Park West Gallery Co-Sponsors Benefit for Kids

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Art and Bachelor/Bachelorette Charity Auction Raises Money for Back-to-School Supplies

On Thursday, July 19th, Park West Gallery co-sponsored the Nordstrom Network’s 11th Annual Happy Hour to benefit Children’s Home Society of Florida’s Back-to-School Drive. The event was attended by over 120 people, and featured a live Art and Bachelor/Bachelorette Auction.

Children's Home Society - Stoney Goldstein & Todd Nordstrom

Guest auctioneer Stoney Goldstein (left) and Children’s Home Society supporter Todd Nordstrom (right) stand in front of artwork donated by Park West Gallery.

Park West Gallery donated artwork for the auction and Park West Executive Vice President Stoney Goldstein was the guest auctioneer. 100% of the auction proceeds will go to purchase back-to-school supplies.

“The artwork provided by Park West for the live auction was higher end than the items we typically receive,” said Sylvia Rosenwasser, Director of Development for Children’s Home Society of Florida. “Stoney was a blessing. His high energy and professional manner as an auctioneer, as well as his artistic ability in displaying the art helped kick our fundraising efforts over the top!”

“The combination of generous supporters, fantastic artwork, and an amazing cause like Children’s Home Society made this an exceptional evening” said Mr. Goldstein.  “And I have to admit, the bachelor and bachelorette auction was a lot of fun.  Who knows, maybe one day I’ll get invited to a wedding.”

Children's Home Society - Todd Nordstrom, Sylvia Rosenwasser, Stoney Goldstein

Stoney Goldstein emcees as Todd Nordstrom accepts a special award of recognition from Sylvia Rosenwasser, Director of Development for the Children’s Home Society.

The event also honored long time Children’s Home Society supporter Todd Nordstrom with a special award of recognition.  Rosenwasser presented the award to Nordstrom on behalf of CHS, with the inscription “Our eternal thanks for your 11 years of dedication to our children.”

About Children’s Home Society of Florida
The Children’s Home Society (CHS) of Florida was founded in 1902 and is the state’s oldest and largest non-profit, nonsectarian provider of services to children and families.  CHS provides a wide range of social services such as: adoption assistance; foster care; a special needs daycare; a family visitation center; group homes and emergency shelters that offer temporary residential care for many young children and teenagers.  The majority of these children are abused, neglected and/or abandoned, those with health impairments such as HIV/AIDS and at risk children and their families.  CHS assists more than 2,500 children and families each month. For more information please call 305-755-6500 or visit www.chsfl.org.

About the Nordstrom Network
Licensed with Keller Williams, the Nordstrom Network is a team of realtors serving Greater Miami and Miami Beach exclusively by referral.  Founded in 1995, and with a mission to build its client base solely through word-of-mouth and solid relationships, the Nordstrom Network is devoted to serving its clients needs before, during, and after every real estate transaction. For more information visit www.nordstromnetwork.com.


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