Doctors’ Goodwill Expo To Present Healthy Living Events
By Giles Malone // August 27, 2014
SPONSORED BY SPACE COAST DAILY & PART OF THE 2014 SPACE COAST MEDICINE WEEK
ABOVE VIDEO: Dr. Kantilal Bhalani, founder of the Doctors’ Goodwill Foundation, was recognized as a 2010 Central Florida Humanitarian. Since it’s inception, the Doctors Goodwill Foundation has raised more than $1,000,000 for charities both in Brevard and around the world.
Doctors’ Goodwill Foundation To Present Special Health Insurance Fair and Health Fair,November 8
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Doctors’ Goodwill Foundation “2014 Doctors Expo” will feature a special Health Insurance Fair and a Health Fair during the philanthropic organization’s day-long array of events set for Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Hilton Rialto in Melbourne, Florida.
Health insurance providers and experts will be featured in a special area where they can meet the public, answer their questions and assist people navigate through the Health Insurance Exchange and Medicare options available.
“Due to the myriad of health insurance changes, and options that are now available to people, our board felt that there is a need for an event where all health insurance products, services and information can be explained to the public,” said Dr. Khanti Bhalani, founder of the Doctors Goodwill Foundation.
In addition to the Health Insurance Fair, the Doctors’ Goodwill Foundation will present their 11th annual Doctors’ Expo, Health Fair and CME Event.
The Doctors’ Expo will include a Health Fair from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., followed by a free Continuing Medical Education (CME) event with 4 available CME’s: E-FORCSE – Florida’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Database; 2 CME’s for Medication Errors and 1 CME for Electronic Health Records.
The Health Fair will include exhibitors from a wide variety of health related companies offering the latest in goods and services in the health care field. Admission is free for the public, to the Health Insurance Expo, Health Fair and CME events.
Drug Take Back Event from 9 am until 12 pm
The Brevard County Sheriff’s Department Violent Crimes Division will provide a free Drug Take Back event, at the Health Fair, from 9 am until 12 pm, where members of the public can safely dispose of unused medicines and drugs, by turning them into the Brevard County Sherrifs Department. For more information about the Dug Take Back event, call 321-633-1217.
DOCTORS’ GOODWILL AMBASSADOR AWARDS
New this year is the first annual Doctors’ Goodwill Foundation Ambassador Awards Gala, presented in collaboration with Space Coast Medicine & Active Living magazine.
This exciting and inspiring event will include dinner and feature a special multimedia program honoring and recognizing the outstanding people and organizations that have contributed so much to the successful efforts of the Doctors’ Goodwill Foundation.
DOCTORS’ GOODWILL FOUNDATION PROLIFIC PHILANTHROPIC ORGANIZATION SUPPORTING LOCAL AND GLOBAL CAUSES
Since it’s inception, the Doctors Goodwill Foundation has raised more than $1,000,000 for charities both in Brevard and around the world.
One of Brevard’s most prolific philanthropic organizations, the DGF’s mission is to provide medical assistance in Brevard and around the world to those in need, and offer scholarships to students pursuing a career in health care.
The Doctors Goodwill Foundation is led by some of the most active and philanthropically-minded members of the Brevard medical community, including executive officers Kantilal Bhalani MD (founder), Naren Shah, MS, SCORE (executive director), Kiran Modi, MD (treasurer), Sumant Pandya, MD (chairperson), and Denis Perez, MD (secretary).
PART OF SPACE COAST MEDICINE WEEK
ABOVE VIDEO: The 2013 Central Florida Humanitarian Awards Gala.
The Doctors Goodwill Foundation will join the diverse array of medical-centric special events during Space Coast Medicine & Active Living magazine’s “Space Coast Medicine Week, including theCentral Florida Humanitarian Awards.
The Central Florida Humanitarian Awards committee is now accepting nominations for the 2014 honorees who will be recognized during the Gala event on Thursday, Nov. 6 at the Hilton Rialto Place in Melbourne, Florida.
Now in its fifth year, the Central Florida Humanitarian Awards were created to recognize outstanding individuals and organizations that dedicate their Time, Talent or Treasure to help people in need locally – and around the world. Last year, more than 30 deserving humanitarians were honored at the sold-out Gala.
“Over the years, our editorial team has had the distinct honor and pleasure of identifying and featuring the many members of our community who give back so much and are dedicated to reaching out and helping others, here and throughout the world, in a multitude of ways,” said Maverick Multimedia Editor-In-Chief Dr. Jim Palermo.
“We remain firmly committed to identifying and telling those stories and providing a timely media platform to recognize Space Coast and Central Florida residents’ altruistic contributions on a regular basis in Space Coast Medicine & Active Living magazine and SpaceCoastDaily.com,” said Dr. Palermo.
Central Florida Humanitarian nominations may be submitted to SpaceCoastDaily@gmail.com. The deadline for nominations is August 15, 2014. For additional information call 321-615-8111.