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Kiwanis to honor Stanley Tate at Biscayne Bay Gala


Stanley G. Tate, founder of the Florida Prepaid College Program, which has enabled more than 450,000 students to attend college, has been selected as the recipient of the Biscayne Bay Kiwanis Club’s 2018 Michael Shores Citizen of the Year Award. Tate will receive the prestigious award at the 38th Biscayne Bay Gala, September 29, at the Miami Hilton Airport Blue Lagoon. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception and silent auction, followed by a dinner and live auction at 7:30 p.m. The cocktail reception will feature an ensemble from the South Florida Youth Symphony, one of Florida’s leading youth orchestras. Past recipients of this award include Dolphins founder Joe Robbie, coach Jimmy Johnson, broadcaster Ralph Renick, Miami Commissioner Athalie Range, U.S. Rep. William “Bill” Lehman, former Miami Herald publisher David Lawrence, Jr., Baseball Hall of Famer Andre Dawson, Super Bowl Host Committee Chairman Rodney Barreto, Miami Dolphins’ Nat Moore, child advocate Lauren Book, attorney Ron Lowy, car magnate Mario Murgado and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients Dr. Pedro Greer, Jr., U.S. Rep. Dante B. Fascell, and Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Tickets to the event—expected to be attended by more than 400 of South Florida’s business and community leaders—are $150 ($1,500 for a table of 10). For further information on table purchases, event sponsorship, or program advertising, contact the Biscayne Bay Kiwanis Club at 305.814.2225 or