South Florida Youth Summit Teams Up with Local Leaders to Host “Blue Jeans and Blazers” Fundraiser

MIAMI, FL (February 2, 2015) – The South Florida Youth Summit (SFYS) is poised to host another stellar summit for South Florida’s youth and their desire to keep the Summit free, the Planning Committee has teamed up with several business and community leaders to host its “Blue Jeans and Blazers” Fundraiser.

Taking place on Thursday, February 26, 2015, at Piano Hollywood (5805 Seminole Way, Hollywood, FL 33314), the fundraiser will raise awareness and dollars for the annual South Florida Youth Summit presented by L.E.A.D. Nation and organizing partners. It is the first event-based fundraiser the Summit has produced in its three year existence. Event attendees are asked to wear their favorite designer blue jeans and fashionable blazers while they learn more about the Summit and network with some of South Florida’s up and coming leaders.

Organized by the South Florida Youth Planning Committee’s Fundraising Chair, Kerline Jules of The K. Jules Project, the event’s host committee includes:

Adrian Freeman
Alandria Davis
Alechia Reese
Benjamin Evans
Brian C. Johnson
Corenzo English
Dr. Casandra Henriquez
Dr. Venessa Walker
Ebonni Bryant
Falicia Preval
Honorable Felicia Brunson
Ingrid Cheesborough
Jimmy Nickerson
Jonathan Spikes
Keisha Laughton
Kerline Jules
Keven Leveille, Esq.
Mario J. Bailey
Matthew Beatty
Merdochey LaFrance
Nicole Minnis
Niesha Mack-Freeman
Pastor DeMarlo McKinney
Samine Jernigan
Sarah Bouchereau
Selina Hightower
Representative Shevrin Jones
T. Carter Poultry
Ingrid B (Honorary Host)

For more information about the fundraiser, click here.


About L.E.A.D. Nation

Leaders by Empowerment, Activists by Development is a community-based nonprofit organization developed to inspire youth to become leaders in their community by providing the necessary training needed for success.  The organization focuses on education, mentoring, service, character and public speaking for middle and high school students, as well as provides a platform for parent engagement and learning.  L.E.A.D. Nation was founded in 2006 by State Representative Shevrin Jones and continues to be a leading organization in hosting events and providing opportunities that inspire youth.

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