The Betsy Hotel Sponsors Event To Support Education For LGBT Students 10/20/11

The Betsy Hotel Sponsors Event To Support Education For LGBT Students
Thursday, Oct 20, From 7 To 9 Pm
The Betsy Hotel
1440 Ocean Drive
South Beach, Miami Beach

Presented By The Point Foundation

The Betsy Hotel is proud to announce the Point Foundation’s first-ever Cornerstone Society event in Miami, to be held on Thursday night, October 20, from 7 to 9 PM. The Point Foundation provides financial support, mentoring, leadership training and hope to meritorious students who are marginalized due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Guests at the Point Foundation reception at The Betsy Hotel will be able to meet some of the current Point Scholars, recent alumni and hear from Point Foundation leadership. Sponsors of the event include Interiors Stephen G. Inc., Wells Fargo, Northern Trust, Shelly Freeman & Joni Rim, Price Waterhouse Cooper LLP, Terranova Corp., Jackson Health System and Public Health Trust, Unity Coalition, and The Betsy Hotel.

Event tickets are $75. Donations of $500 come with membership in the Point Foundation’s Cornerstone Society. Donations are tax deductible. For more information on tickets, please visit www.pointfoundation.org/miami

Point Foundation (www.pointfoundation.org) provides financial support, mentoring, leadership training and hope to students who are marginalized due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Point Scholars represent the best and brightest, coming from diverse educational fields, genders and gender identities, sexual orientations, racial backgrounds, economic circumstances and geography. Scholars are chosen for demonstrated leadership, scholastic achievement, involvement in the LGBT community, and financial need.

The Betsy-South Beach, (www.thebetsyhotel.com) located in the heart of the Art Deco District, is a highly rated luxury hotel with an unrivaled commitment to philanthropy, arts, and culture. Since re-opening after a floor to ceiling restoration two years ago, Betsy has partnered with almost 200 nonprofits to champion a shared mission to make the world a better place. LGBT causes are a central focus and include past support for the Matthew Shepherd Foundation, The National Task Force, GLAD, the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, HRC, and recent support for the Point Foundation.

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