BACCF 2015 Independence Gala 9/12/15

BACCF 2015 Independence Gala
Saturday, 09/12/2015 – 08:00 pm – 12:00 am
BACCF-gala-2015Four Season Hotel Miami
1435 Brickell Ave. 6th Floor,
Miami,, Florida 33131
Cost: BACCF Members: $200.00 Non-members: $250.00

This traditional black-tie evening celebrates Brazil’s Independence and is the landmark event as the largest annual social gathering of the Brazilian community in Florida. This very special celebration will be held on Saturday, September 12th. The event, a black-tie dinner-dance, takes place at the elegant Four Seasons Hotel, especially decorated for the occasion.

YMCA of South Florida 100th Anniversary Celebration Gala 11/21/15

YMCA of South Florida 100th Anniversary Celebration Gala
Saturday, 11/21/2015 – 11/21/2015 07:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Screen-Shot-2015-07-27-at-12.51.55-PMTurnberry Isle Miami Resort
19999 W Country Club Dr. Grand Ballroom,
Aventura, Florida 33180
Webpage Link
Cost: Tickets start at $1000, Tables $10,000

On Saturday, November 21, hundreds of the region’s top business and community leaders will come together to launch a celebration of 100 years of serving children, families, seniors and adults in South Florida. The YMCA of South Florida 100th Anniversary Celebration Gala will be held at the iconic Turnberry Isle Miami Resort. Leading the festivities as Gala Co-Chairs are philanthropists Robert J. “Robin” Shelley, III and his wife, Susan; former NFL player Dwight Stephenson and his wife Dinah, co-business owners and philanthropists; CPA Joaquin Urquiola and his wife, attorney and business owner Joanne; and attorney Kurt Zimmerman and his wife Patty Hooley Zimmerman, automotive business owner.

One hundred percent of the proceeds raised from the event will be directed toward financial assistance for underserved children, youth and families, and other important initiatives such as drowning and chronic disease prevention. Annually, the YMCA serves more than 250,000 people through programs that nurture the potential of youth, improve the community’s health and well- being, and giving back to neighbors in need.

Cleveland Orchestra Miami 10th Anniversary Gala Evening 1/23/16

Cleveland Orchestra Miami 10th Anniversary Gala Evening
Saturday, 01/23/2016 – 01/23/2016 06:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Cleveland-Orchestra-GalaAdrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd.,
Miami, Florida 33132
More Info Link
Cost: $1000

The Cleveland Orchestra celebrates 10 years in Miami on Saturday, Jan. 23 with a special performance featuring acclaimed soprano Renée Fleming and conductor Frank Welser-Möst at the Adrienne Arsht Center Knight Concert Hall followed by a gala dinner at the Hotel InterContinental.

The Education Fund’s For the Love of Art Charity Auction & Honoree Celebration presented by Ocean Bank 5/28/15

The Education Fund’s For the Love of Art Charity Auction & Honoree Celebration presented by Ocean Bank
Thursday, 05/28/2015 – 05/28/2015 06:00 pm – 09:15 pm
Invite-cover-imageDouglas Entrance
806 S. Douglas Road, South Tower Penthouse,
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
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Cost: $125 per ticket, sponsorships available

The Education Fund to auction 180 pieces of original student, teacher art at the annual For the Love of Charity Auction & Honoree Celebration

6 – 9 p.m. Thursday, May 28 at Douglas Entrance South Tower Penthouse in Coral Gables

WHAT: The Education Fund’s For the Love of Art Charity Auction & Honoree Celebration presented by Ocean Bank, will showcase more than 180 original pieces of artwork created by Miami-Dade County public school students and teachers. This Children’s Trust sponsored event showcases artwork crafted from materials found at The Education Fund’s Ocean Bank Center for Educational Materials, a warehouse with donated supplies where teachers can pick up free materials for classroom projects and for their students.

For the Love of Art features the Sapoznik Insurance Public School Alumni Achievement Awards, which honors 30 extraordinary community leaders who graduated from public schools.

In addition, the auction will feature more 120 luxury items, performances by the New World School of the Arts Alumni Jazz Combo, special drinks by Bacardi, and catering by the 2015 Teacher of the Year Chef Myrna Betancourt and her students in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

EVENT TITLE: The Education Fund For the Love of Art Annual Charity Auction & Honoree Celebration

BENEFITTING: Miami Dade County public school art programs and The Education Fund’s Ocean Bank Center

WHEN: Thursday, May 28
6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

WHERE: Douglas Entrance, South Tower Penthouse
806 S. Douglas Road
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Valet and self-parking available

WHY: The annual charity event supports and raises funds for The Education Fund, which has acted on the belief that the quality of public schools must be the top priority for our community. Working with the private sector for 26 years, The Education Fund has raised more than $50 million to support and improve public schools with an emphasis on designing and implementing innovative initiatives. The goal is to ensure that every child learns, graduates and succeeds.

Tickets are $125 per person. Available at and at the event.
Call 305-558-4544, ext. 107

CONNECT: The Education Fund Website:
Like The Education Fund on Facebook at
Follow us on Twitter @EducationFund. The event hashtag is #edfundart


Event Sponsors: Ocean Bank, Sapoznik Insurance, The Children’s Trust, Douglas Entrance Bacardi, CBS4

Marlins Foundation Invites You to Fish ‘N Chips! 5/21/15

Marlins Foundation Invites You to Fish ‘N Chips!
Thursday, 05/21/2015 – 06:30 pm –
2015_FNC_SaveTheDate_Email-01Marlins Park
501 Marlins Way,
Miami, Florida 33125
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Cost: Couple $175 Single $100

Please join the Marlins Foundation for an evening of fun and stakes with your favorite Marlins players, coaches and alumni. Enjoy a night filled with lavish hors d’oeuvres, open bars, live music and dancing as you revel in breathtaking views of downtown Miami.

Charity Gala for victims of crime 6/5/15

Charity Gala for victims of crime
Friday, 06/05/2015 – 07:00 pm – 11:00 pm
gala_complete-kVilla Woodbine Coconut Grove
2167 S Bayshore Dr,
Miami, Florida 33133
Eventbrite Link
Cost: $180

5th Annual BLUE Cocktail 5/9/15

5th Annual BLUE Cocktail
Saturday, 05/09/2015 – 05/09/2015 07:30 pm – 12:00 am
10985816_10152726054965267_2455978783915930989_nFIU GC Ballrooms
11200 SW 8th Street,
Miami, Florida 33199
Eventbrite Link
Cost: $50

To commemorate another successful year of dedication to end the water and sanitation crisis, BLUE Missions is hosting its 5th Annual Cocktail fundraiser on May 9 at Florida International University. For over five years, BLUE Missions has served the Miami community in educating young adults of the overwhelming need for clean water and sanitation in poverty-stricken communities abroad through authentic immersion experiences in the Dominican Republic.
The evening features an open bar stocked with premium-brand liquor provided by Southern Wine & Spirits, hors d’oeuvres and dinner catered by Cole Catering, live music by Afro-Latin funk band Suénalo and professional singer/songwriter, Keba, along with beats by DJ Mandy.
The 5th Annual BLUE Cocktail is an opportunity for all to join BLUE Missions in celebrating five years’ worth of accomplishments, memories, and togetherness in the unstoppable quest of water-giving. Join BLUE Missions on Saturday, May 9 from 7:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. in FIU’s Ernest R. Graham Center Ballroom, located at 11200 S.W. 8th Street, Miami, Florida. Tickets are $50 until May 8, $75 at the door. For ticket purchases, please visit To join multinational corporations like Visa, Trip Advisor Foundation, and Caricap as Platinum Sponsors, please contact Daniel Rodriguez at [email protected] or call 305.542.9519. For more information on BLUE Missions, please visit