MIAMI, April 21 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Amigos For Kids(TM), a South Florida non-profit organization committed to helping abused, abandoned, and less-fortunate children, hosts its annual kick-off party for one of Miami’s most unforgettable evenings, ING Miami Celebrity Domino Night, scheduled for Saturday, June 14, 2008 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
The kick-off cocktail will be held at Grove Isle Hotel & Spa in Coconut Grove on Tuesday, April 22, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy cocktails courtesy of Dewar’s 12, and hors d’ouevres by Baleen’s Executive Chef Jesse Souza. Amigos will also unveil the painting by artist Carlos A. Navarro, which will set the tone for ING Miami Celebrity Domino Night ’08’s Cuba circa 1958 theme. More than 200 guests are expected to join Amigos and ING for the kick-off party at Grove Isle, promising to be a very successful event in June.
2008 marks ING’s fourth year as the title sponsor of the ING Miami Celebrity Domino Night. “ING is a proud sponsor of this event because we realize the important role Amigos For Kids plays in strengthening families and communities in South Florida,” said Rhonda Mims, president of the ING Foundation. “At ING, we are committed to empowering people to achieve a better future for themselves; we focus on building strong, vibrant communities in the locations where we do business, and we are honored to play a role in bringing this evening together. We applaud the efforts of our friends on the Board of Directors and the countless volunteers who make this event possible.”
Amigos For Kids(TM) is a 501(C) 3 non-profit corporation founded in 1991 to respond to the diverse needs of South Florida’s abused, abandoned, neglected and less-fortunate children and their families through education, abuse prevention and community involvement. To fulfill its mission, Amigos For Kids(TM), relies on the support of compassionate volunteers and donors throughout the community. The organization creates awareness through public-service campaigns and high-profile fundraising events such as the ING Miami Celebrity Domino Night. To become an Amigo by donating your time or other resources to children in need, please call 305.279.1155 or visit http://www.amigosforkids.org.
ING is a global financial institution of Dutch origin offering banking, insurance, and asset management to more than 75 million private, corporate, and institutional clients in more than 50 countries. With a diverse workforce of over 120,000 people, ING comprises a broad spectrum of prominent companies that increasingly serve their clients under the ING brand.
In the U.S., the ING family of companies offers a comprehensive array of financial services to retail and institutional clients, which include life insurance, retirement plans, mutual funds, managed accounts, alternative investments, direct banking, institutional investment management, annuities, employee benefits, financial planning and reinsurance. ING holds top-tier rankings in key U.S. markets and serves over 14 million customers across the nation.
About the ING Foundation
The ING Foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of life in the communities where ING operates and its employees and customers live. Through charitable giving and employee volunteerism, the foundation focuses on sustainable programs in the areas of financial literacy, children’s education, and diversity.
For more information, visit http://www.ing.com.