UM president to be honored at chamber ‘Sand in My Shoes’ award event February 18


February 18, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm


Hilton Miami Downtown

1601 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL 33132

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce presents its “Sand in My Shoes” commitment to the community award honoring University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala on February 18, 2014, at the Hilton Miami Downtown. Gunster is a proud sponsor of the event.

Donna E. Shalala is being recognized by the chamber as one of South Florida’s exceptional leaders. As UM president since 2001, Shalala has raised the profile of UM nationally and internationally, chamber chair Alberto Dosal says. UM has been ranked among the top 50 “Best Colleges” by U.S.News & World Report for five years running.

The chamber’s “Sand in My Shoes” award recognizes accomplished leaders who have made significant contributions to the community where we live, work and play. Find out more about the 2014 award and its recipient.


6 p.m. – cocktail reception
7 p.m. – dinner & award presentation

Business attire is recommended.

Previous award recipients include Gloria & Emilio Estefan (2013), Eduardo J. Padron (2012) and Peter J. Dolara (2011).

For more information, contact the chamber at 305-350-7700 or visit


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