For the 26th year, the South Florida Shomrim Society will honor the best in law enforcement at its 2010 Annual Dinner Dance, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10th at the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center, 20400 NE 30th Avenue.
The Society was formed in 1984 to satisfy the needs of local Jewish law enforcement officers and support personnel. The annual Dinner Dance is its flagship event.
This year, Commander Michael Calderin of the Broward Sheriff’s Office and Chief Thomas E. Hunker of the Bal Harbour Police Department will be honored as Person of the Year and Law Enforcement Officer of the Year, respectively.
Chief Hunker is a 37-year veteran of the law enforcement profession, including 28 years with the Miami Beach Police Department, the last several in law enforcement administration. He spent four years with the North Miami Beach Police Department as executive commander in charge of investigations and was operational commander of the South Florida Money Laundering Task Force for six years before joining the Bal Harbour Police in 2002.
Commander Michael Calderin has been in the Broward Sheriff’s Office since 2000 and is a founding member of the Broward County Human Trafficking Workgroup. He was recently elected vice president of the Florida Association of Crime Stoppers, and he remains an adjunct professor at the University of Phoenix. He is also a board member of the Puerto Rican Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Broward County.
The dinner dance begins at 6:30 p.m. with hors d’ouerves; dinner, catered by Aventura Turnberry’s Events by Premier, will be served at 7:30. Guests will enjoy an open bar and live music.
Cost is $75; $750 for a table of 10.
For tickets, call David Lewis, 954-445- 1431 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, email dinnerdance@ southfloridashomrim.com