New Directions Luncheon

Join us online for the annual New Directions Luncheon benefiting National Jewish Health, the leading respiratory hospital in the nation. All funds raised will help support the groundbreaking medical research and treatment for patients with lung, heart and immune-related conditions including COVID-19.

Speaker Diane K. Shah

Diane ShahDiane Shah joins us for an exciting discussion, chronicling her career in sports journalism – a journey all will appreciate. She was one of the first female sportswriters, the first female sports columnists for a major daily newspaper and wrote celebrity cover stories for national magazines. She navigated obstacles, shattered glass ceilings and became a prolific writer. She has been published in The New York Times, Esquire, ESPN the magazine, Playboy and authored or co-authored seven books. One of her columns was included in David Halberstam’s The Best American Sports Writing of the Century. She is a trustee of National Jewish Health and has been a longtime supporter of the hospital. 

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Honorary Chairs

Susan W. Goldstein*
Judy Haas*
Anne Jacobson*
Elyssa Kupferberg
Carole Vollman Mahler*
Jane Mandell*
Myrna Norwitz*
Jan Savarick
Lila Siegel**, Founding Chair
Sheila Stern*
Shirley Stern
Elaine Weinberg*

Full Committee


Registration is Now Closed

Please contact Danielle Ross at 561.477.5400 or if you would still like to participate in the 2021 event.

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2020 Luncheon Highlights

Lesly Deutch Suzanne Deutch Jill Deutch Frank Weinstock Saragale Wientock


2020 Committee
Committee from 2020 Luncheon with Guest Speaker Dara Torres