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Patricia Zeiler Named Nonprofit Leader of the Year at 211 Broward's 2014 Nonprofit Academy Awards

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 750 community leaders, supporters and nonprofit volunteers attended 211 Broward's Nonprofit Academy Awards ceremony which took place on Friday, February 28, 2014 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

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A very special congratulations to Patricia Zeiler, Executive Director of the Downtown Fort Lauderdale Transportation Management Association (Sun Trolley), who was selected as the 2014 Nonprofit Leader of the Year!

Sponsored by Broward College, this important award recognizes leaders who work to push their   organizations forward, manage them efficiently and practice positive collaboration with many of the 5,800 nonprofits that operate within Broward County.

Patricia would like to recognize her fellow finalists who were also nominated for this year's award: Kim L. Cavendish, Museum of Discovery, Dr. Steve Ronik, Henderson Behavioral Health Dennis Stefanacci, ACFRE, Broward Health Foundation.

"To be in such great company with the other finalists in itself was an honor," stated Zeiler. "I am just so thankful to 211 Broward, PNC Bank and The Wasie Foundation for bringing the community together to recognize Broward County's nonprofits - I will forever remember this day and how grateful I am to be recognized and selected as the 2014 Nonprofit Leader of the Year."

To view all the winners of the 2014 Nonprofit Academy Awards click here to read the article that ran in the Sun Sentinel on February 28, 2014.

Earlier this month Patricia was also recognized as a "Woman in Transportation" by the U.S. Department of Transportation. To view her video, please click here.

Fort Lauderdale Mayor John P. "Jack" Seiler and the Fort Lauderdale City Commission will publicly recognize and congratulate Patricia for her accomplishments at the City Commission meeting taking place March 18, 2014 at 6 p.m.

To learn more about the Sun Trolley or to connect with Patricia visit www.suntrolley.com.

ABOUT TMA (Transportation Management Association)
Serving Fort Lauderdale's residents and visitors since 1993, the Downtown Fort Lauderdale Transportation Management Association (TMA) manages the Sun Trolley and administers the community bus service of the City of Fort Lauderdale. In addition to managing seven routes, TMA oversees a carpooling service with incentives for employees who elect to carpool, connects Fort Lauderdale neighborhoods to Broward County Transit and TriRail, and coordinates employee transit programs in local businesses. For more info visit www.suntrolley.com.

CONTACT: Laurie Menekou, (954) 271-4666 ext 0 [email protected]

SOURCE Sun Trolley

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