MIAMI, April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chapman Partnership has named Lois Pope as the first recipient of the Trish Bell Lifetime Achievement Award for her commitment and contributions to our South Florida community.
The Trish Bell Lifetime Achievement Award honors and recognizes individuals in South Florida who inspire and motivate the people around them to achieve a greater vision of hope and opportunity for those most in need. Just as Trish Bell has led with determination, courage, introspection and faith, Lois Pope demonstrates thoughtful, collaborative and passionate leadership in the pursuit of improving the quality of life and well-being of others.
Lois Pope has positively impacted the lives of individuals at the local, national and international levels. She has established three different organizations dedicated to helping those in need and improving the lives of the voiceless and vulnerable in our society including the Lois Pope LIFE Foundation, Inc., Leaders In Furthering Education (LIFE), and the Disabled Veterans' Life Memorial Foundation.
"I am deeply honored to be chosen as the first recipient of this award," said Pope. "When I was just a little girl, my parents taught me that doing good is as important as doing well. I have always strived to live my life according to this principle by advocating for and supporting the voiceless and vulnerable in our society. And to be able to do this work in my adopted home of South Florida has been especially meaningful."
Recipients must demonstrate leadership, vision and inspire the future leaders of our community and help maximize their full potential, demonstrate impact throughout our community and lead through example.
"We are thrilled to honor Lois Pope as the first-ever Trish Bell Lifetime Achievement award recipient," said Trish Bell. "Her lifelong dedication, contributions and heartfelt commitment to South Florida inspires all of us to strive to serve the betterment of our community. Lois embodies the mission of hope and empowerment that Chapman Partnership has provided to the more than 100,000 homeless men, women and children who have been admitted to our center since 1995."
Lois Pope will be honored at the 7th Annual "Take A Walk in Her Shoes" fashion show and luncheon to be held on May 26, 2016 at the J.W. Marriott Marquis from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Trish and Dan Bell are Honorary Chairs for the event; while the event chairs are Bronwyn Miller, Irene Korge, and Migna Sanchez-Llorens. The event is a celebration of Miami's top women philanthropists and community leaders that includes a vintage fashion show produced by C. Madeleine's, directed by Danny Santiago and hair styling and make up by Rik Rak Salon. This year's honorees include: Hilarie Bass, Betty Brandt, Criselda Breene, C.L. Conroy, Teresa Foxx, Christy Martin, Terri Shikany, Susannah Shubin and Teri Williams. The event will be emceed by CBS Miami Lisa Petrillo.
Event and table sponsorships are available. For more information contact the Development Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 305-329-3081.
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SOURCE Chapman Partnership