United Hearts of America Night at The Betsy 7/14/11

United Hearts of America Night at The Betsy
Thursday Jul 14, 2011 6:30 PM-9:00pm
The Betsy Hotel
1440 Ocean Drive
Miami Beach, FL , FL 33139
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Prices: $65 per person, $45 for Educators*(educators must provide ID at check-in)

United Hearts of America welcomes you to a night at The Betsy Hotel. Specialty Hors D’oeurves and libations provided by BLT Steak. Events will include: “Are Your Smarter Than Your Kid” Trivia Night, hosted by South Beach Comedian Ralphy “Love”, the unveiling of the United Hearts of America Message to President Obama, and a Luxury Raffle. Following the Fundraiser The Betsy Hotel welcomes you to join them in their first Thursday Live Music Night celebrating Bastille Day! For more information on United Hearts of America please visit www.unitedheartsflag.com.

The Betsy –South Beach welcomes United Hearts of America, a multimedia community arts project, on July 14, 2011 from 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. for a Night of Education. Among the events taking place that evening are the unveiling of the United Hearts of America Message to President Obama; the “Are you Smarter Than Your Kids” Trivia contest hosted by Miami comedian Ralphy Love, a Luxury Raffle, and a gourmet cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres from the Betsy’s acclaimed restaurant, BLT Steak. Tickets, priced at $65, are available online through Brown Paper Tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/185304 and include entry in the Luxury Raffle and access to The Betsy Lobby lounge and B Bar for the evening.

United Hearts of America is under the direction of Neo-Pop Artist Ed King. The project seeks to raise $10,000 to deliver flags that have been painted by the community, as well as recorded messages in support of education initiatives to Washington, D.C. during Education Week in November 2011. Over 2,000 citizens, celebrities, and elected officials including Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado, Miami Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, and FIU football coach Mario Cristobal, have participated in painting flags filled with Hearts, since the project’s inception in April 2011.

Following the fundraiser, guests are invited to stay on at The Betsy Hotel for Live Music Thursdays in the hotel’s lively Lobby Bar. In celebration of Bastille Day, BLT Steak will be offering specially priced menu items honoring the French.

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