The 22nd Annual Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Luncheon and Fashion Show was a sold out event this year and The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale. Honorees were chosen from the nominations of individuals submitted for their demonstration of the exceptional qualities of parenthood, such as kindness, caring, sacrifice and generosity to children. The honorees have made a positive impact in Broward County in some way.

Over $72,000 was raised to help reduce infant deaths by strengthening families through a comprehensive approach to prenatal care, parenting, education and support services For more information on how to get involved please contact HMHB at954-765-0550 or visit on the web at

OUTSTANDING MOTHERS OF THE YEAR: Anne V. Gallagher Alper, Michele Alter, Debbie Covert, Beth-Ann Krimsky, Elena Ortiz, Lanalee Araba Sam, M.D. & Amy Siskind – GRANDMOTHER OF THE YEAR: Diane Strempel – FATHERS OF THE YEAR: Michael Farver & Michael Lee – GUARDIAN ANGELS: Sherriff Scott & Susan Israel