June 21, 2013 Boca Raton, FL.
What do you get when you combine the American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) with Allegiance Home Health and Rehab companies? You get an incredible synergistic partnership for the Boca Chamber Festival Days.
Elected officials, business, healthcare, education and religious leaders will join together in a fast-moving, early morning program designed to celebrate the opening of school in Palm Beach County, one of the featured events of Boca Festival Days and the one community constituents won’t want to miss!
During the program, a special award will be presented to Jan Savarick. As president of Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation, Ms. Savarick has played an integral role in the success of the Foundation and the Hospital since she joined the organization in 2001. She oversees all fundraising activities, including capital, annual and planned giving campaigns, corporate giving, donor relations, community awareness, major gifts and special events. She is a key member of the Hospital administrative team, helping to drive the organization’s policies and future direction.
In addition to her role at the Hospital, Jan has been extremely active in the community, and has played a significant role on a number of not-for-profit boards and committees including the School of Social Work at Florida Atlantic University, Hillel of Broward & Palm Beach, and an Honorary Council Member and Past President of Donna Klein Jewish Academy. Jan was named one of South Florida’s most Influential Business Women of 2012 and a 2013 Palm Beach County Ultimate CEO by the South Florida Business Journal.
Jan is recognized as a tireless advocate for partnerships that provide opportunities for students, especially related to their healthcare and has championed the needs of students who also are family caregivers.
WHEN: Wednesday, August 21; 7:30 am – 9:00 am
WHERE: Lakeside Terrace, 7880 Glades Road. Boca Raton, Florida 33434
WHY: Proceeds of the breakfast will benefit the Caregiving Youth Project, a program of AACY that offers services to middle and high school children who care for family members who are ill, injured, elderly or disabled
WHO: The American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY) is a Florida-based 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation that began serving the greater Boca Raton community in 1998. Today AACY is the only organization of its kind in the United States for addressing the issues surrounding the silent, vulnerable and hidden population, conservatively estimated to exceed 1.4 million children, who provide care for ill, injured, elderly or disabled family members. Its mission is to recognize, support, and promote the awareness of these youth that are both students and family caregivers. AACY’s model program, the Caregiving Youth Project (CYP), works in partnership with the School District of Palm Beach County. Dr. Connie Siskowski, the organization’s founder was a 2012 CNN Top Ten Hero.
Allegiance Home Health and Rehab is a Medicare certified home health agency that provides skilled and non-skilled services in the comfort of your home. Services include Skilled Nursing, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Social Services. Allegiance also specializes in Private Duty and Companion Services. With the help of Certified Nursing Assistants and Home Health Aides it provides caregivers that are carefully selected to help clients at home. They can assist with daily living activities such as bathing, toileting, meal preparation, light housekeeping, medication management, grocery shopping and transportation. Allegiance is an award winning home health agency. Allegiance has been named HomeCare Elite and Top 500 Agency since it's eligibility in 2009. Allegiance's service area is from Boca Raton to Sebastian, and was established in 2005. Allegiance provides support 24/7 to ensure their patients achieve a higher quality of life. Their goal is to help clients and patients regain and maintain their independence at home. Rosie Inguanzo-Martin is the President and CEO and has been nominated woman of the year.
COST: Breakfast tickets are $35 in advance and $45 at the door. Please contact (561) 391-7401, to purchase a ticket or for more information.