Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Emerald Ball Tickets Now On Sale!

An extravagant evening awaits you at the Emerald Ball celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Unicorn Children’s Foundation. We'll be honoring Jay DiPietro, General Manager of Boca West Country Club for his incredible generosity and support of many charities. 

Event Chairs: 
Mary Ann & Gregory Fried

Host Committee:
Lori & Rafael Cabrera
Ronda & David Gluck
Cathy & Abdol Moabery
Marie & Frank Occhigrossi

Special Thanks to our Sponsors

Imagination Sponsors:
Silvana & Barry Halperin
Genevieve & J.D. Murphy

Knowledge Sponsors:
Sunshine Health
Wells Fargo Advisors - The Meran Group

Jewelry Sponsor:
Gregory's Fine Jewelry

Media Sponsors:
Eye On South Florida
Simply The Best Magazine

Honoring Jay DiPietro

Mr. DiPietro has been at the Boca West Country Club as the President / COO / General Manager for 27 years during which time his commitments to several charitable efforts have grown. But Jay will tell you that his true love has been starting and chairing the Club Managers Seminole Region Charity Golf Tournament. The annual gala and golf tournament raises an average of $450,000 every year and has provided millions of dollars to several local charities. $100,000 has been given to Unicorn Children’s Foundation. In addition, Gary Collins, GM of Frenchman’s Creek helped to raise $10,000 for Unicorn Children’s Foundation through the Club Managers Association of America’s, (CMAA): Marathon Golf Event. The $10,000 was earmarked for a specialized “white board” and computers for use in the classroom to enhance Unicorn Village Academy students’ learning experience.

Jay has coordinated relief and aid for the victims of Hurricane Andrew and the earthquakes in Haiti. He has served on the Board of Tri-County Humane Society, National Jewish Hospital, Lynn University and several others. He also chairs the Board of the Club Managers Club Foundation.

Jay is happily married to his beautiful wife, Sharon, and together they have nine children, 24 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and two beautiful 4-legged babies!

The Unicorn Children's Foundation, is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Since its inception in 1994, Unicorn Children’s Foundation key objective is to provide hope and answers for the families of children affected by neuro-diverse conditions, such as: Autism Spectrum, ADHD, Bipolar, Dyslexia, and other learning adversities. Today, nearly 1 in 6 individuals are currently diagnosed with a neuro-diverse disorder. To date, we have awarded over $3,100,000 to increase awareness of these disorders, establish effective treatment guidelines, and disseminate this information to professionals and parents across the globe.

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