Rebuilding Together Broward County, a nonprofit organization that brings volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of low income homeowners, will host its second annual “Black Dresses & Blueprints,” a cocktail reception and awards ceremony celebrating women in the construction industry, on Wednesday, October 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. The event will take place at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts’ Mary N. Porter Riverview Ballroom, and will recognize outstanding women who are leaders within and have made an impact in the construction industry and their community.
Honorees include Tamara Chase, CEO and co-founder of Chase Roofing; Joy Lynskey, founder and creative director at Jewel Toned Interiors; and Stephanie Rodriguez, regional senior vice president of Duke Realty. Sisters Mia Bella Nepola and Ava Nepola will be honored with the Young Rebuilder Award.
Those in attendance will include companies and individuals in construction-related industries and local leaders and influencers. The fundraising objective of the event is $100,000. Cocktail attire is preferred. Tickets are $125.
Parking will be available at the A&E Parking Garage (SW 5 Ave. and SW 2 St.), or at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts valet, both for a charge.
Sponsorships are available and range from $500–$10,000. Current event sponsors are Founder Sponsors Miller Construction Company, and The Home Depot Foundation; Pillar Sponsors Azor Advisory Services, Peckar & Abramson, P.C., and Durée & Company; Partner Sponsors American National Bank, Danto Builders, Duke Realty, and FL Design & Construction Professionals; Supporter Sponsors Fortune Business Consulting, ImageNet, and Kelley Kronenberg; and Friend Sponsors #FollowDavidDiaz, Greenberg Law, Schutt PR and WitZense.