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 4th Annual Cabaret & Karaoke benefiting Zoetic Stage

Pioneer Inter-Development Homes hosted the 4th Annual Cabaret & Karaoke to benefit Zoetic Stage at their $4.3 million-dollar glass mansion in Pinecrest. Professional signers who regularly perform with Zoetic Stage entertained, and later the event transitioned to karaoke, allowing guests to engage and be a part of the show. About 200 guests enjoyed a full buffet by Catering The Event and Misha’s Cupcakes and libations compliments of Zyr Vodka and Oyster Bay Wine.

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 Turning the Tables for Paws

Paws4You, a Miami-based, non-profit animal rescue organization, raised $55,000 at its casino-themed charity event, "Turning the Tables for Paws," at The Cruz Building in Coconut Grove. Presented by Swiss luxury watch and jewelry manufacturer Chopard, the evening welcomed special guest Teresa Giudice. The Real Housewives of New Jersey star and New York Times best-selling cookbook author greeted guests and signed special copies of her latest book, “Turning the Tables: From Housewife to Inmate and Back Again.” Event guests browsed the silent auction and tried their luck on casino games, enjoying libations, hors d'oeuvres and live entertainment.

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 Fisher Island Soiree

Dr. Guenther Koehne, Chairman of the 2018 Light the Night Campaign, and Fisher Island CEO Bernard Lackner co-hosted an intimate soiree in honor of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Executive Committee at the historic Vanderbilt Mansion. After arriving to the exclusive private island by ferry, guests were treated to an al fresco seaside reception before attending the five-course, candlelit dinner held in the historic Vanderbilt Mansion library.

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 David Yurman and The Childhood Cancer Project

David Yurman and The Childhood Cancer Project joined forces to raise funds and awareness for childhood cancer at a Mother's Day-themed experience at the Bal Harbour Shops. Joanna Segal, Founder and President of The Childhood Cancer Project, hosted the event along with her husband Scott Segal, and friends Lauren & Andrew Sperber, Joey Chancis, Debbie Banks Snyder & Chris Mafera, Caryn & Cary Lubetsky, and Gigi & Jeff Jeffries. In addition to shopping new collections like Mother Daughter and Wellesley Link, and perennial favorite Starburst, guests enjoyed Champagne, 15-year-old The Dalmore single-malt scotch whisky, cigars from a Cuban cigar roller, and bites of mini burgers and caviar.

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 Chapman Partnership nextgen hosts Kentucky Derby Watch Party

More than 100 young professionals dressed to impress at the third annual nextgen Kentucky Derby watch party at Smith and Wollensky. Guests donned fun Derby hats, fascinators and bowties for the event, chaired by Jennifer Marques and Michele Reese to benefit Chapman Partnership for the Homeless. The room was filled with more than 200 roses, donated by Continental Flowers, which set the tone for the Run of the Roses. The crowd sipped on mint juleps and posed for pictures at the photo booth provided by the events media sponsor, The New Tropic.

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