CAOK Pub Crawl in Brickell 8/9/14

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CAOK Pub Crawl in Brickell
Saturday, 08/09/2014 – 03:00 pm – 09:00 pm
CAOK-Crawl-flyer-backBatch Gastropub
30 SW 12 Street,
Miami, Florida 33130
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Cost: $20 Pre-Registration; $25 Day of Event

Come join us and give back to the community while having a great time as we visit some of Brickell’s best bars. Our crawl will benefit The Motor Neurone Disease Association.
Your donation ($20 pre-registration; $25 day of event) gets you a complimentary drink and crawler specials at each bar. Must be 21 to participate with valid state ID.

11th Annual Fairy Tale Ball: Mary Poppins 11/8/14

11th Annual Fairy Tale Ball: Mary Poppins
Saturday, 11/08/2014 – 07:00 pm –
JDCH-Diamond-Angels-Lo-Res-LogoThe Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa
3555 South Ocean Drive,
Hollywood, Florida 33019
More Info Link
Cost: $250 per person

The annual Fairy Tale Ball is a popular fundraising event hosted by the Diamond Angels of Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation.

The 11th Annual Fairy Tale Ball, themed “Mary Poppins,” features a cocktail reception, dinner, dancing, and spectacular silent auction. There will also be a musical performance by ‘90s pop/rock giants Gin Blossoms. Gin Blossoms is best known for their debut album, “New Miserable Experience.” The Title Sponsor is The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa.

The Diamond Angels of Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation is a volunteer organization that advocates for the hospital and its pediatric programs www.diamondangels.org. Event proceeds benefit Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. Since 2004, the Diamond Angels have raised more than $3.2 million for Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation www.jdchfoundation.org. Established in 1994, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation raises funds to assist patients and their families and to underwrite the cost of programs, facilities, and equipment at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, the leading children’s hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties.

For Fairy Tale Ball tickets and sponsorship information, contact Kate Rodriguez at (954) 265-3454 or email ksnyder@mhs.net.

Retro Martini Tuesday For a Good Cause 8/5/14

Retro Martini Tuesday For a Good Cause
Tuesday, 08/05/2014 – 07:00 pm – 01:00 am
Retro-August-UpdatedVezzoli 69 Italian Martini Bar
6900 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33138
RSVP Link
Cost: Free

Here we go again!! The 1st Tuesday of August is rapidly approaching and Via Verdi is kicking off the end of summer with Retro Martini Tuesday party for the decades.

Rather than simply the 1950s Era, we are inviting all of you Retro Party Animals to dress your best from the 1950′s through the 1970′s.

Afros, Bellbottoms, Poodle Skirts and more!
Best Dressed Contest: Winner will receive a Free Lunch or Dinner to Via Verdi Cucina Rustica.

For A Good Cause
A portion of the proceeds will go to the Center For Independent Living Of South Florida. A CIL representative will be available if you would like to learn more about how you can help their cause.

http://www.soflacil.org/

As Always
• RSVP is highly recommended for this event
• Fashion show by LA Boudoir (www.laboudoirmiami.com)
• Pin-Up Models to get your photos with
• Free Buffet & Drinks for those who RSVP (via wristbands)
• Life DJ with Movies playing from the ’50s, ’60s & ’70s
• FREE Jello Shots upstairs at the LA Boudoir Miami Boutique

Over The Edge Miami 2014 9/5/14

Over The Edge Miami 2014
Friday, 09/05/2014 – 09/06/2014 01:00 pm – 06:00 pm
JW Marriott Marquis Miami
255 Biscayne Blvd Way,
Miami, Florida 33131
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Cost: Any participants who raise a minimum of $1,500 in donations may participate. Learn more at www.otemiami.com.

Join us at Over the Edge Miami 2014 to experience the amazing thrill of rappelling 19 stories – a full 200 feet – down the beautiful JW Marriott Marquis in downtown Miami! Over the Edge Miami, a fundraising event hosted by local nonprofit Miami Children’s Initiative, is a great opportunity for individuals and local businesses to make a difference for the children of Liberty City while enjoying a once-in-a-lifetime experience. All members of the community are invited to participate. To rappel in support of MCI, participants create a personal fundraising page via www.otemiami.com and raise a minimum of $1,500 in donations. All proceeds benefit Miami Children’s Initiative. For more information, go to www.otemiami.com or call Hopi Morton at 305-636-2227.

Miami Charity Wedding Gown Sale, Bridal Show and Fashion Pop-Up Boutique 8/15/14

Miami Charity Wedding Gown Sale, Bridal Show and Fashion Pop-Up Boutique
Friday, 08/15/2014 – 08/16/2014 07:00 pm – 10:00 am
Miami-August-2014-Show-Flyer650pxInterContinental at Doral Miami
2505 NW 87 Avenue,
Miami, Florida 33172
Webpage Link
Cost: tax deductible donation of $40 for VIP event and $7 for general admisson

We invite all Miami area brides and guests to browse through hundreds of new and lovingly worn designer and couture wedding gowns.You will also meet some of the area’s top wedding vendors, and enter exciting giveaways — while supporting a great cause.

Attend our VIP Reception and enjoy light bites, signature beverages, entertainment and giveaways. You will be among the very first in the Miami area to browse through, try on and purchase your selections from our large inventory of gowns, before general admission begins!

Photographs of AFP Miami Wynwood Art Crawl at The Bakehouse Art Complex on 7/10/14

Association of Fundraising Professionals Miami Wynwood Art Crawl at The Bakehouse Art Complex on Thursday, July 10, 2014.  We enjoyed a wonderful evening of arts and networking featuring DJ Hank Justice, wine provided by Decopas, and catering from Premier Beverage Catering Services.  

 Association of Fundraising Professionals Miami Chapter Diversity StatementDiversity in fundraising – Diversity is the seeking and achieving of a broad representation of experiences, perspectives, opinions and cultures. Inclusiveness is an essential source of vitality and strength for the effective pursuit of an organization’s mission.

  
Mission: To ensure that our AFP chapter reflects, represents and responds to the cultural diversity of the Miami-Dade community.
 
Vision: We envision a community of fundraising professionals where a commitment to diversity,
inclusiveness and justice transcends our differences.
 
Values: We believe that diversity, inclusiveness and understanding increase productivity, enrich problem-solving, and heighten creativity.
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Family Fun Fest at Tobacco Road 7/20/14

Family Fun Fest at Tobacco Road
Sunday, 07/20/2014 – 02:00 pm – 07:00 pm
family-fest-1Tobacco Road
626 south miami ave,
miami, Florida 33130
Facebook Link
Cost: Free

Lady Stings Basketball Booster & We Are The Road
Presents:

Family Fun Fest • Sunday July 20th, 2014.
All Ages event! 2pm til 7pm
Live Music, DJs, Fun & Games

Come out and bring the whole family for a summer day of live music, DJs, fun and games at the world famous Tobacco Road.

Featuring live performances by:
Nlyte8 (Latin Reggae and Funk)
Purple? (Rock)
Vecinos De La Noche ( Latin and Pop)
DJ Junior Diaz of So Flo Musick (House & Latin Jams)
Deejay Smooth ( Resident DJ at Tobacco Road)
and more TBA!

Make sure to bring a towel as we will have lots of water games plus basketball shoot off for cash and prizes.
Proceeds to benefit the purchase of Tobacco Road by its employees and Miami High Girls Basketball

If you would like to perform, volunteer, be a vendor, sponsor or make a donation call 305.374.1198 or email thefamilyfunfest@gmail.com. Thank you

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