CMS Foundation 2017 Holiday Auction Winspire Trips!

 We are thrilled to once again offer some amazing travel packages at the 2017 CMS Foundation Holiday Auction by partnering again with Winspire. 

Winspire provides highly sought after, hard to find, unique travel experiences.
They fulfill each and every travel package for winning bidders, booking each experience down to every last detail.

The Winspire group was incredibly accommodating to several unique requests.  They fulfilled all their stated obligations superbly. The people at the Fairmont Hotels were seemingly very happy to have the accommodations booked through Winspire and honored all bookings with top of the line rooms. Could not have been happier.
Had to change the trip at the last minute due to the hurricane and no problem at all.
Frank Walker, M.D.

 “Many analysts would advise against impulse buying of a travel/holiday purchase at our annual scholarship fund raiser, especially if the package is offered by an out of town company that you never heard of.  That being said, I was convinced that Sharon and I needed to make another trip to NYC.  We made our first trip to the Big Apple just a “few” years earlier to celebrate her 40th birthday.  Then when I turned 60, I was able to escape an expensive local celebration by offering to take her to some plays and visit a friend in Brooklyn.  So having more faith in my pals at CMS and wanting to splurge with a purpose, we took the plunge and bought a Winspire package. They helped us make the long weekend very memorable, even helping by scoring another ticket for our friend to enjoy “An American in Paris” with us.  The hotel we stayed in was midway between TimesSquare and Central Park.  It was a magical trip which made me look forward to another impulsive buy, this time being more confident that there is wisdom when you partner with the right people.”
Bill & Sharon Kepper.

We were looking for an excuse for a girls’ weekend to NYC, and the Winspire auction trio was perfect!!  Kelly Johnson

Below please find a list of our 2017 CMS Foundation Holiday Auction Winspire offerings.
Click on the link for more information about a particular trip.

Please note, all Winspire experiences must be booked a minimum of 60 days in advance.

BRANDON DUNES DREAM GOLF GETAWAY
CHARLESON LUXURY GETAWAY
FAIRMONT SCOTTSDALE GOLF AND SPA
THE PLAZA NEW YORK
MONTEREY GOLF EXPERIENCE
NEW YORK LONG WEEKEND
SCOTLAND CHAMPIONSHIP GOLF EXPERIENCE
LAKE TAHOE SKI GETAWAY
EXOTIC SUPERCAR DRIVING EXPERIENCE
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER FOR 2 (TWO)
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER FOR 4 (FOUR)

 

Donate a Gift Basket To The CMS Foundation 2017 Holiday Auction!

Dear Colleagues,

Every December, the Capital Medical Society Foundation hosts their Holiday Auction fundraiser.  The most successful and interesting items each year are the gift baskets donated by physician practices.

In order to repeat the same kind of fun we had last year, the Auction Steering Committee respectfully requests that your office consider donating a basket this year.  This year’s Holiday Auction is December 7 at the FSU University Center Club.

Here is the fun part:  think of a theme for your basket… it doesn’t have to have anything to do with your medical practice.  (It can of course, but doesn’t need to.)  Stuff the basket with things that represent your theme.

We will display your basket at the Auction and proudly identify it with the name of your practice on a display card.  People will walk by the display and see that you gave the Auction some added flair this year!

With this note, I have included photos of some of last year’s baskets.  With the addition of “BidPal” to our auction, a photo of each basket is displayed on our Auction Website.

All you have to do is:   

  1. Call Rosalie or email Rosalie (877-9018, rcarlin@capmed.org) at the CMS office to tell her you will do a basket.
  2. Bring the basket to the CMS office by Friday, November 17, so we can log it in, photograph it and enter it in the Auction database.

Why should you consider donating?

Every year, the CMS Foundation makes significant contributions to the health and well-being of our community.  With your help we operate the We Care Network, give scholarships to FSU medical students and fund innovative programs that increase access to healthcare in our community.

Thank you in advance for your participation!

Sincerely,
Pam Irwin
Executive Director

 

 

 

 

 

John Katopodis, M.D., 141st President of the Florida Medical Association.

Capital Medical Society physician-member John N. Katopodis, M.D.
is now President of the FMA. Congratulations Dr. Katopodis!

CMS Fall 2017 CME Programs

Upcoming CME Programs

September 19, 2017
Membership & CME Meeting
6:00pm Maguire Center for Lifelong Learning at Westminster Oaks
Emerging Pathogens – What All Docs Need to Know
1-Hour CME
Daniel J. Van Durme, M.D., MPH, FAAFP

October 17, 2017
Membership & CME Meeting
6:00pm Maguire Center for Lifelong Learning at Westminster Oaks
Prevention of Medical Errors
2-Hour CME
Scott Sellinger, M.D. & Jesse Suber, Esq.

November 7, 2017
Membership & CME Meeting
6:00pm Maguire Center for Lifelong Learning at Westminster Oaks
Health Effects of Electronic Devices
1-Hour CME
Alice Pomidor, M.D. FSU College of Medicine