Community Care Plan Non-Profit Award Winners Announced

Michael Wild, Jessica Lerner and Sheila Smith

In true awards show style, nearly 700 local notables, community leaders and members of the non-profit sector attended the sold-out 10th Annual Community Care Plan Non-Profit Awards presented by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and hosted by 211 Broward on Friday, February 28th. The Non-Profit Awards celebrated the inspiring work of Broward County’s non-profit agencies and recognized the individual efforts of outstanding non-profit executive and board leaders.  Over the years, 211 Broward has granted $200,000 back to non-profits through the Non-Profit Awards event.

During the Luncheon, the winners of each of the 211 award categories were announced, each receiving an award and $1,000 for their non-profit organization. The finalists in each category were awarded $500. Winners were chosen for their dedication to Broward County and the impact they have on the community by a panel of impartial judges from the Tri-County area. Alan Levan, Chairman and CEO of BBX Capital and Bluegreen Vacations received the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award for his exceptional contributions which enrich lives in our community.

The 10th Annual Community Care Plan Non-Profit Awards winners were:

  • BB&T | SunTrust Bank now Truist Non-Profit Organization of the Year – Collaboration, United Way of Broward County’s Broward Business Council on Homelessness
  • OK Generators Non-Profit Organization of the Year- Innovation, Ken’s Krew
  • Calvin, Giordano & Associates Non-Profit Organization of the Year – Rising Star, Parkland Cares
  • Memorial Healthcare System Non-Profit Organization of the Year, Firewall Centers
  • FPL Non-Profit Organization Board Leader of the Year, Howard Talenfeld, Florida’s Children First
  • WLRN Non-Profit Organization Staff Leader of the Year, Nancy Robin, Habitat for Humanity of Broward
  • Greenspoon Marder Non-Profit Organization of the Year – The Arts, ArtServe
  • Children’s Services Council of Broward County Collective Impact for Youth Award, Community Based Connections
  • 211 Broward Excellence Award, Vice Mayor Robert Mayersohn, City of Parkland Commission & Founder of Parkland Buddy Sports
  • Publix Community Choice Award Winner, The Girl Choir of South Florida
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