APRI Florida: 11th Annual Asa Philip Randolph Memorial Birthday Celebration  

APRI Florida: 11th Annual Asa Philip Randolph Memorial Birthday Celebration  


Dania, FL


Apr 14, 2012
  starts at 6:00 pm


The Florida A. Philip
Randolph Institute, Inc. will host the Eleventh Annual Asa Philip Randolph
Memorial Birthday Celebration, April 14, 2012, 7:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Fort
Lauderdale Airport and Cruise Port Hotel, 1825 Griffin Rd, Dania, FL 33004.
Cocktail reception 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Proceeds from the sponsorship will
support statewide initiatives like The A. Philip Randolph High School of
Technology, voter education efforts, organizing non-partisan Get-Out-To-Vote
(GOTV) drives and programs of the State Chapter.

This event is our opportunity
to spotlight outstanding contributions of community activists, labor leaders and

elected officials who, like Mr.
Randolph have made strides toward sustaining freedom, equality and worker
rights. Human Rights Activist and supporters from across the nation will come
together to celebrate the legacy of A. Philip Randolph, the

The 2012 recipient of the Asa Philip Randolph Lifetime Achievement Award is
Brother Daniel D. Reynolds, President of the National Federation of Public and
Private Employees and The Broward County AFL-CIO, he

has served as our visionary leader for workers around the country.

Mr. Reynolds is
qualifications read like a novel. Dan comes to the Presidency after having
served as the elected Secretary-Treasurer of the National Federation of Public
& Private Employees since 1994. His work with the Federation of Public
Employees began in 1985. In addition to his involvement with the Federation, he

is the President of the Broward County AFL-CIO. Delegates representing over
fifty local union affiliates elected him to that position in 1995.

He served in the U.S. Navy as
a surgical technician during the early 1970’s. After leaving the Navy, he
attended the University of Florida, and spent two years of directed study in
economics at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland. While in Poland, he
witnessed the birth and rise of the Solidarity trade union


• Lifetime Achievement Award
– Daniel D. Reynolds, NFOPAPE/Broward AFL-CIO

• Gentle Warrior Award – Al
Williams, Georgia State Representative

• Distinguished Legislative
Service Award – Perry Thurston, Florida State

• Champion of Labor Award –
Walter Crosson, IBEW Local 759,

• Eminence Award – Debbie
Wasserman-Schultz, United States Congresswoman, District

• Distinguished Community
Service Award – Nadine McCrea, President, Community Enhancement

For your convenience rooms
are available at the Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port Hotel at

the rate of $129 single/double, guaranteed rate thru March 30, 2012. To secure
your reservation (refer to the A. Philip Randolph room block). Please call (954)

920-3500. For those arriving on Friday, April 13th, you are invited
to join us, we will host a Gala Poolside Reception at

the Sheraton from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

The 11th Annual
Memorial Birthday Gala Celebration Dinner Program kicks off at 7:00 p.m. See you

there. The A. Philip Randolph Institute, Florida Chapter appreciates your
participation and support for our Annual event, should you have questions feel
free to contact me at 954-648-5571 or President Spencer at



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