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Broward Partnership Continues Successful Breakfast for Champions of the Homeless Event

Proceeds benefited men, women and families experiencing homelessness.

The annual “Breakfast for Champions of the Homeless” fundraiser held earlier this month at the Broward Partnership Central Homeless Assistance Center in Fort Lauderdale kicked off the holiday giving season. Over the last 23 years, the event has raised more than $1.5 million to assist men, women, and families with children facing homelessness regain their stability by providing them with health care, employment, and secure housing.

Tom Campbell, the event emcee and COO of Broward Partnership, introduced the group of celebrity waiters featuring some of Broward County’s most prominent and influential community leaders, including Florida State Representative Chip LaMarca, Broward County Mayor Nan Rich, Broward County Commissioner Lamar P. Fisher, Sheriff Gregory Tony, Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis, Pompano Beach Commissioner Rhonda Sigerson-Eaton, Gregg Chavarria, Elliot Borkson, Esq., Dodie Keith, Kim Sarni, Jean McIntyre, Georgie Brown, Kenneth Jones, Jennifer Drake, Esq., Maggie Gunther, Brian Huseman, Angelica Santibanez, Ashley Boxer, Don King, Dan Lindblade, Keneth Gordon, Esq., Dana Cahn Gordon, Earl Bosworth, Heiko Dobrikow, Carol Hylton, Mitch Rosenstein, Pedro Gassant, Esq., Janna Lhota, Esq., and Juan Saavedra. 

The Celebrity Waiters creatively decorated the tables at the event. South Florida Business & Wealth won the Best Decorated Table award, while Amazon received recognition for having the most beautifully decorated table for featuring items directly benefiting the center’s clients.

Broward Partnership is a nonprofit organization serving as the largest comprehensive homeless services provider in Broward County. The organization manages the Central Homeless Assistance Center in Fort Lauderdale and the North Homeless Assistance Center in Pompano Beach.

Lamar Fisher, Dean Trantalis, Nichole Anderson, Nan Rich, and Chip Lamarca

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Drew Limsky

Drew Limsky

Editor-in-Chief

BIOGRAPHY

Drew Limsky joined Lifestyle Media Group in August 2020 as Editor-in-Chief of South Florida Business & Wealth. His first issue of SFBW, October 2020, heralded a reimagined structure, with new content categories and a slew of fresh visual themes. “As sort of a cross between Forbes and Robb Report, with a dash of GQ and Vogue,” Limsky says, “SFBW reflects South Florida’s increasingly sophisticated and dynamic business and cultural landscape.”

Limsky, an avid traveler, swimmer and film buff who holds a law degree and Ph.D. from New York University, likes to say, “I’m a doctor, but I can’t operate—except on your brand.” He wrote his dissertation on the nonfiction work of Joan Didion. Prior to that, Limsky received his B.A. in English, summa cum laude, from Emory University and earned his M.A. in literature at American University in connection with a Masters Scholar Award fellowship.

Limsky came to SFBW at the apex of a storied career in journalism and publishing that includes six previous lead editorial roles, including for some of the world’s best-known brands. He served as global editor-in-chief of Lexus magazine, founding editor-in-chief of custom lifestyle magazines for Cadillac and Holland America Line, and was the founding editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury Interiors South Florida. He also was the executive editor for B2B magazines for Acura and Honda Financial Services, and he served as travel editor for Conde Nast. Magazines under Limsky’s editorship have garnered more than 75 industry awards.

He has also written for many of the country’s top newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, Boston Globe, USA Today, Worth, Robb Report, Afar, Time Out New York, National Geographic Traveler, Men’s Journal, Ritz-Carlton, Elite Traveler, Florida Design, Metropolis and Architectural Digest Mexico. His other clients have included Four Seasons, Acqualina Resort & Residences, Yahoo!, American Airlines, Wynn, Douglas Elliman and Corcoran. As an adjunct assistant professor, Limsky has taught journalism, film and creative writing at the City University of New York, Pace University, American University and other colleges.