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2011-06-17 07:20:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sebastian Ferrero Foundation announces Sen. Marco Rubio and Sen. Bill Nelson have committed to serve as Honorary Chairs of the Foundation's 4th Annual Noche de Gala signature event--set for October 22, 2011--on the spectacular grounds of Besilu Collection in Micanopy, Florida. Inaugural Foundation board members and State health-care industry leaders Silvia and Benjamin Leon Jr. will serve as 2011 Event Chairs. Noche de Gala 2011 will...

2011-05-02 14:43:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Infiniti today presented a $100,000 check in the name of University of Florida men's basketball coach Billy Donovan's designated charity, the Sebastian Ferrero Foundation, for winning the inaugural Infiniti Coaches' Charity Challenge. Donovan received an astonishing 51 percent of the fan-based voting over a six-week period. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110502/CL93482 ) (Logo:...

2010-02-12 14:57:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A father who lost his young son to a series of medical errors said other children's lives can be saved if hospitals embrace a culture of listening to parents and making patient safety everyone's responsibility. Horst Ferrero, whose 3-year-old son, Sebastian, died in 2007 after being administered a fatal dose of medication as part of a routine medical test, spoke to Florida's children's hospital administrators in Gainesville at the Florida...

2010-02-04 12:26:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sebastian Ferrero Foundation and Shands HealthCare announce today that they have jointly selected Sg2, a healthcare information company, to conduct a needs assessment for a Gainesville-based children's hospital. The assessment began in January with findings projected to be available early this summer. "We are confident that the experts at Sg2 will handle this very important assessment, delivering the information necessary to determine the...

2009-12-30 17:18:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Prince Albert of Monaco, an Olympian himself, led the delegation at the Florida House on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on December 1 in support of Art of the Olympian's efforts to establish a gallery and learning center in Ft. Myers, Florida where everyone can engage in an educational and cultural exchange while bridging differences and strengthening relationships. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091230/FL31223 ) The exclusive...

2009-09-03 15:54:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the unimaginable loss of their son Sebastian less than two years ago, Horst and Luisa Ferrero created the Sebastian Ferrero Foundation with a mission to improve child patient safety and develop a full-service children's hospital. Today the stars have aligned for the Foundation with two significant steps forward. The Sebastian Ferrero Foundation, the University of Florida and Shands HealthCare have agreed to conduct an analysis of the...

2009-05-19 08:41:00

Swim for Safety event provides free swim classes for Gainesville children age 6 months - 12 years old GAINESVILLE, Fla., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sebastian Ferrero Foundation is partnering with The Swim Squad and Sun Country Sports Center to provide over 300 local children the opportunity to receive free swim lessons on Saturday, June 6, 2009. The Swim for Safety event is part of an ongoing initiative coordinated by the Sebastian Ferrero Foundation to promote and facilitate child safety...


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