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BNI Miami-Dade Members Make Adopt-A-Dad Program A Big Success

BNI Success Link Hosts Special Event for Residents at the Miami Jewish Home For the Aged

Gustavo Hermidia brings a smile to a resident.
Gustavo Hermidia brings a smile to a resident.
Aug. 10, 2011 - PRLog -- MIAMI - South Florida business professionals from BNI Success Link, a chapter of BNI Miami-Dade, along with their families and friends recently made a difference in the lives of residents of the Miami Jewish Home for the Aged on by creating the Adopt-A-Dad program.    

The project was spearheaded by BNI member Irahisa Disla, CEO of The Beautiful Institute with the help of Arthur Unger, a CPA with Mallah Furman, who sits on the board of directors for the Home.

Members of BNI Success Link participated in “Adopt-A-Dad” by sponsoring Father’s Day gifts for 204 men living at the home. The presents included beautifully wrapped MK Men’s personal care items along with a special thank you message.

“My granddaughter’s experience will serve her for years to come,” said Arthur Cohen, an insurance provider who is also the chapter’s president. “To see her interacting with residents and making them smile is priceless!”

BNI member Elliot Grossbard with WeSupplyYou.com who participated with his wife and three children agreed. “I could not think of another way to spend Father’s Day,” he said.

Miami Jewish Health Systems is a non-profit organization committed to helping people of all ages, cultures, and religious preferences enjoy longer, healthier, and more enriched lives by providing leading-edge care and independence-enhancing services. As the largest and most innovative provider of health care for seniors in the Southeast, Miami Jewish Health Systems treat 3,700 people daily through its Centers of Excellence, Residential Living, Community Care, Alzheimer’s and Memory Care, and Nursing and Medical Care programs.

BNI Success Link meets every Tuesday at 7:00 a.m. at Jungle Island in Miami Beach.

BNI is the largest business networking organization in the world with more than 140,000 members in 47 countries all doing business under the philosophy of "Givers Gain®": By giving business to others, you will get business in return. With more than 1000 members, BNI Miami-Dade hosts weekly meetings for its 30 chapters in Miami, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, Brickell, Kendall, Coconut Grove, Aventura, North Miami, Doral, Dadeland, Pinecrest, South Miami and Homestead. Last year, BNI Miami-Dade passed 53,000 qualified referrals generating $40 million in member-to-member business. For more information about BNI Miami-Dade, please visit www.bnimiami.com.

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