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 Fashionably Conscious Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Fashionably Conscious, the vintage designer sale, held its 10th anniversary event in the Miami Design District's Palm Court. The annual fundraiser offers favorable pricing on gently used designer goods straight from the closets of Miami’s most respected philanthropists. This year’s event took on a whole new format, featuring a curated selection of designer handbags and statement accessories. All proceeds benefit Coconut Grove Cares’ The Barnyard, which offers essential services to hundreds of children in the West Grove Community.

Pictured: Olee Fowler, Elle Becerra, Madeleine Saade, Alexandra Codina, Liza Walton, Iva Kosovic, Annette Lopez, Marcia Martinez, Gina Halley-Wright

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 Golf & Tennis Weekend at Fisher Island Club

Philanthropist and financier Mike Milken hosted a special golf and tennis tournament weekend at Fisher Island Club to celebrate the advancements in the cure for prostate cancer that are revolutionizing treatments for patients. The weekend festivities kicked off with a reception and dinner at the Club's historic Vanderbilt Mansion. Throughout the two-day event for amateur golfers and tennis players were given the unique opportunity to tee off and serve up alongside elite pros in competitive tournaments.

Pictured: Mike Hulbert, Amer Delic, Gordon Silver, Michelle McGann, Jerry Katell, and Scott Moore

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 Meet the Twelve Good Men of 2017

Each year Ronald McDonald House Charities honors outstanding men in our community at its Twelve Good Men Luncheon. This year's event will be at the Coral Gables Country Club.

Pictured: 2016's Twelve Good Men gathered at last year's luncheon.

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 Meet the 2017 Alumni Hall of Fame Awardees

Miami Dade College will honor a new group of distinguished alumni across various top industries – from banking to nonprofit and performing arts – at its 2017 Alumni Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony at the Hilton Miami Downtown on Tuesday, April 18, at 6 p.m. The honorees are among the nation's premier impresarios, public servants, artists, and community leaders. Hall of Fame inductees are recognized for their career accomplishments and positive impact on the community and the College.

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 Sergio Rossi Celebrates Wine, Women & Shoes

Wine, Women & Shoes’ co-chairs Susanne Birbragher, Yona Puri and Criselda Breene hosted a luncheon for luxury Italian shoe brand, Sergio Rossi, an avid supporter of the signature event that benefits Nicklaus Children's Hospital. Guests met Sergio Rossi CEO Americas, Marco Felci, and enjoyed bubbly and canapés. Guests viewed and shopped the new sr1 Collection, inspired by a Sergio Rossi archival shoe, a bold departure from recent designs. After trying on their favorite shoes, the group enjoyed a three-course lunch al fresco amid the lush greenery of Bal Harbour shops.

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More Features:

 2017 For the Love of Learning Gala
 Women of Tomorrow’s 16th Annual Gala
 2017 Power of the Purse Luncheon and Auction
 2017 Pawpurrazzi
 Dinner at Joe’s Preview Party
 50th Annual Golf Classic to Benefit Boys & Girls Clubs
 Golden Angels Gala - 25th Birthday Bash
 Jeffrey Berkowitz: An Innovative Developer and a Heck of a Good Guy
 Red Cross Centennial Celebration Ball
 43rd Annual Love and Hope Gala
 2nd Annual 365 Party Presented by Cartier
 Winter Wonderful 2016
 28th Annual Festival of Chefs
 Paul and Swanee Dimare: A Sensational Couple
 Bill Hansen Welcomes Charity Leaders to Villa Woodbine
 2017 Backyard Ball Performance and Gala
 Miami Lighthouse Celebrates 85th Anniversary
 Mount Sinai Celebrates Dr. Steven Xydas
 2017 GMJF Pacesetter Event
 Liga Contra el Cáncer 41st Anniversary Gala
 64th Annual Beaux Arts Ball
 Vizcaya Centennial Gala
 17th Annual “Hope For All” Gala
 2016 GMJF Women’s Event
 Rhythm Foundation’s 29th Season Launch Party
 Inaugural High Rollers Casino Night
 2nd Annual Rosé Day Luncheon
 8th Annual Ray of Hope Gala
 National LGBTQ Task Force Gala
 Norma Jean Abraham
 10th Annual Men of Style at The Galleria
 YPO’s An Aria to America Gala
 2016 Inner Circle of Twelve Luncheon
 10th Annual “Wild About Kids” Gala
 Kristi House’s Havana Nights Dinner & Auction
 13th Annual Imagine Charity Gala
 Beyond Basel Cocktail Party and Art Exhibit
 “Making Dreams Come True” Gala
 Vizcaya’s 30th Annual Halloween Sundowner
 5th Annual Fashion Gives Back
 15th Annual Wine On Harvest Moon
 Chapman Partnership’s Illuminations Gala
 CGCF 25th Anniversary Gala
 2016 Jazz at Joe’s Champagne Brunch
 31st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner