Switchboard of Miami’s 4th Annual Katz Barron Squitero Faust All-Star Non-Profit Awards Luncheon 11/19/15

Switchboard of Miami’s 4th Annual Katz Barron Squitero Faust All-Star Non-Profit Awards Luncheon
Thursday, 11/19/2015 – 11:00 am – 02:00 pm
Switchboard-logoJungle Island
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: General Admission: $75 per person Non-Profit Staff Tickets: $50 per person Table Sponsorships begin at $1,000. Sponsorship opportunities ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 are still available.

This awards luncheon will celebrate the hard work, dedication and achievement of Miami-Dade County’s local non-profit organizations, their executive teams and philanthropic leaders in the community.

Awards will be presented in the following categories: Most Valuable Non-Profit All Star, Leadership All Star, Volunteerism All Star, Collaboration All Star, Innovation All Star Rookie of the Year All Star, Outstanding Non-Profit Leader of the Year All Star, Lifetime Achievement All Star, Young Leader of the Year All Star and Miami’s All Star Award.

WPLG-TV Local 10 News co-anchor Calvin Hughes will be the emcee for the event, bringing a lively and entertaining personality to this year’s All-Star Non-Profit Awards.

For more information about purchasing tickets, nominating an organization or individual, or sponsorship opportunities, please visit www.switchboardmiami.org or contact 305-358-1640 or [email protected]

Additional confirmed sponsors include the Miami Marlins, Florida Power & Light, Interamerica Data FL, Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables, South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine and Kip Hunter Marketing.

For more information, please visit www.switchboardmiami.org. For more information about Katz Barron Squitero Faust, please visit www.katzbarron.com.

Tailgate Tasting and Touchdown Toss at Whole Foods Market Aventura 8/29/15

Tailgate Tasting and Touchdown Toss at Whole Foods Market Aventura
Saturday, 08/29/2015 – 03:00 pm – 05:00 pm
TouchdownTossWhole Foods Market
21105 Biscayne Blvd,
Aventura, Florida 33180
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Cost: $2

Back by popular demand, Whole Foods Market Aventura is hosting its touchdown toss. Get off the sideline and onto the green in support of Whole Kids Foundation. Score three touchdowns to win a $5 gift card while enjoying daily specials and tastings throughout the store. *All proceeds will directly benefit Whole Kids Foundation, a Whole Foods Market foundation that provides garden grants and salad bars to schools and organizations.

3rd Annual Pink Flamingo Awards 9/24/15

3rd Annual Pink Flamingo Awards
Thursday, 09/24/2015 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
JPEGMiami Beach Convention Center
1901 Convention Center Dr,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: $75

Presented by the LGBT Visitor Center located on Miami Beach, the Pink Flamingo Awards honor people, places and organizations that have demonstrated a level of excellence in the South Florida community throughout the year.
“The Pink Flamingo Awards event is the quintessential commemoration of ‘Community Celebrating Community,’” said Lori Lynch, Executive Director of the LGBT Visitors Center. “It’s not only an opportunity for the community to honor those who serve or entertain them year ‘round, but also to put the ‘fun’ back in fundraiser. This year’s awards celebration will be hosted by celebrity comedian ANT and include lots of surprises, making for an evening to remember.”
You may purchase tickets and vote at www.pinkflamingoawards.com

American Red Cross Humanitarian Dinner – CEOs. Champions. Connections. Community. 9/17/15

American Red Cross Humanitarian Dinner – CEOs. Champions. Connections. Community.
Thursday, 09/17/2015 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
HumDinBroward County Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Blvd,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
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Cost: $100 per person OR $1,200 per table

The Humanitarian Dinner – CEOs. Champions. Connections. Community. will offer a lively and fun evening complete with great food, libations, and a high energy powerhouse auction as we honor local community leaders for their humanitarian efforts. The American Red Cross Broward County Chapter will be leveraging Broward’s elite to serve the community with their thought, leadership and experience. Broward CEOs, celebrity chefs, and athletes will auction off an hour of their time to promote success in the community. Local community leaders will benefit from our CEOs knowledge, insight and partnerships while CEOs will be rewarded by sharing their leadership with those in the community and give back locally. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the American Red Cross and our efforts to alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies. For more information please contact Paula Prendergast at [email protected] or via phone at (954) 702-9261.

Music & Art Student Showcase 8/13/15

Music & Art Student Showcase
Thursday, 08/13/2015 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
ПечатьMcCormick Place
111 SW 3rd Street,
Miami, Florida 33130
Cost: Free

The Motivational Edge is proud to present its annual Music & Art Student Showcase. The evening will include drinks courtesy of Premier Beverage, bites available for purchase through Empowered Youth’s Vibe 305 Food Truck, raffles and most importantly, a celebration of local talented youth. Enjoy several types of performances including dance, spoken word, singing and group instrumentals. Also on display and available for purchase will be an entire gallery of one of a kind art masterpieces created by our very talented students. These students will surely amaze you as they showcase how hard they’ve been working to perfect their skills.

Many of the presenting students come from the Irie Foundation Allapattah Music and Literacy Center through our Lyrical Expression and Audio Recording classes, which is available to them because of a generous grant from the James S. and John L. Knight Foundation.

Current sponsors include: McCormick Place Downtown Miami, Center for Social Change, Irie Foundation, Premier Beverage, theAOinsight, Car2Go, Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and Embrace the Esquire. If you are interested in participating as a sponsor, contact Adriana Oliva at [email protected]

The Motivational Edge Music & Art Student Showcase is offered with support of the Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs, the Cultural Affairs Council, the Mayor, and the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners.

Yoga on the Lawn at the Village of Merrick Park 7/25/15

Yoga on the Lawn at the Village of Merrick Park
Saturday, 07/25/2015 – 09:00 am – 10:00 am
NPF-Yoga-eviteAthleta at the Village of Merrick Park
350 San Lorenzo Avenue,
Coral Gables, Florida 33146
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Cost: $20.00

Calling all yogi’s! Come join us on Saturday, July 25th at 9am for yoga on the lawn at the Village of Merrick Park in Coral Gables! All for only a $20 donation to the National Parkinson Foundation. Athleta will be having a raffle for a yoga mat and gift card and all participants will receive a goodie bag! Go to www.teammindynpf.com for more information and to make your donation today! Or you can RSVP to [email protected] , 305.779.8943.

Taste of the Nation South Florida 7/16/15

Taste of the Nation South Florida
Thursday, 07/16/2015 – 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
taste-nation-south-florida-35Taste of the Nation South Florida
1601 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: General admission tickets are priced at $125 per person. VIP tickets are priced at $250 per person and provide access to the event an hour before the doors open, as well as admission to the after party.

Now in its 27th year, Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation® South Florida, is gearing up for another banner event. This year, the region’s premier culinary benefit dedicated to ending childhood hunger, will showcase close to 50 of the hottest restaurants from both Dade and Broward counties, top chefs, sommeliers, mixologists and brewers. The South Beach Chic – Food, Wine & Art-themed benefit will also feature silent and live auctions, an interactive art display showcasing local artists and a beer garden co-curated by Miami Herald food editor Evan Benn and Chef Bret Pelaggi.

This year’s exclusive Taste of the Nation “Chefs on a Half Shell” after party will feature oyster creations from host restaurant Lure Fishbar as well as The Dutch at W South Beach, Devon Seafood + Steak and Aaron’s Catering. The annual tasting event will take place on Thursday, July 16, 2015 from 7PM to 10PM, at Loews Miami Beach, followed by the after party from 10PM to Midnight.

100% of Taste of the Nation proceeds benefit Share Our Strength’s efforts to end childhood hunger.Please note, all attendees must be 21 years of age