Jazz It Up at the Seventh Annual Open the Door Awards Dinner and Auction 5/2/14

Jazz It Up at the Seventh Annual Open the Door Awards Dinner and Auction
Friday, 05/02/2014 – 06:30 pm –
OPEN-THE-DOOR-FLYERTurnberry Isle Miami
19999 West Country Club Drive,
Aventura, Florida 33180
Webpage Link
Cost: $100/person

The Seventh Annual Open the Door Awards Dinner and Auction hosted by the Women’s Breast Health Initiative, Florida Affiliate (WBHI) is right around the corner! This special event supporting early detection of breast cancer and heart disease in women is going to be held on Friday May 2, 2014 at the Turnberry Isle Miami in Aventura. Tickets are $100 per person and you may buy your tickets online at www.flbreasthealth.com. Funds raised from this event will help uninsured and undeserved women in the South Florida community receive free breast and heart health education and services which may save their lives.

Join the gathering beginning at 6:30 p.m. to enjoy great food, authentic jazz music, silent and live auctions, and hear from women whose lives have been saved by WBHI’s outreach and educational programs. Community leaders will also be honored during the event.

To become a sponsor or auction donor in support of the life-saving work of The Women’s Breast Health Initiative, or for more information on this event or the organization, please visit http://www.flbreasthealth.com or contact Stephanie Hoogenbergen at 305.825.4081.

Photographs of the 5th Annual Take A Walk In Her Shoes Kick-Off Party at C. Madeleine’s on 4/16/14

5th Annual Take A Walk In Her Shoes Kick-Off Party at C. Madeleine’s on Wednesday, April 16, 2104.

Save the Date, May 17, 2014, for the Womenade 5th Annual Take a Walk in Her Shoes Fashion Show and Luncheon at The Ritz-Carlton ( Key Biscayne).  A vintage fashion show and luncheon produced by C. Madeleine’s, directed by Danny Santiago and hair styling and make up by Rik Rak Salon.

Chapman Partnership’s Mission:  “Provide comprehensive services to empower our homeless residents to become self-sufficient.”

“Womenade is made up of women from all walks of life who are committed to the mission of increasing awareness and revenue for Chapman Partnership. Funds generated through membership and events assist the women and children residents who are looking to rebuild their lives.”

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Feeding South Florida Hosts First Annual Ultimate Hunger Champion Awards Gala 4/26/14

Feeding South Florida Hosts First Annual Ultimate Hunger Champion Awards Gala
Saturday, 04/26/2014 – 06:00 pm – 12:00 am
Gala-postcard-5Conrad Miami
1395 Brickell Avenue,
Miami, Florida 33131
Webpage Link
Cost:

Hosted by Conrad Miami, the gala, in addition to bringing awareness to local hunger issues, honors participants of the Hunger Games, Feeding South Florida’s series of competitive events between corporations, which launched in January.

Cost:
$100 GA (Cocktail Party and Awards Banquet)
$225 VIP (Includes Cocktail Reception, Awards Banquet, VIP After-Party, Gift Bag and Valet Parking)
$50 After Party Admission

The Gator Club of Miami Presents Gator Gatsby Casino Night Fundraisers 5/2/14

The Gator Club of Miami Presents Gator Gatsby Casino Night Fundraisers
Friday, 05/02/2014 – 05/02/2014 07:30 pm – 11:00 pm
10150679_10152085504463335_2013203964_nEPIC Hotel
270 Biscayne Blvd. Way,
Miami, Florida 33131
Eventbrite Link
Cost: $75-$125

The Gator Club of Miami hosts an evening of revelry and ragtime at the most highly anticipated event of the year. The casino night will be held on May 2, 2014 at the EPIC Hotel in Downtown Miami, fashioned as a 1920’s speakeasy. Guests will wine and dine on top-shelf beverages and fabulous fare while enjoying casino games and live entertainment with fellow University of Florida alumni and friends.
Last year, the Gator Club of Miami raised $15,000 in scholarships for incoming University of Florida Freshman. The mission of the Gator Club of Miami is to enhance the relationship between the University of Florida, its alumni, students and friends in Miami-Dade County and its surrounding areas. The ultimate success of the Gator Gatsby casino night depends on being able to underwrite the costs associated with the event while fostering these relationships. So join the Gator Club to have a roarin’ good time for a swell cause! 

Melanoma Research Fundraiser in Honor of Maria Marin at HaVen Gastro-Lounge 4/15/14

Melanoma Research Fundraiser in Honor of Maria Marin at HaVen Gastro-Lounge
Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 7-10 p.m.
HaVen
1237 Lincoln Road
Miami Beach
www.havenlounge.com

Popular Gastro-Lounge To Host Fundraiser In Honor Of Longtime Friend
Celebration of Maria Marin’s life to raise awareness of melanoma and dollars for a cure

Maria Marin was a longtime South Beach resident, a local socialite as known for her wide circle of friends as her effervescent personality. Sadly, Marin recently passed after a year-long battle with melanoma and on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, HaVen Gastro-Lounge – one of Marin’s favorite spots –
will host a charity cocktail party in honor.

Hosted by longtime friend Dirk DeSouza, HaVen’s Mike Boles, Gary James, Stefano Santoro and Marin’s family, the event – taking place from 7-10 p.m. – will feature hors d’oeuvres by executive chef Todd Erickson, two complimentary cocktails for each attendee and music by DJ’s Joe Dert and Umber. A minimum $20 donation at the door is requested. 100% of dollars raised will go to melanoma research. In addition, a silent auction has been launched and can accessed via www.facebook.com/MariaMarinAuction.

“We were heartbroken to hear the news of Maria’s passing,” says Boles, a close friend of Marina’s. “We were honored to call her a friend and considered her a member of the HaVen family. We’re happy to open our doors and help raise awareness of and money for the battle against the disease that took her from those that loved her. In addition to the evening’s proceeds, HaVen will be making a private donation to the cause and we challenge everyone to join us in the fight.”

Photographs of Life Is Art GrassRoots Bonus Round Art Auction During Bakehouse Art Complex 2nd Friday on 4/11/14

Life Is Art GrassRoots Bonus Round Art Auction During Bakehouse Art Complex 2nd Friday Open Studios on Friday, April 11, 2014.Featured Artists included: -Ivan Roque -Rei Ramirez -Danny Ferrer -Chy Tea -Jay Bellicchi -James Brutus -Teepop -Jorge Rodriguez -Nate Dee! Complimentary beer sponsored by World of Beer Midtown. Free snacks courtesy of KIND Snacks. Delicious coffee tastings by Mad Chiller. Thanks to Yo Miami for all the help.

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Photographs of Leaders, Legends & Lovelies Ball on 4/9/14

Leaders, Legends & Lovelies Ball at Jackie Gleason Rehearsal Hall on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. What an amazing event!!!!!!!

Mission Statements: “Unity Coalition|Coalicion Unida is a Florida 501c3 non-profit corporation – The first & only organization for the So. Fla. Latino|Hispanic|LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning) Community – advancing Equality since 2002.”

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