28th Annual Georgette’s Holiday Fashion Show More than 700 fashion savvy guests turned out to support St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital during the 28th Annual Georgette’s Holiday Fashion Show, held at the Hilton Downtown Tampa. The spectacular runway show and elegant luncheon, co-chaired by April La Cava and Lisa Gari, featured musical entertainment, professional dancers, celebrity models, 50/50 raffle drawings and live and silent auctions. Kelly Ring served as the event emcee and Russell Rhodes was the live auctioneer. Celebrity models on the runway included American Idol finalist Melissa McGhee, Mary Delgado from The Bachelorette, three-time Olympic champion Brooke Bennett, and local media anchors Veronica Cintron, Jennifer Epstein, Walter Allen, and Debra Schrills. The event raised more than $125,000 for the newborn resuscitation room at St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital.
Tampa Bay Film Commission & Tampa Theatre Hosts Reception and Film Preview
Photo by Ashlee Hamon
Hillsborough County Commissioner Ken Hagan, Film Tampa Bay Commissioner Dale Gordon, and WWE star Titus O’ Neil, enjoyed the private Advanced Screening of Ben Affleck’s Live By Night Premiere held at Tampa Theatre. Guests enjoyed appetizers from Columbia Restaurant, and a signature cocktail in celebration of the film about prohibition-era Ybor City.
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