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Miami Philanthropists Join Together at Pacesetter Event, December 17

Hundreds of Miami’s most committed philanthropists will join together on Thursday, December 17 to celebrate Jewish community and pledge their support for the most vulnerable at the Pacesetter Event. The event, one of the most important yearly gatherings for the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign, raises millions of dollars to support vital social services in Miami, in Israel and around the world. It will be held at the Hilton Miami Downtown.

Headlining the Pacesetter Event will be keynote speaker David Gergen, the Co-Director of the Center for Public Leadership and a senior political analyst for CNN who has served as an advisor to four U.S. presidents of both parties.

Click here to read more about Gergen.

The Pacesetter Event is being co-chaired by Allison and Jerry Sokol and Jessie and Bernard Wolfson. The evening will begin with a cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by the dinner and program.

Couvert for the Pacesetter Event is $155 per person (not tax-deductible as a charitable contribution), and includes valet or self-parking.

A $10,000 suggested minimum gift per invited couple to the 2016 Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign or membership in the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Star of David or Heritage Societies is requested.

The Star of David Society is a national honor society established by The Jewish Federations of North America to recognize those who create Permanent Annual Campaign Endowments of $200,000 or more, or any permanent endowment of $500,000 or more. The Heritage Society recognizes those members of Miami’s Jewish community who have created a permanent endowment of $100,000 or more through The Foundation, including members of the Lion of Judah Endowment (LOJE) Society. Star of David Society members are also members of the Heritage Society.

For more information, contact Sydney Carpel Schaecter at or 786.866.8488.

Click here to RSVP for the 2016 Pacesetter Event.

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