Mar 01




A Homerun: Conine Clubhouse at Joe DiMaggio Hospital

We are honored to serve on the committee & support the Conine’s Clubhouse. World Series Champion Jeff Conine & his wife, Cindy have generously donated countless personal hours, funding & their celebrity to raise money & awareness for this special “home away from home”. Sidebar Picture L-R: Cindy Conine & Fitzpatrick

VIP celebration L-R: Katie Fitzpatrick & World Series Champion Jeff Conine

Conine Clubhouse, named in honor of World Series champion Jeff Conine & his family, opened in 1997 to serve as a home for families of children receiving treatment at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. Families stay free of charge in a nurturing environment. Since opening, the Clubhouse has housed families across the US and other countries. To learn more about the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital click here.

Aug 01




$11,000 awarded to PACE Center for Girls

Speaking of Women’s has awarded more than $11,000 to PACE Center for Girls, Broward County through their Community Investment Grant. PICTURED L-R: Kay Cunningham, PACE Center & Aggie Pappas, PACE Center for Girls; David Mullins, Channel 2, Chairman Kate Fitzpatrick, CadenGroup; Cammy Richards, Channel 2

May 01




Football Hall of Famers for a Good Cause

Caden Group was proud to serve on the Board of Dwight Stephenson’s Hall of Fame Classic. This prestigious event brings together Corporate Leaders and Hall of Famers to raise funding and awareness for countless local and national charities throughout Broward County. PICTURED L-R: Jeff Mosely, VP University of Miami, Nat Moore, Football Hall of Fame, Kate Fitzpatrick, Commissioner Al Jones.

Jul 31




Chair named for “Speaking of Women’s Health”

Chairman named for Speaking of Women’s Health Conference

Katie Fitzpatrick has been named chairman of the local steering committee for the 2006 Speaking of Women’s Health Conference.

As chairman, Fitzpatrick will serve as the leader and voice for the steering committee. She will play a key role in selecting an honoree and the recipient of the Community Investment Grant for this year’s conference.

Fitpatrick is president of Caden Group, a consulting firm that focuses on business strategies and consulting. A South Florida native, she believes in serving the community and contributing as a mentor to inspire the next generation.

Fitpatrick serves on various committees with the South Florida Healthcare Hospital Association and is past-president for the Society of Marketing Professional Services. She has recently served on the cabinet for the United Way Broward, Junior Achievement’s Teacher Volunteer Program, Broward Community College’s Fundraising Committee as well as served on the board of directors for both Medivan, a charitable group that covers the uninsured residents and Smart School, a charter school in Lauderhill.

Speaking of Women’s Health is a unique educational conference to educate women on making informed decisions about their health and well-being.

“Due to the overwhelming success of this annual conference, Channel 2 will also be hosting the first annual ‘Hablando de la Salud de la Mujer’, which will be presented in Spanish.”

The Speaking of Women’s Health conference will be held Saturday, Nov. 18 at Signature Grand in Davie. For more information , visit


Author unknown. “Chairman named for Speaking of Women’s Health Conference.” South Florida Sun-Sentinel” Broward Metro Edition: 2007. Print.

Jul 30




Fitzpatrick, Businesswoman of the Year

Out of hundreds of nominations, South Florida Business Journal selected 5 Businesswomen to honor at the annual BusinessWoman of the Year Awards. The event was held July 12 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center. Winners were:


Lifetime Achievement Award: Phyllis Apple, CEO of The Apple Organization

CEO of the Year: Beverly Raphael, RCC Associates

Top Corporate Leader: Diane S. Sanchez, Telefonica USA

Rising Star: Katie Fitzpatrick, Caden Group, Inc.

Entrepreneur of the Year: Lissette Calderon, Neo Concepts LLC


Oct 01




On The Campaign Trail

Had a great time at the fundraiser in Amelia Island for FL Governor Charlie Crist. We applaud Governor Crist’s passion for education and teachers. PICTURED: L-R: Wesley White, esq, Director Nassau County; Kate Fitzpatrick, Governor Crist

Big thank you to Wes White, Director of Nassau County, for the warm welcome over the weekend and detailed tour of the County.