On Saturday, May 21st 2022, Lauren’s Kids, a Florida-based nonprofit that works to prevent child sexual abuse and help survivors heal, hosted a cocktail reception and sit down dinner honoring the work of the people who make a difference in the South Florida community. The event had a silent and live auction, fun photo experiences and live music by the best 80’s Cover Band, Private Stock. Radio legend Paul Castronovo of the classic rock station BIG 105.9 was the event’s emcee.
Lauren Book, Ron Book and Charlie Fernandes of Lauren’s Kids presenting the Lauren’s Kids Ted Arrison Community Service Award to team representatives from the Miami Dolphins, the Miami Heat, Inter Miami CF, Miami Marlins, and the Florida Panthers. Pictured in the photo left to right – Lauren Book (Lauren’s Kids), Tony Fiorentino (Miami Heat), Charlie Fernandes (Lauren’s Kids board member) Chris Allan (Inter Miami CF), Jason Jenkins (Miami Dolphins) and Ron Book (Lauren’s Kids)
Celebrities at the Lauren’s Kids Celebrity Gala at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: Photo – BACK ROW STANDING – L to R – Paul Castronovo (emcee from “Paul Castronovo Show” on BIG 105.9), Larry Little (Miami Dolphins Hall of Famer), Dwight Stephenson (Miami Dolphins Hall of Famer), Lesley Visser (CBS Sports and Lauren’s Kids Sonny Hirsch Excellence in Broadcasting Award Honoree), Lauren Book (Lauren’s Kids), Randal Hill (Miami Dolphins), Shawn Wooden (Miami Dolphins), Oronde Gadsden (Miami Dolphins), Sean Hill (Miami Dolphins), Julie Brown (Miami Herald writer, author and Lauren’s Kids Jim Mandich Courage and Commitment Award Honoree) – FRONT – Nat Moore ((Miami Dolphins and Lauren’s Kids Don Shula Sports Legend Award Honoree), Ron Book (Lauren’s Kids)