A Night of Hope and Healing
MISO’s first major public event of 2021! It is a privilege and honor to host the “New Beginnings Concert – Salute the Heroes” this Sunday, March 28th at the fabulous Biltmore Hotel. The concert’s purpose is to honor our regional healthcare workers and express our heartfelt gratitude and appreciation for their sacrifices and services. Also, to present a few very special awards.
We are honored and delighted to present our MISO Women Community Leadership Award to guest of honor Nan Bush, Executive Producer and Manager of world-renowned photographer Bruce Weber! Her talents in photography, art and production led her to an exceptional career in the Fashion world. An artist, leader and visionary led her to create unique new fashion brands along all these years next to her husband, Bruce Weber. She is a paramount Executive Producer of many important artists such as Francesco Scavullo, Horst and William Connors, Jerry Ansel and Barry Lategan, and manager of Bruce Weber. She has organized worldwide solo and group exhibitions of famous photographer Bruce Weber.
MISO Women Community Leadership Award is a new recognition given yearly to extraordinary female leaders for their outstanding work done for our community. This has been created in light of so many important figures that have made remarkable contributions to our city, both socially and culturally.
This year we have also added the MISO Men Community Leadership Award, a Distinguished Covid-19 Period Service Award and a Distinguished Pediatric Service Award.
The MISO Men Community Leadership Award is honoring Gene Prescott, President of the Biltmore Hotel. Mr. Prescott is not only a successful businessman, but also very active in the community. He devotes a great amount of time serving on an impressive amount multiple Boards in the Greater Miami Area and beyond. He is a pillar member of the community and a role model as he has impressively demonstrated his commitment and dedication to South Florida. We are so proud to give the first ever MISO Men Community Leadership Award to Mr. Prescott.
The Distinguished Covid-19 Period Service Award will be presented by MISO to Ben Mollere, representing Baptist Healthcare of South Florida, a local healthcare institution that has provided courageous and humanitarian service in our Greater Miami Area citizens during this Covid-19 health crisis. The Distinguished Pediatric Service Award will be presented to KIDZ Medical Services and his CEO Wayne Brackin, a leading healthcare organization that has provided exceptional healthcare and mental health care services to the children of the Greater Miami Area.
The award ceremony will take place this Sunday, March 28th at 6:00 pm at the historic Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables.
The New Beginnings Concert “Salute the Heroes” will be a unique experience that will feature uplifting and healing music performed by the Miami Symphony and Conducted by Maestro Eduardo Marturet, with a special performance by Rising Pop Star and Celebrity Producer Emilio Estefan’s protégé Yailenys Perez.
The Miami Symphony Orchestra (MISO) and Maestro Eduardo Marturet have the opportunity to share the gift of music with an exceptional performance on Sunday, March 28th, at the historic Biltmore Hotel.