Healing Hearts Charity Dinner recap! 💓 Faith – Hope – Love

Resciniti Family at 2015 Dinner Gala
Our 9th annual Healing Hearts Charity Dinner Gala was a HUGE success.  

We had just under 675 people in attendance. It was a NIGHT to REMEMBER.

Some highlights of the evening:

  • Opening and welcome by Richie Reynolds. He introduced many new Angels and led us into our Angel video – Who’d you be Today by Kenny Chesney
  • Our Master of Ceremony for the event was Nicko McBrain – the worlds greatest drummer, friend and great host!
  • Invocation by the the one and only – Arlene Williams
  • Heartfelt and compelling Presidents message of faith, love and HOPE by Bob Resciniti – including glow-stick​​s​ ​honoring all our Angels that left this world
  • Three Angel portrait presentations to families that suffered the tragedy of losing a child hand drawn by artist – Mitch Carmody
  • Artist Dale Henry painted four amazing paintings of Dan Marino, Nicko McBrain, The Fallen Soldier and Bald Eagle
  • Musical performance by The Atlantic City Boys – A tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons – Mitch Carmody signed to one very special song, I can’t take my eyes off of you
  • Our featured entertainment was the hilarious, incomparable, amazing comedian – Louie Anderson


Scott Wilson, Joe Rose, Scott Fiorillli and Marga Rose
Some of our favorite people – Scott Wilson, Joe Rose, Scott Fiorillli and Marga RoseJoe Rose is a top radio host on WQAM – The Joe Rose Show. He has been with Healing Hearts since year one and continues to help and support our cause.
Diane, Bobby's sister Michelle and little brother Nicholas and father - Bob
Bobby’s mommy – Diane, Bobby’s sister Michelle and little brother Nicholas and father – Bob. On stage receiving the Navy Seal award. A very special moment and a memory that will last a lifetime.
Thanks to Michael Zeigler US Navy Seals

  • Scott Norton
  • Robert Clark
  • Michael Cheswick
Special presentation from Michael Ziegler and Nicko McBrain - US Navy Seals Paddle
Special presentation from Michael Ziegler and Nicko McBrain – US Navy Seals Paddle. The paddle has been used for generations in the military as a symbol of teamwork. As the Navy SEALs crash the surf in their Zodiacs during training, 3 men with paddles on each side, all must work as a team to achieve the goal.Teamwork is the ultimate level of achievement in this objective.


Comedian - Louie Anderson and Iron Maiden - Nicko McBrain! Two awesome friends of Healing Hearts

Comedian – Louie Anderson and Iron Maiden – Nicko McBrain! Two awesome friends of Healing Hearts WE LOVE Louie and Nicko!

  • Louie Anderson – He is adored by standing-room-only crowds in Las Vegas and respected by readers of his books. Johnny Carson,  invited Louie to make his national television debut on the “The Tonight Show” In 1984 (the same year Bobby was born), and the rest for Louie and Bobby is history.
    Comedy Central 100 Greatest Standups of all Time – Louie Anderson is one of the most versatile and successful comedians in Hollywood today, loved by the television audiences of “Family Feud” or his appearances on late night chat shows.In 1995 Louie put his creative energies to work on the Saturday morning animated series “Life with Louie.His best-selling books include Dear Dad – Letters From An Adult Child and Good-bye Jumbo…Hello Cruel World, self-help for those who struggle with self-esteem issues, as only an award-winning comedian could write it.Louie recently finished writing his newest installment on family, THE F WORD, HOW TO SURVIVE YOUR FAMILY.Now, Louie is traveling the States doing what Louie loves to do, Stand Up Comedy. Louie’s Podcasts – http://louieandersonpodcast.libsyn.com
    Like Louie’s Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/LouieAnderson/?fref=ts
  • Nicko McBrain – He joined Iron Maiden in time to debut on their fourth album, Piece of Mind (1983), and has remained with them since, contributing to a total of thirteen studio releases.
    At the age of ten, he started to play drums with pots, pans and other kitchen utensils.
    He obtained a degree in engineering at his parent’s request but his passion was always music.
    Iron Maiden begins their 2016 world tour right here in Sunrise at the BB&T center – February 24th. Get your tickets soon as it will be a sell out.That’s Nicko the musician but let’s talk about Nicko McBrain – the man. He’s married to a beautiful lady by the name of Rebecca and they have two boys – Nicholas and Justin.Guess what else – he has his pilot license and in 2009 opened a restaurant called Rock ‘N’ Roll Ribs in Coral Springs. The restaurant received positive reviews on an episode of Check, Please! South Florida and was awarded “Best Ribs of 2012” by New Times Broward-Palm Beach.
    Nicko McBrain is a great drummer but more importantly, he’s a good human being.Bobby Resciniti and Healing Hearts is proud to call him our FRIENDCheck out Nicko – http://www.drummerworld.com/drummers/Nicko_McBrain.html
    Nicko’s Rock n’ Roll Ribs – http://www.rocknrollribs.org/location.html

louie, Nicko and bob


Helping to Heal Broken Hearts

2010 Bobby LOGOAngel Portrait presentations

  • Travis Gay
  • Robby Folkins
  • Jeremy Talamantes

Beautiful charcoal hand drawn portraits created by Mitch Carmody. Each portrait tells a story of these beautiful Angels. We honored each family with a portrait and tribute of their child at our event. It was moving, heartfelt and amazing!

Angel Travis Gay
Angel Travis Gay

Angel Robby Folkins
Angel Robby Folkins

Angel Jeremy Talamantes
Angel Jeremy Talamantes

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