Miami, FL. (PRWEB) January 30, 2014
THE COLLECTION, South Florida’s premier luxury automotive dealership, was proud to donate a 2014 Audi A5 2.0T Cabriolet quattro to Jackson Memorial Foundation for an exclusive raffle during the Golden Angels Gala on Saturday, January 25.
More than 600 business and community leaders, physicians and philanthropists attended Jackson Memorial Foundation’s signature event of the season at Ice Palace Studios. During the gala, 85 tickets were sold for a chance to win the Audi A5, with 100 percent of the proceeds going toward assisting Jackson Health System with advancing its status as a world-class medical facility.
“I am proud to be one of the honored members of the Golden Angel Society, Jackson Memorial Foundation’s prestigious donor recognition club,” said Ken Gorin, President and CEO of THE COLLECTION. “I was so excited that this year one of the other generous Jackson supporters won our Audi A5 Cabriolet. This open-top four-seater in the mid-size segment from Audi is sporty, comfortable and stunning.”
This year’s gala had a “Meet Jack” theme, an entertaining way of presenting a historical perspective of Jackson Health System and a sneak preview of its future. Guests enjoyed the evening of fun and fantasy in the ballroom, which was decorated as a replica railroad station from the era that Jackson began serving the Miami-Dade community. The ballroom featured four “Jack” stations for delectable appetizers, specialty drinks and live entertainment, aptly named as “Jack and Jill,” “Jack and the Beanstalk,” “Black Jack” and “Jack Frost.”
Emmy-award winning news anchor Laurie Jennings of WPLG-TV was the master of ceremony for the evening. Through a wonderful feat of engineering, DJ Troubles kept attendees dancing by spinning inside the Audi A5 Cabriolet in the center of the dance floor. Later in the evening lucky winner Philippa Carsley got to go home in the Audi A5. Local dance band Higher Ground also played amazing live hits from the past 50 years.
The Audi A5 offers drivers and passengers exceptional performance and safety. For the 2014 Model Year, the A5 – powered by the 2.0 TFSI® turbocharged and direct-injected, four cylinder engine – gets an increase in horsepower to 220. The Audi Convenience package – which includes Bluetooth® technology, HomeLink®, Audi Music Interface, and the driver information system - is now standard on 2014 A5 models. The Audi A5 model line continues to set standards for sportiness and efficiency in the mid-size segment of the premium market.
ABOUT JACKSON MEMORIAL FOUNDATION:
Jackson Memorial Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that is the main source of private fundraising for Jackson Health System. The Foundation seeks support from donors to fund innovations, equipment, technology systems, renovations and new construction. Also, the Foundation is an advocate for Jackson Health System, promoting campaigns to improve its facilities. For more information, call 305.355.4999 or visit http://www.jmf.org.
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ABOUT THE COLLECTION:
On the corner of Bird Road and Ponce de Leon Boulevard in Coral Gables stands Florida’s definitive luxury automobile destination, THE COLLECTION. President and CEO, Ken Gorin, a 36-year industry veteran in the exotic and luxury automobile business has built a world-class destination housing the globe’s most celebrated automotive brands: Porsche; Audi; Ferrari; Maserati; Aston Martin; Jaguar and McLaren. THE COLLECTION’s success is credited to outstanding service, exceeding customer expectations and to a staff that treats customers like members of their family. THE COLLECTION’s facilities include a state-of-the-art service department, parts facility, and boutique to outfit today’s high performance enthusiast. In October 2010, The Collection proudly inked a deal with seven-time NBA All-Star, 2010 NBA All-Star MVP and back-to-back 2012 and 2013 NBA Miami HEAT Champion, Dwyane Wade. As South Florida’s hometown hero, Wade helped lead the Miami HEAT to their first NBA Championship in franchise history and the 2011 Eastern Conference Championship. He is now teamed up with THE COLLECTION as the face of the brand. To experience THE COLLECTION, call 305.444.5555, or visit http://www.thecollection.com.