Charities & Fundraisers


Cytryn & Velazquez, P.A. Awards Scholarships to Each Public High School in Coral Springs

Cytryn & Velazquez, P.A. Awards Scholarships

The Law Office of Cytryn & Velazquez was pleased to provide a $1,000 scholarship for the graduating class of 2014 to a deserving student in each local high school who has maintained a high GPA, lettered on at least two high school sports in his/her junior and senior year on a high school team, has financial need, and did not receive and accept a full scholarship or athletic scholarship to any college or university.

The Law Office of Cytryn & Velazquez is a personal injury law firm handling accident and injury cases here in Coral Springs and in Broward County for more than 36 years. The law firm started its scholarship program in 2009 to reward deserving students in our community.

Congratulations to the following graduates for receiving this year’s Law Office Cytryn and Velazquez scholarship recipient:

Patrick Goodrich from JP Taravella
Caroline Atyeo from Marjory Stoneman Douglas
Melanie Horowitz from Coral Springs Charter
Christian Yang from Coral Springs Highschool
John Mendez from Coral Glades Highschool


"Into the Night," a Fundraiser for Parkinson's Disease, Raises Over $7,500 for Research

Benny and Jill singing crowd

Benny Mardones and Jill Cytryn of Better Homes and Gardens Florida 1st Real Estate singing a duet

When Attorney Dan Cytryn, founder of Law Offices Cytryn & Velazquez, met singer Benny Mardones years ago at a fundraiser to benefit Parkinson's research, he became inspired to help the cause. So inspired, in fact, that he and his wife Jill recently put together a fundraiser at their home in Coral Springs to raise money for Parkinson's research. The funds raised at the event benefited the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California in their efforts to find a cure for Parkinson's.

Several years ago, Mr. Mardones was struck with Parkinson's. He is now dedicating his life to fighting this tragic disease and singing at charitable events to help find treatments and a cure for Parkinson's.

"There's a million people in the U.S. that have Parkinson's with me. Help us cross the finish line for a cure."
- Benny Mardones

Benny and Marisa

Benny Mardones and Marisa DiLenge, realtor

Borrowing the theme of the fundraiser from Benny Mardones's worldwide hit "Into the Night," the evening was filled with an eclectic mix of entertainment and food. Guests dined on sushi, gourmet roast beef sandwiches and made-to-order entree and dessert crepes throughout the night as they enjoyed the entertainment.

The event was kicked off with the crowd gathering in the living room of the Cytryn home to watch Mr. Mardones give an intimate performance of "Into the Night." Attendees sang along as Mr. Mardones performed this and other hits throughout the evening. Later on by the pool, local guitarist Nicholas Marks energized the crowd while performing his flamenco-style guitar act, followed by a colorful belly dancer.

Mr. Cytryn would like to thank everyone involved in the fundraiser for their hard work and support, with a special "thank you" to all the people who donated to this important and worthwhile cause. We appreciate your support!

Dorina Marks, Benny Mardones and Nicholas Marks,

Dorina Marks, Benny Mardones and Nicholas Marks, international artist of the gypsy guitar

Jill Cytryn, Benny Mardones and Dan Cytryn

Jill Cytryn, Benny Mardones and Dan Cytryn, founder of Law Offices Cytryn & Velazquez