Come to Life event at River Lounge at Epic Hotel by Betty Alvarez

Guests enjoyed a wonderful night at River Lounge in the lovely Epic Hotel with the Event Come to Life. With a $20 donation, all invited guests enjoyed complimentary appetizers and $5 cocktails. Marnie Howard author of Giving is Living: 101 Easy Ways to Practice effortless generosity was on hand and copies of her book were being sold at the event. Also, well-renowned artist George Rodez displayed his works in a silent auction benefitting Take Stock in Children. The wonderful saxophone music by Jon Saxx delighted guests as they enjoyed the wonderful delectable food by Karl Catering.

Take Stock in Children is a solution to overcoming child poverty, academic failure and youth crime. The TSIC of Miami-Dade program has approximately 500 studens currently enrolled. Since 1995, the program has impacted the lives of nearly 17,500 students in Florida

Sponsors for Come to Life were Take Stock in Children, Miami Dade College, The Florida Lottery, Miami Finance Forum, Epic Hotel, Jon Sax and Gallery

Photographs by Betty Alvarez