The Junior League of Miami, an organization set to empower women and help families conquer social challenges, hosted the 12th Annual Women Who Make A Difference Luncheon on April 7 at the Jungle Island Treetop Ballroom. This year’s honorees were, advocate for the visually impaired, Virginia A. Jacko, advocate for female victims of sex trafficking, Sandy Skelaney, and nationally recognized leader in juvenile justice, Wansley Walters. Three remarkable women who have dedicated their lives to philanthropic causes.
NBC 6 News’ Roxanne “Roxy” Vargas emceed the luncheon, which included awards ceremony, silent auction and VIP drawing with impressive prizes. The host for the event, the Junior League of Miami has supported community programs such as Camillus House, Chapman Partners, Power Lunch Literacy and Mentoring, Miami Children’s Hospital, Our Pride Academy, Inn Transition North, Inn Transition South, and “Paws to Read” Literacy Program.