Three hundred of Miami’s leading philanthropists and elected officials spent an extraordinary evening, enjoying cocktails provided by Bacardi and wine by El Carajo. Presenting sponsor for the evening was Northern Trust. The co-chairs of the celebration, Mr. and Mrs. Ramón Casas and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Nostro, were announced this past March at the Northern Trust pre-gala event. Entertainment was provided by Miami Lighthouse’s nationally-recognized student and instructor musicians and vocalists...
Pictured: Ramón & Ali Casas and Louis & Janet Nostro
Mount Sinai Celebrates Dr. Steven Xydas
Mount Sinai Medical Center celebrated the arrival of Dr. Steven Xydas, the hospital’s new chief of cardiac surgery, with an exclusive cocktail reception at the elegant residence of Stephen A. and Petra Levin. The unforgettable evening brought together some of Mount Sinai’s most ardent philanthropic supporters and medical center leadership.
Pictured: Mount Sinai chief of cardiac and thoracic surgery, Steven Xydas, M.D., Stephen A. and Petra Levin, Mount Sinai President and CEO, Steven D. Sonenreich
2017 GMJF Pacesetter Event
early 500 of Miami’s most generous Jewish philanthropists gathered recently for a powerful program at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Pacesetter Event at the Hilton Miami Downtown.
Chaired by Cathy and Max Alcalay and Nikki and Michael Simkins, the event raised more than $1.5 million for the Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign to care for those in need, support vital programs and strengthen Jewish life in Miami, in Israel and in more than 70 other countries around the world...
Liga Contra el Cáncer 41st Anniversary Gala
Liga Contra el Cáncer / League Against Cancer commemorated its 41st Anniversary by hosting its Snow Ball Gala at the JW Marriott-Marquis in Miami. They honored volunteer physicians for their outstanding and unselfish dedication to Liga’s cancer patients. With this event, Liga celebrated Leon Medical Center’s 20th anniversary of service to our community and the years of support to our patients. All proceeds from the events and auction will benefit uninsured and low income cancer patients unable to afford the treatment and get well.
Pictured: Benjamin Leon III & Lisa Leon, Benjamin Leon Jr. & Silvia Leon, Silvita & Albert Mauri
64th Annual Beaux Arts Ball
More than 200 costumed and black-tie guests celebrated late into the night, to raise funds for the 64th annual Beaux Arts Ball — this year, carrying a “Viva Las Vegas” theme.
Guests were immediately transported to Vegas as they walked down a red carpet that lead to a white wedding chapel. Revelers donned head turning costumes including Elvis jumpsuits, exotic Cirque Du Soleil attire, and Miss Universe contestant garb, creating the glamour of Las Vegas at every turn.
Pictured: Beaux Arts Presidents Diana Moll and Kim Wood auctioning one of a kind experiences including a New York Fashion Week trip and a backstage experience with Jimmy Fallon.