Rebuilding Together Broward County’s Inaugural Black Dresses & Blueprints
Thursday, 02/06/2020 – 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Mary N. Porter Riverview Ballroom
201 SW 5th Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312
Cost: $125 per ticket
Rebuilding Together Broward County, a nonprofit organization that brings volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of low income homeowners, is hosting its inaugural “Black Dresses & Blueprints,” a cocktail reception and awards ceremony celebrating women in the construction industry. The event will recognize outstanding women who are leaders within and have made an impact in the construction industry and their community.
Honorees will include Beth Azor, president and owner of Azor Advisory Services; Debbie Danto, COO and owner of Danto Builders; and Traci Miller, senior vice president and shareholder with Miller Construction. Alexandrea Torti will be honored with the Young Rebuilder Award.
More than 150 guests ― including companies and individuals in construction-related industries and focused on housing issues, senior citizens and veterans, including local leaders and influencers ― are expected to attend. The fundraising objective of the event is $100,000. Cocktail attire is preferred.
“A Cup with Heart” during American Heart Month
Thursday, 02/06/2020 – 08:00 am – 10:00 am
5711 NW 7th Street,
Miami, FL, Florida 33126
“A Cup with Heart” comes to participating Starbucks locations throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties during American Heart Month to help educate our communities about prevention and risk reduction strategies of heart disease, the leading cause of death in both women and men in the U.S.
Starbucks will provide a free cup of coffee and pastry, along with a raffle ticket for a gift basket to guests completing heart screenings to encourage awareness and prevention during American Heart Month.
The Women’s Breast & Heart Initiative (WBHI) and collaborating hospital partners Baptist Health South Florida and Jackson Health System come together to offer a series of heart screenings including cholesterol, hypertension and glucose. WBHI will also provide the education tools to help reduce risk, manage levels and promote early detection, while modeling a healthy lifestyle.
Miami New Drama Presents The Cubans
Thursday, 01/23/2020 – 08:00 pm –
The Colony Theatre
1040 Lincoln Road,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Sweet Like Cafecito Until the Bitter End
Premiering in January is Cuban-American playwright Michael Leon’s The Cubans, the raw, funny and moving story of Cuban-American family struggling to understand each other and where they fit in. When Christy returns home to Miami for a family celebration, she clashes with her overbearing mother Martica over her life choices and family expectations – until a life-shattering event threatens to destroy the family’s very foundation. The Cubans will be directed by Victoria Collado, director of the immersive Cuban drama The Amparo Experience.
Les Lalanne at The Raleigh Gardens
Friday, 11/22/2019 – 02/29/2020 11:00 am – 07:00 pm
Gardens at The Raleigh Hotel
1775 Collins Ave,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Presented by real estate developer Michael Shvo in the redesigned tropical Gardens of The Raleigh Hotel, “Les Lalanne at the Raleigh Gardens,” is a free exhibition open to the public from November 22, 2019 – February 29, 2020 honoring the late French artist Claude Lalanne, and her husband and collaborator François-Xavier Lalanne.