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Darrell Gwynn Quality of Life Chapter

Darrell Gwynn Quality of Life Chapter
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The Darrell Gwynn Quality of Life Chapter was established in 2015, and is led by Director Darrell Gwynn.

As a world champion drag racer in the 1980’s, Darrell Gwynn was at the top of his game and chose to donate a portion of his winnings to The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.  He felt so strongly about Marc Buoniconti’s struggle to find a cure for paralysis, and the plight of those suffering from paralyzing spinal cord injuries, that he personally placed the iconic Miami Project wheelchair logo in a prime location on his race car to show his support.

In April 1990, his life changed dramatically after a devastating racing accident which caused his paralysis.  Following his accident, Gwynn established the Darrell Gwynn Foundation which provided support for people with paralysis and worked to prevent spinal cord injuries through their Wheelchair Donation Program and Education & Prevention Program.  In 2015, Darrell felt that it was time to “go home” and has become the Director of the Darrell Gwynn Quality of Life Chapter of The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis.  The Chapter will continue quality of life initiatives, and assist The Buoniconti Fund in their role to raise funds and awareness to support The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.

For more information on Darrell Gwynn’s personal story and racing history, please visit http://www.darrellgwynn.com/

Contact us if you would like to become involved with the Darrell Gwynn Chapter.

Apr
6
Thu
12th Annual Poker4Life Charity Poker Tournament @ The Tunnel
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

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12th Annual Poker4Life Charity Poker Tournament
12th Annual Poker4Life Charity Poker Tournament
Apr
7
Fri
Casino For A Cure and All-In Charity Poker Tournament @ The Collection Porsche
Apr 7 @ 6:30 pm

Casino For A Cure

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Casino For A Cure
Casino For A Cure

 

 Sponsorships are available.  For more information or to purchase tickets or sponsorships, contact 305-243-4656 or email saagaard@miami.edu

You are cordially invited to experience performance and luxury uncompromised at a unique launch event and poker tournament to benefit The Buoniconti Fund on Friday, April 7th at 6:30pm.  Event will be held at The Collection Porsche (200 Bird Road, Coral Gables, Florida).

All-In Charity Poker Tournament — $250/ Player

  • Cards fly at 7:30pm
  • Fabulous prizes include a visit to the Porsche Experience Center, a 7-day cruise and much more.
  • And don’t forget the Panamera Party

Panamera Party Ticket — $100/person

  • Try your hand at blackjack, roulette and craps to win prizes
  • Indulge on cocktails and phenomenal fare
  • Bid on spectacular silent auction items to benefit the cause
  • Shop at the Saks Fifth Avenue Bal Harbour Pop-Up
$1,000 of each Porsche Panamera sale to benefit the cause.
100% of all proceeds to benefit The Buoniconti Fund.
For more information, please call Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard at 305-243-4656 or email saagaard@miami.edu
Apr
13
Thu
Charity Trivia Night @ Northside Knights of Columbus
Apr 13 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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2017 Indianapolis Trivia Night
2017 Indianapolis Trivia Night

 

Join the Indianapolis Chapter for a night of challenge & intrigue at its Charity Trivia Night on Thursday, April 13th at Northside Knights of Columbus (2100 E 71st St, Indianapolis, Indiana).  Event is from 6:30pm – 9:30pm.  $40 per ticket; $200 per table (6 per team).  Bring you best team players, or join a team and help us find a CURE for Paralysis!

Indianapolis Charity Trivia Night

Apr
20
Thu
6th Annual Woody Golf Classic @ International Links Miami
Apr 20 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm

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6th Annual Woody Golf Classic
6th Annual Woody Golf Classic
Apr
30
Sun
15th Annual Buoniconti Fund Celebrity Golf Invitational at The Bear’s Club @ The Bear's Club
Apr 30 @ 5:00 pm – May 1 @ 4:00 pm

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15th Annual Buoniconti Fund Celebrity Golf Invitational at The Bear's Club
15th Annual Buoniconti Fund Celebrity Golf Invitational at The Bear’s Club

 

May
5
Fri
20th Annual Orlando Chapter Golf Tournament @ MetroWest Golf Club
May 5 @ 11:30 am – 7:00 pm

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20th Annual Orlando Chapter Golf Tournament
20th Annual Orlando Chapter Golf Tournament
Jul
19
Wed
Progress in Motor Control XI @ Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay Hotel
Jul 19 – Jul 22 all-day

Save The Date Miami 2017!

Satellite: July 19, 2017

Conference: July 20 – July 22, 2017

Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay Hotel
Miami, Florida

Details to follow.

Satellite Meeting for PMC 2017 Conference
Satellite Meeting for PMC 2017 Conference

 

Sep
25
Mon
32nd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner @ New York Hilton Midtown
Sep 25 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

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32nd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner
32nd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner

 

 

SAVE THE DATE!  MONDAY, September 25, 2017.  The 32nd Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner to benefit The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, the fundraising arm of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.  NEW VENUE:  New York Hilton Midtown.  BUY YOUR TABLES AND TICKETS TODAY!  Please contact Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard at 305-243-4656 or email saagaard@miami.edu

Oct
13
Fri
Working 2 Walk Science & Advocacy Symposium @ Airport Hilton
Oct 13 – Oct 14 all-day

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Working 2 Walk Science & Advocacy Symposium
Working 2 Walk Science & Advocacy Symposium
Oct
15
Sun
2017 Detroit Free Press Chemical Bank Marathon – Run For A Reason
Oct 15 all-day

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2017 Detroit Free Press Chemical Bank Marathon - Run for a Reason
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Darrell Gwynn and Marc Buoniconti
Darrell Gwynn and Marc Buoniconti

 

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