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Hermé de Wyman Miro International grand honorary chairman, Dick Robinson, Special Speaker of the evening, & Sally Robinson

Friends of AKIM USA AKIM Israel’s 61st Anniversary Celebration

Honors Ari Rifkin

Lexye Aversa, Hayden Hosford, Ellen Kestecher

With AKIM International Humanitarian Award 2012 Café L’Europe Palm Beach, Sunday, March 4th, 2012

Photo by the Publisher Maya Johnson Lois Pope & Bill Porter

Photo by the Publisher Maya Johnson

Palm Beach Chapter

Photo Credit: Corby Kaye’s Studio Palm Beach

Photo by the Publisher Maya Johnson

Elayne Flamm, National President of AKIM USA

Ari Rifkin & Elayne Flamm

Ardie Zuckerman & Sherry Susman

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n intimate dinner on March 4 in the Cafe L’Europe formal dining room was the ideal setting to mark the 61st Anniversary Celebration for AKIM Israel. Elayne Flamm, AKIM USA’s National President, welcomed more than 50 guests, including long-time supporters and newcomers who learned about the heartwarming mission of AKIM. This year’s International Humanitarian Award was presented to Ari Rifkin, Israeli-born and raised, who expressed her fervent devotion to Israel as being at the forefront of programs related to mankind. A generous local philanthropist, Ari stressed her elation in being able to contribute to such a valiant cause for her native country and to help children in need live fulfilling lives. Elayne Flamm thanked all present, including members of the Palm Beach Chapter of AKIM, and especially those who traveled from other states and Israel to participate in this meaningful occasion. She extended heartfelt gratitude to longtime supporter and International Honorary Chairman Hermé de Wyman Miro, as well as AKIM USA’s National Chairman of the Board Roman Kriegstein, National VicePresident Leah Susskind and National Director Micha Danieli. Other guests included Daniel Bar-Am, International Director of Development and Marysia Green, CoChairman of the Dinner and AKIM “Ambassador at Large”. Page 8

Ella Seidenfeld, Dr. Herbert Taubman, Barbara Greenberg

Mary & Robert Simses

Dr. Jacqueline Green Grossman, Co-Chairman Marysia Green Ambassador at Large, Dr John Grossman, Lucy Grossman, Aggie Grossman

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Palm Beach Today International April 2 2012  

Atlantis Country Club Friends of AKIM USA International Society of Palm Beach Palm Beach Round Table Food for the Poor American Humane Assoc...

Palm Beach Today International April 2 2012  

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