Black Tie International Magazine
Home
 
Select your preferred language
 
 
Celebrity Philanthropy News
 
Society News
 
Save the Date 2020
 
Editor-in-Chief
Joyce Brooks
 
Publisher
Gerard Mc Keon
 
Black Tie  TV
 
Nightlife With
Rose Billings
 
Now Trending
with Alison Minton
 
On the Town
Audrey Reuben
 
Impact Investment
 
Featured Foundations
 
Advertising
 
Co-Hosting Events
 
Listing Non-Profit Events
 
 
Share this Page
   
 
Black Tie China
 
Black Tie France
 
Black Tie Israel
 
Black Tie Philippines
 
New York Society
 
Palm Beach Society
 
International Society
 
Hampton Society
 
Las Vegas Society
 
West Coast Society
 
U.S. Society
 
Philanthropy  Giving
 
Entrepreneurial & Philanthropy Awards
 
Event Resource Directory
 
Promote your Services
 
Event Talent Directory
 
Feature Your Talent
 
Antiques
Art
Beauty
Blockchain
Cars
Couture Fashion
Crowdfunding
Fine Wines
 Health & Wellness
Interior Design
Investigative Services
Jewelry
Kids on Location
Legal Services
Luxury Yachts
Pet Services
Private Air
 Real Estate
Recommended Reading
Restaurant Reviews
Single Friendly Events
Social Announcements
Sustainable Investment
Technology
Theater/Arts
Travel
Wealth Management
 
 
Add your e-mail
 Friends
of Black Tie

 
 
Black Tie Classic
George Clooney
Princess Diana
Back Issues
More Back Issues
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

web
analytics
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mary Capobianco, CEO/President of the local Planned
Parenthood, Jane Fonda and Dr. Michael Carrera
Photo by: Sonya Gaskell

 

 Teen Pregnancy Prevention was
Theme at Local Planned Parenthood
Gala Fundraiser with Keynote Speaker Jane Fonda and 10 Honorees

 

“Planned Parenthood is not an organization about abortion, as some would want you to think. It is the organization that five million American women turn to for health care every year. Planned Parenthood is an organization that changes lives for the better and I’m honored to be here.” —Jane Fonda at fundraising gala for Planned Parenthood of South Palm Beach & Broward Counties, Inc.

South Palm Beach & Broward Counties— Celebrating 32 years serving two counties, Planned Parenthood of South Palm Beach & Broward Counties, Inc. staged a glamorous yet heartfelt fundraising gala on January 6 at the Marriott Hotel in Coral Springs with celebrity guest speaker Jane Fonda and 10 honorees, nine of which are local leaders.

At the 32nd Anniversary Gala & Auction titled “Exceptional Women and Men of 2006,” some 250 guests listened enraptured to the powerful speeches of each exceptional honoree praising the organization for its remarkable work in providing affordable, comprehensive reproductive health services and for its highly successful model teen pregnancy prevention and comprehensive teen health programs. “I am honored to be accepting an award in the same company of such distinguished fellow honorees and Jane Fonda,” said Broward County Commissioner Stacy Ritter, a longtime supporter of a woman’s right to choose and full access to reproductive health care. Her sentiment
was echoed by the nine other “Exceptional Women and Men of 2006,” each of whom praised the Planned Parenthood affiliate for its successful teen pregnancy prevention programs in operation since 1997. “Prevention, protection and privacy are the cornerstones of our reproductive health care services for women and men, teens through senior citizens,” said Mary Capobianco, CEO/president of the local Planned Parenthood affiliate. “In following the Carrera Model program of teen pregnancy prevention, we can report zero teen pregnancies and no school drop-outs,” she said about their two after school programs.

Dr. Michael Carrera, Director of Adolescent Sexuality & Pregnancy Prevention at the Children’s Aid Society, NY, was honored for his 47 years of work in this field. His mesmerizing speech was punctuated with examples of how teens were turned around through the holistic model he developed and why the abstinence-only programs are failures.

The other award-winners receiving crystal vases wer e: powerful orator U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler, Hon. Chris Smith, Hon. Anne Gannon, Hon. Eleanor Sobel, Commissioner Diana Wasserman-Rubin, community leaders Gale Butler and Ellen Sanders Galkin; and Sam Jordan of the Broward County Boys & Girls Club.

Jane Fonda listened intently to each speech and said she was moved by their commitment to the Planned Parenthood mission and to teen pregnancy prevention in particular. Fonda established her own foundation in Atlanta, the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention (G-CAPP), and counts Dr. Carrera among her friends and her mentor, she said. Following dinner and awards, Jane Fonda was introduced and began her speech with accolades for the work Planned Parenthood does as “the most trusted, caring health organization that women and teens turn to for their needs.” She praised guests for attending and helping to raise funds to support their local affiliate. “Planned Parenthood is not an organization about abortion, as some would want you to think,” she said. “It is the organization that five million American women turn to for health care every year. Planned Parenthood changes lives for the better and I’m honored to be here.”

she said.Then Jane Fonda launched into sharing the fascinating journey of her life in its third act. An actress/activist/author and humanitarian, Fonda said that 10 years ago, at age 59, she decided that the third and last part of her life would be about preventing adolescent pregnancy. Referencing her book My Life So Far, she said that when her famous father died in 1981 she spent time at his bedside finally getting to know him and learning about his many life regrets. Consequently, she said she wasn’t afraid of dying, but was terrified that she would also die with regr ets, so has set out to rectify that by “living intentionally”; making the third act important by “weaving it into a meaningful tapestry so I will die with as few regrets as possible.”

Fonda won over the audience with her candid self-evaluation and life wisdom. She discussed the year she spent resear ching herself, intent on self-discovery, and her surprising discoveries: “I realized what I would regret, and that was never having had an intimate relationship. That is when two people aren’t afraid to bring their whole selves to the table.” Following her in-depth revelation and other personal wisdom, she took questions from guests and was honest and forthcoming with her answers. The audience gave her a prolonged, standing ovation. “I never really liked her before tonight,” said guest Philip Kapp, “now I just love her. Hearing her in person, she won me over!” Planned Parenthood is the nation's largest, most trusted voluntary reproductive health organization. We believe everyone has the right to choose when or whether to have a child and that every child should be planned, wanted and loved. Planned Parenthood of South Palm Beach & Broward Counties, Inc., founded in 1975, operates five quality, affordable health centers for women, men and teens and two model T.E.E.N. Society programs. It’s slogan “We’re more than you think!” reflects the multitude of health services pr ovided. For information, call: 561/394-3540 x 212 or 954/480-9744 and visit "http://www.lovecarefully.org" www.lovecarefully.org

 
 

«  Back to Society News


 


 




 

 


Featured Streaming Events 2020

 
united hospital fund
 
 
Ripple Of Hope Award Gala
 

Featured Foundations

chuck feeney
 
peoples money
 
international peace day
 
Gavi
 
american portrait
 
Mater Foundation
 
greenpeace
 
ItC for Peace
 
THE JOHN F. KENNEDY PROFILE IN COURAGE AWARD®
 
Médecins Sans Frontières
 
Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund
 
the people's vaccine
 
charity stimulus
 
global citizen
 
together for her


 

vall to unite

 

Search the Site

 

 

Impact Investment

carbon geocycle
 
secret paradise resort
 
round island, seychelles
 

Black Tie China

xiaoqui ma
 
lang lang foundation
 

Black Tie Philippines

black tie philippines
 

Nightlife with Rose Billings

 
sara Johnson
 
debutante Ball
 
Judy Kuriansky
 
Gerard Mc Keon
 

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

st_patricks_day_2020
 
sera Vergera
 
nicole Kidnman, jennifer Aniston
 
jean shafiroff, paul mc cartney
 
princess margaret of kent
 
hudson river park annual Gala
 
Al Pacino, American Icon Awards
 
clive davis
 
proincess grace awards
 
american hospital of paris foundation
 
french heritage society
 
lupus research alliance
 
un women for peace
 
ben kingsley
 
Friends of Black Tie
 
ceylon tea party
 
ecosoc
 
joyce brooks
 
central park conservatory
 
UN Correspondents Association
 
cardinal dolan
 
palm beach heart ball
 
vienese opera ball
 
lady in red gala
 
sanford stem cell
 
weizmann institute
 
carlos slim
 
israel 65th anniversary
 

Black Tie International Realty

 

Event Resources Directory

event resource directory
 
 


 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Copyright 2006 Black Tie Magazine. All Rights Reserved .

Privacy Policy |