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JFC to honor Spiech, Grinberg at 2013 ‘Facets’

2012-12-07

New York--The 15th annual Facets of Hope dinner is scheduled for June 2, 2013 in Las Vegas, Jewelers for Children (JFC) announced Thursday. Bea Spiech, a jewelry executive at Macy’s Inc., and Movado Group Chairman and CEO Efraim Grinberg will be this year’s honorees.

Facets of Hope takes place every year amid the Las Vegas jewelry shows and is the culmination of JFC’s fundraising efforts for the year. At the dinner, the charity recognizes prominent industry leaders for their contributions.

Grinberg and Spiech, the group vice president and divisional merchandise manager for fine jewelry and silver at Macy’s, also will serve as guests of honor, with the responsibility of assisting JFC in raising funds to benefit children who are the victims of catastrophic illness or life-threatening abuse and neglect.

“Having two industry icons like Bea and Efraim will truly make for an incredible evening where JFC can celebrate this milestone,” said JFC Chairman Peter Engel of Fred Meyer Jewelers. “Both honorees will truly shine as the entire industry comes together to help children who need it the most.”

Facets of Hope will take place in the South Seas Ballroom at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The festivities kick off at 6 p.m., with dinner and the evening’s program starting at 7:30.

The evening concludes at 9 p.m., when the JCK Rocks the Beach party begins at Mandalay Bay. The party is open to all Facets attendees. 

Those interested in attending or sponsoring the JFC event can contact the organization at 212-687-2949 or by emailing info@jewelersforchildren.org. More details and participation forms are available on JewelersforChildren.org.

Founded in 1999, JFC raises money for donation to a number of children’s charities including St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America and the National CASA Association. Since its inception, the organization has donated more than $40 million to programs benefitting children whose lives have been affected through illness, abuse or neglect.