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The Palm Beach Civic Association is proud to announce Dr. Oz will be the keynote speaker for our 75th Anniversary Season Annual Awards Luncheon and Meet & Greet Reception.

Dr. Mehmet Oz, is a physician and cardiothoracic surgeon, winner of 9 Daytime Emmy® Awards for “The Dr. Oz Show," author of 8 New York Times Best Sellers, and a recipient of numerous honors and recognition for his influence on health and wellness.

The Civic Association turns 75 this season and will celebrate with special events and programs. Click here to join the Civic Association today! - or call 561-655-0820 and ask for Allison Tardonia, Civic Association Membership and Events Manager.

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The Annual Awards Luncheon and Meet and Greet Reception

Monday, January 21, 2019

The Breakers, Palm Beach

Tickets and VIP packages on sale now!

VIP Meet and Greet Reception – 11:00 am

Luncheon – 12:00 pm

Sponsored by Good Samaritan Medical Center and Florida Crystals

Sponsorship Opportunities

Platinum                     $5,000

  • Two reservations at an exclusive dinner party with Dr. Oz on Sunday evening, January 20, 2019 at a private residence in Palm Beach
  • Two reservations at the Civic Association Annual Award Luncheon
  • Two reservations for the VIP Meet and Greet Reception prior to the Annual Award Luncheon
  • Recognition on event signage at The Breakers
  • Recognition in the printed luncheon program

Gold                            $3,500

  • One reserved table for 10 at the Civic Association Annual Award Luncheon
  • Ten reservations for the VIP Meet and Greet Reception prior to the Annual Award Luncheon
  • Recognition on event signage at The Breakers
  • Recognition in the printed luncheon program

Silver                           $1,000

  • Two reservations at the Civic Association Annual Award Luncheon
  • Two reservations for the VIP Meet and Greet Reception prior to the Annual Award Luncheon
  • Recognition in the printed luncheon program

Individual Luncheon Reservation – Non-member $350

Individual Luncheon Reservation – Member $250 

For reservations, please call Allison Tardonia, Membership and Events Manager at 561-655-0820

Dr. Oz Bio

Dr. Oz has won Nine Daytime Emmy® Awards for “The Dr. Oz Show” and is an attending physician at NY Presbyterian- Columbia Medical Center. He still performs dozens of heart operations annually. His research interests include heart replacement surgery, minimally invasive surgery, alternative medicine and health care policy. He has authored over 400 original publications, book chapters, and medical books, has received numerous patents, and still performs heart surgery. He also authors a newspaper column syndicated by Hearst in 175 markets internationally.

Previously, Dr. Oz was a featured health expert on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” for six seasons, spanning over 60 episodes. He also served as chief medical consultant to Discovery Communications, where his “Transplant!” series won both a Freddie and a Silver Telly award. He also served as medical director of Denzel Washington’s “John Q” and performed in the hip-hop video “Everybody” as part of the Let’s Move Campaign.

Dr. Oz authored eight New York Times Best Sellers, including “Food Can Fix It”, “You: The Owner’s Manual”, “You: The Smart Patient”, “YOU: On a Diet”, “YOU: Staying Young”, “YOU: Being Beautiful”, “YOU: Having a Baby”, “YOU: The Owner’s Manual for Teens”, as well as the award-winning “Healing from the Heart”. He has a regular column in Oprah Magazine and his article “Retool, Reboot, and Rebuild” for Esquire magazine was awarded the 2009 National Magazine Award for Personal Service. He co-founded Sharecare.com which won “Best Medical App” award for AskMD in 2014 and its DoctorOz app was nominated for an Emmy in 2017. In 2003, Dr Oz founded Healthcorps which emulates the Peacecorps by putting energetic recent college graduates into high schools around the country to reach diet, fitness, and mental resilience. Over a million teens have been influenced this nationwide program.

In addition to belonging to every major professional society for heart surgeons, Dr. Oz has been named Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People, Forbes’ most influential celebrity, Esquire magazine’s 75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century, a Global Leader of Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum, Harvard’s 100 Most Influential Alumni, as well as receiving the Ellis Island Medal of Honor and AARP 50 Influential people over 50. He won the prestigious Gross Surgical Research Scholarship, and he has received an honorary doctorate from Istanbul University. He was voted “The Best and Brightest” by Esquire Magazine, a “Doctor of the Year” by Hippocrates magazine and “Healer of the Millennium” by Healthy Living magazine. Dr. Oz is annually elected as a highest quality physician by the Castle Connolly Guide as well as other major ranking groups. He is also an honorary police surgeon for New York City.

Dr. Oz was born in Cleveland, Ohio, raised in Delaware and received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University (1982) and obtained a joint MD and MBA (1986) from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Wharton Business School. He was awarded the Captain’s Athletic Award for leadership in college and elected Class President twice followed by President of the Student Body during medical school. He lives in Northern New Jersey with his wife Lisa of 32 years and their four children, Daphne, Arabella, Zoe and Oliver and three grandchildren Philomena, John and Domenica.