Local Obituaries

Services set for tourism public relations executive Jeanne Westphal

SERVICES SET: Jeanne Westphal served as director of tourism for Miami-Dade County from 1983 to 1986 and helped establish the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau. She also held tourism and hospitality position with the Carter Administration in Washington, D.C., and led a number of programs in Miami-Dade to help the young and in-need find jobs within the tourism and hospitality industry. A memorial service has been set for May 28 in Miami.
SERVICES SET: Jeanne Westphal served as director of tourism for Miami-Dade County from 1983 to 1986 and helped establish the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau. She also held tourism and hospitality position with the Carter Administration in Washington, D.C., and led a number of programs in Miami-Dade to help the young and in-need find jobs within the tourism and hospitality industry. A memorial service has been set for May 28 in Miami. FILE

Jeanne Westphal, the former director of the Miami-Dade Department of Tourism and the first woman to hold the assistant secretary of commerce for tourism position during the Jimmy Carter administration, will be honored at memorial services set for 4 p.m. Thursday at the Cathedral of St. Mary, 7525 NW Second Ave, Miami.

A reception follows at 6 p.m. Friday at City Hall the Restaurant, 2004 Biscayne Blvd., Miami.

HOWARD COHEN

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