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Center for Family Services of Palm Beach County 25th Annual Old Bags Luncheon Silver Jubilee Brings Star Power to Raises Funds in Support of Local Needs

With Keynote Speaker Martha Stewart and inaugural Fashion and Philanthropy Award Winner Dee Ocleppo Hilfiger this iconic Palm Beach Fundraiser Continues to Shine

Photo credits: BFA / Michelle Kammerman / Capehart




The Center for Family Services Palm Beach County held their signature fundraiser, The Old Bags Luncheon at The Breakers Palm Beach.  This year honored 25 years of the beloved event that will celebrate a Silver Jubilee in grand style.  Among the honorees at this year’s luncheon was Dee Ocleppo Hilfiger with a keynote speech by Martha Stewart.



Notable attendees included: Martha Stewart, Dee Ocleppo Hilfiger, Tommy Hilfiger, Liz Quirantes (Emcee, CBS 12), Todd L’Herrou, Ellen Vaughan, Kimberly Guilfoyle, Ramona Singer, Jean Shafiroff, Fernando Wong, Robin Gillen, Tim Johnson, Robin Gillen and Tim Johnson (Event Chairs), Diane Smith and Tammy Pompea (Honorary Chairs), Alyssa D. Quinlan (CEO, Freeman’s Hindman Auction), Karen Swanson, Sonja Stevens, Arlette Gordon, Lois Pope, Kathryn Vecellio, Marie Unanue,  Allison Nicklaus, Barbara Nicklaus, Sarah Wragge, Claire Florence, Karen Rich, Michelle Russell Johnson, David Handy, Donald Dallaire.


David Handy, Donald DallaireKaren RIch, Michelle Russell JohnsonRichard Johnson, Kimberly GuilfoyleSarah WraggeLiz QuiratesJean ShafiroffRamona Singer, Jean ShafiroffTommy HilfigerTommy Hilfiger, Dee Ocelppo HilfigerCarrie Bradburn/CAPEHART


About The Center for Family Services of Palm Beach County, Inc. 

Since 1961, The Center for Family Services of Palm Beach County, Inc. embraces the philosophy that families should be the center of the community and the center of every family should be a healthy connection. The Center provides innovative programs that meet the changing and growing needs of individuals, families, and children in the community with their resources and social service programs. The Center for Family Services is nationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation and accredited by Nonprofits First for Excellence in Nonprofit Management.



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