Institute for Child & Family Health names Whilly Bermudez new Board Member

Institute  for Child & Family Health names Whilly Bermudez new Board Member

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CONTACT: Alina Plasencia | Director of Marketing | Institute for Child & Family Health
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ICFH Elects New Board Member Whilly Bermudez

Miami, FL – (October 5, 2009) The Institute for Child & Family Health (ICFH) is pleased to announce the appointment of Whilly Bermudez as a new board member. He is the founder and President of the Whilly Bermudez Company a strategic marketing and event management firm.

Bermudez's talent and diverse expertise includes experience leading successful fundraisers and events for the Children's Home Society, St. Jude's Hospitals, and the American Cancer Society, to name a few. Moreover, he is a leader in the business community and is passionate about improving the community his lives in.

"His reputation, as a marketer and event host is second to none," said Steve Makar, President of the ICFH Board of Directors. "With his proven aptitude to execute, Bermudez is a valuable addition to our team; helping us to broaden our funding base that we'll need to meet our longterm growth objectives."

In 2008, Bermudez was elected into the Republican Executive Committee and has received endorsements from organizations including the Miami Herald during an impressive run for a seat on the Miami Dade County Commission.

"He values civic responsibility, community involvement, and welcomes the opportunity to participate in community activities," said Robert Nolan, Ph.D., Executive Director of ICFH. "We welcome his involvement in issues and interest vital to the community."

About ICFH

The Institute for Child and Family Health (ICFH) is a private, not-for-profit organization that has been providing health, behavioral health, educational, and prevention services to the children, adolescents, and families of Miami-Dade County for over 60 years. It is one of the oldest and largest community health centers exclusively dedicated to the well being of children and families in the state of Florida. ICFH serves over 25,000 children, adolescents, and families per year. For more information about ICFH, please visit the organizational Web site at www.icfhinc.org.

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