FMAA AND FMAF ANNUAL MEETINGS WERE HELD ON
Thursday September 15, 2022
Wyndemere Country Club
Congratulations to the 2022-23 Board of Directors!
President: Ellie Paladine
Secretary: Susie Reeder
Treasurer: Katherine Gerscovich
Immediate Past President, Board Development Chair : Anne Grenitz
Directors: Denise Allen, Ann Anderson, Diane Andrews, Kathy Johns, Rochelle Marcus, Carol Winchester, and Rosemary Xavier
PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE – January 2023
The Florida Medical Association Alliance, members of our County Alliances and state members, ended 2022 with a flurry of activities. We are off to a promising start for 2023.
FMAA Membership 2023 dues are now being accepted. Join now to support the organization and receive the benefits of membership. You can now gift a membership in the FMAA for a friend or new physician spouse. https://www.myfmaa.org/membership
Don’t allow your membership in this unique organization to lapse. During the two years of the Covid pandemic many of us set aside social and organizational activities. The FMAA is stepping up its program activities for members and enhanced membership benefits. Your participation on committees or in leadership roles is welcome, but if you aren’t inclined to add another activity to your schedule, please consider paying membership dues to support FMAA activities and programs. If you are a member of a County Alliance, please also consider joining the FMAA to support health-related programs throughout Florida. The FMAA is a unique organization for spouses/partners of physicians. Working together we can do more for health-related initiatives in Florida and in your own communities.
I welcome invitations to join you at any functions or meetings in your community. As a statewide organization and with the help of technology, we have all learned to communicate virtually. However, there is nothing better or more fulfilling than face to face interaction. I look forward to meeting many of you in the coming year.
NOW ACCEPTING 2023 DUES PAYMENTS!
DOUBLE GOOD POPCORN FUNDRAISER
Under the leadership of board member, Denise Allen, the FMAA held its first fundraiser to support mental health programs – our focus health project for 2022-2023. Thanks to team members and all who participated and purchased popcorn, more than $2,000 was raised to benefit the Florida Medical Alliance Foundation which will be used for mental health programs in the coming year. Stay tuned for more specifics.
FLORIDA MEDICAL ALLIANCE FOUNDATION
The FMAF recently awarded $4,000 in grants to:
FMAA members and County Alliances are eligible to submit grant requests for health-related projects or organizations in their community and/or throughout Florida.
Donations to the Florida Medical Alliance Foundation are always welcome!
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CAPITAL MEDICAL SOCIETY ALLIANCE
Under the capable leadership of President Codie Bryant, members of the CMSA have participated in numerous projects in the past few months.