: HomeSafe

• Tandy Robinson: Impact 100 Palm Beach County

• Mary Csar: Junior League of Boca Raton

• Laura Wissa: Junior League of the Palm Beaches

• Wendi Lipsich: KidSafe Foundation

• Bettina Young: Literacy Coalition of PBC

• Shari Upbin: NSAL, Florida East Coast Chapter

• Laura Campbell-Held: Place of Hope at the Haven

• Donna Robins: Centre for the Arts at Mizner Park

• Mariela Montgomery: Soroptimist International of Boca Raton/Deerfield Beach

• Marilyn Wilson: South Florida Women’s Executive Club

• Ann Rutherford: Spirit of Giving Network

• Michelle Yellin: Unicorn Children’s Foundation

In addition, the Junior League announced two Lifetime Achievement nominees: Helen Babione (Boca Raton Women’s Club, GFWC) and Connie Berry (Caridad Center).

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