Erin Brockovich to be Keynote Speaker at United Way’s 6th Annual Magnolia Luncheon
The 6th Annual Magnolia Luncheon is hosted by United Way of Broward County’s Women United and recognizes women of dignity, strength, and perseverance.
- This empowering event will honor Alice Jacksonwith the Magnolia Leadership Award for her remarkable impact on our community through hard work, dedication and philanthropic efforts.
- Erin Brockovichwill serve as the keynote speaker. In 2000, Julia Roberts starred in the Oscar-winning tour de force “Erin Brockovich.” The film turned an unknown legal researcher into a 20th century icon by showcasing how her dogged persistence was the impelling force behind the largest medical settlement lawsuit in history.
- This year’s luncheon will take place aboard Celebrity Cruises’ luxurious Equinox ship docked at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale. The ship will stay docked for the duration of the luncheon.
- Formed in 2010, Women United was created to encourage women leaders within the community to pledge a commitment to United Way of Broward County. Each year, Women United focuses their efforts on specific priority United Way projects.
- The Magnolia Luncheon’s title sponsor is Celebrity Cruises and the presenting sponsor is Nova Southeastern University. Event co-chairs are Gina Epstein, Market Sales Manager at Bank of America Merill Lynch, and Celebrity Cruises CEO Lisa Lutoff-Perlo.
WHEN: Friday, March 24th
10:30 a.m. board ship
11:15 a.m. program begins
WHERE: Celebrity Cruises Equinox Ship- Port Everglades
1850 Eller Drive, Terminal 18
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316