Honey Shine 11th Annual Hats Off Luncheon 5/7/13

Honey Shine 11th Annual Hats Off Luncheon
honeyshineTuesday, May 7, 2013, 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Jungle Island
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail
Miami, FL 33132
Tickets to the luncheon cost $125 and memberships to Honey Shine begin at $250.
RSVP rsvp@honeyshine.org or (305) 854-2444

Honey Shine, a mentoring program and not-for-profit organization that encourages girls and young women by enlightening their paths and empowering their futures, announced today the return of its 11th Annual Hats Off Luncheon at Jungle Island’s Treetop Ballroom at 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 7. Each year Tracy Wilson Mourning, founder of Honey Shine, along with current Lady Bug members and friends of the program, don their favorite hats and attend the luncheon, which serves as the premier fundraising event to continue enriching the lives of the young girls enrolled in the program, known as the “Honey Bugs.” This year’s luncheon features award-winning journalist Louis Aguirre, anchor of DECO Drive and WSVN TV FOX 7 and two of Honey Shine’s Honey Bugs, Yolanda Jiron, age 18, and Quanthavia Stalworth, age 17. Miss Stalworth and Miss Jiron will also share their personal stories of success and serve as Mistress’ of Ceremonies.
More than 600 guests will enjoy the theme of this year’s luncheon, “Peace, Love, Honeyshine,” which boasts colorful, retro chic 60’s décor, a welcome reception, a silent auction featuring designer and vintage handbags, vacation stays, jewelry and more, a luncheon, and the always-anticipated “Honey Bug” Showcase – a catwalk fashion show sponsored by Aventura Mall that features select Honey Bugs, who have exemplified exceptional participation and improvement in grades. Participating models will be outfitted by Gap retail stores, who will showcase its casual Spring/Summer collection and Bloomingdale’s who will also donate items from its current spring collection. Guests are encouraged to dress casual chic and participate by wearing their favorite hats.

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