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      Executive Women Of The Palm Beaches

      Honored Local Leaders

      At The 38th Annual Women

      In Leadership Awards

        Executive Women
      of  the  Palm  Beaches
      Foundation (EWPBF)
      hosted  the  38th Annual
      Women In Leadership
      A wards (WILA)
      Luncheon on April 21 at
      the Kravis Center-Cohen
      Pavilion with keynote
      speaker Amy  “Emiko”                                                                                 Elizabeth Hamma and Beth Stibal
      Hever, director of the
      Major League Baseball                              Lakieasha Thomas, Jo-Ann Clynch and Christina Willson  Executive Women Of The Palm Beaches on page 18
      Players Trust. This event
      raised $50,000 to help
      provide scholarships to   Amy Emiko Hever and  La Posada Offers Array Of
      young women and grants
      to nonprofits that benefit   Stephanie Glavin
      women and girls in Palm                             Financial Options To Provide More
      Beach County.
        The prestigious
      Cynthia Allen  Gracey                               Choice To Prospective Residents
      Women In Leadership
      Awards were given to
      five exemplary women                                  Research shows that greater financial stability, social
      who have demonstrated                               engagement, understanding of age-related diseases,
      extraordinary achievements                          increased family involvement and access to better health
      and leadership in the                               care are some of the primary reasons why older adults today
      nonprofit, private, public,                         are enjoying longer life expectancies. This is where La
      and volunteer sectors, as                           Posada, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in
      well as an emerging leader                          the heart of Palm Beach Gardens, shines. La Posada offers
      category. The 2022 WILA                             top-notch amenities and life-enriching opportunities within
      honorees were: Nonprofit                            a full range of living options including independent living,
      Sector – Jessica Cecere,                            assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care.
      chief executive officer   PBC Commissioner Gregg      Despite the escalating desire of seniors to move to a
      of Nonprofits First, Inc.;   Weiss and Michele Jacobs  setting with all-inclusive care, many seniors feel stress and
      Private Sector – Virginia M.                        uncertainty when it comes to making such an impactful    On top of providing residents with security and peace
      Spencer, general manager                            decision. At La Posada, the security, safety and peace of  of mind, La Posada offers options and choices for their
      of Illustrated Properties;                          mind of residents are top priority in all aspects. The La  residents in every aspect of lifestyle and at every level of
      Public Sector – Melissa                             Posada team is equipped to provide prospective residents  care. The expansive community features 18 different floor
      McKinlay, Palm Beach                                with multiple options to make the right financial and lifestyle  plans across 247 luxurious independent living apartments
      County  Commissioner;                               decision for them, leading to an elevated sense of security  that cover a range of lifestyle needs and preferences. La
      Volunteer Sector – Julie                            and peace of mind that is hard to find elsewhere.   Posada also includes assisted living apartments, memory
      H. Littky-Rubin, board-                               “When residents move to La Posada, we work to ensure  care suites and private rooms for shortterm rehabilitation
      certified appellate attorney                        they and their families are adequately educated and informed  and skilled nursing.
      and  partner  at  Clark                             about our community,” says Malinda Smith, sales director
      Fountain; and Emerging                              at La Posada. “We present them with all available options
      Leader – Trina Holmsted,                            and flexible solutions to help them make the best-informed
      marketing director of Palm                          decision possible.”
      Beach Outlets.                                        Upon choosing life at La Posada, prospective residents
        “ T ha nk you t o                                 can choose from a variety of financial options, which is
      everyone who attended                               exceedingly rare in the market of continuing care retirement
      and supported the sold-  Marti LaTour and Lois Pope  communities (CCRC). “Certainty is important to people,”
      out  38th Annual WILA                               says Smith. “We want residents and their families to know
      Luncheon,”  said Amy                                that their future is protected and that they feel safe and
      Brand, president of                                 secure, even when there is uncertainty in the market or in
      EWPBF. “It was a truly                              their personal lives.”
      inspiring afternoon as                                La Posada gives residents a lifetime safety net in the
      we celebrated the 2022                              sense that the community is designed to allow residents to    “We want residents to fully explore their options and
      WILA honorees who are                               “age in place,” even as their health needs may change over  feel confident in their decision to move to La Posada,” says
      not only leaders in their                           time. Regardless of the option originally chosen or level of  Cadiere. “We encourage residents to take advantage of all
      field, but also  leaders                            care needed, at move in, La Posada residents reap immense  the benefits of living in a CCRC and ultimately make the
      in our community.  The                              benefits in the long term.                      best choice for them. Unlike most CCRC’s, La Posada offers
      funds raised at this event                            “Living at La Posada alleviates everyday tasks that are  multiple contract options and flexible plans to meet your
      will directly help provide                          physically and emotionally taxing to seniors while also  specific needs.”
      scholarships to young                               ensuring residents still maintain or exceed the quality of    Not only does La Posada thrive on providing residents
      women in Palm Beach                                 life they were used to before,” says Brad Cadiere, executive  with an abundance of choices, but La Posada also encourages
      County.”                                            director at La Posada. “Our residents do not have to worry  residents to enrich their lifestyle and the art of living well
        The Women  in                                     about the responsibility of homeownership and the need  by offering a world of opportunity for residents to pursue
      Leadership Awards  is   Amy Emiko Hever and Jo-Ann   for regular upkeep, which allows them more time to do the  their personal interests and cultivate new passions. As a part
      one of the Executive   Clynch                       things they love.”                              of the Art of Living Well philosophy, residents can choose
      Women of the Palm                                                                                   from wellness, intellectual programming, cultural events,
      Beaches Foundation’s signature fundraisers and one of                                               and on-going learning through the community’s vast number
      the county’s most successful community events. Since                                                of amenities and activities.
      1983, the event has raised over $880,000 to support
      young women in Palm Beach County pursuing dreams                                                         If you are interested in learning more about life at
      of a college education and to support girls and women in                                               La Posada, join us for a special event in partnership
      need in the community through the Kwasman Community
      Impact Grant.                                                                                          with Illustrated Properties on June 21, 2022 at
        During the luncheon, Bank of America – Palm Beach                                                    2:00pm. During the event, attendees will experience
      County, received the President’s Award. It is given to an                                              the award-winning amenities and service that make
      organization in the community that supports female talent                                              La Posada special. For more information, please visit
      within their company and supports nonprofits that benefit                                     or call (561) 475.3386.
      women and girls. Stephanie Glavin, senior vice president
      market executive, Palm Beach County, accepted the award                                    Paid Advertisement
      on behalf of Bank of America – Palm Beach County.
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