Stars for Life Benefit

ASAS South Florida hosts 6th Annual STARS for LIFE BENEFIT at LMNT Gallery

ASAS South Florida celebrates and recognizes outstanding supporters of high-quality after-school programming at the chapter’s annual STARS for LIFE BENEFIT.

Nearly 200 guests attended the benefit hosted by Emmy Award Winning news anchor Cynthia Demos of CBS4 Miami. Guests were treated to a special performance by three-time Grammy Award winner Archie Pena and the Miami Rhythm Section. Special honorees included the Miami HEAT’s Official DJ and Irie Foundation President, DJ Irie; Agency 21 President, Allen Furst; Pediatric Neurologist, Dr. ElzaVasconcellos; Fox Sports Florida’s Eric Esteban, and life-long supporters of The Marian Center School, Maria and Tom Fogarty.

Haitian immigrant and ASAS’ Youth Advisory Board representative from South Florida, Marie J., spoke about how ASAS has helped her build confidence. Participating in programs like yoga, drama and career exploration have broadened her horizons and motivated her to set big goals – namely, becoming an anesthesiologist.