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Hats Off Host Committee

The 2024 HONA Host Committee is proud to be led by
Committee Chair Peter Cruise of Florida Atlantic University and
Emcee Bill Bone of Larmoyeux & Bone, PL.

The HONA Host Committee

The Hats Off Nonprofit Awards (HONA) promotional and fundraising success is led by a collaborative team of professionals and volunteers from our expansive Community Circle. The event’s Host Committee consists of the Honorary Chair(s), Committee Chair, Nonprofits First staff, and community leaders invested in the work of Nonprofits First and Palm Beach County’s most important causes.

Peter Cruise
Committee Chair
Florida Atlantic University

Bill Bone
Larmoyeux & Bone, PL

2024 Host Committee Members:

  • Mary Aguiar, Friends of Jupiter Beach
  • Cheryl Baldwin, Sweet Boo Design
  • Colette Beland, Palm Beach Special Events
  • Checree Bryant, Actuate Consulting
  • Trudy Crowetz, Nonprofits First
  • Philip DiComo, Nason Yeager Gerson Harris & Fumero, P.A.
  • Kathleen Hillman, Retired
  • Laureen Hunter, Touchstone Webb Realty Company
  • Lillian Khanna, Khanna House Studios
  • David Lyons, Retired
  • Claudia Mariaca, Nonprofits First
  • Teresa Miller, Nonprofits First Executive Board Member
  • Mark Montgomery, Marsh & McLennan Agency
  • Christine Raymond, Extraordinary Charities
  • Riley Remington, Nonprofits First
  • Jennifer Sardone-Shiner, JSS Marketing and PR
  • Virginia Savietto, Palm Beach County Commissioners Office
  • Diane Smith, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office
  • Concetta Theros, Valley Bank
  • Aquannette Thomas, Valley Bank
  • Michael Zeff, Palm Beach County Sports Commission


Single and Group Tickets Available

Hats Off Nonprofit Awards proceeds benefit Nonprofits First programs, setting the standard for causes to achieve positive community change through Accreditation, Education and Professional Development, Leadership Training and Growth, and Management Support Services. No refunds will be issued.

Thank You to Our Hats Off Nonprofit Awards 2024 Sponsors

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