For Third Annual UKG Jason Taylor Community Hall of Fame Dinner
To Be Held on May 13th at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood
Jason Taylor, the legendary Miami Dolphins defender and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, has completed his Community Hall of Fame Class of 2023 by selecting Celine Churchman as this year’s Youth Honoree. Churchman, a senior at G. Holmes Braddock Senior High School, will join Jeff Conine (Celebrity Honoree) and Susan Renneisen (Corporate Honoree), at the Third Annual UKG Jason Taylor Community Hall of Fame Dinner on Saturday, May 13 as they are each celebrated for their outstanding commitment to others. The event will be hosted by the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood with all proceeds benefitting the Jason Taylor Foundation.
For the first time in the event’s history, the Jason Taylor Foundation accepted nominations for the Community Hall of Fame Youth Honoree. All nominated youth were first evaluated by the Community Hall of Fame Event Committee, with finalists submitted to Jason and Monica Taylor. Celine Churchman was a unanimous choice.
A high achieving AICE and Honors student, Celine is an incredibly active member of the G. Holmes Braddock student body and surrounding community. During her freshman year, she founded 7 Helping Hands, a non-profit organization dedicated to ending hunger for underserved individuals and families throughout South Florida. To date, 7 Helping Hands has fed more than 100,000 families and recently established the “7 Helping Hands Pantry” on her school’s campus.
“Monica and I were blown away by Celine’s passion for helping others,” said Jason Taylor. “Reading about a teenager who is not just dedicated to ensuring no one in her community goes hungry, but one who had the desire to start a foundation, organize her friends and family, and carry out her mission on such a large scale is truly inspiring and the exact reason why we established the Community Hall of Fame.”
For information on partnership opportunities and attending the Jason Taylor Community Hall of Fame Dinner, contact the Jason Taylor Foundation offices at (954) 424-0799 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.jasontaylorcommunityhof.org.
2023 Community Hall of Fame Honorees:
Jeff Conine played 17 seasons of Major League Baseball, including seven with the Florida Marlins (1993-97; 2003-05). He was an inaugural player on the Marlins roster, a two-time All-Star with the club (1994, 1995), MVP
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of the 1995 MLB All-Star Game as a representative of the Marlins, and member of the teams two World Series Championships, earning the title “Mr. Marlin” for his contributions on and off the field. In 1997, Jeff and his family established the Conine Clubhouse at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital to serve as a “home away from home” for families of children receiving medical care at the hospital. More than 13,000 families have stayed at the Conine Clubhouse, remaining close to their young ones during critical times in their lives. Conine’s annual charity golf tournament, now in its 29th year, has raised more than $7,000,000 for the Clubhouse, while his Celebrity Poker Classic, approaching its ninth year and held annually at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, is a key contributor as well.
Susan Renneisen is Vice President of Community Affairs & Special Events at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. She pre-opened the South Florida entertainment destination as an executive committee member and quickly established herself in the community as a premier event producer. As a representative of Seminole Hard Rock, Susan holds board positions on The Ann Storck Foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters Broward, The Russell Education Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, The Jason Taylor Foundation, and The Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival. Susan is Past Chairman of The Board for the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade and produces the annual Winterfest Black Tie Ball. She is a recognized community leader and activist, spending much of her personal time working with charitable organizations such as The Boys and Girls Club, The American Cancer Society, The Harvey Milk Foundation, Neighbors4Neighbors, LLS, JDRF, and The Pantry of Broward to name a few.
About the Jason Taylor Foundation
In July 2004, Miami Dolphins legendary defensive end Jason Taylor, established the Jason Taylor Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) organization. The Foundation’s mission is to support and create programs that facilitate the personal growth and empowerment of South Florida’s children in need by focusing on improved health care, education and quality of life.
Since opening its doors, the Jason Taylor Foundation has impacted tens of thousands of children through innovative programming including The Jason Taylor Reading Room, Cool Gear for the School Year, the Jason Taylor Children’s Learning Center, Jason Taylor Scholars and the Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network, among others. For more information on the Jason Taylor Foundation, please visit www.JasonTaylorFoundation.org or follow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/jasontaylorfoundation or Twitter and Instagram: @jtfoundation99.