SUNRISE, Fla. – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment today announced Andria Nolan has been hired as Executive Director of the Florida Panthers Foundation. Nolan will plan and lead the foundation’s charitable efforts, including a variety of events to raise money for the fight against pediatric cancer.
“I’m honored to join the Florida Panthers Foundation as we work to support those affected by pediatric cancer and improving the lives of children in South Florida,” said Nolan. “I look forward to implementing our pillar Foundation events and creating new and exciting initiatives for the South Florida community.”
Nolan joins the organization from Henderson Behavioral Health where she was the Director of Development. She also gained experience as Director of Development for Kids@Home in Boca Raton and as a program administrator for Creating Positive Change Foundation, Inc. in Fort Lauderdale. She previously worked as an executive assistant with the Panthers from 1995-98, handing a variety of tasks in the team’s marketing department. Nolan earned her Masters in Social Work from Barry University-Miami Shores after completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Maine-Orono.
The mission of the Florida Panthers Foundation is to build a better future for the children of South Florida. Through philanthropic partnerships, grants, donations and community outreach programs, the Foundation maintains a focus on children’s health, fitness, education and cultural needs. During the 2010 season the Florida Panthers Foundation implemented the Panthers Pledge for Pediatric Cancer, which outlines our determined efforts to support children and families battling pediatric cancer.
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