Saun Lightbourne’s Annual Birthday/Charity Extravaganza at Set Nightclub to benefit Ayuda a great success! By Betty Alvarez

A good friend and supporter of the Miami Beach Community, Saun Lightbourne celebrated his birthday charity exravaganza on June 23 with great enthusiasm. The Birthday theme, “Denim & Diamonds” was held at the exclusive and beautiful Set Nightclub to family and friends galore supporting him and the wonderful charity benefiting from his birthday party, Ayuda.

In the early part of the festivities, guests enjoyed a VIP champagne reception and later the Open Vodka Bar Live Performances and entertainment from Saun’s friends in the musical entertainment industry gather around to wish him a Happy Birthday!

AYUDA Inc. a local Nonprofit Organization in Miami Beach received 100 % of the proceeds from Saun Lightbourne’s Annual Celebrity Birthday Charity Event. Saun has partnered with Saks Fifth Avenue~ Bal Harbor, Ocean Drive Magazine, Impact Computers, Moet & Chandon along with many other generous local and national sponsors in celebrating his birthday in support of AYUDA.

It was a spectacular event. HAPPY BIRTHDAY SAUN!!!

For over 30 years now, Ayuda has provided programs to children and families to HELP prevent abuse and neglect. They empower and inspire their clients to believe that they do make a difference in the world. Programs include enrichment as well as prevention for the very young to the elderly. Early educational scholarships, parenting skills as well as family empowerment programs are in place for the entire family unit. To find our more about Ayuda please visit: . Event donations can be made directly on the Ayuda website in lieu of gifts Saun asks for a donation to be made in order to attend the event.

About Saun Lightbourne
Saun is the Director of Sales and Marketing of the Shelborne South Beach on Miami Beach. He is committed to being a generous philanthropist in the communities where he does business and believes in supporting programs with long-term sustainable results. Because of his passionate love toward children’s causes, he has been successful in raising over 100,000 over the past 10 years for his charity of choice. This year AYUDA is the charity he has chosen; 100% of the proceeds from this event go directly to this magnificent organization that he is very proud to be a part of. Currently he sits on the Board of Directors for Ayuda. This year the goal is to raise $50,000 for this worthy cause with the help from corporate sponsors, supporters and friends. The event usually has between 300 – 500 attendees.

Photographs by Betty Alvarez copyright 2011