Russian American Chamber of South
Florida "RAC" Local Government Leaders Meet & Greet Reception and Holiday Celebration hosted by Coffey Burlington, AD Mortgage and Tatiana Club & Restaurant in
Hallandale Beach, Florida
A MOMENTOUS EVENT took place on December 9th when Local Government Leaders came together to establish relationships with the growing Russian American community in South Florida. Our distinguished guests included public officials who are currently in office as well as those running for future elections on the city, county and state level. We are grateful to the following government leaders who took time out of their busy schedules to attend our special reception and embraced the growing Russian American community (in order by State/County/Alphabetical City):

·        Representative Joseph Geller
·        Senator and County Commissioner Steve Geller
·        Vice Mayor Rachel Saltzman Friedland 
·        Candidate for Mayor Howard Weinberg
·        Council Member Jordan W. Leonard
·        Council Member Molly Diallo
·        Commissioner Joy Carter
·        Vice Mayor Mike Butler
·        Candidate for Commissioner Miguelaille Pierre
·        Councilman Robert L. Stephens, III
·        Vice Mayor Yvette Colbourne
·        Commissioner Daniela Jean
·        Commissioner Fortuna Smukler
·        Commissioner Paule Villard
·        Vice Mayor John H. Taylor, Jr.
·        Mayor Dana Goldman
·        Former Mayor, Vice Mayor, Commissioner and Future Candidate Larisa Svechin
·        Commissioner Fabiola Stuyvesant
·        Commissioner Joy B. Smith
This event marked another tremendous milestone for the Russian speaking population in South Florida and was another great example of how Russian American Chamber of South Florida “RAC” continues bringing people together. RAC continues to pursue its purpose of bringing unity to the Russian community, bridging ties between Russian and American businesses and creating an entrepreneurial environment where companies grow, individuals succeed and the community benefits. 
The Meet and Greet Reception took place inside the beautiful Tatiana Club & Restaurant which is well known for their lavish décor, spectacular shows and exceptional Russian cuisine. The evening was one for the record books and guests enjoyed a beautiful evening filled with delicious food, chilled cocktails and mixed and mingled among like-minded business professionals. Our members and friends embraced the opportunity to connect with local government leaders to discuss key topics and what our community has to look forward to in the coming years. One of the highlights of the evening was Kendall Coffey’s presentation of our distinguished guests and the light-hearted trivia Q&A and banter with our government leaders. This special event will undoubtedly be talked about for a long time to come. 
A very special thank you to all our members and friends who joined us for this special evening to commemorate yet another milestone in the Russian speaking community and to celebrate the holidays. It was an incredible night filled with good cheer and lasting memories. 
Our sincere appreciation to the hosts of this amazing event: Kendall Coffey from Coffey Burlington and Maksim Slyusarchuk​ from AD Mortgage without whom this event would not be possible. Our sincere appreciation to the co-host, Tatiana Club & Restaurant, for the delicious food and beautiful atmosphere which set the tone for an unforgettable night.
Thank you to our resident photographer, Igor Heifetz, who is always there to capture every special moment at our Business Mixers and community events. A very special thank you to Dima Pugachev and Angelina Evseeva for heating up the dance floor and stealing the spotlight! These world champions wowed the guests with a spectacular performance. Dima and Angelina recently opened a dance studio. If you’re interested in learning some of these hot dance moves, check out Simply Dancing.
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Thank you to all our members and friends who joined us for another great event. Personal relationships are still the number one reason why people do business together!

Kendall Coffey is a founding member of Coffey Burlington, PL, based in Miami. Mr. Coffey is a former U.S. Attorney, Southern District of Florida (1993-1996); and served as Chair, Southern District Conference, Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission (April 2009 – January 2017). He is annually recognized as one of Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, Florida “Super Lawyer,” and South Florida Legal Guide’s “Top Lawyers”, recognized by the National Law Journal as one of its Lawyers of the Year for 2000, as Member of Gore Legal Team. He concentrates on complex litigation at trial and appellate levels, in state and federal court.

Mr. Coffey serves as a part-time professor in several of Florida's top law schools and has been Guest Legal Analyst providing legal commentary for international networks: CNN International, Telemundo, Univision, Canadian Broadcasting Company; national networks: CNBC, CNN, CNN Headline News, FOX, MSNBC and NBC; and local television: ABC-10, CBS-4, América TeVe, Telemundo-51, Univision-23, TeleMiami. He is also a general sponsor of Russian American Chamber of South Florida (“RAC”).

AD Mortgage is a top wholesale and correspondent lender, bringing first class service to the Non-QM world. AD Mortgage is a market leader in setting the stage and tone for the Non-QM market and the development of Non-QM products. As a national leader in the wholesale market, AD Mortgage offers their own proprietary Non-QM programs, as well as provide a full spectrum of Conventional, Government, and revolutionary Prime Jumbo loans.

With the best rates, first-class service for our partners, and the fastest turnaround times in the industry, AD Mortgage make decisions with the Power of Yes. AD Mortgage is also a general sponsor of Russian American Chamber of South Florida (“RAC”).

Tatiana Club & Restaurant brings the mystique of Russian culture to our very own backyard located in Hallandale Beach, Florida. From the first glance, you are transformed into a world of glamorous design, tasteful decorations, overwhelming scenery & perfect lighting. This favorite hot spot is the perfect place to experience the food, music, and atmosphere only known to Russia. TATIANA Night Club & Restaurant made arrival on New Year Eve 2006 and instantly became a local favorite. With a world-renowned location in New York, Tatiana brings its Eastern European tradition to Florida. The restaurant atmosphere is dramatic, the dining experience almost theatrical and, without question, there is an air of celebrity that surrounds the restaurant, adding new dimension to Hallandale Beach by night.

The stunning 10500-square-foot space was designed using traditional and modern European elements and inspiration and is a perfect venue to host weddings, banquets, and parties due to its immense size. The location is a high end, upscale lounge complete with food, dancing and show. The 300-item menu consists of Russian cuisine ranging from meat, seafood, salads and vegetarian plates along with a full liquor bar. Singers, dancers and DJs from all over the world will have a constant presence in this hidden gen found in South Florida.
A very special thank you to Coffey Burlington, AD Mortgage and
Tatiana Club & Restaurant for hosting this one of a kind event! 
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Russian American Chamber of South Florida
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