Project New Born’s Sounds of Motown event offered a musical extravaganza to the more than 500 guests who gathered at the Magic City Casino for a –well-magical evening. Not only did the legendary group, who were inducted into the Rock & Roll hall of Fame perform their popular songs but from the minute guests entered the venue the music never stopped.
Pictured: Barbara Havenick (center) and family
Foodie: Find: Caviar Russe
Tucked into the lobby of the Four Seasons on Brickell is the outpost of the Manhattan hotspot, Caviar Russe. Here, upper echelon pretension is belied by two welcoming features. First, there are the “power hour” prices that bring champagne and its finest culinary accompaniments accessible to almost anyone working in or traveling to this bustling business district. And also, a prevailing attitude suggesting there’s no wrong way to consume your caviar – put it on a canape, pop it on to a potato slice, top it with crème fresh and hard eggs or spoon it on to your tongue straight.
A Night of Celebration with the Marc Jaiden Project
The Marc Jaiden Project hosted “A Night of Celebration” at the InterContinental Doral in Miami. The night was to benefit the foundation and provide funds directly to an array of local and global projects planned for this year. Since its inception, the foundation has provided over 21,000 screenings, 17,000 eye exams and 13,000 pairs of glasses. With the help of the gala and continuous support from generous donors, the organization will continue its mission to ensure adequate vision health worldwide for those in need.
Pictured: Mr. and Mrs. Marc Barbier, Jaiden Barbier & Jaslene Barbier
Feast with the Beasts 2017
The more than 850 guests who attended Feast with the Beasts at Zoo Miami, dined on delectable bites from South Florida restaurants and establishments, enjoyed wild animal encounters, open bars from Bacardí, their largest ever Hookah Lounge, live entertainment and more. Guests came dressed in chic cocktail attire and together raised more than $225,000, benefiting Zoo Miami’s education and conservation efforts.
Planned Parenthood Supporters Celebrate 100 Years
Nearly 100 Planned Parenthood supporters came together at Byblos at the Shorecrest to celebrate the non-profit organization's 100 year anniversary. For the past century, Planned Parenthood has provided high-quality, affordable health care to millions of people and is the nation’s largest provider of sex education. This year’s Miami fundraiser was led by Planned Parenthood volunteer, Lisa Versaci, along with Planned Parenthood Board members Debra Frank, Dawn Adels Fine and Barbara Garrett. Lillian Tamayo, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of South, East and North Florida, spoke and urged supporters to contact lawmakers about several anti-women’s health bills that have recently been introduced in Florida.