K.I.D.S.’ Women In Industry Luncheon Honors: Elyse Kroll, Liz Lange, Christina Miller

Industry: Charity

-- Silda Wall Spitzer to Keynote June 3rd, Pierre Hotel, NYC-- Kids In Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.), the internationally renowned children’s charity, will kick off its 25th Anniversary year with the 4th Annual Women In Industry Luncheon honoring three women of achievement for their support of children in need.

New York, NY (PRUnderground) April 12th, 2010

Kids In Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.), the internationally renowned children’s charity, will kick off its 25th Anniversary year with the 4th Annual Women In Industry Luncheon honoring three women of achievement for their support of children in need. Being honored are: Elyse Kroll, Chairman & CEO of the fashion trade show company ENK International; Liz Lange, Founder of Liz Lange Maternity, Completely Me by Liz Lange and Shopafrolic.com; and Christina Miller, Senior Vice President of Turner Sports & Cartoon Network Enterprises. Acclaimed broadcast journalist Roz Abrams will emcee the event and Silda Wall Spitzer, Founding Chair of Children for Children, will provide a keynote speech on the important values that volunteerism can instill in children. The luncheon will be Thursday, June 3, 2010 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Pierre Hotel, East 61st Street at 5th Avenue in New York City.

“The compassionate efforts of each woman being honored epitomize K.I.D.S.’ 25th anniversary theme, ‘Providing Children a Silver Lining Every Day,’” says Dr. Janice Weinman, President of K.I.D.S. Elyse Kroll, a dynamic leader in the apparel and trade show industry, has been a long-time supporter of K.I.D.S., providing the organization product and access at many of her trade shows. Liz Lange has provided women everywhere with a fashionable role model for motherhood through her fashion businesses and she also supports a variety of causes on issues pertaining to fertility and families. Christina Miller, an accomplished top executive in the entertainment and news organization of Turner Sports and Cartoon Network Enterprises, is a member of the K.I.D.S board of directors and has provided tremendous help in donations of new toys, clothes and other licensed product donations to K.I.D.S.

Individual tickets for the luncheon are $250 and table sponsorships are $5,000, $10,000, $15,000, $25,000 and $50,000. More information about tickets and sponsorships is available via email at kids_luncheon@frontier.com or via phone at 845-758-6403.

For 25 years, K.I.D.S. has provided over 65 million underprivileged and disaster-struck children with close to one billion dollars of NEW clothing, toys, basic necessities, juvenile products, books and much more. The donations of new products are distributed through an established network of nearly 1,000 local community social service agencies in the U.S. and abroad. Our efforts reach children who are challenged by poverty, homelessness, domestic abuse, low literacy, military family service, major illness, incarcerated family members and disaster survival. More information about donating new products and supporting our work is available online at http://www.KIDSdonations.org.

Print quality photos available upon request. Media Contact: Peter Paris, 212-279-5493 x203 pparis@kidsdonations.org

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