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Contents 2016/ 2017 08 11

FROM THE EDITOR

SEASON SNAPSHOTS We relive the excitement, glamour,

and fashionable highlights from last year’s social season

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SEASON COMPASS Navigate social waters with

these can’t-miss tips and indispensible intel | By Liza Grant Smith

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PARTY READY

Before you hit the circuit, pamper your skin with these beauty essentials | By Mary Murray

EDIBLES IN DEMAND

Local caterers fill us in on what’s hot—and cool—on the table this year | By Skye Sherman

PLANNED GIVING THE EASY WAY

How contributions can be a win-win for both donors and charities | By Judy Martel

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PARTIES WITH A PURPOSE

Sure, they’re glamorous—but these fundraisers amount to more than a good time | By Krystian von Speidel

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GIVE ME COLOR

Attract attention this season with colorful gems to complement every festive look | By Mary Murray

CONFESSIONS OF A GALA CHAIR

Three chairwomen share their secrets to a successful charity affair | By Liza Grant Smith

CHARITY LISTINGS

The ultimate guide to the area’s social events

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

A listing of major fundraisers by month

112 FINAL SCENES

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On the cover After a call for local submissions, we invited our readers and social media followers to cast their vote for the cover of the 2016-2017 Palm Beach Charity Register. Garden of Pisces, an acrylic masterpiece by Palm Beach Gardens artist Amanda Valdes, came out victorious. An established street muralist and mixed-media artist, Valdes is best known for the beautiful and macabre femme fatales she paints without pupils, a detail she says creates “an even deeper mystery into the windows of the soul.” In addition to sunflowers and sprigs of eucalyptus, symbols of faith and nurturing, Valdes accented her muse with golden charms that highlight area beaches and attractions like the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse.


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Publisher Terry Duffy EDITORIAL Editorial Director Daphne Nikolopoulos Managing Editor Mary Murray Associate Editor Kerry Shorr Online Editor Anna Bjorlin DESIGN Creative Director Olga M. Gustine Art Directors Airielle Farley, Jenny Fernandez-Prieto, Ashley Meyer Digital Imaging Specialist Leonor Alvarez-Maza CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Liza Grant Smith, Judy Martel, Skye Sherman, Krystian von Speidel CONTRIBUTING ARTIST Amanda Valdes SOCIAL PHOTOGRAPHERS Janis Bucher, CAPEHART, Davidoff Studios, Corby Kaye’s Studio Palm Beach, LILA Photo, Paulette and Amy Martin ADVERTISING Director of Sales Kaleigh Grover, 561-472-1901, kgrover@palmbeachmedia.com Senior Account Manager Deidre Wade, 561-472-1902, dwade@palmbeachmedia.com National Account Manager Michelle Farina, 561-472-1906, mfarina@palmbeachmedia.com Account Managers Leslie Jacobs, 561-472-1922, ljacobs@palmbeachmedia.com; Dina Turner, 561-472-2201, dturner@palmbeachmedia.com Sales and Marketing Integration Manager Shalyn Ormsby, 239-298-7512, sormsby@palmbeachmedia.com MARKETING Marketing Manager Kristin Ulin PRODUCTION Production Manager Selene Ceballo Advertising Design Coordinator Jeffrey Rey Digital Production Coordinator Nicole Ehrlich OPERATIONS Process Integration Manager Sue Martel Circulation/Subscriptions Administrator Marjorie Leiva Distribution Manager Judy Heflin Office Manager M.B. Valdes IT Technician Josh Copcutt Accounts Receivable Specialist Lourdes Linares CUSTOM PUBLISHING Editor and Project Director, Custom Content Michelle Lee Ribeiro ILLUSTRATED EVENTS Managing Director Allison Wolfe Reckson Event Manager Mariana Lehkyi

In Memoriam Ronald J. Woods (1935-2013) Group Publisher Terry Duffy Chief Operating Officer Todd R. Schmidt Editorial Director Daphne Nikolopoulos Publisher/Director of Sales Kaleigh Grover Officers Terry Duffy, Karen M. Powell, Robert J. Primeau, Todd R. Schmidt Directors Karen M. Powell, Robert J. Primeau, Todd R. Schmidt PUBLISHERS OF: Palm Beach Illustrated • Naples Illustrated • Palm Beach Charity Register • Naples Charity Register Coquina • Dine239 • Fifth Avenue South • The Jewel of Palm Beach: The Mar-a-Lago Club Traditions: The Breakers • Salut!: Naples Winter Wine Festival Published by Palm Beach Media Group, P.O. Box 3344, Palm Beach, FL 33480, 561-659-0210 • Fax: 561-659-1736 ®Palm Beach Illustrated, Palm Beach Magazine, and Palm Beach Social Observer are registered trademarks, and ™Palm Beach Living is a trademark of Palm Beach Media Group, Inc.

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s I was reviewing the pages of this year’s Palm Beach Charity Register for publication, I had a moment of illumination: We really have come so far. It’s hard to believe, but it’s been 24 years since the inception of this magazine. To be sure, the Charity Register has evolved visually and conceptually, which is necessary to stay relevant in a time when so much media is competing for readers’ attention and information consumption has shifted radically. But what hasn’t changed is the spirit of this beloved title. In 1992, Palm Beach Media Group founder Ron Woods had a vision to compile a comprehensive list of nonprofit organizations and their fundraising events. A notable philanthropist, Ron saw this compendium as a service not only to the charities, but also to the donors who would support them. The early Charity Register did more than list events; it also provided information on these organizations’ missions, essentially serving as a guide for philanthropists eager to invest in community initiatives. Over the years, the magazine added editorial content about the people and programs making an impact, strategies for “surviving” the season, the most memorable photos from the social scene, and covetable pieces for fashion-forward Palm Beachers. The Charity Register became an indispensable resource, and to this day le tout Palm Beach uses it to calendar in the season’s must-attend fundraisers. As we near our silver anniversary, we’re proud of what we’ve accomplished. Though Ron passed away in 2013, his vision continues to inform these pages and, by extension, benefit the community by bringing together causes and donors. You’ll see this concept come to life in such stories as “Parties With a Purpose” (page 26) and “Planned Giving the Easy Way” (page 24). You’ll smile at “Season Snapshots” (page 11), a sort of yearbook of last year’s social adventures; learn how the pros do parties in “Confessions of a Gala Chair” (page 38); and marvel at the sumptuous gems in “Give Me Color” (page 32). The backbone of the Charity Register, of course, is the listings section. Turn to page 41 for a guide to 168 charity events— our most comprehensive compilation ever. There’s no doubt that, within this list, you’ll find several parties to attend and causes to support. That’s the spirit of the Charity Register, after all.


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SNAPSHOTS GET IN THE PARTY MOOD WITH THIS LOOK BACK AT SOME OF LAST YEAR’S GREATEST MEMORIES

FUN-RAISING

In Palm Beach, it’s all about celebrating for a cause. Last season brought a wealth of memorable moments, from a Moulin Rouge-themed party to pink-coiffed men, all for the benefit of charity.

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PARTY CENTRAL

A good time is assured at events like the Palm Beach Food & Wine Festival, Policemen’s Ball, Key to the Cure, and special exhibits like last year’s spectacular display of Dr. Seuss memorabilia at The Gardens Mall. Encore!


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Celebs are often spotted among us. Last year brought crooner James Taylor, style icon Iris Apfel, designer Naeem Khan, Bravo’s Andy Cohen, superstar Patti LaBelle, and several top chefs from around the U.S. We can’t wait to see what this year holds!


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Not sure how to interpret a dress request? Local fashionista and Vogue alum Nicole Munder decodes the often perplexing dress codes that grace invitations. Black Tie: Women should opt for dresses with less detail, longer lengths, and a body-skimming fit. Cocktail Attire: Dresses should fall just at the knee and show off a favored body part, like the arms, waist, or legs. Ruffles, lace, and a creative yet youthful design are preferable to embellished, above-the-knee, bodyfitting dresses. Palm Beach Chic: Whether fluid and playful or romantic and colorful, Palm Beach Chic attire allows you to incorporate femininity into your personal style. The objective is to be light. Beach Chic: The tunic is one of the most versatile pieces of clothing today. Whether long or short, worn with shorts, jeans, or as a dress, the tunic in vibrant colors or soft pastels complements all personalities and styles. Garden Party: Hats and shoes take center stage as this season’s VIP accessory. Skip the fedora and opt for a medium-brimmed hat and high, colorful espadrilles. Nautical: An off-the-shoulder top or dress in shades of blue with a pop of color (add your favorite primary hue here) creates a modern silhouette.

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NAVIGATE THE SOCIAL SEASON WITH THESE HELPFUL TIPS, ITEMS, AND INSIGHTS

Cool Aid

The Kenan Social Engagement Scholarship Program at Florida Atlantic University's Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College is redefining what it means to be a social climber. A handful of winners receive scholarships, money for a summer service project, and funds for living expenses while the project is being initiated, but the coveted prize is a $15,000 seed grant for the proposed project most likely to make a positive difference in the community. Past winning ideas include Maintenance Magicians, which creates jobs for the homeless; Mind&Melody, a nonprofit that provides therapeutic music for those with neurological impairments; and an organization called Let it Rot, which repurposes organic waste into a natural fertilizer.

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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO Be aware of these three points before attending any event and you’ll sail through the season. What you are celebrating. Being well-informed and conversational about the purpose of the charity and the event not only raises your Palm Beach street cred but also fuels your fire for bidding on auction items for the worthy cause. Explore the charity’s website to learn its local impact and familiarize yourself with the event chairs so you can laud their party-hosting prowess in person. How to take a stunning shot. If a picture is worth a thousand words, that leaves a lot of room for desired edits. Make sure you’re camera-ready by practicing your paparazzi pose at home in the mirror. Take a deep breath and smile while exhaling, keeping your jaw open and unclenched. Be sure your head is up to avoid the dreaded double chin. For full-length shots, take a cue from Hollywood’s elite by extending one leg slightly out in front, with the corresponding hand on your hip (left foot out, left hand on hip). It may sound like a modified hokey pokey, but the resultant effect is a slimming and long diagonal line. The menu. If you have allergies, aversions, or a high-maintenance diet, be sure to disclose that information when you RSVP or, at the very least, when you first arrive. Don’t interrupt the flow of conversation and the servers’ orchestrated routine with a last-minute Paleo diet request.

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Ready BEFORE YOU HIT THE PARTY CIRCUIT, PAMPER YOUR SKIN WITH TOP-FLIGHT FACIALS AND PRODUCTS By Mary Murray

Product of The Moment

La Prairie’s newest miracle product, the Skin Caviar Essence-in Lotion ($240), is the ultimate first step to a beauty regimen. The fluid, designed to be applied after cleansing and before serum, is the first product to contain 100-percent active caviar water, which does wonders for tired, sagging skin. It’s one more step, but worth it. Neiman Marcus, Palm Beach (561-805-6150, neimanmarcus.com)

NOW TRENDING: THE HYDRAFACIAL

Living in Florida, moisture isn’t hard to come by. But nothing compares to the instant punch of hydration delivered by today’s “it” facial. In as few as 30 minutes, the HydraFacial cleanses, exfoliates, and extracts impurities while also delivering nutrients with the Vortex-Fusion serum delivery tool. Yes, at times it feels like a suckerfish puckering up to your face, but it leaves your skin plump and vibrant without any residual redness or irritation. Available at most spas. (hydrafacial.com)

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Tammy Fender is committed to creating products and treatments that are as nourishing to the soul as they are to skin. Her holistic therapies—which include facials, wraps, massages, and Ayurvedic rituals—incorporate her 100-percent botanical beauty products. Fender firsttimers should opt for one of her customizable facials, such as the Tammy Fender signature treatment with a holistic custom facial and reflexology or the holistic facial treatment with oxygen therapy and peels. Each begins with an organic snack as you select three essential oils to be used in the therapy, and both are exceptionally gentle on the skin, meaning you can get a facial and head out for a dinner date in the same evening. West Palm Beach (561-659-2229, tammyfender.com)

HANDLED WITH CARE

Deborah Koepper has dedicated her life to helping others discover their best selves. She’s worked for clients like Former First Lady Nancy Reagan and such elite brands as Elizabeth Arden. The beauty guru has called her Sunset Avenue salon and spa home for the past 23 years, bringing all of her industry knowledge to Palm Beach elite and island visitors. Her signature facials include the Red Carpet, which gets glamazons camera ready with a microdermabrasion treatment complemented by vitamin and oxygen therapies. Another one of Koepper’s favorites is her aromatherapy facial, which uses pure essential oils to reduce signs of aging. Both come with a facial massage. Palm Beach (561-833-6561, deborahkoepper.com) 20 PALM BEACH CHARITY REGISTER


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Edibles

Opt for creative displays such as flambé stations (above), floating water buffets (far left), or bite-size appetizers like shrimp-and-corn beignets served with shots of beer (left). Get interactive with bourbon tastings (top right).

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LOCAL CATERERS FILL US IN ON WHAT’S HOT (AND COOL) ON THE TABLE THIS SEASON By Skye Sherman What’s on the menu for this year’s Palm Beach charity season? Get ready for these three trends to dominate the culinary scene.

FORGOING THE ORDINARY There’s no denying nonprofits have upped their creativity in planning events, and as a result menus have become more unexpected as well. Last season, Doreen Alfaro of Christafaro’s Catering received the request to prepare a rustic coq au vin, the entree of choice at the Hospice Foundation of Palm Beach County’s 22

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French-themed Hospice Evening. “It was very unusual,” Alfaro says. “Even we had never served it before.” Aaron Menitoff of Aaron’s Catering of the Palm Beaches had fun cooling down guests at a recent exclusive event benefiting Prince Harry’s Sentebale charity, where he poured mango sorbet into grooves of carved ice blocks and served it as an intermezzo. Trading ice for fire, Menitoff brought the heat for the American Cancer Society’s Cattle Baron’s Ball with his take on a traditional Argentinean

asado—complete with fire pits, blowtorches with 12-foot flames, and oversized swordfish loins. The display ranged from “where the food comes from to the cooking process to the actual serving of it,” he says. “The guests get to experience all of that at once.”

SOURCING LOCAL OPTIONS As more restaurants become keen to source local ingredients, caterers are beginning to do the same. “Our clients are asking a lot more questions about where our food comes from,”


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On the bar side, “bourbon is red hot,” Simms says—and Doreen Alfaro agrees. She’s seen the spirit mixed into a revitalized form of an Old Fashioned and noticed more charities hosting tasting bars in which guests are presented with half a dozen high-end bourbons. Regardless of food fads, though, one thing always remains: The menu at each charity event must outdo the previous year’s. “That trend will never go away,” Simms says. LILA PHOTO

says Jeff Simms, executive chef of banquets at The Breakers. “Each year, we continue to source more local products, especially in the produce categories.” For Simms, this includes carrying fresh mozzarella from Pompano Beach–based Mozzarita and produce from Green Cay Produce in Boynton Beach and Kai-Kai Farm in Indiantown. Menitoff has noticed the localization trend in another category: craft beers. “People don’t want to see something [that’s] come out of the normal mass-produced bottles,” he says. At last year’s Denim and Diamonds event benefiting the Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club, he rolled out the Beerstream, a renovated 1966 Airstream trailer with varieties of local Funky Buddha brews on tap.

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Julie Larson and Aaron Menitoff (above) of Aaron's Catering sourced local beers to serve in their Beerstream. The catering team at The Breakers enjoy reinventing classics like sweet pea risotto (left), spaghetti and meatballs (below right), and mac and cheese.

REINVENTING THE CLASSICS One of Simms’ favorite catering challenges is finding a way to put an updated spin on classic comfort foods. “It’s identifiable to [our guests] in concept, and then we can present something that, to me, is a little more out-ofthe-box,” he says. At the 2015 Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County’s Winter Ball, for example, he served a modern take on pot pie with root vegetables and pressed thyme.

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GIVING WISELY

Planned Giving The Easy Way

With expert guidance and a thorough understanding of the options, planned giving is a win-win for donors and charities By Judy Martel

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hen philanthropy is part of an estateplanning strategy, donors can potentially save additional taxes while maximizing the amount of the charitable gift. But planned giving—which matches an individual’s financial plan or estate planning needs with philanthropic intent—doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive, says Philip Purcell, attorney and adjunct professor at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. In general, he notes, there are three categories of planned gifts: 1. One or more donations that help the charity while the donor is alive. These donations often include cash or appreciated stock.  2. Gifts that help the charity at death (bequests), typically made through a will or revocable trust. Sometimes called a living trust, the revocable trust allows the owner or a trustee to make changes during life. It becomes irrevocable at death. Bequests are also sometimes made through beneficiary designation on a retirement plan or life insurance. 3. Gifts that  pay an income to the donor or heirs, with the remainder given to charity at the end of their lives or for a term of years. This can be accomplished with a charitable gift annuity if the charity offers this type of giving program,

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or with a charitable remainder trust. Both options provide a charitable income tax deduction for the donor and potential capital gains tax saving. “Of the three categories, the most popular is a bequest through a will or revocable trust because it’s the most convenient and flexible,” Purcell says. While the donor signifies his intent in the document, he is still in control and can change or revoke the gift during life.

Minimal Effort, Maximum Gift Aside from a bequest in a will or trust, there are a few other ways to plan your charitable gifts that are relatively simple and inexpensive. Typically with just a single form, a bank or stock account owner can specify that all or part of the account be payable or transferable upon death. If you designate the charity as the beneficiary, the amount will bypass the court probate process and pass directly to the charity. Another potential giving technique became permanent law just this year. Technically called the qualified charitable distribution (QCD) on tax returns and in the law, it allows an individual to make a charitable rollover from an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) directly to a charity. Restricted to IRAs only, the individual must be at least 70.5 years old—which coincides with the age at which the law has owners begin taking a yearly required minimum distribution (RMD) from their IRA. Rather than pay the income tax on that amount, some owners donate it to charity through a rollover. Although the amount of RMD is determined by the IRA administrator

in compliance with law, individuals can roll over no more than $100,000 per year for all IRAs they own. Purcell cautions that the gift has to be payable directly to the charity from the IRA to qualify. A third method involves life insurance. Rather than let a policy lapse, some individuals prefer to keep it in force and name a charity as the beneficiary, or name the charity as owner of the policy. However, Purcell notes that if the charity is named as the owner, the gift is irrevocable because you no longer own the policy.

Taxing Questions In general, the three types of tax benefits for qualified charitable donations include an income tax charitable deduction for donors who itemize deductions; avoidance of capital gains tax for gifts of appreciated assets; and reduction of the taxable amount of an estate that exceeds the federal exemption of $5.45 million per person. Some types of gifts pack more punch for both the donor and the charity, Purcell adds. Donating appreciated assets, such as stocks and real estate, allows you to take an immediate income tax deduction for the fair market value of the asset and also escape the capital gains tax that would be due upon the sale of the asset. On sizable estates, donors can also reduce estate taxes. For the recipient, Purcell says, “gifts of appreciated assets are very important to charities because they get a larger gift.” Qualified charities won’t owe taxes on the value of the appreciation. With a little planning, your charitable gifts can have a bigger effect on your finances and be more fulfilling for both you and the charity of your choice. “Once you step back and think and plan, you may make a bigger impact,” says Purcell.


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Good Time: Taste of the Nation

Good Deed: Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Savvy foodies know the annual Taste of the Nation sells out, and that’s no wonder. The lively event at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach brings together a who’s who of 40 culinary stars, including Zach Bell of the Addison Reserve Country Club in Delray Beach. Bell has been involved in the event, which fosters a friendly competition among participating chefs, since its inception seven years ago. “It’s a common-sense cause, all about bringing awareness to childhood hunger,” he says. “It’s a great vibe, and at the same time everyone leaves better aware of the issue.” The organization behind Taste of the Nation is Share Our Strength, whose national No Kid Hungry campaign works to end childhood hunger. One in five children in this country struggles with hunger. In Florida, it’s one in four. That means 1.1 million children may go hungry 26

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on any given day. No Kid Hungry makes sure that children in need receive nutritious food where they live. It works to open doors to make food more available. Delivery improvements, like moving breakfast into the classroom, make vital meals more accessible to the most vulnerable students. Other programs include Cooking Matters. This six-week course pairs lowincome families and child-care professionals with local chefs trained by Share Our Strength to teach cooking with easy recipes and nutritious ingredients. Bell says the reason he and his fellow chefs participate is because it helps to break down barriers to provide nutrition to the children in need. “There should be more access to food so that organizations may provide it without impediments,” he says.

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At the 2016 Taste of the Nation, Palm Beach County’s top chefs joined together at the Kravis Center to serve great food and spirits in an effort to end childhood hunger.


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The Palm Beach County Food Bank turns the visual of an empty bowl into a philanthropic call to arms at this popular event held at the Church of Bethesdaby-the-Sea.

Good Time: Empty Bowls

Good Deed: Palm Beach County Food Bank When Pat Reichenbacher attended an Empty Bowls event in Sanibel, Florida, five years ago, she knew the concept had to come to Palm Beach. It was the perfect fit for the outreach committee (which she chairs) of the Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea and its Feeding in February campaign. Empty Bowls’ slogan conveys a fundamental truth, notes Reichenbacher: “Eat simply so others may simply eat.” Now in its fourth year locally, Empty Bowls dedicates 100 percent of proceeds to the Palm Beach County Food Bank. According to Food Bank Executive Director Perry Borman, the nonprofit serves 100 organizations that feed 100,000 people in Palm Beach County. Though food is something most people take for granted, “one in six residents in our community does not know where [his or her] next meal will come from,” says Borman. Every participant at the event is a volunteer. “Where else in Palm 28

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Beach can you sample delicious soups from 32 caterers, hotels, private clubs, restaurants, and stores?” asks Reichenbacher. Last year, Empty Bowls raised $75,000, an impressive sum considering the ticket price of $25. The simplicity of Empty Bowls is as heartwarming as its delicious soups. Guests begin by choosing a handcrafted bowl, into which their selections are served. The bowl is later wrapped as a keepsake. For those who can’t attend the event, Palm Beach Free Ride will deliver boxes with bowls and meals to residences and businesses near the church. “The empty ceramic bowl signifies that you participated on this day toward a solution,” Reichenbacher says. “And every time you use that bowl, you’re reminded that someone in our community who was facing an empty bowl has something to fill it, thanks to you.”


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The annual Shuzz Art Fashion event boasts a runway show, auctions, and a happening after party, all in support of providing shoes to needy children around the world.

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Good Time: Shuzz Art Fashion Good Deed: Shuzz Foundation

Rita Lombardo, owner of the marketing and advertising agency Lombardo & Partners, started Shuzz after the catastrophic 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Wanting to help, Lombardo filled a suitcase with children’s shoes and flew to Port-au-Prince. She soon realized that her efforts made only a dent, and she founded Shuzz to provide new shoes to children in need around the world. Lombardo and dedicated volunteers have had an impact: More than 90,150 shoes have been distributed to date, and their mission now extends to medical care for children who are unable to wear shoes without pain. “Our charity has grown so much over the last few years,” says Lombardo. “We will continue to expand our reach until every child in this world has a comfortable pair of shoes that will protect [him or her] 30 PALM BEACH CHARITY REGISTER

from injury and disease.” The Shuzz Art Fashion benefit draws the region’s fashionistas to the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek for a spectacular fashion show. Guests participate in both live and silent auctions to contribute to the cause. Shuzz’s support has a global reach but also hits close to home: It provides children in the United States with athletic shoes to participate in sports, and its back-to-school campaign raises funds to purchase sneakers for needy children in South Florida schools. Shuzz has a local fundraising target of $250,000. “We are setting our goal big again this year and hope to be able to surpass it so that we can give more shoes and medical relief to the children who need our help,” says Lombardo.


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Tulip rings with a mandarin garnet, a peridot, an amethyst, and an almandine garnet all set in rose gold, Tamara Comolli, Palm Beach; Dior Fine Jewelry Pli Plat Saphir Rose bracelet with white and yellow diamonds, emeralds, and a pink sapphire set in gold, and Majestueuse Grenat Spessartite necklace with diamonds, spessartite garnets, pink and yellow sapphires, and rubies set in gold, select Dior boutiques, 800-929-3467, dior.com. 32

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Peggy Stephaich Guinness tassel drop earrings with amethysts and pink tourmalines set in 18-karat gold, Betteridge, Palm Beach; Stephen Webster Magnipheasant Feathers cocktail ring with amethysts, rhodolites, red garnets, and black diamond pavĂŠ set in 18-karat white gold, Mix at The Breakers, Palm Beach; Mosaic ring with multicolor, semiprecious stones set in 18-karat gold, Seaman Schepps, Palm Beach; Jean Schlumberger bracelet with diamonds, lapis lazuli, and turquoise set in 18-karat gold and platinum, Tiffany & Co. locations.

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Gumuchian Cloud Nine earrings with yellow sapphires and diamonds set in 18-karat gold and white gold, Hamilton Jewelers, Palm Beach, The Gardens Mall, Palm Beach Gardens; Private Reserve ring with a violet spinel and diamonds set in platinum, Hamilton Jewelers, Palm Beach, The Gardens Mall, Palm Beach Gardens; Shelter Island ring with a peridot and diamonds set in 18-karat gold and platinum, David Webb, New York; Roberto Coin Art Nouveau ring with diamonds, sapphires, and a tourmaline set in 18-karat gold, Provident Jewelry locations. OPPOSITE PAGE: Bayco earrings with diamonds and pink sapphires set in platinum, Neiman Marcus, Palm Beach; Floral brooch with diamonds and sapphires set in 18-karat white gold, Provident Jewelry, Jupiter; necklace with diamonds and sapphires including a 27.3-carat heart-shaped Sri Lankan sapphire set in platinum, Graff Diamonds, Palm Beach.

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Verdura Byzantine necklace with vintage amethysts, emeralds, and spinels set in gold, Betteridge, Palm Beach; John Hardy Legends tassel pendant necklace with orange sapphires and pavé black diamonds set in 18-karat gold, Saks Fifth Avenue, Palm Beach Gardens; Red Carpet Collection ring with diamonds and sapphires including a 20.99-carat sapphire set in 18-karat white gold, Chopard, Bal Harbour.

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Drops of Light earrings with yellow and white diamonds, De Beers, Naples; Verdura Knotted Rope bracelet with pink tourmalines and diamonds set in gold, Betteridge, Palm Beach; Seven Seas collection Theyyam ring with a rubellite, diamonds, rubies, and yellow and pink sapphires set in 18-karat gold, white gold, and rose gold, Van Cleef & Arpels, Palm Beach; Birks Muse ring with an amethyst and diamonds set in 18-karat white gold, Mayors locations.

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Confessions of a Gala Chair Behind every charity soiree is a gala chair who worked tirelessly to make it happen. We see them at the fêtes, all convivial and chic, but always wonder what led up to that moment—until now. Here, three veteran gala chairs dish on the behind-the-scenes happenings at the season’s top affairs. By Liza Grant Smith

Gala Chair: Annie Falk

FUNDRAISING ... IS LIKE A MARATHON, AND THE LIVE AUCTION IS A SPRINT TO THE FINISH LINE.”

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Chairing: The American Heart Association’s Sixty-Second Annual Palm Beach Heart Ball on February 14 Three required personality traits of a gala chair: Conscientious, goal-oriented, and strong leadership and communication skills  A memorable emotional moment: Fundraising for these large events is somewhat like a marathon, and the live auction is a sprint to the finish line. At one event, a friend of mine approached me just before the live auction to say he was going to buy an item but would not bid until the end—after others had driven the price up. He wanted to be sure we had a spotter nearby so we didn’t miss his bid. I was so happy and touched by his generosity; my eyes definitely teared up a bit.  A passed canapé you never pass up: The Palm Beach cheese puff. ... Palm Beachers have been nibbling these canapés for generations, and when writing Palm Beach Entertaining: Creating Occasions to Remember I was given so many recipes for the puff it was hard to choose just one. That’s when I realized guests look forward to these toasty treats, in part because they are perfectly bite-sized. “Don’ts” for a gala chair outfit: Don’t wear uncomfortable shoes. Remember, you’re the hostess for the evening. That might entail standing in the receiving line for an hour or more, escorting VIPs to their tables, and a full dance card. Choose heels that are elegant, beautiful, and, above all, comfortable.    Tricks for remaining picture-perfect: Generally, I keep makeup to a minimum and always carry oil–blotting tissues. They’re great to reduce shine and maintain your makeup throughout the evening.   Favorite part of an event you’re hosting: The middle, when the party is in full swing, the live auction is over, and the band has turned up the music. All the hard work, planning, and fundraising are over—it’s a celebration.   One “always” and one “never” of gala chair protocol:  Always check and double check where guests will be seated. ... Never lose your cool when a lastminute VIP cancellation happens. It always inspires a beat-the-clock whirlwind to quickly recalculate that table’s position. 


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I AM SURROUNDED BY TALENTED INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE GREAT IDEAS THAT CAN HELP MAKE THE GALA SO GREAT.”

Gala Chair: Emily Pantelides Chairing: Quantum House’s Sugar Plum Dreams Holiday Brunch on November 13 and Big Dog Ranch Rescue’s Wine, Women, and Shoes Gala on March 11 Three required personality traits of a gala chair: Tenacity, patience, and strong communication A memorable emotional moment: One time I chaired an event and the auctioneer lost her voice the day of the auction. I had to become an auctioneer, and let’s just say there’s a reason people are professionals at it and I’m not. One passed canapé you never pass up: I very rarely eat the canapés at events I’m chairing. Typically, there is a tasting ahead of time, so I’ve already eaten the food. I just find it too hard to talk, hold food and a drink, and worry about what gets stuck in my teeth all at the same time. “Don’ts” for a gala chair outfit: I hate boring. For me, a simple little black dress would never work. I love bold looks, unique dresses, and something that stands out.

IT’S ABOUT THE CHARITY AND THE LIVES YOU WILL AFFECT THROUGH THE EVENT.”

Tricks for remaining picture-perfect: I keep a small powder puff in my purse instead of a tissue. If you put a little powder on and then keep reapplying, it lasts all night. Also, I love liquid matte lip color versus a lip gloss. It doesn't smudge and lasts so much longer. Favorite part of an event you’re hosting: It’s never the prep. It’s always about two hours before the event when everything is almost in place. The DJ or band is  practicing,  the stage is set, and I look around and realize it’s all come together and actually happening. I get chills just thinking about that moment. One “always” and one “never” of gala chair protocol:  Always have a good team and never forget it’s not really about the gala details like napkin colors. It's about the charity and the lives you will affect through the event. 

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Gala Chair: Carolyn Kelly Chairing: Florida Atlantic University Gala on April 1 Three required personality traits of a gala chair: Creativity, patience, and a strong appetite for entertaining A memorable emotional moment: When we hosted the FAU Gala in April 2016, we auctioned off an adorable rescue puppy from Tri-County Animal Rescue. I was holding the puppy and it started to make its way down my dress. I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry in that moment. One passed canapé you never pass up: Any canapé you can just pop in your mouth is always the best. Make sure they don’t have any garlic or onion in them so people will want to keep talking with you. “Don’ts” for a gala chair outfit: Don’t forget to choose the right dancing shoes. And secondly, don’t leave choosing the right accessories until the last minute—many times that can make or break your outfit.  Tricks for remaining picture-perfect: I always have my daughter, Carly, by my side. I trust her to tell me when I have lipstick on my teeth or when my hair looks out of control.  Favorite part of an event you’re hosting: The middle. In the beginning, the event is just getting started and everything is falling into place. [The middle is] the perfect time to stop for a second and think about all the prep and time that went into getting to that point, and then seeing how it all came together. It’s the moment when I can look around and watch everyone having a blast. ... It’s a very rewarding feeling. One “always” and one “never” of gala chair protocol: Always be open to other people’s suggestions. I am surrounded by talented individuals who have great ideas that can help make the gala so great. And I know it sounds cliché, but never sweat the small stuff. There always will be something small that doesn’t go as planned, and probably the only person who will notice it is me so I try to remember that to prevent any unnecessary meltdowns. PALM BEACH CHARITY REGISTER

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AVDA President and CEO Pam O’Brien

211 HelpLine is a nonprofit community helpline and crisis hotline that serves a five-county area. This free and confidential service is in its fifth decade of providing a team of specially trained staff to assist callers with crisis intervention, suicide prevention, information, assessment, and referral to community services, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Last year, 211 assisted more than 100,000 callers who were in need of help.

Adopt-A-Family is dedicated to restoring families in crisis to stability and self-sufficiency by providing access to services to families and their children. The agency is centered on the belief that a family’s basic needs must be met before change can occur within the family or individual. To achieve this, Adopt-A-Family provides physical housing units, rental assistance, and supportive services to families in crisis.

AVDA promotes violence-free relationships and social change by offering alternative choices to end violence and domestic abuse.

Main Fundraising Event: Annual Spring Gala, “Under the Sea” Date: March 4, 2017 Location: The Colony Hotel, Palm Beach Description of Event: An elegant evening of dinner and dancing that will transport guests to an undiscovered world under the seas. This event is sure to be an unforgettable evening complete with live performances and other breathtaking experiences. Chairperson: Richard Gaff Honorary Chairpersons: Ed Schmidt, Ozzie Medeiros Major Sponsors: Table 26, GL Homes, PNC Bank Ticket Price: $350 Contact: Tara Murray 561-383-1128 211palmbeach.org

Main Fundraising Event: Thirty-Second Annual Tree Lighting Celebration Date: Dec. 6, 2016 Location: Sailfish Club of Florida, Palm Beach Description of Event: This celebration will feature a gourmet holiday dinner, an exciting live auction, and one of the most stunning silent auctions on the island, with one of the area’s largest selections of live orchids and an array of themed gift baskets. A highlight of the event will be the lighting of the Angel Tree representing all the “angels” who have supported Adopt-A-Family. Chairpersons: Holly Maisto, Penny Heller Ticket Price: $350 Contact: Layren Calvo 561-253-1361 aafpbc.org

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Main Fundraising Event: Tenth Annual Heart of a Woman Luncheon Date: Feb. 21, 2017 Location: Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton Description of Event: The luncheon will celebrate the strength, courage, and determination of women, especially those overcoming domestic abuse. Michelle Knight, who was abducted by Cleveland, Ohio kidnapper Ariel Castro, will share her compelling story. Chairpersons: Anne Vegso, Gail Veros, Rosemary Krieger, Jeannette DeOrchis Ticket Price: $150 Contact: Pam O’Brien 561-265-3797 avdaonline.org


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American Cancer Society, Island of Palm Beach Unit

American Cancer Society, Island of Palm Beach Unit

Hilary Jordan, Laura Munder, Johanna Kandel, Nancy Richter, Kathy Leone

American Cancer Society Board of Trustees Chairwoman Arlette Gordon

2016 Host and Emcee John O’Hurley

The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness (The Alliance) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing programs and activities aimed at outreach, education, and early intervention for all eating disorders. Founded in October 2000, The Alliance has worked tirelessly to raise awareness, eliminate stigma, promote access to care, and support those susceptible to, currently struggling with, and recovered from eating disorders.

The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service.

Main Fundraising Event: Seventh Annual Valentine’s Treats and Sweets Date: Feb. 13, 2017 Location: Flagler Museum, Palm Beach Description of Event: A community of 40 Palm Beach women—mothers, daughters, and many friends—revel in their joy of baking and fire up their ovens to produce a spectacular showcase of more than 4,000 delectable cookies, chocolates, and extreme desserts. Chairpersons: Kathy Leone, Sara McCann, Laura Munder, Nancy Richter, Amber Grow, Kelly Holmes Ticket Price: $150 Contact: Johanna Kandel 561-841-0900 allianceforeatingdisorders.com

Main Fundraising Event: Island of Palm Beach Annual Gala Date: Feb. 10, 2017 Location: The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: One of the Palm Beach social season’s preeminent events, the FiftyNinth Annual American Cancer Society Gala will feature a VIP Champagne reception and several musical entertainers throughout the night of fine dining and dancing—all in support of its life-saving mission. Major Sponsors: Addison Hines Charitable Trust, Braman Motorcars, DeWitt Watch Co., Govic Capital, Meat Market, Michael J. Dixon CPA/PFS Ticket Price: $1,000 Contact: Michelle Jaminet 561-655-3449 cancer.org

Additional Listing Main Fundraising Event: 19th Hole Club Date: March 2017 Location: Trump International Golf Club, West Palm Beach Description of Event: Established by legendary golfers and Palm Beach philanthropists in 1968, the Forty-Ninth Annual 19th Hole Club golf-themed event will feature a notable celebrity host, along with several PGA Tour and LPGA Tour players for an exquisite evening of cocktails, fabulous food, golf skills contests, and a silent auction. Major Sponsors: Addison Hines Charitable Trust, Braman Motorcars, David Minkin Foundation, Diowave, NetJets, The Private Client Reserve of U.S. Bank Ticket Price: $350 Contact: Michelle Jaminet 561-655-3449 cancer.org

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Additional Listing Main Fundraising Event: Celestial Gala Date: March 11, 2017 Location: The Country Club at Mirasol, Palm Beach Gardens Description of Event: The Celestial Gala is a premier ACS experience focused on the “Celebration of Life.” Attendees will enjoy an elegant evening featuring a gourmet dinner, a live and silent auction, entertainment, and dancing all in the spirit of “Finishing the Fight” against cancer. Chairpersons: Ansley and Phil DiLeo, Linda and Bill Mennen Ticket Price: $350 Contact: Corey Brown 561-650-0123 cancer.org

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American Friends of The Hebrew University

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American Cancer Society, North Palm Beach Unit

John and Andrea Stark

Annie Falk

Forging a meaningful partnership between American Jewry and the people of Israel, American Friends of The Hebrew University helps to ensure the nation’s well-being by nurturing Israel’s greatest asset: the intellectual strength of its people. Today, The Hebrew University has a student body of 23,000, a faculty of more than 1,000, and attracts students from Israel as well as from 70 countries around the world.

This year will mark the sixty-second anniversary of the Palm Beach Heart Ball, the longest continuous gala in Palm Beach. The American Heart Association’s mission is to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Main Fundraising Event: 2017 Palm Beach Scopus Award Gala Date: Jan. 15, 2017 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: By conferring the national Scopus Award upon Andrea and John Stark, American Friends of The Hebrew University will honor the Starks’ long-standing commitment to humanitarianism, the cause of education, and Israel’s foremost institution of higher learning and research, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Honorary Chairpersons: Mickey and Larry Beyer (grand chairs), Roberta and Stanley Bogen, Michelle and Joseph Jacobs, Barbara and Richard Rothschild Chairpersons: Marjorie and Robert Emden, Florence Kaufman, Judy and Robert Snyder, Robbi and Bruce Toll Ticket Price: $1,250 Contact: Robin Agronin 561-750-8585 afhu.org

Main Fundraising Event: Sixty-Second Annual Palm Beach Heart Ball Date: Feb. 14, 2017 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: The Heart Ball will transport guests to the gardens of Versailles. Honoree Sally Ross Soter will receive the Heart of Palm Beach Award for her generous investment in the Teaching Garden program and women’s research. Honorary Chairperson: Kathryn C. Vecellio Chairperson: Annie Falk Major Sponsors: Jeffrey and Lee Ann Alderton, Margarita and Ed Allinson, Hermé de Wyman Miro and the International Society of Palm Beach, Michael and Annie Falk Foundation, Helene Karp, Kelly Tractor, Michele and Howard Kessler, Frederick W. McCarthy Family Foundation, Monika and John Preston, Judi and Ray Richards, Joan Rubin, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Rudolph, Mr. and Mrs. William J. Soter, Ms. Melissa Sullivan, Mr. and Mrs. Leo A. Vecellio Jr., Wells Fargo Private Bank, Palm Beach Illustrated Ticket Price: $800 Contact: Stacey Comerford 561-697-6607 palmbeachheartball.heart.org


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American Humane

The American Ireland Fund

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Founded in 1877, American Humane is committed to ensuring the safety, welfare, and well-being of animals. Its leadership programs are first to serve in promoting and nurturing the bonds between animals and humans.

The American Ireland Fund is part of The Worldwide Ireland Funds, an international philanthropic network operating in 12 countries. It has raised more than $500 million for worthy causes in Ireland and Irish causes around the world. It is the largest network of friends of Ireland dedicated to supporting programs of peace and reconciliation, arts and culture, education, and community development. Founded in 1976, The Worldwide Ireland Funds have benefited more than 3,000 organizations.

Main Fundraising Event: Go Red for Women Luncheon Date: April 21, 2017 Location: Trump National Golf Club, Jupiter Description of Event: Break out a red dress or tie for the Go Red for Women Luncheon. This event will feature an enlightening and exciting program to raise awareness for the nation’s No. 1 killer of women, heart disease. Chairperson: Michele Jacobs Major Sponsors: The Gardens Mall, Mr. and Mrs. John Staluppi, Wellington Regional Medical Center, Florida Power & Light Co., VITAS, The Samuel J. and Connie M. Frankino Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Barker, Mr. and Mrs. Keith Bolton, Mr. and Mrs. John Domenico, Carrie Hanna, Pamela M. Rauch Ticket Price: $275 Contact: Jennifer Rhine 561-697-6626 pbgored.heart.org

Main Fundraising Event: American Humane Hero Dogs Gala Luncheon at Mar-a-Lago Date: March 8, 2017 Location: The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: Join celebrities and the 2016 Hero Dogs for lunch at Mar-a-Lago to celebrate heroes on both ends of the leash. The event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets are $325 each. Honorary Chairperson: Lois Pope Chairperson: Dawn Assenzio Major Sponsor: American Humane Ticket Price: $325 Contact: Ronnie Cohen 561-537-5887 americanhumane.org

Main Fundraising Event: The Emerald Isle Dinner Dance Date: Feb. 16, 2017 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: The twenty-seventh annual black-tie dinner dance will include a cocktail reception and an honoree presentation to Tim Gannon, who will receive AIF’s Business Leadership Award. Honorary Chairpersons: William Finneran, Michele Kessler, Hillie Mahoney, Thomas C. Quick Ticket Price: $600 Contact: Carla Capone 212-213-1166 theirelandfunds.org

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Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens

Janet Cafaro

Sarah Benitz, Regan Rupp

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Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds, and provides emotional support to individuals impacted by disasters both large and small; supplies more than 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-forprofit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission.

The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens is a 2-acre tropical garden, artist’s studio, and historic home located just south of downtown West Palm Beach. Visitors follow a meandering path through a lush natural sanctuary of rare palms, cycads, and tropicals to discover Ann Norton’s monumental sculptures of brick and granite. The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens offers a rare opportunity to experience a sculptor’s complete vision in its true and intended setting.

Main Fundraising Event: Diamond Centennial International Red Cross Ball Date: Feb. 4, 2017 Location: The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: The Diamond Centennial International Red Cross Ball will welcome ambassadors, dignitaries, and philanthropic leaders from around the world. This year’s ball celebrates the sixtieth International Red Cross Ball as well as 100 years of service to South Florida. Honorary Chairpersons: Patty Myura, Patrick Park Chairperson: Janet Cafaro Ticket Price: $1,000 Contact: Sarah Dias 561-284-1991 redcross.org/fl/palm-beach

Main Fundraising Event: Tenth Annual Festival of Trees Gala Date: Dec. 2, 2016 Location: Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, West Palm Beach Description of Event: The Festival of Trees transforms the garden into a winter wonderland. Gala guests will be captivated by the professionally decorated trees, music and dance performances, and delicious fare that will awaken the sights, sounds, and tastes of the season. Honorary Chairperson: K.C. Pickett Chairpersons: Sarah Benitz, Regan Rupp, Jennifer Garrigues Major Sponsors: Palm Beach Illustrated, Sentient Jet Ticket Price: $250 Contact: Margaret Horgan 561-832-5328 ansg.org

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Gardens Conservancy Founder Frances Fisher

Additional Listing Main Fundraising Event: Annual Gardens Conservancy Cocktail Reception Date: March 31, 2017 Location: Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, West Palm Beach Description of Event: The Gardens Conservancy, a multi-category membership and stewardship program within Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, will hold its annual cocktail reception, which will announce the winners of the Ann Norton Philanthropy Award. Chairperson: Frances Fisher Major Sponsor: Wilmington Trust Ticket Price: Membership available starting at a $500 donation Contact: Margaret Horgan 561-832-5328 ansg.org/gardens-conservancy


Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach/ Treasure Coast Inc.

Ballet Palm Beach

JEANNE MARTIN

Armory Art Center

Circle of Care Luncheon Celebration guest speaker Dr. Bill Thomas

Your Aging and Disability Resource Center promotes, supports, and advocates for the independence, dignity, and well-being of seniors, adults with disabilities, and those who care for them in a manner that values diversity, reflects the communities served, and embraces the collaboration of the aging network. The nonprofit’s Helpline is the number to call when seniors and caregivers need information and access to long-term care options and services. Main Fundraising Event: Circle of Care Luncheon Celebration Date: Nov. 10, 2016 Location: Cohen Pavilion, Kravis Center, West Palm Beach Description of Event: The Circle of Care helps those in need and those who care for them find solutions to the challenges of aging. Honorary Chairpersons: Michael and Jo Ellen Dyer Chairpersons: Daphkare Francois, Barbara J. Fretwell, Jonathan and Whitney CameronHayes, Col. Jose Thomas-Richards, Dorothy L. Rosch, Keely Gideon-Taylor, Gary Uber, Dianne Verner Major Sponsors: AARP Florida, iHeart Media, The Palm Beach Post, Calidus Management, Florida Power & Light Co., WellMed Ticket Price: $95 Contact: Trish Ernst 561-684-5885 youradrc.org

Marie Adler-Kravecas

Joy Miltenberger

The mission of the Armory Art Center is to inspire the creation and experience of art. It has provided high-quality visual arts instruction for three decades. It offers art classes for students of all ages, exhibitions, art salons, lectures, and special events. Courses offered include ceramics, digital arts, drawing, glass, jewelry, painting, printmaking, fiber, and sculpture.

Ballet Palm Beach is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to preserving the art of classical ballet, cultivating new visions in choreography, impacting the next generation through the discipline and power of dance, and enriching the community in the timeless aesthetics of a universal art form. Ballet Palm Beach is the professional ballet company of Palm Beach County and it strives to enrich the community and abroad through its numerous outreach programs and community performances.

Main Fundraising Event: Purple Reign Date: Jan. 26, 2017 Location: Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach Description of Event: The Armory Art Center will reign purple with hot music, cold drinks, and dinner by the bite. Open your umbrella because it will be pouring fun at the Armory Art Center’s winter fundraiser. Entertainment will include performance art by Michael Israel. Honorary Chairpersons: Jan Willinger, Linda Slipe Chairperson: Marie Adler-Kravecas Ticket Price: $250 Contact: Ellen Vaughan 561-832-1776 armoryart.org

Main Fundraising Event: Annual Luncheon Date: Dec. 9, 2016 Location: Cohen Pavilion, Kravis Center, West Palm Beach Description of Event: Ballet Palm Beach’s Annual Luncheon, inspired by The Nutcracker, will feature a silent auction, a gourmet lunch, fashion vendors, and a performance by Ballet Palm Beach. Proceeds will go toward main-stage performances and community outreach. Chairperson: Joy Miltenberger Ticket Price: $150 Contact: Tim Lawrence 561-814-5598 balletpalmbeach.org

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Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

The Benjamin School

Nancy and William Rollnick

Michelle and Chris Grande, Josh and Tammy Crossman

SALLY PRISSERT, WSTUDIO

Best Buddies International

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is the department of ophthalmology for the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. The institute is committed to serving Palm Beach County residents by providing excellent eye care and stateof-the-art vision research at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Palm Beach Gardens. For the thirteenth consecutive year, Bascom Palmer has been ranked the No. 1 eye hospital in the country as published in U.S. News & World Report. Main Fundraising Event: Evening of Vision Gala Date: March 4, 2017 Location: The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: In its thirty-sixth year, the Palm Beach Evening of Vision Gala is Bascom Palmer Eye Institute’s signature event. Beneath a breathtaking backdrop of blooming cherry blossoms, guests will enjoy a festive Japanese-inspired evening including cocktails, dinner, dancing, and live music. This memorable evening will support Bascom Palmer’s mission to free the world from blindness and blinding diseases. Honorary Chairpersons: Marietta and Dale McNulty Chairpersons: Nancy and William Rollnick Ticket Price: $600 Contact: Kara Donvito 561-355-8642 bascompalmer.org

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The Benjamin School provides a challenging college-preparatory education to a diverse student body in a structured, nurturing community environment. The Benjamin School motivates students to master the skills of learning, communicating, and evaluating choices and encourages them to grow intellectually, socially, aesthetically, and physically to their fullest potential. The Benjamin School inspires its students to develop a coherent set of personal values. Main Fundraising Event: BASH (Building a Scholastic Heritage) Gala Date: April 1, 2017 Location: Trump National Golf Club, Jupiter Description of Event: The BASH Gala will feature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, dancing, and live entertainment, along with exceptional live and silent auctions. The theme for 2017 is “Havana Nights.” Honorary Chairpersons: Krista and Steve Nicklaus Chairpersons: Michelle and Chris Grande, Tammy and Josh Crossman Major Sponsors: The Berlin Family Foundation, Ms. Sale Johnson, Northern Trust, The Joseph W. O’Connor Family, Palm Beach Illustrated Ticket Price: $350 Contact: Donna Minard 561-427-9550 thebenjaminschool.org

Thomas C. Quick, Anthony Kennedy Shriver, Mark Freitas

Best Buddies International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Founded in 1989 by Anthony Kennedy Shriver, Best Buddies has grown from one chapter at Georgetown University to more than 1,800 middle school, high school, and college chapters worldwide. Main Fundraising Event: Best Buddies Palm Beach Gala Date: Dec. 16, 2016 Location: Club Colette, Palm Beach Description of Event: The evening will include cocktails and dinner, an exclusive auction, and a private concert with Steven Maglio singing the Sinatra Songbook. Honorary Chairpersons: Michele and Howard Kessler Chairpersons: Mary and Mark Freitas, Thomas C. Quick, Alina and Anthony Kennedy Shriver Ticket Price: $750 Contact: Scott Tracy 305-374-2233 bestbuddies.org


Nicole Pasqual with Max

The Bethesda Hospital Foundation is committed to raising awareness and securing funds to assist Bethesda in providing world-class health care in the community. Main Fundraising Event: Women of Grace Luncheon Date: Nov. 10, 2016 Location: The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: The seventeenth annual Women of Grace Luncheon honors five women whose outstanding service inspires and enriches the community. Bethesda Hospital Foundation is proud to honor this year’s honorees: Nancy Dockerty, Betti Lidsky, Valerie Mathieu, Michelle Suskauer, and Diane Wilde. Chairpersons: Nicole Pasqual, Kimberley Trombly-Burmeister (vice chair) Major Sponsors: Northern Trust, The Magnolia Society, Wells Fargo, Pasqual Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Kim and David Beaumont, Dawn Edwards Salon, Palm Beach Illustrated, The Spa at The Breakers Ticket Price: $160 Contact: Paula Henderson 561-737-7733, ext. 84445 bethesdahospitalfoundation.org

Big Dog Ranch Rescue

GARI WEINRAUB

Bethesda Hospital Foundation

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Bethesda Hospital Foundation

Bethesda Hospital Foundation supporters Stephanie Kahlert, Debra Ghostine, Susan Davis, Patty Martin at the Sixty-First Annual Bethesda Ball

Additional Listing Main Fundraising Event: Sixty-Second Annual Bethesda Hospital Foundation Ball Date: March 4, 2017 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: The Bethesda Ball is one of the oldest galas in Palm Beach County. The funds raised from the Bethesda Ball support Bethesda’s many Centers of Excellence in the community. Sponsorships start at $5,000. Ticket Price: $375 Contact: Paula Henderson 561-737-7733, ext. 84445 bethesdahospitalfoundation.org

Emily Pantelides, Lauree Simmons

Big Dog Ranch Rescue is the largest nokill dog rescue in the Southeast. It saves all sizes and breeds in hopes to one day end the senseless euthanasia of dogs simply due to space and time. Its goal is to give the gift of life to as many dogs as humanly possible, enrich the lives of those who adopt them, and, in doing so, help create a better world. Big Dog Ranch Rescue is currently building a new 33-acre, cage-free facility in Loxahatchee Groves. Main Fundraising Event: Wine, Women & Shoes Dates: March 10-11, 2017 Location: The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: Wine, Women & Shoes is Big Dog Ranch Rescue’s unique two-day luncheon and gala. The event will begin on Friday, March 10, with lunch, shopping, fashion shows, and more, followed by a chic, fun evening gala on Saturday, March 11, with celebrity entertainment. Chairpersons: Emily Pantelides, Hermé de Wyman Miro, Lauree Simmons, Julie Healey Major Sponsors: Cheney Brothers, Simmons Interiors Group Ticket Prices: $350 luncheon, $500 gala Contact: Emily Lane 561-791-6465 bdrr.org

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Boca Raton Museum of Art

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Boca Raton Museum of Art

BCAN Co-founder Diane Zipursky Quale, Mary Gushée

The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network’s mission is to increase public awareness about bladder cancer, advance research, and provide education and support to the bladder cancer community. Each year, thousands of people die from bladder cancer, yet there is little awareness of this devastating disease. BCAN is at the forefront advocating for greater public awareness and funding research that will deliver a cure for bladder cancer. Main Fundraising Event: New Discoveries Research Lecture and Luncheon Date: March 8, 2017 Location: The Beach Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: Medical expert Dr. David McConkey, Director of Johns Hopkins Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute, will highlight promising new treatments on the horizon. Fay Vincent, former MLB Commissioner and bladder cancer survivor, will share his personal journey with the fifth most commonly diagnosed cancer in the country. Honorary Chairpersons: Hillie Mahoney, Raymond Floyd Chairpersons: Mary Gushée, David Pulver Ticket Price: $200 Contact: Andrea Maddox-Smith 301-215-9099 bcan.org

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Jody and Martin Grass

Founded by artists in 1950, the Boca Raton Museum of Art enriches, inspires, and transforms the lives of new generations of artists and art enthusiasts by looking, learning, and creating. This idea is expressed through the creative vitality of its three components: the Boca Raton Museum of Art in Mizner Park, the Art School in the organization’s historic home on Palmetto Park Road, and the Artists’ Guild Gallery on Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach. Main Fundraising Event: Exhibition Leadership Fund Dinner for The Art of Hungary Date: Nov. 14, 2016 Location: Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton Description of Event: Exhibition Leadership Fund donors will be recognized in the first of three special celebrations. This black-tie dinner with Old World elegance will present a Hungarian feast paired with wines from one of Hungary’s most important vineyards. Honorary Chairperson: Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker Chairpersons: Jody and Martin Grass, Barbara Rogoff, Christopher Ball Major Sponsors: The Hungary Initiatives Foundation, Nancy G. Brinker, Quinnipiac University Central European Institute, Jody and Martin Grass, Dalia and Duane Stiller Ticket Price: $5,000, by invitation only Contact: Roberta Kjelgaard 561-392-2500 bocamuseum.org

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Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

Steven and Micki Hirsch

Additional Listing Main Fundraising Event: Carnevale di Venezia, Ultimo Wine Event Date: Jan. 25, 2017 Location: Private residence, Highland Beach Description of Event: At their oceanfront home, Francis Feeney and Arina Heath will host the private prelude to Carnevale di Venezia, featuring a gourmet dinner with topflight wines selected by leading vintners and a preview of one-of-a-kind Ultimo Auction items. Honorary Chairpersons: Micki and Steven Hirsch Chairpersons: Francis Feeney and Arina Heath, Tamara and Richard Morgenstern, Trish Savides, Nathalie Diamantis and Scott Rosen, Laura Galbán and Juan Dominguez Ticket Price: $2,500 for couples, includes admission to Carnevale di Venezia ($250 per person) on January 28 Contact: Mary Beth Harris 561-392-2500 bocamuseum.org


Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation

Boca Raton Museum of Art

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Alan Murphy Jr., Zach Mcelroy, Michael Pipkens

Dr. Evan and Stacey Packer

Joan Wargo

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Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation supports the hospital’s mission of providing superior, compassionate health care through the cultivation and stewardship of philanthropic gifts. Financial gifts are used to fund new and expanded programs, purchase technology, and recruit and retain the finest health-care professionals. Community initiatives, including health education, wellness programs, and disease prevention, touch thousands of lives each year.

Main Fundraising Event: Art Boca Raton Vernissage Date: March 15, 2017 Location: International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches, The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton Description of Event: The four-day Art Boca Raton kicks off with an exclusive preview Vernissage to benefit the Boca Raton Museum and Art School. The event will include a Champagne reception, dinner by the bite, open bar, and provide the exclusive “first look” at fair offerings exhibited by 70 gallerists. Chairpersons: Peg Anderson, Stacey and Dr. Evan Packer Ticket Price: $150 Contact: Mary Beth Harris 561-392-2500 bocamuseum.org

Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Stream Council

Main Fundraising Event: Annual Boca Raton Regional Hospital Ball Date: Jan. 21, 2017 Location: Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton Description of Event: The iconic band Earth, Wind, & Fire will kick off the celebration of the hospital’s fiftieth anniversary year. Attendees will enjoy dinner, dancing, and incredible surprises. All proceeds will benefit Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Honorary Chairperson: Joan Wargo Major Sponsors: Neiman Marcus, Boca Raton Magazine, JM Lexus Ticket Price: $500 Contact: Karissa Thomann 561-955-4142 brrh.com

The Gulf Stream Council, chartered in 1914, currently serves more than 7,250 scouts and 2,500 adult volunteers in a seven-county area including Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, Glades, Okeechobee, and Hendry counties in Southeast Florida. Scouting is a year-round educational program designed to accomplish the aims of character development, citizenship training, and personal fitness through fun, adventure, service, achievement, and leadership. Main Fundraising Event: Sportsman’s Grand Jamboree Date: Jan. 25, 2017 Location: Pavilion Waterfront, downtown West Palm Beach Description of Event: Join the Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Stream Council for a memorable cocktail reception and silent auction followed by culinary delights and a performance by Nashville recording artist Drake White. This event will directly benefit Tanah Keeta Boy Scout Camp and the youth programs of the Gulf Stream Council. Chairpersons: Alan Murphy Jr., Zach Mcelroy, Michael Pipkens Major Sponsors: Tire Kingdom, Palm Beach Illustrated, EDS Air Conditioning, Hedrick Brothers Construction Ticket Price: $150 Contact: Steve Eshelman 561-694-8585 gulfstreamcouncil.org

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Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph W. Giuliani

Founded in 1971, Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County is a not-forprofit youth development organization dedicated to promoting the education, vocational skills, health, leadership, and character of boys and girls in a safe, nurturing environment. The clubs provide more than a safe, fun, and constructive alternative to being home alone—they offer award-winning developmental programs to help youth build skills, self-esteem, and values. Main Fundraising Event: The Winter Ball Date: Feb. 3, 2017 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: Now in its thirty-sixth year running, this elegant black-tie dinner dance is the longest running event in Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County’s history. The evening will start with cocktails in the Circle Room followed by dinner in the Venetian Ballroom. Honorary Chairpersons: Julie and Mike Connors, Hon. Danielle H. Moore, Pauline Pitt, Thomas C. Quick Chairpersons: Mrs. Rudolph W. Giuliani, Mrs. Alex Fanjul (co-chair), Lia D. Reed (co-chair), Karin Luter (co-chair), Lourdes Fanjul (junior chair) Major Sponsor: Palm Beach Illustrated Ticket Price: By invitation only Contact: Lily Holt-Dillon 561-308-3919 bgcpbc.org

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County

John Walsh, Nacho Figueras

Additional Listing Main Fundraising Event: Great Futures Polo Day 2017 Date: March 12, 2017 Location: Grand Champions Polo Club, Wellington Description of Event: Polo Day will kick off at Grand Champions in Wellington with a celebrity, three-team, round-robin polo match featuring Ralph Lauren’s “Face of Polo,” Nacho Figueras, and America’s Most Wanted and The Hunt star John Walsh. The match will be followed by brunch at the International Polo Club Palm Beach. Honorary Chairpersons: Nacho Figueras, John Walsh Chairpersons: Melissa and Marc Ganzi, Ray Mooney Major Sponsor: Palm Beach Illustrated Ticket Price: $1,000 Contact: Christine Galenski 561-683-3287 bgcpbc.org

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County

Craig Gibson Jr., Reid Boren, Lauren Borman, Taylor Collins, Brooks Bishop

Additional Listing Main Fundraising Event: Barefoot on the Beach 2017 Date: April 7, 2017 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: Recognized as Palm Beach’s Saint Tropez chic white party, Barefoot on the Beach transcends the boundaries of the town’s usual event offerings. Guests will be treated to a night under the stars, including cocktails poolside and amazing entertainment. Honorary Chairpersons: Brooks Bishop, Reid Boren, Taylor Collins, Thomas C. Quick, Craig Gibson Jr. (junior chair) Ticket Price: $350 Contact: Lily Holt-Dillon 561-308-3919 bgcpbc.org


Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF)

Cancer Alliance of Help and Hope Inc.

The Caridad Center

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Melissa Parker, Janet Levy, Patty Myura

BCRF supporters Joan Lunden, Judy Glickman Lauder, Leonard A. Lauder, Irma Braman at the 2016 Hot Pink Luncheon and Symposium

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) is committed to being the end of breast cancer by advancing the world’s most promising research. Founded by Evelyn Lauder in 1993, BCRF-funded investigators have been involved in every major breakthrough in breast cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship. By committing 91 cents of every dollar to its mission, BCRF remains one of the nation’s most fiscally responsible nonprofits. Main Fundraising Event: Palm Beach Hot Pink Luncheon and Symposium Date: Feb. 9, 2017 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: Founder Evelyn Lauder’s passion for research and her love of Palm Beach lives on at the much-celebrated Hot Pink Luncheon and Symposium. On February 9, Sandra Lee, breast cancer survivor, TV chef, and author, will host the event. Honorary Chairpersons: Kinga Lampert, Leonard A. Lauder Chairpersons: Raysa Fanjul, Ronnie Heyman Major Sponsor: Neiman Marcus Ticket Price: $550 Contact: Lucia Yoo 646-497-2640 bcrfcure.org

Cancer Alliance of Help and Hope Inc. is a Palm Beach County not-for-profit organization founded in 2003 that eases the burden for qualified local women, children, and men cancer patients with emergency circumstances by helping to support them financially during their cancer treatment period and providing information, guidance, and resources. Main Fundraising Event: Shop The Day Away Luncheon Date: Feb. 22, 2017 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: Along with an inspirational celebrity speaker, this luncheon will feature a magnificent silent auction with more than 400 luxury designer items including new bags, old bags, shoes, jewelry, clothes, beauty, experiences, home, and lots more. Honorary Chairpersons: Jayne Sylvester Malfitano, Barbara Zand Chairpersons: Janet Levy, Melissa Parker, Patty Myura Major Sponsors: Palm Beach Illustrated, University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Camilla Dietz Bergeron LTD Ticket Price: $400 Contact: Stanton Collemer 561-748-7227 cahh.org

Paula Harris with My Love

The Caridad Center, Florida’s largest free health clinic operated through volunteer providers, serves the working poor and the recently uninsured throughout Palm Beach County. More than 400 doctors, dentists, and other medical professionals donate their time and provide services valued at more than $3.2 million a year. Caridad Center provides more than 26,000 free patient visits each year to those who cannot afford health care, saving taxpayers more than $5.1 million annually. Main Fundraising Event: The Caridad Call to Heart Ball Date: Feb. 18, 2017 Location: Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Manalapan Description of Event: The Caridad Center’s Call to Heart Ball will be a celebration of the services Caridad provides to thousands of uninsured working poor in Palm Beach County. Caridad’s work changes lives each day. Honorary Chairperson: Paula Harris Chairpersons: Dr. Richard and Rhona Shugarman Ticket Price: $350 Contact: Dollene Ewing 561-853-1638 caridad.org

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(Comprehensive Alcoholism Rehabilitation Programs)

Catholic Education in the Diocese of Palm Beach

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Margaret M. Luce

Founded in 1972, CARP provides affordable recovering housing programs for less fortunate men and women who are suffering from alcoholism and drug addiction in Palm Beach County. CARP’s new vision includes unique 12 Step Homes for men and women, to support abstinencebased recovery as residents transition to a substance-free lifestyle. Main Fundraising Event: CARP Annual Spring Luncheon Date: March 11, 2017 Location: Four Seasons Resort, Palm Beach Description of Event: The Spring Luncheon is part of CARP’s capital campaign to celebrate the building of CARP’s new campus, which features 12 Step Homes for men and women that support abstinencebased recovery and offer hope to Palm Beach County’s most vulnerable. Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. and the luncheon will begin at noon. Honorary Chairperson: Connie M. Frankino Chairperson: Margaret M. Luce Major Sponsor: CARP Inc. Ticket Price: $200 Contact: Michele Lutz 561-844-6400 carpinc.org

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Pepe and Emilia Fanjul, the Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito, Bishop of Palm Beach

The Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito, Bishop of Palm Beach

Catholic Charities of the five-county Diocese of Palm Beach respects life in all its stages. In living the Catholic faith, the organization creates hope for people in need, without regard to religion. Through its programs and ministries, it empowers individuals, delivers social services, and collaborates with others in building just and compassionate communities. Catholic Charities’ 12 programs and ministries serve more than 11,000 unduplicated clients annually.

The Twenty-Eighth Annual Lumen Christi Gala supports the Diocese of Palm Beach’s 17 catholic schools, which provide for the education and formation of 6,000 students throughout five counties. Gala attendance supports tuition scholarships.

Main Fundraising Event: Caritas Dei Bishop’s Gala Date: Jan. 26, 2017 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: Catholic Charities invites all friends and benefactors to the sixth annual black-tie Bishop’s Gala, which will feature a cocktail reception and silent auction followed by dinner and dancing. Entertainment will be provided by the Doug Verga Orchestra. Honorary Chairpersons: Raysa and Alfonso Fanjul Chairpersons: Emilia and Pepe Fanjul, Carol and Harold Baxter (co-chairs) Major Sponsors: Wally Findlay Galleries, Neiman Marcus Palm Beach (fashion sponsor) Ticket Price: $500 Contact: Janelle Hoffman 561-630-2695 catholiccharitiesdpb.org

Main Fundraising Event: Twenty-Eighth Annual Lumen Christi Gala Date: Dec. 10, 2016 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: The Bishop’s annual black-tie event will feature a cocktail reception followed by dinner and dancing. The Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Award will be presented to Marie Privuznak for her years of dedication to catholic education. Honorary Chairperson: The Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito, Bishop of Palm Beach Chairpersons: Mark and Karen Rodgers, Reverend Richard Murphy Ticket Price: $400 Contact: Wendy Gross 561-775-9520 diocesepb.org/lumenchristi


Center for Family Services

Child Rescue Coalition

Center for Family Services Board members Tammy and Charlie Pompea, Karen and Dan Swanson

Center for Family Services is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to end the generational cycle of family violence, protect children, and strengthen the family. The organization’s range of behavioral health services includes programs for children and adults. Main Fundraising Event: Fifth Annual Dinner Dance: A Glamorous Evening Date: March 9, 2017 Location: Club Colette, Palm Beach Description of Event: This annual event is a party honoring and celebrating Center for Family Services’ volunteers and leaders with fabulous food, music, and dancing. Ticket Price: $500 Contact: Maria Padron 561-616-1222 ctrfam.org *Center for Family Services is taking a year off from its signature event, Old Bags Luncheon, and will return in 2018 more exciting than ever.

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Children’s Home Society of Florida

Desiree Asher, Judith Asher, Carly Asher Yoost

Child Rescue Coalition, a Boca Raton– based nonprofit with global reach, has developed sophisticated technology that has enabled law enforcement to arrest, prosecute, and convict more than 8,000 online predators and rescue more than 1,800 abused children in the last four years alone. With a vision of protecting innocence through technology, the nonprofit provides free tools to law enforcement in all 50 states and in 64 countries. Main Fundraising Event: Eat, Drink, and Be Giving Date: Feb. 17, 2017 Location: The Seagate Country Club, Delray Beach Description of Event: This inspirational evening will feature an elegant dinner, cocktails, a moving awards presentation and live and silent auctions. After dinner, guests are invited to attend an intimate VIP after-party featuring hand-rolled cigars and spirits. Chairpersons: Desiree Asher, Carly Asher Yoost, Judith Asher Major Sponsors: TransUnion, FurrCohen, Gunster Ticket Prices: $275, $400 VIP Contact: Colleen Lockwood 561-208-9000 childrescuecoalition.org

Susan Miller, Thomas C. Quick

On the front lines since 1902, Children’s Home Society of Florida is the oldest and largest statewide organization devoted to helping children and families. Services offered help break the cycle of abuse in families, heal the pain for traumatized children, and create strong, loving families through adoption. Children’s Home Society of Florida serves more than 50,000 children and families each year. Main Fundraising Event: The Ultimate Dinner Party Date: Nov. 16, 2016 Location: Private residences, Palm Beach Description of Event: The twenty-fourth annual event will feature dinner parties in Palm Beach homes, culinary delights prepared by the American Culinary Federation chefs, and wine pairings from master sommelier Virginia Philip. This spectacular evening provides hope for children. Honorary Chairpersons: Susan Miller, Thomas C. Quick Major Sponsors: Palm Beach Illustrated, Christofle Ticket Price: $750 Contact: Rachel Spillane 561-868-4301 chsfl.org

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Beach and Martin Counties

Mickey Beyer, Diann Scaravilli, K.K. Sullivan

Cleveland Clinic Florida is a notfor-profit, multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Cleveland Clinic Florida has 255 physicians with expertise in 55 specialties at medical facilities in Palm Beach and Broward counties. The medical campus is fully integrated and includes diagnostic centers, outpatient surgery, and a 24-hour emergency department located in the state-ofthe-art hospital. Main Fundraising Event: Reflections of Versailles Cleveland Clinic Florida Ball Date: Feb. 25, 2017 Location: The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: Walk through the Hall of Mirrors, out of Palm Beach, and into the grandeur and luxury of life as French royalty at Cleveland Clinic Florida’s Reflections of Versailles Ball. Robert Tomsich will be the special honoree. Funds will fully upgrade the Palm Beach County Cardiology practices. Honorary Chairpersons: Sydell L. Miller, Patrick Park Chairpersons: Mickey Beyer, Diann Scaravilli, K.K. Sullivan Ticket Price: $1,250 Contact: Stephanie Miragliotta 561-804-0264 clevelandclinicflorida.org/palmbeachball

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Cleveland Clinic Florida

Frances Peter, Caroline Rafferty, Christina Macfarland

Victor Figueredo and Ross W.W. Meltzer, Stephen Mooney and Scott Velozo

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties is one of Florida’s largest community foundations. The nonprofit organization has provided more than $128 million in grants and scholarships over its 44year history. At its core, the Community Foundation is an organization created with gifts from generous people committed to local causes.

Compass aims to diminish stereotypes by challenging longstanding misconceptions about the character of the LGBT community. Compass accomplishes this by emboldening its youth, promoting pride in its community, and acting as an educator, advocate, health-services provider, and focal point for community organizing. In 28 years, Compass has served thousands of LGBT youth, adults, families, and people living with HIV in Palm Beach County.

Main Fundraising Event: Community Foundation Gala Date: Feb. 10, 2017 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: The Community Foundation’s Gala, held at The Breakers each year, raises funds for its important leadership work throughout Palm Beach and Martin counties. This year, the Gala Giving Circle members will pool funds and make an impactful grant to a local nonprofit organization. Honorary Chairpersons: Frances Peter, Caroline Rafferty, Christina Macfarland Major Sponsors: Debra and Anson M. Beard Jr., Tara Kelleher and Roy J. Zuckerberg Ticket Price: $750 Contact: Kati Erickson 561-659-6800 yourcommunityfoundation.org

Main Fundraising Event: Cocktails for Compass: A Winter Dinner Date: Dec. 12, 2016 Location: Club Colette, Palm Beach Description of Event: Cocktails for Compass is the annual winter dinner to recognize the top supporters of the organization’s lifesaving programs and services. The elegant evening will include dinner, dancing, and a silent auction of luxury items. Honorary Chairpersons: Sonja and Mark Stevens Chairpersons: Ross W.W. Meltzer and Victor Figueredo, Scott Velozo and Stephen Mooney Major Sponsor: PNC Wealth Management Ticket Price: $500 Contact: Ryanmarie Rice 561-533-9699 compassglcc.com


Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America

Connected Warriors

David and Lynn Aronberg

Connected Warriors is the largest community-based volunteer organization in the United States offering evidencebased, trauma-conscious yoga therapy to service members, veterans, and their families at no cost. In communities across the country and overseas, the organization-trained volunteer yoga instructors deliver trauma-conscious yoga therapy and other educational programs to the nation’s warriors to help continue serving those who have served. Main Fundraising Event: Tico Torres Celebrity Golf Classic and Gala Date: Nov. 13, 2016 Location: Trump National Doral Golf Club, Miami Description of Event: The tenth annual Tico Torres Celebrity Golf Classic and Gala will be hosted by rock drummer Tico Torres. The gala will include a cocktail hour, an auction, a seated dinner, live entertainment by Blues Brothers Should Band, and a surprise special guest. Honorary Chairpersons: Philip and Ansley DiLeo, Dr. Charles and Kathy Theopholis, Stanley and Janice Sussman Chairpersons: Honorable David and Lynn Aronberg Ticket Price: $500 Contact: Gina Franano 954-278-3164 connectedwarriors.org

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Board President Bonnie Scarf

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America is the only nonprofit voluntary health organization dedicated to the fight against Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Its mission is to cure Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases. Main Fundraising Event: Book of Hope Luncheon Date: March 13, 2017 Location: Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton Description of Event: This annual luncheon will begin with a reception and silent auction featuring incredible items such as jewelry, vacations, and much more. Following will be a luncheon that highlights the remarkable work of CCFA and honors a local individual making a difference. Ticket Price: $150 Contact: Jennifer McCorvey 561-218-2929 ccfa.org/chapters/florida

Richard and Phyllis Krock

From achieving the first remissions in cancer with chemotherapy in 1948 to developing the very latest new therapies, Dana-Farber is renowned for using its discoveries to improve cancer treatment for children and adults in Palm Beach County and around the world. It is the only center ranked in the top four of U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals for both adult and pediatric cancer care. Main Fundraising Event: Discovery Celebration Date: Feb. 18, 2017 Location: The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: This elegant evening will include fine cuisine, dancing, and a special performance by David Foster. Honorary Chairpersons: Judie and Larry Schlager Chairpersons: Richard and Phyllis Krock, Renee and Robert Belfer (co-chairs), Bonnie and Donald Dwares (co-chairs), Sandra Krakoff (co-chair) Thomas C. Quick (cochair), Jean and Fred Sharf (co-chairs) Ticket Price: $1,250 Contact: Karen Martins 561-833-2080 dana-farber.org

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DePorres Place Inc., Adult Literacy Center

DePorres Place Board of Directors member John Pescosolido, DePorres Place supporter Megan Gary

DePorres Place Adult Literacy Center was the vision of a handful of Adrian Dominican Sisters in 1996. Their dream was to open a literacy center in Palm Beach County that would provide freeof-charge, one-to-one tutoring to adults who could not read nor write basic English. The dream became a reality in 1997 when DePorres Place was incorporated as a not-for-profit center. In addition, DePorres Place has added an ESOL program. This past year, DePorres Place served 180 students. Main Fundraising Event: Annual Luncheon for Literacy, Celebrating 20 Years in the Palm Beach County Community Date: March 26, 2017 Location: Center for Creative Education, West Palm Beach Description of Event: DePorres’ luncheon is a time of celebration, recognizing the commitment of its volunteer tutors, adult learners, and benevolent donors. Its success stories are inspiring and would not be possible without grants, scholarships, and fundraising. Ticket Price: $50 Contact: Linda Kramer 561-290-0756 deporresplace.org

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Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation

Dress for Success Palm Beaches

Christine DiRocco, Michele Wilde

Simon Benson Offit, Theodora Aspegren

The mission of Dress for Success Palm Beaches is to promote the economic independence of women in need by providing professional attire, a network of support, and career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

The Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation Inc. raises funds to enhance the art and academic programs at the Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts. The foundation funds the needs and opportunities that the school district cannot.

Main Fundraising Event: Style for Hope Date: March 10, 2017 Location: Cohen Pavilion, Kravis Center, West Palm Beach Description of Event: This significant, annual luncheon is the major celebration of the year. This event will provide funding for managing boutique operations, supporting women’s career development and skills enhancement, and other career counseling and mentoring programs. Chairpersons: Michele Wilde, Christine DiRocco Ticket Price: $100 Contact: Colleen Fitzgerald 561-249-3898 palmbeaches.dressforsuccess.org

Main Fundraising Event: Dreyfoos Live! Date: Jan. 17, 2017 Location: Kenan Pavilion, Flagler Museum, Palm Beach Description of Event: This year, the Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation Musical Series features three lunches and Dreyfoos Live!, a cocktail reception with outstanding student and alumni performances, gourmet hors d’oeuvres, a live auction, and late-night dancing. Chairpersons: Theodora Aspegren, Simon Benson Offit Ticket Price: $275 Contact: Kimberly Ramia 561-805-6298 soafi.org


EW Foundation

Ernie and Liezl Els

Gail Worth

The Els for Autism Foundation was established by Ernie and Liezl Els to focus on the issue of autism. The Els’ son, Ben, is profoundly impacted by the disorder, which affects one in 68 children in the United States. Els for Autism is a game-changing resource, delivering and facilitating programs that are leading examples of what can be available to people with autism spectrum disorder. The Els Center of Excellence welcomed its first students in August 2015.

The EW Foundation has been developing character and promoting strong social skills since 1994. The EWF is an educational nonprofit providing award-winning character and etiquette-education resources for children and youth. With an emphasis on good character and core values, EWF’s educational books and programs provide pathways for success for all children, especially for those in low-income communities.

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Main Fundraising Event: Liezl’s Ninth Annual Tea Party Date: March 9, 2017 Location: The Els’ home, Jupiter Description of Event: In the garden of the Els’ home, 275 women gather each spring to celebrate the accomplishments of Els for Autism in style. The tea party’s theme travels the globe, and this year will feature Greece. Chairperson: Liezl Els Major Sponsor: Palm Beach Illustrated Ticket Price: $300 Contact: Nicole Poundstone 561-598-6197 elsforautism.org

Main Fundraising Event: Third Annual Musical Brunch: Books, Bellinis, & Bel Canto Date: Feb. 5, 2017 Location: Club Colette, Palm Beach Description of Event: A musical brunch, let the music consume you. Guests will enjoy a Mediterranean-style brunch, Bellini courtyard reception, arias of POPera, luxurious raffle prizes, book giveaways, and a guest speaker. Honorary Chairperson: Gail Worth Chairperson: Cristina Ciolacu Major Sponsor: Arthur E. Benjamin Foundation Ticket Price: $95 Contact: Loretta Neff 561-833-3700 ewfcares.org

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Els for Autism Foundation

Natalie M. Alvarez, Executive Women of the Palm Beaches President Lori Fischer, Pattie Light

Empowering women to succeed and lead, Executive Women of the Palm Beaches is a nonprofit professional association that inspires integrity, equality, and leadership in the workplace and community. It exists to promote awareness of women’s issues by providing financial aid and scholarships to women and maintains the vision to enhance and influence the educational advancement of women. Main Fundraising Event: Thirty-Fourth Annual Women in Leadership Awards Luncheon (WILA) Date: May 11, 2017 Location: Kravis Center, West Palm Beach Description of Event: The annual WILA event recognizes local women who have sustained outstanding accomplishments and displayed generosity of spirit, commitment to integrity and diversity, and a genuine connectedness with others in the community. Chairpersons: Pattie Light, Natalie M. Alvarez, Denise Valz Ticket Price: $150 Contact: Jessica Clasby 561-868-7070 ewpb.org

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Flagler Museum

Flagler Museum

Michael Kovner, Kamie Lightburn, Jean Doyen de Montaillou

Elisabeth and Adam Munder

Dr. David and Donna Dodson

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FoundCare Inc. is a nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Center that provides pediatric and adult medicine, dentistry, infectious disease care, mental health counseling, laboratory services, x-rays, and an on-site pharmacy in two locations in Palm Beach County. FoundCare accepts most insurances, Medicaid, Medicare, and self-pay on a slidingfee scale. For more information, call 561-HEALTHY.

In 1902, the New York Herald proclaimed Whitehall, Henry Flagler’s Palm Beach estate, “more wonderful than any other private dwelling in the world.” In 1903, Mr. and Mrs. Flagler hosted the first Bal Poudré in Whitehall’s Grand Ballroom. From that first Bal Poudré sprang the tradition of hosting an extraordinary number of galas in Palm Beach. Today, Whitehall is a National Historic Landmark. Main Fundraising Event: The Bal Poudré Date: Feb. 17, 2017 Location: Flagler Museum, Palm Beach Description of Event: The Bal Poudré is Palm Beach’s most elegant event. Guests will enjoy cocktails in the Grand Hall, followed by a sumptuous dinner presented in Whitehall’s Grand Ballroom. Funds raised will benefit the Flagler Museum’s education programs. Chairpersons: Kamie Lightburn, Jean Doyen de Montaillou, Michael Kovner Ticket Price: Starts at $1,000 Contact: Allison Goff 561-655-2833 flaglermuseum.us

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Main Fundraising Event: Bal Poudré and the Soirée Poudré Date: Feb. 17, 2017 Location: Flagler Museum, Palm Beach Description of Event: Following the Bal Poudré dinner, guests are invited to join the Soirée Poudré in the Flagler Kenan Pavilion. Launched in 2015 as a culminating evening event for the Bal Poudré, the Soirée Poudré includes cocktails, dancing, and mingling. Presented by the Flagler Museum’s Whitehall Society, the next generation of museum friends and supporters, event funds raised will benefit the Flagler Museum’s education programs. Chairpersons: Elisabeth and Adam Munder Ticket Prices: $150, $1,000 for group of eight Contact: Allison Goff 561-655-2833 flaglermuseum.us

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FoundCare Inc.

Main Fundraising Event: À Votre Santé (To Your Health) Date: Feb. 9, 2017 Location: Club Colette, Palm Beach Description of Event: À Votre Santé (To Your Health) will be a French-themed fundraising cocktail party with live music, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and a fabulous silent auction. Event honorees are Dan and Lyn Lerner, the Quantum Foundation, and W. Trent Steele. Chairpersons: Dr. David and Donna Dodson Ticket Price: $225 Contact: PJ Layng 561-632-8122 foundcare.org


Belinda Agar, Dania Kier Schwartz, Sherrie Scott, Nina Botel

For 25 years, the Lorraine & Jack N. Friedman Commission for Jewish Education of the Palm Beaches has enriched and strengthened Jewish life and education throughout the Greater Palm Beaches. Its work directly benefits thousands of children, families, and adults locally. The Friedman CJE is a partner agency of the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County. Main Fundraising Event: Conversations with Jewish Women Writers Dates: Jan. 25-26, 2017; March 1-2, 2017 Locations: Private club, Palm Beach; Frenchman’s Creek, Palm Beach Gardens Description of Event: Author Lauren Belfer discusses And After the Fire January 25 in Palm Beach and January 26 in Palm Beach Gardens. Author Irina Reyn discusses The Imperial Wife March 1 in Palm Beach and March 2 in Palm Beach Gardens. Guests can choose between 9:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. sessions. Chairpersons: Dania Kier Schwartz, Belinda Agar, Nina Botel, Sherrie Scott Ticket Prices: $145 if purchasing books separately, $180 if purchasing books through CJE Contact: Autumn Mella 561-209-2604 cjepb.org

Gift of Life Marrow Registry

JOSE PINIERO

Friends of Gumbo Limbo

BEN HICKS

Friedman Commission for Jewish Education of the Palm Beaches

2016 CRESTT Award recipient John Englander (center) with 2016 Sea Coast Toast committee members

Gift of Life Steps for Life 5K Team Mizner Country Club

Friends of Gumbo Limbo is the nonprofit fundraising and advisory arm of the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. It supports a wide range of activities and opportunities for education, conservation, and research of coastal and marine environments. It funds center exhibits, educational programs, and the Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility.

Gift of Life Marrow Registry is an international public bone marrow and blood stem cell registry. For 25 years, Gift of Life has facilitated transplants for children and adults suffering from many life-threatening diseases, like leukemia and lymphoma. Gift of Life has made more than 3,000 transplants possible for patients in urgent need of donors.

Main Fundraising Event: Sea Coast Toast Date: Feb. 18, 2017 Location: Boca Country Club, Boca Raton Description of Event: The Sea Coast Toast will feature a cocktail hour, hors d’oeuvres, and dinner, as well as silent and live auctions. A backdrop of tropical music will set the mood. The evening will include a special guest receiving the Annual CRESTT Award. Chairperson: Ross Appel Ticket Prices: $125 members, $150 nonmembers Contact: Brandon Canute 561-544-8608 gumbolimbo.org

Main Fundraising Event: Steps for Life 5K of South Florida Date: Jan. 15, 2017 Location: Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton Description of Event: Steps for Life Run/ Walk is the only 5K in the South Florida area solely dedicated to raising awareness for bone marrow and blood stem cell transplants. All funds raised are used to add new donors to the worldwide bone marrow registry. In addition, the event will feature the first-time meeting of a marrow transplant recipent and their lifesaving donor. Chairpersons: Gail Oliver, Barbara Cohen Ticket Prices: $30 adults, $15 students, free for children 6 and younger Contact: Jennifer De Gruccio 561-982-2900 giftoflife.org

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Glades Academy Foundation Inc.

Suzi Goldsmith, Lois Pope, Donna Mulholland

Emilia Fanjul

Joan O’Connell, Lou Ann Wilson-Swan

For more than 100 years, Girl Scouts has built girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida empowers girls ages 5-17 with vision and voice, girls who command their future, engage their communities, and inspire others. Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida serves more than 10,400 girls in Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Okeechobee counties.

Glades Academy Foundation promotes quality education in Pahokee through contributions to Everglades Preparatory Academy and Glades Academy charter schools. It provides excellent facilities, administrative support, and funding to assure an increasing variety of educational opportunities and positive life experiences for the students.

Grandma’s Place is an emergency shelter for 16 children (from birth to age 12) who have been removed from their homes by the Department of Children and Families due to abuse, neglect, or abandonment. It is the only licensed emergency shelter for boys and girls of this age in Palm Beach County and welcomes sibling groups and children with disabilities.

Main Fundraising Event: Emerald Awards Date: Feb. 25, 2017 Location: The Beach Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: This event will honor amazing women leaders in Palm Beach County serving as role models in STEM, financial literacy, healthy living, environmental leadership, and global citizenship. An outstanding philanthropist will also be recognized for her work. Honorary Chairpersons: Judi Richards, Lois Pope, Suzi Goldsmith, Donna Mulholland Chairperson: Tami Donnally Ticket Price: $275 Contact: Mandy Winkle 561-427-0190 gssef.org

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Grandma’s Place Inc.

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Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida

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Main Fundraising Event: An Evening of Great Expectations Dinner and Auction Date: Jan. 13, 2017 Location: Café Boulud, The Brazilian Court, Palm Beach Description of Event: Fourteenth annual dinner and live auction with 100 percent of the proceeds going to charter schools as the event is completely underwritten by J. Pepe Fanjul. Chairperson: Emilia Fanjul Major Sponsors: J. Pepe Fanjul, Florida Crystals Corporation, William Pitt Foundation Ticket Price: $500 Contact: Deana Cruz 561-366-5115 gladesacademy.org evergladesprepacademy.org

Main Fundraising Event: Second Annual Grandma’s Place Holiday Luncheon Date: Nov. 29, 2016 Location: The Beach Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: This annual luncheon will ring in the holiday season with a wine reception, a fabulous silent auction, “Grandma-tini’s” by Tito’s Vodka, informal modeling by SOCAPRI of Palm Beach, a small live auction by Neil Saffer, and CBS12 News Anchor Liz Quirantes as the celebrity emcee. Honorary Chairpersons: Hermé de Wyman Miro, Elayne Flamm Chairpersons: Lou Ann Wilson-Swan, Joan O’Connell Major Sponsors: International Society of Palm Beach, Elayne and Donald Flamm Foundation, Cypress Insurance Group, Toshiba Business Systems, PNC Bank, Publix Super Market Charities, Celedinas Insurance, Charlotte Pelton & Associates Ticket Price: $150 Contact: Roxanne Jacobs 561-408-3060 grandmasplacepb.org


Gratitude House

H.O.W. Hearing the Ovarian Cancer Whisper

Jamie Bartholomay Niemie

Laura Linney, Dr. Jennifer Ashton

NINO MUNOZ

Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County

Since 1968, Gratitude House has provided long-term substance abuse treatment to women in the Palm Beaches. It is one of only 14 recovery centers nationwide to offer recovery to pregnant women and allow infants to remain with their mothers. Its focus this year is to fund the New Nursery and Child Day Care Center, set to open in late 2016. Main Fundraising Event: Twenty-Ninth Annual Runway to Recovery Fashion Show Date: Nov. 12, 2016 Location: Marriott, West Palm Beach Description of Event: Gratitude House will be partnering with Worth Avenue icon Calypso St. Barth and holding the affair at the Marriott West Palm Beach. The event will present a spectacular array of raffle and silent auction items, a fashion show, and luncheon. Honorary Chairperson: Jamie Bartholomay Niemie Chairpersons: Lynn Gentithes, Gillian Perkins, Taylor D. Schneider Major Sponsor: Calypso St. Barth Ticket Price: $85 Contact: PJ Layng 561-632-8122 gratitudehouse.org

H.O.W., founded by the late Jacquie Liggett, is a nonprofit organization that supports research in ovarian cancer by funding the Jacquie Liggett Fellowship, helping local women suffering from ovarian cancer through the Jacquie Liggett Angel Fund, providing scholarships to Florida Medical students interested in gynecologic oncology through the Dr. Robert C. Knapp Medical Student Award, and presenting free educational programs about ovarian cancer. Main Fundraising Event: Time is of the Essence Lecture and Luncheon Date: Jan. 26, 2017 Location: The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: Celebrity guest speakers will be award-wining theater, film, and television actress Laura Linney, and board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist, author, and ABC medical correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton. This is the event’s sixteenth anniversary year. Honorary Chairperson: Fern Fodiman Chairpersons: Judy Snyder, Andrea Stark, Valerie Goldfein Major Sponsors: Wilmington Trust, Frances Fisher, Betsy K. Matthews Ticket Prices: $350, $175 for those aged 40 and younger Contact: Jennifer McGrath 561-406-2109 howflorida.org

Debi Devigili, Natalie M. Alvarez, Morgan Hatin, Gina Sabean

Celebrating its thirtieth anniversary, Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County builds strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter. Future homeowners work alongside Habitat to build safe, affordable homes with the help of community volunteers and generous donors. Since its inception in 1986, Habitat has built more than 200 homes and continues to build throughout the community. Main Fundraising Event: Hammers, Nails, and Cocktails Date: Nov. 5, 2016 Location: PGA National Resort & Spa, Palm Beach Gardens Description of Event: The sixth annual reception will be an elegant evening celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of the organization, featuring dinner and dancing with a live band as well as live and silent auctions. Chairpersons: Debi Devigili, Natalie M. Alvarez, Morgan Hatin, Gina Sabean Major Sponsors: United Technologies, ADT Always Cares, The Palm Beach Post, WPBF News 25, Comcast Ticket Price: $300 Contact: Amy Brand 561-253-2080 habitatpbc.org

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Hanley Center Foundation

Kai Li Fouts and Chris Jette with their children, Cerys, Kale, and Cade

Established more than 30 years ago by Mary Jane and Jack Hanley, Hanley Center Foundation is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to give hope to individuals, families, and communities affected by alcoholism and drug addiction through access to high-quality treatment, education, family support, and community prevention programs. Main Fundraising Event: Twenty-Second Annual Hanley Center Foundation Family Picnic Date: Feb. 12, 2017 Location: National Croquet Center, West Palm Beach Description of Event: A day of fun for the entire family. This twenty-second annual event will include lunch, games, and activities for children, as well as silent auctions with incredible items for both kids and adults. Honorary Chairpersons: Michelle and Bob Diffenderfer Chairpersons: Kai Li Fouts and Chris Jette Ticket Prices: $195, $50 for children aged 4-17, free for children aged 3 and younger Contact: Bonnie Barwick 561-841-1212 hanleycenterfoundation.org

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Hanley Center Foundation

Andrew Forsyth, Kelly Williams

Gary Harris, Suzanne Holmes

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Main Fundraising Event: Hanley Center Foundation Palm Beach Dinner Date: March 8, 2017 Location: The Beach Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: The 2017 Hanley Center Foundation Palm Beach Dinner will be an evening under the stars. Guests will enjoy an elegant reception, live music, and a silent auction to raise funds for the foundation’s life-saving work. Honorary Chairperson: Lyanne Azqueta Chairpersons: Andrew Forsyth, Kelly Williams, Clark Appleby Ticket Prices: $500, $350 for those aged 40 and younger Contact: Bonnie Barwick 561-841-1212 hanleycenterfoundation.org

Main Fundraising Event: Hanley Center Foundation Eighteenth Annual Golf Classic Date: March 20, 2017 Location: The Dye Preserve, Jupiter Description of Event: The prestigious Dye Preserve will serve as a backdrop for an exciting 18-hole golf tournament, awards ceremony, and silent auction. In addition, “Luncheon with the Suits” will feature a mix and mingle for golfers and business professionals. Chairpersons: Gary Harris, Suzanne Holmes, Justin Claud, Donna and Bob Goldfarb, Jack Barret Ticket Prices: $1,000 per golfer, $4,000 per foursome, $500 for those aged 40 and younger Contact: Bonnie Barwick 561-841-1212 hanleycenterfoundation.org


Historical Society of Palm Beach County

Historical Society of Palm Beach County

Pat and Richard Johnson

Since 1937, the Historical Society of Palm Beach County has collected, preserved, and shared the county’s history. The society reaches hundreds of thousands of Palm Beach County’s young people, residents, and visitors each year through its archival collections, the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum in West Palm Beach’s historic 1916 Courthouse, and community and educational programming. Main Fundraising Event: Fifteenth Annual Archival Evening honoring Richard and Pat Johnson Date: Dec. 13, 2016 Location: Sailfish Club of Florida, Palm Beach Description of Event: An elegant affair with a lively dinner and dance in a waterfront setting, honoring Richard and Pat Johnson for their patronage of the Historical Society’s important mission over the years and their leadership in the capital campaign that made the Palm Beach County History Museum a reality. Chairpersons: Helene and Keith Austin, Cathy and Jack Flagg, Charlene and Richard Johnson, Kristy and Scott Johnson, Patt and Bill Sned Major Sponsor: Palm Beach Illustrated Ticket Price: $650, by invitation Contact: Holly Finch 561-832-4164, ext. 106 hspbc.org

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Hobe Sound Nature Center

Young Friends at the VIP after-party at Evening on Antique Row 2016

Additional Listing Main Fundraising Event: Evening on Antique Row Date: March 4, 2017 Location: Antique Row, West Palm Beach Description of Event: The Young Friends of the Historical Society of Palm Beach County, in partnership with the West Palm Beach Antique Row Association, hosts Evening on Antique Row, a popular six-block street party featuring antique shopping, food sampling, specialty cocktails, live entertainment, and a VIP after-party. Major Sponsors: Palm Beach Illustrated, Atlas Party Rental Ticket Prices: $40 admission, $100 VIP in advance Contact: Jillian Markwith 561-832-4164, ext. 103 hspbc.org

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The Hobe Sound Nature Center was established in 1973 as an environmental education center in partnership with the Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge to encourage environmental stewardship. The Hobe Sound Nature Center shares this mission with more than 60,000 people annually with on- and off-site educational presentations, school programs, lectures, special events, field trips, an exhibit hall with live animal exhibits, summer camp, turtle walks, and more. This major fundraiser supports these programs. Main Fundraising Event: Biannual Dinner Benefit with special guest “Jungle” Jack Hanna Date: April 6, 2017 Location: Jupiter Hills Club, Tequesta Description of Event: Hobe Sound Nature Center’s main fundraiser will feature cocktails and a silent auction followed by dinner and a very special presentation entitled “Into the Wild” by featured speaker “Jungle” Jack Hanna highlighting the fascinating lives of animals. Honorary Chairpersons: John W. Payson family Chairpersons: Sally Roosevelt, Elaine Timbers, Mabel Vogel Ticket Price: $200 Contact: Debbie Fritz-Quincy 772-546-2067 hobesoundnaturecenter.com

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HomeSafe

LEONARD BRYANT

Pamela Goodman, Neil Schiller

For 30 years, the Homeless Coalition has been the voice for the homeless, advocating for their rights and a place they can call home. The Homeless Coalition is a leader in the community, recommending policy changes to improve services for the homeless and identifying strategies that produce results while inspiring the community to take action. Main Fundraising Event: Mayor’s Ball Date: Feb. 25, 2017 Location: Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach Description of Event: The Mayor’s Ball will bring together leaders from all sections of Palm Beach County business, government, and philanthropy to benefit neighbors in need. Guests will mingle in a Mardi Gras setting as they enjoy cocktails, dinner, and dancing with a few exciting surprises. Honorary Chairperson: Current Palm Beach County Mayor Chairpersons: Pamela Goodman, Neil Schiller Major Sponsor: GL Homes Ticket Price: $250 Contact: Marilyn Munoz 561-308-6880 homelesscoalitionpbc.org

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Dr. Laurie Emery, Molly Medvecky, Dianna Marcela, Rachel Scott

Founded in 1979, HomeSafe is a nationally accredited nonprofit organization protecting Palm Beach County and South Florida’s most vulnerable residents: the victims of child abuse and domestic violence. Its mission is to create safer, more productive lives for infants, children, and families. HomeSafe is a leading provider of quality prevention and intervention services, serving more than 16,000 infants, children, and families each year. Main Fundraising Event: The Classic Rock and Roll Party Date: Feb. 4, 2017 Location: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood Description of Event: This unique and high-energy rock and roll–themed party will include a cocktail hour, a full-course sit-down dinner, an open bar, a silent auction, and live classic rock and roll. Featured entertainment will be The Marshall Tucker Band. A golf tournament will follow on Monday, February 6, at the Royal Palm Yacht and Country Club. Chairpersons: Dr. Laurie Emery, Vicki Greissman, Dianna Marcela, Molly Medvecky, Rachel Scott Major Sponsor: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Ticket Price: $500 Contact: Chere Brodi 561-383-9842 helphomesafe.org

The Hometown Foundation

CHRISTOPHER FAY

Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County

Meg Weinberger, Michael A. Bozzuto with Special Olympics athletes

The Hometown Foundation supports Special Olympics, pet rescues, the intellectually disabled, children, and veterans, and funds the Dream Ride, a 17-year annual event. The foundation is supported by numerous events including Dream Cars & Cocktails and celebrates the accomplishments of Special Olympics athletes. Main Fundraising Event: Dream Cars & Cocktails Date: March 4, 2017 Location: Trump National Golf Club, Jupiter Description of Event: Dream Cars & Cocktails, the official kickoff of the Dream Ride, draws motorsport fans together for food, entertainment, awards, and auctions to raise funds for Special Olympics athletes. Honorary Chairperson: Michael A. Bozzuto Chairpersons: David and Deb Anderson, Michael and Janet Steinger Major Sponsors: Big Dog Ranch Rescue; Bozzuto’s; Cheney Brothers; Dr. Fredric M. Barr; Ferrari Maserati of the Palm Beaches; Haddon House; Kanner & Pintaluga Inc.; Korey’s Krew; KidsSanctuary; Latham Marine; McCall Agency; Morgan Stanley; Pet Haven Rescue; Provident Jewelry; Rescue Life; Roush Spine; Samuel J. and Connie M. Frankino Foundation; Sequin Jewelry; Steinger, Iscoe & Greene; Tito’s Handmade Vodka; Western Beef Ticket Price: $350 Contact: Meg Weinberger 561-310-6591 dreamride.org


Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti (HAS)

The Seventeenth Hole at the 2016 Honda Classic

The Honda Classic cares about the health and welfare of children and families in the community. While the tournament showcases the best golfers on the PGA Tour, the ultimate goal of this premier event is to positively impact youth in need and create a brighter future for the community. Net proceeds benefit a number of South Florida nonprofit organizations focused on enhancing children’s health, growth, and well-being through medical, educational, and social programs. Main Fundraising Event: The Honda Classic Dates: Feb. 20-26, 2017 Location: PGA National Resort & Spa, Palm Beach Gardens Description of Event: The Honda Classic is a premier PGA Tour event staged at PGA National Resort & Spa. From February 20-26, top-ranked golfers from around the world will descend on the famed Champion Course and come face-to-face with the iconic Bear Trap. Chairpersons: Barbara Nicklaus, Gary Nicklaus Major Sponsors: American Honda Motor Co. Inc., Tire Kingdom, United Technologies, PGA National Resort & Spa, Jupiter Medical Center, Florida Power & Light Co., Palm Beach County Sports Commission, Discover The Palm Beaches, Gosling’s Rum, Cobra Puma Golf, Michelob Ultra, Tito’s Vodka, Celebrity Cruises, Moët & Chandon Champagne, Citi, Coca-Cola Ticket Price: Starts at $20 Contact: Kenneth R. Kennerly 561-799-2747 hondaclassiccares.org

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Louise Stephaich, Thomas C. Quick, Anna Mann

Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti (HAS) was established in 1956 by Dr. Larry and Gwen Mellon, and today comprises a 131-bed hospital, four community health centers, and six nutrition centers. With a staff of some 500 employees, 99 percent of whom are Haitian, HAS serves more than 350,000 people, a population equivalent to that of a city such as Raleigh, North Carolina, which has more than a dozen hospitals. Main Fundraising Event: White Hot Night Date: March 25, 2017 Location: Private club, Palm Beach Description of Event: White Hot Night serves as the annual Palm Beach gala for HAS. This event, in which guests wear white, will include live entertainment, dinner, and an auction. Chairpersons: Louise Stephaich, Thomas C. Quick, Anna Mann Ticket Price: $500 Contact: Christina McLachlan 412-361-5200 hashaiti.org

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The Honda Classic

Hospice Foundation of Palm Beach

Karin Luter, Talbott Maxey

Hospice Foundation of Palm Beach has been supporting Palm Beach County’s hospice care organization for more than 33 years. Through the tireless efforts of its all-volunteer group, the foundation provides resources that support patients and the families of those who are facing advanced illnesses. Main Fundraising Event: Hospice Evening 2017 Date: Jan. 20, 2017 Location: Flagler Museum, Palm Beach Description of Event: Hospice Evening 2017 will include a cocktail reception in the Grand Hall, a Carolina Herrera runway fashion show presented by Saks Fifth Avenue Palm Beach in the West Room, dinner in the Kenan Pavilion, and dancing under the stars on the lawn. Honorary Chairpersons: Carol Baxter, Mark W. Cook Chairpersons: Karin Luter, Talbott Maxey Major Sponsors: Saks Fifth Avenue Palm Beach, Bacardi USA, Carol and Harold Baxter, Dawn and Gary Burkhead, Mark Cook, Willis duPont, Hillie Mahoney, Marjorie Fisher Foundation, Carol and Robert Garvy, Jane Grace, Audrey and Martin Gruss, Gunster Law Firm, Colleen Herlihy, Mary Hulitar, Vicky and Sam Hunt, Ann and Charles Johnson, Michele and Howard Kessler, Susan Lloyd, Northern Trust, Pauline Pitt, Amanda and Charles Schumacher, U.S. Trust Ticket Prices: $750, $400 for those aged 45 and younger Contact: Lynnette Lin 561-832-8585 hospicepb.org

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Il Circolo, The Italian Cultural Society

Marie and Robert Silvani

Furry Friends President Patricia Deshong, Sergeant Eric Brand with service dog Cricket

Furry Friends, the largest no-kill shelter in north Palm Beach County, rescues, rehabilitates, and finds animals permanent homes. Its clinic is open to the public and provides affordable health care to families. Community programs include Shelter to Service Dog, Senior-to-Senior, and programs for children. At any given time, its Jupiter facility and Palm City Ranch are home to hundreds of animals that have not yet found their forever home. Main Fundraising Event: For the Love of Animals and their Hero Friends Date: Feb. 10, 2017 Location: The Club at Admiral’s Cove, Jupiter Description of Event: This evening will showcase Furry Friends’ Shelter to Service Dog program, which trains rescue dogs to work and live with veterans. During the event, veterans will be presented with their Furry Friends service dogs. Chairpersons: Beth and Bob Beson, Ansley and Philip DiLeo, Sherrye and Ira Fenton Ticket Price: $250 Contact: Patricia Deshong 561-747-5311, ext. 1 furryfriendsadoption.org

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WARNER-PROKOS PHOTOGRAPHY

The Humane Society of Greater Jupiter/Tequesta, Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic & Ranch

Il Circolo provides opportunities for all members to develop an awareness of Italian culture and arts and to instill a spirit of fellowship among all. Main Fundraising Event: Il Circolo Gala Date: March 26, 2017 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: Il Circolo’s fortyfirst gala will celebrate the beauty of Italy and the triumphs in the yacht and cruise industry. “Viaggio Italia” will showcase the most beautiful destinations and the Italian yacht builders that are among the finest and largest in the world. This event will benefit the earthquake victims and families in Italy. Chairpersons: Robert and Marie Silvani Major Sponsors: Pininfarina Design, The Italian Sea Group Ticket Price: $350 Contact: Robert Silvani 561-371-6768 ilcircoloflorida.com

Impact 100 Palm Beach County Co-presidents Karen Sweetapple, Helen Ballerano

Impact 100 Palm Beach County is a women’s charitable organization funding local nonprofit initiatives. It is composed of women who contribute $1,000 annually, pool their funds, and vote to award multiple $100,000 grants to local nonprofits in southern Palm Beach County. Committed to strengthening the community by awarding highimpact grants, its members are proud to have empowered 15 major charitable programs in the last five years. Main Fundraising Event: Impact 100 Grand Awards Event Date: April 6, 2017 Location: Wold Performing Arts Center, Lynn University*, Boca Raton Description of Event: Impact 100 members and guests will listen to local nonprofit finalists present their high-impact grant proposals, and members will vote to award multiple $100,000 grants to fund outstanding local charitable projects. Awards will be announced that evening. Chairpersons: Suzy Lanigan, Nicole Pasquale Major Sponsor: Tandy Robinson of Goldman Sachs Ticket Price: Annual membership available with $1,000 donation Contact: Karen Sweetapple 561-336-4623 impact100pbc.com *This event is not hosted, co-sponsored, or endorsed by Lynn University.

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JARC Florida

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The International Society of Palm Beach

JEFFREY THOLL

inSIGHT Through Education Inc.

Ruth Bell, Marilyn Blank

inSIGHT Through Education Inc. is a not-for-profit, nonsectarian, allvolunteer organization whose purpose is to inspire and educate using lessons from the Holocaust and genocides to eliminate prejudice while encouraging respect and acceptance in schools, communities, and the world. Main Fundraising Event: Sensational Shopping Spree Date: Nov. 10, 2016 Location: The Gardens Mall, Palm Beach Gardens Description of Event: inSIGHT Through Education, in collaboration with The Gardens Mall, invites you to a day of shopping, dining, and in-store events. Have sales receipts stamped at one of the information desks, and The Gardens Mall will donate 5 percent of the total sales to inSIGHT Through Education. Chairpersons: Ruth Bell, Marilyn Blank Contact: Ruth Bell, Marilyn Blank 203-517-5799, 301-404-2275 insightthrougheducation.org

Hermé de Wyman Miro

The International Society of Palm Beach’s contribution to the community is to award scholarships and grants that support humanitarian causes to help the hungry, the homeless, the elderly, abused women and children, disabled veterans, animal welfare, and to enrich the arts, foster education, and further medical research. Main Fundraising Event: Thirty-Seventh Annual Holiday Gala Dinner Dance Date: Dec. 13, 2016 Location: The Beach Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: The Annual Holiday Gala Dinner Dance is an elegant, blacktie event featuring delightful music by the famous Alex Donner and his orchestra, superb entertainment, and gourmet dining. Honorary Chairpersons: Veronica Atkins, Suzanne Niedland, Patrick M. Park, Lois B. Pope, Sally and Dick Robinson, Mary Harper, Connie M. Frankino Chairperson: Hermé de Wyman Miro Major Sponsors: Patrick M. Park, Rhoda Chase, J.M. Rubin Foundation, Ariela Rifkin, Joan G. Rubin, Elayne Flamm, Tova Leidesdorf, Joanna Woodruff, Herbert Roemmele, Robin and Irvin Saltzman, Marvin Kamin Ticket Price: $550 Contact: Hermé de Wyman Miro 561-832-4200

Elizabeth Levine, Debbie Weisman

JARC Florida provides programs and services to educate and empower individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. JARC Florida removes barriers to independence, allowing each person with developmental and intellectual disabilities to reach his or her potential. Main Fundraising Event: Thirty-First Annual Gala Date: March 12, 2017 Location: Boca West Country Club, Boca Raton Description of Event: The gala is themed “It all starts with a wish.” Cocktails and a silent auction will commence at 6 p.m., followed by a program, dinner, and a live auction beginning at 7 p.m. The evening’s honorees are Jon Klasfeld and Louis Sandler of Company A. Chairpersons: Elizabeth Levine, Debbie Weisman, Ellen Gechter, Marcia Kaufman Major Sponsors: Publix, Suntrust Ticket Price: $250 Contact: Fallon Gechter 561-558-2550 jarcfl.org

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JDRF Greater Palm Beach County Chapter

Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County

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Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County

Elizabeth (Betsy) Sorrel

JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. The foundation’s strength lies in its singular focus on the worldwide effort to end T1D. An autoimmune disease, T1D strikes children and adults suddenly. It has nothing to do with diet or lifestyle, and there is nothing one can do to prevent it. And, at present, there is no cure. In addition to research funds, local chapters provide outreach, education, and support. Main Fundraising Event: Gem of an Evening Gala Date: Feb. 4, 2017 Location: Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Manalapan Description of Event: This black-tie affair will celebrate its thirty-second year, having raised an estimated $15.3 million since its inception. Gem of an Evening is a “party with a purpose,” executed with elegance and tropical flair. This season promises a unique escape for charity. Honorary Chairpersons: Elizabeth (Betsy) Sorrel, Robert Sorrel Chairperson: Traci Rollins Major Sponsors: Bluegreen Vacations, Squire Patton Boggs Ticket Price: $350 Contact: Lora Hazelwood 561-801-7271 greaterpalmbeach.jdrf.org

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Top: David and Sondra Mack Bottom: Arthur and Vicki Loring

Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County empowers community members to build a vibrant community and a bright Jewish future. By participating, volunteering, and giving to Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County’s Annual Campaign, community members focus on the causes they are passionate about by providing life-changing programs and services that improve the quality of life for Jewish people in the Palm Beaches, in Israel, and in 70 countries around the world. Main Fundraising Event: Night of Philanthropy Date: Jan. 10, 2017 Location: Private home, Palm Beach Description of Event: This elegant evening celebrates federation’s most generous donors, whose significant philanthropy creates a unique, far-reaching impact by empowering life-changing programs and services in the Palm Beaches and around the world. Chairpersons: Vicki and Arthur Loring, Sondra and David Mack (co-chairs) Ticket Price: By invitation only Contact: Shelly Friedman 561-242-6632 jewishpalmbeach.org

Clockwise from top left: Harriet Miller, Sara Balas Densen, Vivian Lemelman, Gigi Aron

Additional Listing Main Fundraising Event: Celebrating Women: Women’s Philanthropy Luncheon and Exclusive Lion of Judah Pre-Reception Date: Feb. 13, 2017 Location: The Hilton, West Palm Beach Description of Event: The event is for women giving $365 and more. Special recognition will be given to Lion of Judah contributors and women who have created a Lion of Judah endowment. Chairpersons: Gigi Aron, Sara Balas Densen, Vivian Lemelman, Harriet Miller Ticket Price: By invitation only Contact: Wendy Weiss 561-242-6604 jewishpalmbeach.org


Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County

Jennifer and Gary Lesser, Lisa Schneider and John Stauffer, Wendy and Geoff Stahl

Additional Listing Main Fundraising Event: One Night: A Celebration of Impact Date: March 2, 2017 Location: Rinker Playhouse and Cohen Pavilion, Kravis Center, West Palm Beach Description of Event: This event will celebrate Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County’s 2017 Annual Campaign with an exclusive dinner for donors of $10,000 or more, an extravagant dessert reception for donors of $1,000 or more, and a special reception for federation’s Jewish Professionals Network. Chairpersons: Jennifer and Gary Lesser, Lisa Schneider and John Stauffer, Wendy and Geoff Stahl Ticket Price: By invitation only Contact: Sarah Rogers 561-242-6633 jewishpalmbeach.org

Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County

Martin and Ellie Lifton, Jill and Michael Rose

At the hub of the South Palm Beach County Jewish community, the federation strategically inspires and galvanizes local residents and organizations in building and sustaining a strong, caring, and vibrant Jewish community to address and plan for current and future vital needs locally, in Israel, and around the world. Main Fundraising Event: Sandler Family Major Gifts Event Date: Nov. 29, 2016 Location: The Polo Club, Boca Raton Description of Event: This elegant evening with the Right Honorable Stephen Harper, Former Prime Minister of Canada, will celebrate the generous donors with $10,000 or higher household contributions to the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County’s 2017 Annual Campaign. Chairpersons: Ellie and Martin Lifton, Jill and Michael Rose Major Sponsors: Morrison Brown Argiz & Farra LLC, Proskauer, Steinberg Global Asset Management Ltd. Ticket Price: $135 Contact: Erin Molloy 561-852-3160 jewishboca.org

Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County

Wendy Koolik, Carole Sue Lebbin-Spector

Additional Listing Main Fundraising Event: Lion of Judah Luncheon Date: Jan. 11, 2017 Location: The Polo Club, Boca Raton Description of Event: Inspiring and informative, this elegant luncheon featuring Nancy Spielberg, a documentary film artist and philanthropist, will celebrate women who contribute $5,000 or more to the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County’s 2017 Annual Campaign. Chairpersons: Wendy Koolik, Carole Sue Lebbin-Spector Major Sponsors: Wells Fargo Private Bank, Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation, Ivan & Co. Fine Jewelry Ticket Price: $100 Contact: Francesca Lewis 561-852-6058 jewishboca.org

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Debra Vasilopoulos, Betsy Meany, Mary Freitas, Erin McGould

Johns Hopkins Medicine educates medical students, scientists, health-care professionals, and the public; conducts biomedical research; and provides patient-centered medicine to prevent, diagnose, and treat human illness. Johns Hopkins Medicine operates six hospitals, four suburban health-care and surgery centers, and 39 primary and specialty care outpatient sites. Main Fundraising Event: A Woman’s Journey Date: Jan. 26, 2017 Location: Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach Description of Event: This premier women’s health conference will provide up-to-date information about critical issues affecting women. From nutrition to heart disease and cancer, this program will offer eight seminars with Johns Hopkins physicians. The keynote speaker will be figure-skating legend Dorothy Hamill. Honorary Chairpersons: Lee Callahan, Susan Keenan, Susan Telesco, Norma Tiefel Chairpersons: Mary Freitas, Betsy Meany, Erin McGould, Debra Vasilopoulos Major Sponsor: Palm Beach Daily News Ticket Price: $150 Contact: Melinda Thomas 410-955-8660 hopkinsmedicine.org/awomansjourney

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Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast prepares children to succeed

Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast (JA) is a nonprofit organization that focuses on preparing young people to succeed in a global economy through programs that center on work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy. JA programs are taught by volunteers in the classroom and afterschool in more than 120 schools and organizations throughout Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, and Hendry counties. Main Fundraising Event: Watch a Rising Star Date: March 25, 2017 Location: Kravis Center, West Palm Beach Description of Event: Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast will host the fifteenth annual fundraising event Watch a Rising Star on March 25. The night’s activities will include a silent and live auction, a plated dinner, and a vocal showcase of talented youth from Palm Beach County and Treasure Coast schools. Chairpersons: Kenneth Cunningham, Glenn Schanel Ticket Price: $200 Contact: Claudia Barto 561-242-9468 juniorachievement.com

Junior League of Boca Raton

ANNE GRIGSBY

Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Sarah Doyle, Junior League of Boca Raton President Kirsten Stanley

The Junior League of Boca Raton (JLBR) is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. JLBR’s community initiatives focus on issues identified as being of greatest concern: hunger, child welfare, and nonprofit support. JLBR’s purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. Main Fundraising Event: Woman Volunteer of the Year Award Luncheon and Fashion Show Date: Nov. 18, 2016 Location: Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton Description of Event: This twenty-ninth annual luncheon and fashion show, held on Friday, November 18, will celebrate local women in the community and recognize nominees from nonprofit organizations throughout Palm Beach County for their dedication and expertise as volunteers. Honorary Chairperson: Kathy Adkins Chairperson: Sarah Doyle Major Sponsors: Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation, Saks Fifth Avenue Boca Raton, Boca Raton Magazine Ticket Price: $195 Contact: Sarah Doyle 561-620-2553 jlbr.org


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(Raymond F.) Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

Jupiter Medical Center Foundation

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Junior League of the Palm Beaches Inc.

Courtney Stafford Hickey, Kimberly Loux

Dr. Lee and Shari Fox

Ted Mandes

The Junior League of the Palm Beaches is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

Jupiter Medical Center Foundation, together with Jupiter Medical Center, is committed to transforming health care through leading-edge technology, patient-centered care, and enhanced facilities. As a leading not-for-profit medical provider in South Florida, Jupiter Medical Center relies on philanthropic gifts to fufill its vision. With your support, the proceeds from the Forty-First Annual Ball will benefit radiation oncology services and individuals fighting cancer.

The Kravis Center in its twenty-fifth season continues its mission to enhance the quality of life in Palm Beach County by providing outstanding performances and arts education programs.

Main Fundraising Event: Deck the Palms Holiday Marketplace Date: Nov. 19, 2016 Location: Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach Description of Event: Please join the Junior League of the Palm Beaches for the eighth annual Deck the Palms Holiday Marketplace. The organization looks forward to hosting shoppers and more than 150 small businesses to raise money to support its mission and current impact area of foster care. Chairpersons: Courtney Stafford Hickey, Kimberly Loux Ticket Price: Free for general admission Contact: Courtney Stafford Hickey 561-689-7590 jlpb.org/deck-the-palms

Main Fundraising Event: Forty-First Annual Jupiter Medical Center Foundation Ball Date: April 1, 2017 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: At the Jupiter Medical Center Foundation black-tie ball, guests will enjoy a cocktail reception, dinner, and dancing as well as exclusively curated silent and live auctions. An exciting after-party will follow the festivities until the clock strikes midnight. Chairpersons: Dr. Lee and Shari Fox Major Sponsor: Palm Beach Illustrated Ticket Price: $600 Contact: Lori Elsbree 561-263-5728 jmcfoundation.org

Main Fundraising Event: Palm Beach Wine Auction Date: Jan. 12, 2017 Location: The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: As one of the top wine events in the country, the Palm Beach Wine Auction will celebrate its tenth year with a live auction and five-course dinner paired with select wines from around the world. The event begins at 6 p.m. Chairperson: Ted Mandes Major Sponsors: Park Foundation; Susan Hurley Esson; Harriet and Ashley Hoffman; JPMorgan Chase & Co.; Aston Martin, Jaguar, Land Rover, McLaren Palm Beach; Jen and Ed Dudnyk; Madeline and Roderic Fink; First Republic Bank; Barbara and Jerome Golden; Dr. Steven M. Gottlieb and Laurie RaberGottlieb; Bill and Marilyn Lane; Craig and Rochelle Menin, Menin Development Inc.; Jane M. Mitchell; Tuny and David Page; Christine and Martin Rivard; Lewis M. Schott; Laurie Silvers and Mitchell Rubenstein; Carolyn and Richard Sloane; Table 26 Palm Beach; Jill and Bill Wachter; Tiffany & Co. Media Support: Gulfstream Media Group Ticket Price: $1,000, by invitation only Contact: Thalia White 561-651-4320 palmbeachwineauction.org

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(Raymond F.) Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Lois Pope

Richard and Tricia Rendina

Since 1993, LIFE has been dedicated to helping and improving the lives of the voiceless and vulnerable in society, those who have been disadvantaged, marginalized, or forgotten because of disabilities, socioeconomic status, neglect, age, abuse, and other barriers. Founded by Lois Pope, one of America’s most committed philanthropists and humanitarians, LIFE provides aid and assistance for disabled veterans, medical research, humanitarian relief, and animal welfare.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding research, finding cures, and ensuring access to treatments for blood cancer patients. Since 1949, LLS has been on the forefront of blood cancer advances such as chemotherapies and stem cell transplantation, leading the way to the targeted therapies and immunotherapies that are saving thousands of lives today.

Kathryn Vecellio, Monika Preston

Additional Listing Main Fundraising Event: Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Season Gala “Night of Stars” Date: Feb. 11, 2017 Location: Kravis Center, West Palm Beach Description of Event: Gala “Night of Stars” will begin at 6 p.m. with a cocktail reception followed by a star-studded extravaganza hosted by master showman Michael Feinstein. The black-tie evening will continue with dinner and dancing. Honorary Chairpersons: Alexander W. Dreyfoos, William A. Meyer, Jane M. Mitchell Chairpersons: Monika E. Preston, Kathryn C. Vecellio Major Sponsors: Sondra and David S. Mack, Stephen Brown and Jamie Stern, Lori and Bruce Gendelman, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Henni and John Kessler, Dorothy and Sidney Kohl, Jane M. Mitchell, Monika and John Preston, SBA Communications Corporation, Susan and Dom Telesco, Kathryn and Leo Vecellio, The Breakers Palm Beach, Neiman Marcus Palm Beach, Laurie Silvers and Mitchell Rubenstein, Dr. Nettie Birnbach, The Miriam and Alec Flamm Charitable Fund, Ingrid and David Kosowsky, Tom and Sherry Barrat, Braman Motorcars, Harless & Associates, Jack and Goldie Wolfe Miller Fund, Bonnie and Steven Stern, Lois Silverman Yashar and Dr. James Yashar, Tiffany & Co. Media Support: Palm Beach Illustrated Ticket Prices: $1,000 Gala Patron, $500 Young Gala Patron Contact: Thalia White 561-651-4320 kravis.org

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Leaders in Furthering Education (LIFE)

Main Fundraising Event: Twenty-Third “Lady in Red” Gala, A Night at the Speakeasy Date: Dec. 3, 2016 Location: The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: A Night at the Speakeasy begins with cocktails poolside, followed by dinner and entertainment by the Empress of Soul, Gladys Knight. The evening benefits LIFE/AHA programs in Palm Beach County, including a Pet Mobile for adoption and rescue during times of emergency. Honorary Chairpersons: Terry Ebert Mendozza and Joe Mendozza Chairpersons: Lois Pope, Patrick Park, Tova Leidesdorf, Ari Rifkin Major Sponsors: Cooper Street Cookies, Provident Jewelry, The Bristol, Tiffany & Co., Wells Fargo Advisors Ticket Price: $750 Contact: Karen Fleming 561-582-8083 life-edu.org

Main Fundraising Event: Annual Black Tie Gala Date: Jan. 28, 2017 Location: The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: Each year, this highly anticipated black-tie event brings together elegance, excitement, and some of the biggest hearts in Palm Beach for a celebration second to none. Honorary Chairpersons: Janice and Peter Brock, Ethel and Bernard Garil, Erin and Sean McGould, Kathryn and Leo Vecellio, Marjorie Rendina Chairpersons: Tricia and Richard Rendina, Carissa and Nick Coniglio, Cameron and Jeff Preston Major Sponsors: Lighthouse Investment Partners, Rendina Healthcare Real Estate Ticket Prices: $650, $400 for those aged 40 and younger Contact: Melissa Mulvihill 561-616-8682 lls.org/pb


Lighthouse ArtCenter Gallery & School of Art

Little Smiles of Florida

LAETITIA DONAGHY

Lighthouse Guild

Laurel Brower, Barbara Kirsch

Arlene Dahl

The Lighthouse ArtCenter is the cultural anchor for visual arts in Palm Beach and Martin counties, providing new ways to explore, learn, interact, and create. Outstanding exhibitions, faculty, and events are the cornerstone of delivering a memorable artistic experience for all ages. The school offers a variety of classes and diverse workshops, and the ArtReach program takes art classes to the underserved, physically challenged, and nursing homes.

The leading not-for-profit vision and health-care organization addressing the needs of the blind, visually impaired, and those with multiple disabilities by providing critical health-care services to help people of all ages to enjoy safe, independent lives.

Main Fundraising Event: Tenth Annual D’Art for Art Date: Jan. 14, 2017 Location: Harriet Himmel Theater, West Palm Beach Description of Event: At this fast-paced, exciting event, the Harriet Himmel Theater will be filled with exceptional artwork, jewelry, artisan home decor, and more, all donated by local and national artists. Guests are invited to drink, dine, then “dart” for artwork to take home as the ultimate parting gift. Chairpersons: Laurel Brower, Barbara Kirsch Major Sponsors: John and Melinda Geberth, William and Laurel Brower, Bud and Pat DeAloia, Barbara Kirsch, Patrick and Jane O’Neill, Fred and Mary Lynn Putney, Larry and Jenny Schorr, Robert and Patricia Trevisani Ticket Price: $400 Contact: Sheila McDonald-Bell 561-746-3101 lighthousearts.org

Main Fundraising Event: Annual POSH Palm Beach Dinner Dance Date: Feb. 23, 2017 Location: Club Colette, Palm Beach Description of Event: This annual dinner dance will honor Frances Scaife and her daughter, Jennie Scaife. Honorary Chairperson: Arlene Dahl Chairpersons: Mario Nievera, Travis Howe Ticket Price: $950 Contact: Mona deSayve 561-828-1522 lighthouseguild.org

Bert Pohlmann, Virginia Sinicki, Little Smiles Board President George “Chip” Lubeck, supporter Jason Pennington

Little Smiles of Florida was established in 1999 to provide gifts and fun activities for children impacted by a serious illness, homelessness, or tragedy. Working primarily in hospitals and shelters, Little Smiles of Florida partners with nurses and social workers who are doing an amazing job helping these children heal but need help to make them smile. Main Fundraising Event: Twelfth Annual Stars Ball Date: Feb. 11, 2017 Location: Harriet Himmel Theater, West Palm Beach Description of Event: The Stars Ball is a Hollywood-styled awards gala, where 10 local children battling cancer and other severe medical conditions are nominated stars of the evening. The event celebrates them with an energized red carpet, auctions, dining, and dancing. Honorary Chairperson: Bert Pohlmann Chairperson: Virginia Sinicki Major Sponsors: Florida Public Utilities, Prescriptions Plus, MGN Foundation, Palms West Hospital, Palm Beach Children’s Hospital, Florida Power & Light Co. Ticket Price: $225 Contact: Greta von Unruh 561-899-4700 littlesmiles.org

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TRACEY BENSON PHOTOGRAPHY

John Couris, Roe Green

Mary Lynn Rogers, Marietta Muiña McNulty

Michele Jacobs, Sal Tiano

Situated on one of the world’s most important sea turtle nesting beaches, Loggerhead Marinelife Center is a free, nonprofit cultural facility dedicated to ocean and sea turtle conservation. Equipped with Florida’s most advanced sea turtle hospital, interactive learning exhibits, and more, the center welcomes more than 300,000 visitors annually from around the globe. LMC also operates the iconic Juno Beach Pier.

The Lourdes Foundation was established in 1986 for the benefit and support of Lourdes-Noreen McKeen Residence and the Mission of the Carmelite Sisters for the Aged and Infirm. This mission is driven by Mother Angeline’s vision of providing compassionate care for the elderly in a home-like environment.

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is a professional not-for-profit regional theater dedicated to the performing arts, whose mission is to entertain, educate, and inspire the community.

Main Fundraising Event: Tenth Annual Lights Out Gala Date: Jan. 27, 2017 Location: Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Juno Beach Description of Event: LMC’s annual Lights Out Gala, dubbed the “Swashbuckler Soirée,” is the center’s most important fundraising event and a sensational celebration of Florida’s sea turtle nesting season. This year’s event will feature an exciting production performance, pirate-inspired entertainment, and a cocktail hour in the center’s sea turtle hospital. Dance the night away at one of Palm Beach’s most charming events, which raises critical funds for ocean and sea turtle conservation. Honorary Chairpersons: John Couris, Roe Green Major Sponsors: Palm Beach Illustrated, The Gardens Mall, Loggerhead Marina, PNC Ticket Prices: $400, $425 after January 6 Contact: Veronica Clinton 561-627-8280 marinelife.org

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Lourdes Foundation

JASON NUTTLE

Loggerhead Marinelife Center

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Main Fundraising Event: Holiday Celebration Date: Dec. 1, 2016 Location: Sailfish Club of Florida, Palm Beach Description of Event: The Holiday Celebration will begin with spirits and a silent auction. Guests will be captivated by the beautiful Christmas decorations while bidding for early holiday gifts. A luncheon will follow. Honorary Chairperson: Marjorie Toner Chairpersons: Mary Lynn Rogers, Marietta Muiña McNulty Ticket Price: $175 Contact: Carmen Amodie 561-655-8544, ext. 3014 lourdesmckeen.org

Main Fundraising Event: Everything’s Coming Up Roses: The Maltz Jupiter Theatre Gala Date: Feb. 25, 2017 Location: Trump National Golf Club, Jupiter Description of Event: The Maltz Jupiter Theatre invites you to its most magnificent fundraising event of the year, its annual gala, Everything’s Coming Up Roses. This spectacular evening will proudly honor Bonnie and Ogden White. Honorary Chairperson: Michele Jacobs Chairperson: Sal Tiano Major Sponsors: PNC Bank and Hawthorn, PNC Family Wealth, Roberta and Harvey Golub, Roe Green and The Roe Green Foundation, Peggy and Rick Katz, Jane F. Napier, The Bebe Foundation, Paul and Sandra Goldner, Diane and James E. Perrella, Phil and Deborah Clark and The Clark Family Foundation Inc., Russell and Dorothy DiGiallorenzo, The Gardens Mall, Wallace A. Graham, Sallie and Berton Korman, Nancy J. Kyle and Jack Fraser, Milton and Tamar Maltz, Martie and Bob Sachs, Saks Fifth Avenue, Schacknow Family Foundation Inc., The Travel Gallery Ticket Price: $500 Contact: Pam Dyar 561-972-6124 jupitertheatre.org


Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches

Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches

Honorable Ann Brown

Marjorie Konigsberg, Donald M. Ephraim

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Main Fundraising Event: Mandel JCC Gala Date: Jan. 7, 2017 Location: Mandel JCC, Palm Beach Gardens Description of Event: To recognize the critical role women play in guiding the community, the Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches will proudly present its inaugural “Woman of Valor” award to the Honorable Ann Brown. This distinction recognizes Brown’s dedication to the service of others, including her outstanding commitment to the safety of children and families. The evening will feature cocktails, dinner, and entertainment by Jodie Langel, a Broadway actress, author, and renowned teacher. Honorary Chairpersons: Vicki and Stephen Wildstein, Barbara and Michael Wildstein Major Sponsors: Jupiter Medical Center, NuVista Living, Mercedes-Benz of North Palm Beach, Howard Kaye Insurance Agency LLC Ticket Price: $300 Contact: Leslie Viselman 561-712-5208 jcconline.com

Main Fundraising Event: The Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival Date: Jan. 19, 2017 Location: Cohen Pavilion, Kravis Center, West Palm Beach Description of Event: Opening night will feature the Palm Beach premiere of On the Map, an awe-inspiring documentary on the 1976-77 Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team. Special invited guests include the film’s director, Dani Menkin, and the 1976-77 team captain, Tal Brody. The film festival will continue through February 12 in various county theaters. Chairperson: Marjorie Konigsberg Major Sponsor: Howard Kaye Insurance Agency LLC, Donald M. Ephraim Family Foundation, Rubens Family Foundation, Northern Trust, Barbara Mines, Jupiter Medical Center, Mercedes-Benz of North Palm Beach Ticket Price: $350 Contact: David Yalen 561-736-7531 pbjff.org

Sheila Engelstein, Zelda Mason

Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches strengthens Jewish identity, celebrates Jewish culture, and builds community through a wide variety of programs for all ages and backgrounds. Through these cultural, educational, social, and wellness activities, its purpose is to inspire meaningful connections and promote Jewish values. Main Fundraising Event: The Mandel JCC Annual Book Festival Luncheon Date: Nov. 16, 2016 Location: Cohen Pavilion, Kravis Center, West Palm Beach Description of Event: This signature luncheon will feature keynote speaker Jane L. Rosen, author of the charming and hilarious novel Nine Women, One Dress. The book festival hosts more than 20 events throughout the year. Event honorees will be Gwen Boykin and Nancy Sims. Chairpersons: Sheila Engelstein, Zelda Mason Major Sponsors: U.S. Bank, Jupiter Medical Center, Mercedes-Benz of North Palm Beach, Bloomingdale’s Ticket Price: $118 Contact: Sharon Waltman 561-712-5232 jcconline.com/bookfestival

CORBY KAYE’S STUDIO PALM BEACH

CORBY KAYE’S STUDIO PALM BEACH

Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches

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Massachusetts General Hospital Leadership Council for Psychiatry

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Inspired by the prevalence and devastation of mental illness, a small group of Palm Beach residents founded the Leadership Council for Psychiatry in 2007. Its mission is to advance understanding and treatment of mental illnesses and to erase their stigma through support of the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General, rated the No. 1 hospital psychiatry program by U.S. News & World Report. Main Fundraising Event: Eleventh Annual Seminar and Luncheon Date: March 2, 2017 Location: Casa Bendita, Palm Beach Description of Event: This seminar, entitled “Research Advances and Treatment Innovations in Mental Health: Annual Seminar,” will feature talks by leading experts in psychiatry and neuroscience, followed by a panel discussion. Chairpersons: Carroll Carpenter, Michele Kessler Major Sponsors: Michele and Howard Kessler Ticket Price: By invitation only Contact: Lorraine Fanton 617-724-6439 massgeneral.org/psychiatry

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Carroll Carpenter, Michele Kessler

Middle School of the Arts Foundation

Meals on Wheels of the Palm Beaches

Jennifer Michael Molina, Sabra Kirkpatrick

J. Cater and Alice Randolph

Founded locally in 2010, Meals on Wheels of the Palm Beaches serves homebound residents five days a week with a freshly prepared, nutritious meal. It makes more than 600 visits each week to seniors, the disabled, and those suffering from debilitating illness who are no longer able to shop or cook. The program operates without government funding and continues to grow, with an estimated 35,000 meals to be delivered by the end of 2016.

The Middle School of the Arts Foundation’s purpose is to provide funding for arts curriculum at Bak Middle School of the Arts. Bak is a public middle school serving 1,380 art scholars throughout Palm Beach County, with majors in eight different art areas.

Main Fundraising Event: Hot Wheels Hot Meals Date: April 22, 2017 Location: The Beach Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: This fun event will treat guests to an evening complete with great food, cocktails, entertainment, and an amazing auction. Honorary Chairpersons: Patty and Charlie Ring Chairpersons: Sabra Kirkpatrick, Jennifer Michael Molina, Geny Fabbri Ticket Price: $200 Contact: Maura Nelson 561-802-6979 mowpb.org

Main Fundraising Event: Cirque Soirée Artistique Date: Feb. 3, 2017 Location: Harriet Himmel Theater, West Palm Beach Description of Event: Cirque Soirée Artistique: A Scintillating Synthesis of the Arts and Your Senses will transport guests to an exhilarating evening of whimsical performances, decadent delicacies, and immersive art. The evening’s entertainment will be produced by Richard Valentine. Chairpersons: Alice and J. Cater Randolph Major Sponsor: PNC Bank Ticket Price: $250 Contact: Susy Diaz 561-882-3828 savetheartsmsoa.org


MorseLife Health System

Nat King Cole Generation Hope Inc.

MorseLife has provided exceptional care for seniors since 1983

Nat King Cole

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MorseLife Health System

Penny Wallerstein, Jill Sirulnick, Marsha Goldberg, Harriet Rothfeld

MorseLife Health System holds national recognition as a center of excellence in providing exceptional health care, housing, and supporting services that the seniors of Palm Beach County so often need in facing unforeseeable circumstances that come with aging. Main Fundraising Event: MorseLife Dinner Dance Date: Dec. 2, 2016 Location: The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: This year’s Dinner Dance theme is “An Evening in Havana” and will feature images and music reminiscent of Havana, Cuba. The MorseLife Dinner Dance is held annually to raise funds for MorseLife Health System in its mission to care for seniors. Chairpersons: Marsha Goldberg, Harriet Rothfeld, Jill Sirulnick, Penny Wallerstein Ticket Price: $1,000 Contact: Louise Davis 561-242-4661 morselife.org

Additional Listing Main Fundraising Event: MorseLife Luncheon and Card Party Date: Feb. 1, 2017 Location: The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: The MorseLife Luncheon and Card Party offers guests a day of boutique shopping, lunch, cards, games, and the camaraderie of good friends. The event is held annually to raise funds for MorseLife Health System in its mission to care for seniors. Chairpersons: Phylis Fogelson, Diane Goldsmith, Helene Kaplan, Jean Sharf Ticket Price: $350 Contact: Louise Davis 561-242-4661 morselife.org

Nat King Cole Generation Hope’s mission is to provide music education to children with the greatest need and fewest resources by funding programs that provide for instruction, mentoring, and resources. Programs include afterschool activities, summer camp, mentor placement, and instrument donation. Its vision is that the Cole Family legacy ensures future generations are given the opportunity to learn and experience the joy of music in their lives. Main Fundraising Event: President’s Society Dinner Date: Dec. 8, 2016 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: Guests can expect to celebrate generations of music with a reception including a private memorabilia exhibit, entitled “The Cole Family Legacy of Music,” and entertainment by local students followed by an intimate dinner and a showstopping concert by The Pointer Sisters. Honorary Chairpersons: Casey and Timolin Cole Ticket Prices: $750 individual, $1,000 for couples Contact: Shanna St. John 561-213-8209 natkingcolegenhope.org

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National Council of Jewish Women, Palm Beach Affiliate (NCJW)

New Hope Charities

TOM BRODIGAN

National Society of Arts and Letters (NSAL) Florida East Coast Chapter

NCJW Palm Beach Affiliate Vice President of Fundraising Laurie Alexander

NSAL Florida East Coast Chapter President Shari Upbin, Dame Alyce Erickson

The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life of women, children, and families, and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms. The Palm Beach Affiliate fulfills its stated mission by establishing programs in community services, advocacy, and education.

NSAL Florida East Coast Chapter is a nonprofit, volunteer organization that helps fund and promote public interest in the creative arts. It aims to discover talented young people at the beginning of their careers and provide scholarships and grants through competitions in art, dance, drama, literature, music (voice and instrumental), and musical theater to advance their careers and creative opportunities.

Main Fundraising Event: Homeless to Harvard with Inspirational Speaker Liz Murray Date: Jan. 10, 2017 Location: The Club at Ibis, West Palm Beach Description of Event: This is a banner year for NCJW Palm Beach Affiliate. It is directing new energy and resources to homelessness in Palm Beach County. Its signature event on January 10 will feature an extensive boutique and luncheon with Liz Murray, who is notable for having been accepted by Harvard University despite being homeless in her high-school years. Proceeds will be directed to homeless children and families. Ticket Price: $75 Contact: Laurie Alexander 561-252-1703 ncjwpalmbeach.org

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Main Fundraising Event: Red Rose National Awards Gala Date: June 3, 2017 Location: Royal Palm Yacht Club, Boca Raton Description of Event: This gala coincides with the Seventy-Third NSAL National Meeting and the En Pointe: Classical Ballet Competition being held in Palm Beach County. This magical event will include a cocktail reception, dinner, extraordinary music, and the winners of the national ballet competition. Chairpersons: Dame Alyce Erickson, Brian Edwards Major Sponsors: Chevalier, Mrs. Donald Mandich Ticket Price: $350 Contact: Dame Alyce Erickson 561-391-6380 nsalfloridaeast.org

Lillian Fanjul de Azqueta, Lillian “Lyanne” Azqueta

Founded by Lillian Fanjul de Azqueta in 1988, New Hope Charities has grown and developed into a full-service family center providing programs to assist families to become self-sufficient. Its primary services include award-winning, fully accredited afterschool care, a 10week summer camp, supplemental food distribution to families, medical care at an on-site health center, a holiday toy distribution, and much more. Main Fundraising Event: Twenty-Third Annual Holiday Bazaar Date: Dec. 1, 2016 Location: The Beach Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: The New Hope Charities Holiday Bazaar is held annually and is the charity’s major fundraiser of the year. It’s a lively event with live music, a sumptuous buffet, silent and live auctions of luxury goods, and vendors selling holiday gift items. Event honorees will be Lourdes and Jose F. Pepe Fanjul Jr. Honorary Chairpersons: Catherine and Andres Fanjul Chairpersons: Lillian Fanjul de Azqueta, Lillian “Lyanne” Azqueta Major Sponsors: Florida Crystals Corporation, Kelly Tractor Foundation, HE Hill Foundation, Hundley Farms, Ruby S. Rinker, TKM Bengard Ticket Price: $200 Contact: Jane Maestro 561-366-5093 newhopecharities.org


Norton Museum of Art

Norton Museum of Art

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Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation

Nan O’Leary, Barbara Nicklaus

The scene at the 2016 Norton Museum of Art Gala

Donna Schneier

Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing and enhancing health care for children. Through the support from the foundation, a pediatric partnership between Jupiter Medical Center and Nicklaus Children’s Hospital was established, paving the way to make world-class pediatric care accessible to residents of Palm Beach and Martin counties.

The Norton Museum of Art is internationally known for its distinguished collection featuring American art, Chinese art, contemporary art, European art, and photography. Guests can view the collection and special exhibitions, attend lectures and educational programing, and much more.

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Main Fundraising Event: Golden Heart Luncheon Date: Jan. 27, 2017 Location: The Country Club at Mirasol, Palm Beach Gardens Description of Event: The Golden Heart Luncheon will feature a fabulous auction along with a delectable lunch to raise funds to help continue the foundation’s mission. Chairpersons: Nan O’Leary, Barbara Nicklaus Ticket Price: $275 Contact: Rachel Azqueta 561-630-0025 nchcf.org

Main Fundraising Event: Norton Museum of Art Gala Date: Feb. 4, 2017 Location: Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach Description of Event: The Board of Trustees hosts the Norton Museum of Art’s 2017 annual gala. Guests are invited to a reception, dinner, and dancing to celebrate the construction of The New Norton, the museum’s transformative expansion project. Proceeds will support the museum’s exhibitions and public programs. Ticket Price: $1,000 Contact: Special Events Office 561-832-5196, ext. 1118 norton.org/gala

Main Fundraising Event: BIJOUX! Premiere Event Date: March 1, 2017 Location: Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach Description of Event: An exhibition and sale of unique contemporary art jewelry with the opportunity to meet participating international artists. The exhibition and sale is open to the public March 2-5. Chairperson: Donna Schneier Ticket Price: $1,000 Contact: Kristina Dilley 561-832-5196, ext. 1121 norton.org/bijoux

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Allison Wren, Joan Klann

Opportunity Inc. of Palm Beach County has been a tradition in education since 1939. As the oldest children’s charity in Palm Beach, Opportunity continues to provide outstanding educational programs for under-resourced, young children and their families. Main Fundraising Event: Gala in the Garden Date: April 1, 2017 Location: Private residence, Palm Beach Description of Event: Gather your friends for an enchanted evening filled with wonder and whimsy. Enjoy cocktails, dinner, and dancing in the moonlight at a private oceanfront home on Palm Beach. Honorary Chairpersons: Dr. and Mrs. Carter Pottash Chairpersons: Allison Wren, Joan Klann Ticket Price: $450 Contact: Erin Callow 561-721-9221 opportunitypbc.org

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Palm Beach County Food Bank

Palm Beach Atlantic University

2016 Women of Distinction honorees Cathy Flagg, Jane Grace

Palm Beach Atlantic University is a comprehensive, interdenominational university founded in 1968. PBA’s main campus is located in downtown West Palm Beach. Its mission is to prepare students for lifelong learning and leadership by offering excellent undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs of study in the arts, humanities, sciences, and selected professions. Main Fundraising Event: Women of Distinction Date: Feb. 23, 2017 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: This annual luncheon recognizes the accomplishments of local women who have improved the communities in which they live through their philanthropy and charitable activities. Event proceeds will benefit a scholarship fund for female students. Honorary Chairperson: Bebe Warren Ticket Price: $175 Contact: Vicki Pugh 561-803-2971 pba.edu/wod-2017

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Opportunity Inc. of Palm Beach County

Sid and Irene Rittman

The Palm Beach County Food Bank rescues, collects, and distributes food (at no cost) to more than 100 agencies that take on the daily responsibility of feeding the hungry in the local community. During the 2014-2015 fiscal year, the PBCFB provided nearly 5 million pounds of food to at least 100,000 individuals in tens of thousands of families. The PBCFB also provides nutrition education, backpacks with food for weekend nutrition, and SNAP assistance. Main Fundraising Event: Empty Bowls Palm Beach Date: Feb. 3, 2017 Location: Episcopal Church of Bethesda-bythe-Sea, Palm Beach Description of Event: The public is invited to purchase a keepsake porcelain bowl, filled with soup provided by noted local chefs, in order to create awareness about the “empty bowls” of those facing hunger in the community. Honorary Chairpersons: Irene and Sid Rittman Chairperson: Patricia Reichenbacher Ticket Price: $25 Contact: Tara Laxer 561-670-2518, ext. 314 pbcfoodbank.org


Palm Beach Fellowship of Christians & Jews

Palm Beach County Medical Society Services

Palm Beach Day Academy

Dr. and Mrs. James Goldenberg

Mina Patel, Afsy Pottash, Sandy Singer

Frances Fisher, Bret Stephens

Palm Beach County Medical Society Services is the charitable arm of the Palm Beach County Medical Society, which comprises 1,400 member physicians. The innovative programs of the PBCMSS support medical education and improve health care. The programs include Project Access, which offers and coordinates the services of health-care providers who donate care to low-income residents; Health Care Emergency Response Coalition, which prepares for and responds to disasters; Future of Medicine; and Heroes in Medicine.

Since its inception in 1921, Palm Beach Day Academy has been an integral part of the Palm Beaches. As the oldest independent school in Florida, it has achieved a deserved reputation as one of the top independent schools in the country. The foundation of Palm Beach Day Academy’s program is the education of its students in an academically challenging and compassion-rich environment that guides each child toward personal excellence.

Founded in 1993 by an interfaith group of friends who wanted to improve relationships in the community, the Palm Beach Fellowship of Christians & Jews is dedicated to promoting fellowship, understanding, and respect among all religions and cultures; to bringing the community together through education, dialogue, and interaction; and to addressing issues rooted in intolerance, anti-Semitism, and unjust discrimination.

ERIKA HANDLEY

Main Fundraising Event: Starfish and Snowflakes Gala Date: Dec. 3, 2016 Location: Cohen Pavilion, Kravis Center, West Palm Beach Description of Event: The Starfish and Snowflake Gala will welcome more than 400 physicians, hospital executives, health-care professionals, community leaders, politicians, and others to a wonderful evening of dining and dancing to benefit the services of PBCMSS. Shawn Baca M.D. will be installed as the PBCMS board president. Honorary Chairpersons: Dr. and Mrs. Jack Zeltzer Chairpersons: Dr. and Mrs. James Goldenberg Ticket Price: $225 Contact: James Sugarman 561-433-3940 pbcms.org

Main Fundraising Event: The Great Gatsby Feather Ball Date: March 4, 2017 Location: Palm Beach Day Academy, Palm Beach Description of Event: This elegant dinner and auction will celebrate Palm Beach Day Academy’s ninety-fifth anniversary. Chairpersons: Mina Patel, Afsy Pottash, Sandy Singer Ticket Price: $195 Contact: Paula Martin 561-655-1188 pbday.org

Main Fundraising Event: Annual Fellowship Dinner Date: Feb. 21, 2017 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: The highlight of the fellowship’s season, the Annual Fellowship Dinner will feature keynote speaker Bret Stephens, the Pulitzer Prize–winning editorial page deputy editor for The Wall Street Journal. The evening will also include the presentation of the 2017 Randolph Award to Frances Fisher. Chairperson: Vivienne Ivry Ticket Prices: $250 members, $275 nonmembers Contact: Sherri Gilbert 561-833-6150 palmbeachfellowhship.net

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The Palm Beach Flappers Inc.

Palm Beach Harvest Inc.

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Palm Beach Habilitation Center Inc.

Mary Baker, Lavinia Baker, Maura Koons, Madeleine Fawcett Atenasio, Virginia Raich, Malachy O’Hara Carron

The Palm Beach Flappers comprises “social butterflies with a social conscience.” In honor of its founder, the late Cathleen McFarlane Ross, The Palm Beach Flappers continues to host an annual benefit to raise funds for The Lord’s Place and St. Ann Hygiene Center, two programs that service the homeless population in Palm Beach County. Main Fundraising Event: The Butterfly Ball Date: April 22, 2017 Location: Sailfish Club of Florida, Palm Beach Description of Event: The Palm Beach Butterfly Ball will be a fun evening of dinner and dancing for “social butterflies with a social conscience.” For the junior supporters, the party will start at 9:30 p.m. with cocktails and dancing. Chairpersons: Lavinia Baker, Mary Baker, Malachy O’Hara Carron, Maura Koons, Madeleine Fawcett Atenasio, Virginia Raich Major Sponsors: Cathleen Cox McFarlane Charitable Foundation Inc., The George Baker Trust Ticket Price: $300 Contact: Tierney O’Hara 561-449-1212 thepalmbeachbutterflyball.com

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Sheila Rinker, Charlotte DeLeu, Donna Scully, Carol Cucci

Since 1959, the Palm Beach Habilitation Center has offered a comprehensive range of programs including career development, employment, specialized training such as food service and computer skills, group homes, independent living services, and senior services for individuals with mental, emotional, and physical disabilities in Palm Beach County. More than 600 men and women are served each year. Main Fundraising Event: Twenty-Sixth Annual Hab-a-Hearts Luncheon Date: Feb. 20, 2017 Location: The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: “Salutes America” themed event will include a wine and cocktail reception, spectacular auction items, and a performance by the Palm Beach Atlantic University Concert Choir. The guest speaker will be Marc A. Buoniconti, president of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. The event begins at 10:30 a.m. Honorary Chairperson: Sheila Rinker Chairpersons: Carol Cucci, Charlotte DeLeu, Donna Scully Major Sponsors: BMO Private Bank, Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation, Florida Power & Light Co., Sheila Rinker Ticket Price: $225 Contact: Jacqueline Nicholson 561-965-8500 pbhab.com

Palm Beach Harvest President Audrey DeSimone, Palm Beach Harvest Executive Director Deborah Morgan

Palm Beach Harvest Inc. has been hard at work ensuring “No One Goes to Bed Hungry” for nearly 20 years. Its team of volunteers collects and transports surplus food throughout Palm Beach County. Just last year, Palm Beach Harvest rescued more than 3 million pounds of food that was distributed to children’s programs, senior centers, homeless shelters, and more. Main Fundraising Event: Hearts for the Hungry Date: Feb. 9, 2017 Location: Café Sapori, West Palm Beach Description of Event: Palm Beach Harvest invites you for a fanciful afternoon of whimsical fun and blossoming beauty. Have a heart, help the hungry. Enjoy entertainment and participate in a silent auction. A portion of the donations will go toward transportation costs to “Meet the Need to Feed” and to continue to reduce hunger in Palm Beach County. Honorary Chairpersons: John Critchett and Paget Kirkland-Critchett Chairpersons: Mark Alston and Maureen Gallagher Alston Major Sponsors: Whole Foods Market, Kirkland Event & Destination Services, Bush Brothers Provision Co., Rivera Marketing Inc. Ticket Price: $150 Contact: Deborah Morgan 561-310-6641 palmbeachharvest.org


Palm Beach Opera

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The Palm Beach Navy SEAL Evening of Tribute

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Palm Beach Island Cats

Coco and Donald Schefmeyer

Palm Beach Island Cats oversees Palm Beach’s feral cat management program, traps, neuters, vaccinates, and immunizes community cats. Main Fundraising Event: The Cat’s Meow Ball Date: Jan. 25, 2017 Location: The Beach Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: In consummate “Rat Pack” style, this will be the event of the season and the proverbial “cat’s meow.” Step back into the “ring a ding ding” era and dine, dance, and socialize like they did back then. Black tie optional. Honorary Chairperson: Mrs. Dean Woodman Chairpersons: Donald and Coco Schefmeyer Ticket Price: $500 Contact: Leslie Moss 561-317-6209 pbislandcats.org

Jane Woodman, Rebecca Williams, Margery McCloskey O’Neil

Mr. and Mrs. Ellis J. Parker

The Navy SEAL Foundation provides immediate and ongoing support and assistance to the Naval Special Warfare Community and its families. The National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum is dedicated to preserving Navy SEALs history, promoting public education while honoring the fallen at the SEAL Memorial, and caring for those warriors’ families through the Trident House.

Palm Beach Opera is dedicated to producing live opera at an international standard of excellence and to enriching the lives of the communities it serves with a diverse offering of education programs. For its 2017 main-stage season, Palm Beach Opera will produce Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, Verdi’s Rigoletto, and the company premiere of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts.

Main Fundraising Event: Palm Beach Navy SEAL Evening of Tribute Date: April 3, 2017 Location: The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: The Palm Beach Evening of Tribute will honor Navy SEALs and raise funds for the Navy SEAL Foundation and Navy SEAL Museum and Trident House. The patriotic evening will include a cocktail reception, a seated dinner, keynote speakers, and entertainment. Chairpersons: Rebecca Williams, Margery McCloskey O’Neil, Jane Woodman Ticket Price: Starts at $750 Contact: Lynette Linn 561-281-0481 navysealeveningoftribute.org

Main Fundraising Event: 2017 Gala, An Evening with Michael Fabiano Date: Feb. 2, 2017 Location: Flagler Museum, Palm Beach Description of Event: Prepare for an exclusive celebration of opera and elegance, as well as an extraordinary evening of glamour, artistry, Champagne, and a sumptuous three-course dinner, featuring an intimate concert by one of the world’s finest tenors, Michael Fabiano. Chairpersons: Mr. and Mrs. Ellis J. Parker Ticket Price: $1,000 Contact: David Walker 561-835-7558 pbopera.org

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Palm Beach Opera Guild Inc.

The Palm Beach Police Foundation

Arlette Gordon, Wendy Roberts

John and Monika Preston

Hermé de Wyman Miro, Dick Robinson

The Palm Beach Opera Guild is made up of members who are dedicated to promoting awareness of opera in the community. The Guild Board of Directors meets monthly during the season to plan and implement fundraising events.

The Palm Beach Police Foundation is a charitable organization that underwrites programs and accepts and manages tax-deductible gifts and donations for the benefit of the Palm Beach Police Department and its employees.

Main Fundraising Event: One Night Only: Opera Goes Hollywood Cabaret Style Date: Jan. 12, 2017 Location: Cohen Pavilion, Kravis Center, West Palm Beach Description of Event: Opera Goes Hollywood Cabaret Style will benefit Palm Beach Opera’s productions and education programs. Guests will enjoy an opera interlude with the Benenson Young Artists and, back by popular demand, Hollywood and Broadway star Mr. Davis Gaines. Honorary Chairpersons: Ari Rifkin, Lois Pope, Hermé de Wyman Miro (international chair) Chairpersons: Arlette Gordon, Gail Kleinert, Wendy Roberts Major Sponsors: Provident Jewelry, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Marcovici, Merrill Lynch Chicago Ticket Price: $495 Contact: Ann Baskind 561-835-7569 pbopera.org

Main Fundraising Event: The Policemen’s Ball Date: Jan. 7, 2017 Location: The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: The eleventh annual black-tie dinner dance will honor the Palm Beach Police Department and will include a cocktail reception, a live auction, and the Annual Palm Tree Award presentation to Jeff Greene and Officer of the Year presentation. Honorary Chairpersons: Mary and Mark Freitas Chairpersons: Monika and John Preston Major Sponsors: The Palm Beach Police Foundation, Palm Beach Illustrated, Neiman Marcus Palm Beach, IBERIABANK Ticket Price: $600 Contact: Lisa Loomis 561-820-8118 pbpf.us

Palm Beach Round Table, established in 1932, is one of the oldest speaker forums and a nonprofit cultural organization that holds multiple events each season at various luncheons and receptions. Scholarships are presented to deserving students’ schools, academies, and universities to assist in educational purposes.

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Main Fundraising Event: Eighty-Fifth Anniversary Celebration Date: April 1, 2017 Location: Kravis Center, West Palm Beach Description of Event: Guests will enjoy Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, followed by an elegant reception in the Kravis Center’s beautiful Founders’ Room. Chairpersons: Hermé de Wyman Miro, Dick Robinson Major Sponsors: Lois Pope, Rhoda Chase Ticket Price: $250 Contact: Barbara Anderson 561-832-6418 palmbeachroundtable.weebly.com


Founded in 1974 in recognition of the need for a professional orchestra in Palm Beach, the Palm Beach Symphony seeks to engage, educate, and entertain the greater community of the Palm Beaches through live performances of inspiring orchestral music. The symphony performs in a variety of historically important venues including the Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, the Mar-a-Lago Club, and The Society of the Four Arts. Main Fundraising Event: Fifteenth Annual Gala Date: Feb. 20, 2017 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: Enjoy an unforgettable evening of cocktails, dinner, dancing, and live music featuring world-renowned cellist Amit Peled. Proceeds benefit the Palm Beach Symphony’s world-class music and its educational outreach and community engagement programs. Honorary Chairpersons: Don and Mary Thompson Chairpersons: Nannette Cassidy, Philip M. Reagan Major Sponsor: Findlay Galleries Ticket Price: $650 Contact: Hulya Selcuk 561-655-2657 palmbeachsymphony.org

Marietta Muiña McNulty, Carol S. Hays

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Nannette Cassidy, Philip M. Reagan

The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society

The Palm Beach Symphony Ladies Guild

The Palm Beach Symphony

The Ladies Guild of the Palm Beach Symphony was formed to assist the board of directors in sharing ideas about the programs and membership of the Palm Beach Symphony. Their role is to be “friend raising” and ambassadors of the Palm Beach Symphony in the community. Each season, the Palm Beach Symphony Ladies Guild hosts events honoring and recognizing individuals who have promoted and contributed to the Palm Beach Symphony over the years. Main Fundraising Event: Holly Jolly Symphony Fête, the Palm Beach Symphony Inaugural Ladies Guild Luncheon Date: Dec. 15, 2016 Location: The Beach Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: The Ladies Guild of the Palm Beach Symphony invites you to its inaugural luncheon for the Palm Beach Symphony’s ambassadors and guests to celebrate the 2016-17 season with fine food, camaraderie, a silent auction, and glorious music. Proceeds benefit the Palm Beach Symphony’s world-class music and its educational outreach and community engagement programs. Chairpersons: Marietta Muiña McNulty, Carol S. Hays Major Sponsors: Fidelity Investments, Findlay Galleries Ticket Price: $150 Contact: Hulya Selcuk 561-655-2657 palmbeachsymphony.org

Lillian Fernandez, Michele Kessler, Whitney Bylin

The mission of the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is to inspire people to act on behalf of wildlife. The zoo is home to more than 500 animals on 23 shaded tropical acres. The organization advances its conservation mission through endangered species propagation, education, health and wellness, field research, and conservation medicine. The zoo is committed to sustainability on-site and in the community as a conservation leader. Main Fundraising Event: Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society’s 2017 Dinner Dance Date: Jan. 27, 2017 Location: The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: To support the zoo’s conservation mission and daily operations, the Dinner Dance will begin with a cocktail reception, followed by dinner, a live auction, and dancing. Honorary Chairperson: Candy Hamm Chairpersons: Lillian Fernandez, Michele Kessler, Whitney Bylin Ticket Price: $800 Contact: Pam Viscusi 561-533-0887 palmbeachzoo.org

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Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League

Pauline Pitt

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League Board of Directors Chairperson Lesly Smith at the 2016 Walk for the Animals

Nellie Benoit, Joanie Van der Grift, Laurie Raber Gottlieb, Carol Garvy Not pictured: Linda Miller

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Main Fundraising Event: Sixteenth Annual Barry Crown Walk for the Animals Date: March 11, 2017 Location: Downtown at the Gardens, Palm Beach Gardens Description of Event: This pet-friendly event will include live entertainment, a free breakfast, local vendors, a pet costume contest, a silent auction, and a raffle. Participants will enjoy a scenic stroll around beautiful Lake Victoria. Participants are encouraged to fund raise. Ticket Price: Free Contact: Lauren Ellis 561-472-8845 peggyadams.org

Main Fundraising Event: Off the Leash Date: April 2, 2017 Location: Club Colette, Palm Beach Description of Event: Ball gowns, jewels, tuxedos, and bowties can be left at home for this end-of-season event. Off the Leash is an exclusive yet casual dinner reception to benefit the dogs and cats at the league and a fun way to finish out the busy Palm Beach season. Chairpersons: Nellie Benoit, Carol Garvy, Laurie Raber Gottlieb, Linda Miller, Joanie Van der Grift Ticket Price: $300 Contact: Joanne Pellecchia 561-472-8842 peggyadams.org

Incorporated in 1925, Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League’s mission is to provide shelter to lost, homeless, and unwanted animals; to provide spay and neuter and other medical services for companion animals; to care for, protect, and find quality homes for homeless and neglected companion animals; and to advocate for animal welfare, community involvement, and education to further the bond between people and animals. Main Fundraising Event: Christmas Ball Date: Dec. 8, 2016 Location: Sailfish Club of Florida, Palm Beach Description of Event: A perennial favorite of Palm Beach pet lovers, where simplicity and elegance are cherished traditions. Guests will be greeted by a receiving line of tail-wagging adoptable pets. The crowd will enjoy front row seats for the always popular parade of animals. Chairperson: Pauline Pitt Ticket Price: $600 Contact: Joanne Pellecchia 561-472-8842 peggyadams.org

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PLACE OF HOPE

Kim Havlicek, Heather Bretzlaff

Place of Hope is a faith-based, statelicensed children’s organization that provides family-style foster care (emergency and long-term), family outreach and intervention, maternity care, safety for domestic minor sexually trafficked victims, transitional housing and support services, foster-care recruitment and support, and hope and healing opportunities for children and families who have been traumatized by abuse and neglect. Main Fundraising Event: Eleventh Annual Hope Bash Date: Feb. 10, 2017 Location: PGA National Resort & Spa, Palm Beach Gardens Description of Event: Join Place of Hope for a reception with a silent auction followed by dinner, a live auction, and dancing at this signature event, which benefits area foster children and youth. Chairpersons: Kim Havlicek, Heather Bretzlaff Ticket Price: $300 Contact: Amyleigh Atwater 561-775-7195 placeofhope.com

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The mission of Planned Parenthood of South, East and North Florida is to provide comprehensive sexual health care through the provision of clinical services, education, and advocacy. Planned Parenthood operates 11 health centers across 45 counties in Florida. Main Fundraising Event: Annual Palm Beach Dinner Dance Date: Jan. 12, 2017 Location: Club Colette, Palm Beach Description of Event: This evening of cocktails, music, dinner, and dancing supports Planned Parenthood’s health and education programs. All funds raised will stay in the local communities. Honorary Chairpersons: Christine and Alan Curtis, Jan Willinger and Bob Spiegel, Planned Parenthood’s Stand Up Guys Chairpersons: Nancy and Peter Brown, Ellen and Larry Sosnow Ticket Price: $600 Contact: Courtney Pierce 561-472-9966 ppsenfl.org

The Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach

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Planned Parenthood of South, East and North Florida

Mrs. Joseph W. Luter

The Preservation Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the architectural and cultural heritage of the town of Palm Beach. Main Fundraising Event: Annual Gala Date: March 3, 2017 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: This is The Preservation Foundation’s thirty-fifth annual gala. Chairperson: Mrs. Joseph W. Luter Major Sponsor: Mish New York Ticket Price: By invitation only Contact: Sharon Kearns 561-832-0731, ext. 105 palmbeachpreservation.org

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Quantum House

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Rehabilitation Center for Children and Adults

Emily Pantelides

Chef Jeff Simms with Quantum House kids

Jane and Bill Told

Quantum House is a caring and supportive home that lessens the burden for families whose children are receiving treatment in Palm Beach County for a serious medical condition. Quantum House continues to be a place “where hope has a home” for more than 1,000 family members a year. It is the only house of its kind between Fort Lauderdale and Orlando.

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The Rehabilitation Center for Children and Adults provides outpatient physical, occupational, and speech therapy for children and adults regardless of financial ability.

Main Fundraising Event: Sugar Plum Dreams Holiday Brunch Date: Nov. 13, 2016 Location: The Nordstrom Court, The Gardens Mall, Palm Beach Gardens Description of Event: The Holiday Brunch, themed “Sugar Plum Dreams,” is a magical kickoff to the holiday season. A true family event with entertainment for children and adults alike, including live music, delicious food, a silent auction, and kid-friendly activities. Honorary Chairperson: Patty Myura Chairperson: Emily Pantelides Major Sponsors: The Gardens Mall, Palm Beach Illustrated, Pantelides PR & Consulting, Baxter Foundation, Dave Donten, PNC Bank, Frankino Foundation, Jupiter Medical Center, CBS12 Ticket Price: $150 Contact: Elizabeth Portmess 561-494-0515 quantumhouse.org

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Main Fundraising Event: Culinary Creations Date: June 5, 2017 Location: Cohen Pavilion, Kravis Center, West Palm Beach Description of Event: Different from other food and wine events in the county, Culinary Creations will offer guests a complete package beginning with a marvelous Champagne reception followed by a oncein-a-lifetime four-course meal served roundrobin style, tasting a total of 25 dishes. Chairperson: Jeff Simms, executive chef of banquets at The Breakers, Palm Beach Ticket Price: $175 Contact: Elizabeth Portmess 561-494-0515 quantumhouse.org

Main Fundraising Event: Annual Soiree Date: Dec. 4, 2016 Location: Club Colette, Palm Beach Description of Event: The Annual Soiree is an intimate, elegant black-tie dinner. Chairpersons: Jane and Bill Told Major Sponsor: Fidelity Investments Ticket Price: $500 Contact: Pam Henderson 561-655-7266, ext. 11 rcca.org


Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services

Richard David Kann (RDK) Melanoma Foundation

Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services

Merrill Fisher Gottesman

Roxane Lipton, Isabel Friedman, Stephanie Chestnov

Robin Rubin, Marilyn Weinberg, Marci Langley

Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services offers help, hope, and humanity through its comprehensive range of programs and services, which support people of all ages and beliefs. With locations in Boca Raton and Delray Beach, JFS programs and services include food and financial assistance, senior services, counseling and mental health services, and career and employment services. It also offers a variety of volunteer opportunities.

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The Richard David Kann (RDK) Melanoma Foundation has been working nationally for 20 years to raise awareness about the prevention and early detection of skin cancer, especially melanoma. Its Ray project involves the distribution of sunscreen dispensers in parks, beaches, schools, and outdoor areas. The Students Against Melanoma (SAM) club and its curriculum, SunSmart America, educates students grades K-12 on sun safety. The RDK Melanoma Foundation is here to save lives. Main Fundraising Event: Eighteenth Annual Luncheon and Runway Fashion Show, “Eclipse 2017” Date: Feb. 6, 2017 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: American fashion designer Dennis Basso will be the main attraction at this year’s fashion show. Guests will also enjoy a fun-filled afternoon including a world-class silent auction and a gourmet luncheon. Honorary Chairpersons: Hermé de Wyman Miro, Joan G. Rubin, Ari Rifkin, Arlette Gordon, Marianne Gold, Rhoda Chase Chairperson: Merrill Fisher Gottesman Ticket Price: $325 Contact: Rita Fox 561-655-9655 melanomaluncheon.com

Main Fundraising Event: JFS Annual Gala, “Fly Me to the Moon” Date: Dec. 8, 2016 Location: St. Andrews Country Club, Boca Raton Description of Event: An evening of cocktails, dining, dancing, entertainment, and auctions of premium luxury items. This year’s honorees include Jane and Alan Cornell and Christine E. Lynn and Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Chairpersons: Stephanie and Richard Chestnov, Isabel and Arnie Friedman, Roxane and Michael Lipton Ticket Price: $500 Contact: Jill Waldman 561-852-5013 ralesjfs.org

Main Fundraising Event: Reflections of Hope Luncheon: Breaking the Stigma of Mental Illness Date: Feb. 23, 2017 Location: Boca West Country Club, Boca Raton Description of Event: A powerful and inspirational event, this luncheon will feature keynote speaker Patrick J. Kennedy, a former U.S. Congressman and a leading voice on mental illness. Event will benefit JFS’ Welcome Home Program and Mental Health Services. Chairpersons: Marci Langley, Robin Rubin, Marilyn Weinberg Major Sponsors: Nancy and Marvin Schiller, Loretta Litton, Marvin Miller Ticket Price: $136 Contact: Jill Waldman 561-852-5013 ralesjfs.org

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The Ryan Licht Sang Bipolar Foundation

Sacred Heart School

The Salvation Army

Holly Maisto, Miriam Kimsey, Denise Hanley

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The Ryan Licht Sang Bipolar Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering awareness, understanding, and research for early onset bipolar disorder. The foundation is on a “quest for the test” to find an empirical biomarker test for early onset bipolar disorder so that early detection and intervention will be possible.

Richard J. Schmeelk, William B. Finneran

Lee Hennessee-Gradante

Sacred Heart Parish has been serving the community for the past 100 years. Since 1944, Sacred Heart School has been part of this legacy. Proceeds from the Centennial Gala will benefit the Sacred Heart School Scholarship fund promoting excellence in education.

Main Fundraising Event: Fourth Annual Palm Beach Medical Briefing Luncheon 2017 Date: Jan. 11, 2017 Location: The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: This event will include a panel discussion about early onset bipolar disorder with renowned doctors in the field and a parent of a bipolar child. The Shining Star Award will be presented to Micah Ford and Kristen Ray. Honorary Chairpersons: Nellie Benoit, Joanie Van der Grift, Sally Soter, Frances Fisher Chairpersons: Denise Hanley, Miriam Kimsey, Holly Maisto Ticket Price: $500 Contact: Kelly Ring 888-944-4408 questforthetest.org

Main Fundraising Event: Sacred Heart Parish Centennial Gala Date: Nov. 19, 2016 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: Sacred Heart Parish is celebrating its 100th birthday with a dinner and dancing Centennial Gala at The Breakers. The event will honor Sacred Heart School Alumnus ’64, His Excellency The Most Reverend Archbishop Thomas Wenski Archdiocese of Miami. Honorary Chairpersons: Richard J. Schmeelk, William B. Finneran Chairpersons: Principal Candace Tamposi, Rev. Quesnel Delvard Major Sponsors: U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management Ticket Price: $300 Contact: Milka Santos 561-582-2242 sacredheartschoollakeworth.com

The Salvation Army of Palm Beach County has been serving the Palm Beaches since 1922 and serving Florida since 1891, marking its 125th anniversary. The Salvation Army believes that together it can reach underserved children, provide crucial disaster-relief services, house homeless veterans, heal families broken by the hardships of addiction, and serve anyone who needs its help.

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Main Fundraising Event: The Salvation Army’s Forty-Fifth Annual Palm Beach Gala Date: Dec. 10, 2016 Location: The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: Join The Salvation Army “Under the Sea” as it celebrates the Forty-Fifth Annual Palm Beach Gala with a poolside reception, live entertainment, a seated dinner, and dancing. Honorary Chairperson: The Honorable Beverly White Yeager Chairperson: Lee Hennessee-Gradante Ticket Price: $500 Contact: Sarah McKenzie 561-537-0077 salvationarmyflorida.org


Save the Chimps

SHUZZ Foundation

Pandora and Robert L. Crippen

2016 SHUZZ Fashion Show

Save the Chimps is the world’s largest sanctuary for rescued chimpanzees. In 2001, Save the Chimps gained permanent custody of 21 Air Force chimps who were survivors or descendants of the original chimpanzees used in NASA’s space program. Save the Chimps cares for more than 250 rescued chimpanzees, providing them with naturalistic habitats, exceptional veterinary care, an enriching environment, and the social companionship they need to thrive.

SHUZZ (pronounced “shoes”) is a South Florida–based nonprofit organization, existing to provide new shoes to children in poverty-stricken areas around the world. It distributes thousands of shoes free of charge to children—regardless of race, religion, class, or any other criteria—who are in need of a very basic tool to protect them from risk.

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Main Fundraising Event: Champions for Chimps Date: Feb. 4, 2017 Location: Save the Chimps Sanctuary, Fort Pierce Description of Event: The event will begin with a VIP behind-the-scenes tour of the 150-acre sanctuary, which is usually closed to the public. Cocktails, music, a delicious lunch, and spectacular views of the chimpanzees roaming their island homes will provide a memorable experience. Honorary Chairpersons: NASA Astronaut Robert L. Crippen (Captain, USN, RET.) and his wife, Pandora Crippen Major Sponsors: Sarah Haney, Jon Stryker, The Pegasus Foundation Ticket Price: $350 Contact: Triana Romero 772-429-2225 savethechimps.org

Main Fundraising Event: SHUZZ | Art | Fashion Date: April 8, 2017 Location: Seminole Casino, Coconut Creek Description of Event: This memorable evening will include a full fashion show featuring a top designer, live and silent auctions, an after-party with entertainment, hors d’oeuvres, and cocktails. One-hundred percent of ticket sales will be given directly to relief efforts. Major Sponsors: Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, Celebrity Cruises Ticket Price: $100 Contact: Sara Dayne Reich 786-563-3521 shuzz.org

Caroline Cummings Rafferty, Mary Freitas, Elizabeth Gordon

The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, with a mission to “open every mind to science,” features more than 50 hands-on exhibits, a 10,000-gallon fresh and saltwater aquarium, a digital planetarium, a Florida exhibit hall, an early childhood Discovery Center, and an interactive Everglades exhibit, as well as the brand new Conservation Course, an 18-hole miniature golf course. The blockbuster exhibit “Our Body: The Universe Within” is now on display. Main Fundraising Event: Annual Benefit Date: March 30, 2017 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: Guests will enjoy a springtime courtyard reception and elegant dinner program in the Circle Dining Room in support of the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium. Special guest speaker, Dr. Michio Kaku, will include an interactive Q&A. Honorary Chairpersons: Frances and Jeffrey Fisher Chairpersons: Caroline Cummings Rafferty, Mary Freitas, Elizabeth Gordon Major Sponsor: Palm Beach Illustrated Ticket Price: $600 Contact: Marcy Hoffman 561-370-7738 sfsciencecenter.org

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Susan G. Komen

The Symphonia | Boca Raton

Talbott Maxey, Thomas C. Quick, Lourdes Fanjul

Sandra and Richard Bornstein, Ann Neville

Carole Boucard

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats, and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. St. Jude is working to drive the overall survival rate for childhood cancer to 90 percent, and it won’t stop until no child dies from cancer. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing, or food—because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.

Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research—more than $920 million—since its founding than any other nonprofit and investing more than $2 billion in community programs that provide real-time help in more than 30 countries to those facing the disease. Komen was founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life.

The Symphonia | Boca Raton is South Florida’s world-class chamber orchestra. Its mission is to enrich the South Florida community through distinctive musical performances and innovative educational outreach programs. Inspiring and engaging both existing and new audiences, The Symphonia is committed to the highest standards of artistic excellence and has been performing throughout the region for more than 10 years.

Main Fundraising Event: Eighth Annual St. Jude Palm Beach Dinner Date: April 5, 2017 Location: Club Colette, Palm Beach Description of Event: The Eighth Annual Palm Beach Dinner will include cocktails and dinner, all to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, which is leading the way the world understands, treats, and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Chairpersons: Lourdes Fanjul, Talbott Maxey, Thomas C. Quick Ticket Price: $500 Contact: Barbara Mari 305-537-1429 stjude.org/palmbeachdinner

Main Fundraising Event: Seventh Annual Perfect Pink Party Date: Jan. 14, 2017 Location: The Mar-a-Lago Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: The Perfect Pink Party will bring all of the sizzle and pizzazz that goes along with its theme of “Havana Tropical,” an homage to the vibrant glamour of the famed Tropicana Club, featuring Lucy Grau accompanied by her orchestra. Honorary Chairpersons: Laurie Silvers, Myron “Mike” Shevell Chairpersons: Sandra and Richard Bornstein, Ann Neville Ticket Price: $1,000 Contact: Donna Ross Dodson 561-307-8000 komen.org/perfectpinkparty

Main Fundraising Event: Tango Symphonia! Date: Nov. 12, 2016 Location: Boca West Country Club, Boca Raton Description of Event: Indulge in an exotic evening of sultry sounds and a dramatic dance performance by the Latin Grammy– nominated Colombian tango ensemble Quinteto Leopoldo Federico. Cocktails, dinner, music, and dance will all be part of this fast-paced, fun night. Chairperson: Carole Boucard Ticket Prices: $175, $225 VIP Contact: Annabel Russell 561-376-3848 thesymphonia.org

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Tri-County Animal Rescue

Tri-County Animal Rescue

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Tri-County Animal Rescue is a 501(c)(3), nonprofit, 100-percent no-kill animal shelter. Tri-County Animal Rescue has saved more than 53,000 animals since it was founded in 1996 by Suzi Goldsmith and Jeannette Christos. Most of these animals never had a chance to live the life they deserved before coming to the shelter, and without the Tri-County Animal Rescue, their days would have been numbered. Main Fundraising Event: Peppermint Bark and Brunch Date: Nov. 20, 2016 Location: Trump International Golf Club, West Palm Beach Description of Event: Trump International is opening its doors to guests and their pooches for a delectable brunch and holiday boutique. This is a “purrfect” opportunity to shop for loved ones this season while raising money for the animals. Honorary Chairpersons: Hermé de Wyman Miro, Judi Richards Chairpersons: Deborah Robinson, Gregg Beletsky, Andrea Stark, Adrien Arpel Major Sponsors: Richard Schechter, Bainbridge, Schmidt Family Foundation, Tito’s Vodka Ticket Price: $250 Contact: Suzi Goldsmith 561-482-8110 tricountyanimalrescue.com

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Wendy Roberts, Suzi Goldsmith, Jim Murley

Sharon DiPietro

Additional Listing Main Fundraising Event: Doggie & Kitty Ball Date: March 19, 2017 Location: Boca West Country Club, Boca Raton Description of Event: Tri-County Animal Rescue will proudly celebrate its fifteenth annual Doggie Ball with a new name, Doggie & Kitty Ball. Tri-County’s biggest fundraiser of the year will include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, an extravagant sit-down dinner, dancing, silent and live auctions, and celebrated local vocalists. Ardath Rosengarden will be the recipient of the coveted Jeannette Christos Award. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. Chairperson: Sharon DiPietro Honorary Chairpersons: Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie, Mary Wong, Jan Savarick, Heather Shaw Major Sponsors: Tiffany & Co. Boca Raton, Saks Fifth Avenue Boca Raton, Gregory’s Fine Jewelry, Office Depot Foundation, American Dog Rescue, Ocean Properties Ticket Prices: $325 VIP Platinum, $275 Silver Contact: Suzi Goldsmith 561-482-8110 tricountyanimalrescue.com

Additional Listing Main Fundraising Event: Kentucky Derby Party 2017 Date: May 6, 2017 Location: Private residence, Palm Beach Description of Event: Tri-County Animal Rescue will host a party celebrating the 143rd Run for the Roses. The funds raised will go toward the Medical Fund. This premier spring event will include live music, cocktails, delectable hors d’oeuvres, and take-home pictures for all. Honorary Chairpersons: Deborah and Ed Robinson, Judi and Ray Richards Chairpersons: Wendy Roberts, Suzi Goldsmith, Jim Murley Major Sponsor: TD Bank Ticket Price: $250 Contact: Suzi Goldsmith 561-482-8110 tricountyanimalrescue.com

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Unicorn Children’s Foundation

Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center

Visionaries of Dance Inc.

Gregory Fried

Devon Kane, Arlene “Tuny” Page

Karina Felix

Unicorn Children’s Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building communities of support, acceptance, and opportunity for children and young adults who are challenged by neurodiversity. Established in 1994, the Unicorn Children’s Foundation provides leadership, education, and funding of innovative programs to ensure individuals with neurodiversity are appropriately assisted, supported, and included in the least restrictive ways possible to maximize their full potential.

Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center has been providing equine-assisted activities for children and adults with physical, cognitive, and emotional disabilities in Palm Beach County for 34 years. Vinceremos means “to overcome.” The horses’ gentle nature and rhythmic movement, the expertise of the center’s staff, and countless volunteer hours help riders conquer the challenges associated with their disabilities while uncovering their capabilities.

Visionary of Dance Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing public awareness and serving the needs of the dance community. The organization is dedicated to serving, supporting, and promoting the advancement of high-quality education in dance and empowering artists, arts organizations, and other cultural partners for the greater good of the dance community. It provides the dance artist, educator, and administrator a network of resources and support.

Main Fundraising Event: 2017 Unicorn Ball Date: March 11, 2017 Location: Boca West Country Club, Boca Raton Description of Event: Join the Unicorn Children’s Foundation for the 2017 Unicorn Ball featuring world-renowned speed artist Michael Israel. This will be an amazing artistic evening celebrating children with special needs. Gail Wasserman Lee and Gwen Taylor will be inducted into the Visionary Society. Chairperson: Gregory Fried Ticket Price: $300 Contact: Brett Dean 561-620-9377 unicornchildrensfoundation.org

Main Fundraising Event: Vinceremos Benefit Dinner and Auction Date: Feb. 3, 2017 Location: The International Polo Club Palm Beach, Wellington Description of Event: The Vinceremos Benefit is the perfect combination of fun and fundraising, hooting and hollering, silent and live auctions, wining and dining. This event will support Vinceremos’ equine programs and its riders in overcoming disabilities. Chairpersons: Arlene “Tuny” Page, Devon Kane, Tami Hoag Ticket Price: $250 Contact: Susan Guinan 561-792-9900 vinceremos.org

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Main Fundraising Event: World of Dance Gala Fashion Show Date: Nov. 6, 2016 Location: Embassy Suites, West Palm Beach Description of Event: World of Dance Magazine will hold a Cover Model Search Contest for local young dancers of Florida. This contest will culminate with the gala fundraising fashion show for Visionaries of Dance, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that benefits the dance community. Honorary Chairperson: Karina Felix Chairperson: Pamela Albertus Major Sponsors: World of Dance Magazine, So Danca Ticket Price: $75 Contact: Karina Felix 561-429-9383 visionariesofdance.org


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Wheels For Kids Inc.

Women in the Window International

Kevin Ream

Wheels For Kids is a nonprofit that provides customized wheelchairs to the physically disabled. Its goal is to meet the specific medical and physical requirements of children and young adults. Its philosophy is that once a child or young adult’s requirements are met, this will advance their emotional and developmental growth and encourage their independence while preserving their dignity. Main Fundraising Event: The Palm Event Date: April 8, 2017 Location: Flagler Museum, Palm Beach Description of Event: This event will showcase beautiful vintage cars to benefit the physically disabled. This vintage rally and tour will start at the Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach. Honorary Chairperson: Kevin Ream Chairpersons: Scott Shrader, Michael Weinberg Major Sponsors: Vault Wealth Management, Tesla Motors, Lamborghini of Palm Beach, Ferrari Maserati of Palm Beach, Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach, Gaggenau, Cadillac, Oceana Coffee Ticket Price: $250 Contact: Denise Roeser 561-577-3800 wheelsforkids.org

Christy Brady Janssen, Women in the Window International supporter Eugenia Revson

Women in the Window International is a nonprofit organization devoted to equipping and empowering women in the 10/40 window and beyond to replace poverty and injustice with dignity and purpose in Christ. In collaboration with female leaders from Africa, Asia, America, and the Middle East, Women in the Window provides holistic care and comprehensive training so women are fully equipped to transform their nations, communities, and families. Main Fundraising Event: Third Annual Spring Luncheon and Auction Date: Feb. 14, 2017 Location: The Beach Club, Palm Beach Description of Event: Join Women in the Window for its annual luncheon, which will feature a powerful message from a North African female leader, who will describe the state of Arab women and the impact of Women in the Window to change the lives of these women in such an uncertain part of the world. Honorary Chairperson: Christy Brady Janssen Chairpersons: Brittany Henson, Sondra McCarty Ticket Price: $100 Contact: Kim Kerr 561-249-5377 womeninthewindow-intl.org

Bret Baier

Since 1917, YMCA of the Palm Beaches has served Palm Beach County, working with local families to strengthen the community. Each year, the YMCA provides hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships for local youth and family programs, through community support, fundraising, and donations. The Y’s 18-acre campus includes a fitness center, skate park, early learning center, afterschool care, aquatic center, spin and yoga studio, and more. Main Fundraising Event: Annual Prayer Breakfast Date: Dec. 14, 2016 Location: The Breakers, Palm Beach Description of Event: This year’s breakfast will feature Bret Baier, FOX News chief political anchor and author of Sacred Heart: A Journey of Faith, Hope, Courage, and Love, as keynote speaker. Event activities will include a VIP meet and greet and book signing. Ticket Price: $100 Contact: Lisa Fisher 561-968-9622 ymcapalmbeaches.org

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NOVEMBER 2016

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Party with the Pack

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Gratitude House, Runway to Recovery

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Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County, Hammers, Nails, and Cocktails

Fashion Show

Symphonia!

Share Our Strength, No Kid Hungry

Dinner

The Symphonia | Boca Raton, Tango

Visionaries of Dance, World of Dance

Gala Fashion Show

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Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County, Women’s Philanthropy

Quantum House, Sugar Plum Dreams

Season Opener

Holiday Brunch

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Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach/ Treasure Coast, Circle of Care

Luncheon Celebration

Bethesda Hospital Foundation, Women

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Connected Warriors, Tico Torres

Celebrity Golf Classic and Gala

Boca Raton Museum of Art, Exhibition

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Junior League of Boca Raton, Woman

Volunteer of the Year Award Luncheon

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Junior League of the Palm Beaches, Deck the Palms Holiday Marketplace

Sacred Heart School, Sacred Heart

Parish Centennial Gala

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Bark and Brunch Grandma’s Place, Holiday Luncheon

Leadership Fund Dinner for The Art of Hungary

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Children’s Home Society of Florida,

The Ultimate Dinner Party

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inSIGHT Through Education, Sensational

Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches,

Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County, Sandler Family

Shopping Spree

Book Festival Luncheon

Major Gifts Event

Tri-County Animal Rescue, Peppermint

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County, Holiday Trunk Show

DECEMBER 2016

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Celebration

New Hope Charities, Holiday Bazaar

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Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens,

begin! Let the festivities

Lourdes Foundation‚ Holiday

Festival of Trees Gala

4

Rehabilitation Center for Children and Adults, Annual Soiree

6

Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches, Tree Lighting Celebration

MorseLife Health System,

Dinner Dance

3

Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County, Tower Shoot

YWCA of Palm Beach County‚ Mary Rubloff YWCA Harmony House Gala

Leaders in Furthering Education, Lady in Red Gala

8

Nat King Cole Generation Hope‚ President’s Society Dinner

Palm Beach County Medical Society Services, Starfish and Snowflakes Gala

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League‚ Christmas Ball

9 10

Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services‚ Gala Sustainable Kidney Care Foundation‚ Cocktail Reception Ballet Palm Beach‚ Luncheon

Catholic Education in the Diocese of Palm Beach‚ Lumen Christi Gala

The Salvation Army‚ Palm Beach Gala

Share The Stoke Foundation‚

The Polar Express Train Ride

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12

Big Dog Ranch Rescue‚ Golf with the Big Dogs

Compass Community Center‚ Cocktails for Compass

13

Historical Society of Palm Beach County‚ Archival Evening

The International Society of Palm Beach‚ Holiday Gala Dinner

Dance

14 15

Innovative Treatments Beautiful Results

YMCA of the Palm Beaches‚ Prayer Breakfast The Palm Beach Symphony‚ Inaugural Ladies Guild

Luncheon

16

Best Buddies International‚ Palm Beach Gala

JANUARY 2017 6

Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County‚ Wellington

Dinner Dance

7

Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches‚ Gala

Palm Beach Police Foundation‚ Policemen’s Ball

10

Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County‚ Night of Philanthropy

National Council of Jewish Women Palm Beach Affiliate‚ Homeless to Harvard with speaker Liz Murray

11

Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County‚

Lion of Judah Luncheon

Ryan Licht Sang Bipolar Foundation‚ Palm Beach Medical

Briefing Luncheon

12

Wine Auction

Palm Beach Opera Guild‚ One Night Only: Opera Goes

Hollywood Cabaret Style

Planned Parenthood of South, East and North Florida,

Palm Beach Dinner Dance

13

Glades Academy Foundation‚ An Evening of Great

Expectations Dinner and Auction

KidSanctuary Campus‚ Luncheon and Fashion Show

14

Lighthouse ArtCenter Gallery & School of Art‚ D’Art for Art

Susan G. Komen‚ Perfect Pink Party

Kravis Center for the Performing Arts‚ Palm Beach

15

American Friends of The Hebrew University‚ Palm Beach

Scopus Award Gala

Gift of Life Marrow Registry‚ Steps for Life 5K of South Florida

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Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation‚ Dreyfoos Live! Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches‚ The Donald M. Ephraim

Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival Opening Night

20 Hospice Foundation of Palm Beach‚ Hospice Evening 2017 20-26 The Honda Classic‚ Golf Tournament 21 Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation‚ Ball 25 Boca Raton Museum of Art‚ Carnevale di Venzia Ultimo

Wine Event

Boys Scouts of America‚ Gulf Stream Council‚

Grand Jamboree

Palm Beach Island Cats‚ The Cat’s Meow Ball

25-26 Friedman Commission for Jewish Education of the Palm

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Beaches‚ Conversations with Jewish Women Writers

26

Armory Art Center‚ Purple Reign

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach‚

Caritas Dei Bishop’s Gala

H.O.W. Hearing the Ovarian Cancer Whisper‚ Time is of the

Essence Lecture and Luncheon

Johns Hopkins Medicine‚ A Woman’s Journey

27

Loggerhead Marinelife Center‚ Lights Out Gala

Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation‚

Golden Heart Luncheon

The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society‚ Dinner Dance

28

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society‚ Black Tie Gala

Susan G. Komen South Florida‚ Race for the Cure

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MorseLife Health System‚ Luncheon and Card Party Palm Beach Opera‚ Gala, An Evening with Michael Fabiano Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County‚ The Winter Ball

Federation’s season preview We hope you will join us at these inspiring gatherings.

Middle School of the Arts Foundation‚ Cirque Soirée Artistique

Palm Beach County Food Bank‚ Empty Bowls Palm Beach

Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center‚ Benefit Dinner

and Auction

4

Red Cross Ball

Monday, November 7, 2016

HomeSafe‚ The Classic Rock and Roll Party

Women’s Philanthropy Season Opener with Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger West Palm Beach Marriott

JDRF Greater Palm Beach County Chapter‚ Gem of an Evening Gala

Norton Museum of Art‚ Gala

Save the Chimps‚ Champions for Chimps

5 6

American Red Cross‚ Diamond Centennial International

EW Foundation‚ Musical Brunch Richard David Kann (RDK) Melanoma Foundation‚ Luncheon

and Runway Fashion Show

9

Breast Cancer Research Foundation‚ Palm Beach Hot Pink

Luncheon and Symposium

FoundCare, À Votre Santé (To Your Health)

Palm Beach Harvest‚ Hearts for the Hungry

10

American Cancer Society‚ Island of Palm Beach Annual Gala

Through your involvement, you join Federation to create a unique, far-reaching impact locally and around the globe.

Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties‚ Gala

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Night of Philanthropy Private home, Palm Beach

Monday, February 13, 2017 Celebrating Women: Women’s Philanthropy Luncheon and Exclusive Lion of Judah Pre-Reception Hilton West Palm Beach

Thursday, March 2, 2017 One Night: A Celebration of Impact Rinker Playhouse & the Cohen Pavilion at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 Women’s Philanthropy Applause More information coming soon

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Federation’s Annual Meeting More information coming soon

MICHAEL PISARRI

To learn more about any of the above events, please call 561.242.6613 or email jillian.rigsby@jewishpalmbeach.org

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For the Love of Animals and their Hero Friends

Place of Hope‚ Hope Bash

11

Kravis Center for the Performing Arts‚ Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Season Gala

Little Smiles of Florida‚ Stars Ball

12 13

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Hanley Center Foundation‚ Family Picnic

Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness‚ Valentine’s Treats and Sweets

Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County‚

Women’s Philanthropy Luncheon

14

American Heart Association‚ Palm Beach

Heart Ball

Luncheon and Auction

Women in the Window International‚ Spring

16

The American Ireland Fund‚ Emerald Isle

Dinner Dance

17

Child Rescue Coalition‚ Eat, Drink, and Be Giving

Flagler Museum‚ Bal Poudré and Soirée Poudré

18

The Caridad Center‚ Call to Heart Ball


Dana-Farber Cancer Institute‚ Discovery

Celebration

Friends of Gumbo Limbo‚ Sea Coast Toast

20

Palm Beach Habilitation Center‚ Hab-a-

The Palm Beach Symphony‚ Gala

21

Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse‚ Heart of a

Hearts Luncheon

Woman Luncheon

Palm Beach Fellowship of Christians & Jews‚ Fellowship Dinner

22

Cancer Alliance of Help and Hope‚ Shop The

Day Away Luncheon

23

Lighthouse Guild‚ POSH Palm Beach

Dinner Dance

Distinction

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Palm Beach Atlantic University‚ Women of

Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services‚ Reflections of Hope Luncheon

25

Cleveland Clinic Florida‚ Reflections of

Versailles Ball

Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida‚ Emerald

Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County‚ Mayor’s Ball

Awards

A luncheon to honor women who have made significant contributions to the community Sponsored by

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Maltz Jupiter Theatre‚ Everything’s Coming

Up Roses Gala American Friends of Magen David Adom‚ Celebration of Life Gala

MARCH 2017 1

Norton Museum of Art‚ BIJOUX! Premiere

Event

4

211 HelpLine‚ Spring Gala

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute‚ Evening of

Vision Gala

Bethesda Hospital Foundation‚ Ball

Historical Society of Palm Beach County‚

Evening on Antique Row

The Hometown Foundation‚ Dream Cars &

Cocktails

1-2

Friedman Commission for Jewish Education of the Palm Beaches‚ Conversations with

Palm Beach Day Academy‚ The Great

Jewish Women Writers

Gatsby Feather Ball

2

Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County‚ One Night: A Celebration of Impact

8

American Humane‚ Hero Dogs Gala

Luncheon

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network‚ New

Discoveries Research Lecture and Luncheon

Hanley Center Foundation‚ Palm Beach

Dinner

Massachusetts General Hospital Leadership Council for Psychiatry‚ Seminar and

Luncheon

3

The Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach‚ Gala

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Light up the night!

9

Center for Family Services‚ Dinner

Dance

Els for Autism Foundation‚ Liezl’s Tea

Party

10

Dress for Success Palm Beaches‚

Style for Hope

10-11 Big Dog Ranch Rescue‚ Wine, Women

& Shoes

11

Gala

CARP‚ Spring Luncheon

Unicorn Children’s Foundation‚ Unicorn Ball

6

Hobe Sound Nature Center‚ Biannual

Dinner Benefit

26

DePorres Place‚ Luncheon for Literacy

Impact 100‚ Grand Awards Event

Il Circolo‚ Gala

7

Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County‚ Barefoot on the Beach

30

31

South Florida Science Center and Aquarium‚ Annual Benefit Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens‚ Gardens

Conservancy Cocktail Reception

American Cancer Society‚ Celestial

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League‚ Walk for the Animals

Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast‚ Watch a Rising Star

25

APRIL 2017 1

The Benjamin School‚ Bash Gala

Florida Atlantic University‚ Gala

Jupiter Medical Center Foundation‚ Ball

Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County‚ Great Futures Polo Day 2017

Opportunity Inc. of Palm Beach County‚ Gala in the Garden

JARC Florida‚ Gala

Palm Beach Round Table‚ Eighty-Fifth

13

Anniversary Celebration

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America‚ Book of Hope Luncheon

15

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2

Boca Raton Museum of Art‚ Art Boca

Raton Vernissage

3

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League‚

Off the Leash Dinner Reception

Wheels For Kids‚ The Palm Event

21

American Heart Association‚ Go Red for

Women Luncheon

22

Meals on Wheels of the Palm Beaches‚

Hot Wheels Hot Meals

22

The Palm Beach Flappers‚ The Butterfly Ball

28

Pink Luncheon

Susan G. Komen South Florida‚ Power in

MAY 2017

6

Derby Party

11

Executive Women of the Palm Beaches‚ Women in Leadership Awards

Tri-County Animal Rescue‚ Kentucky

Palm Beach Navy SEAL‚ Evening of

Tribute

Doggie & Kitty Ball

5

Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County‚ Women’s Philanthropy

Hanley Center Foundation‚ Golf Classic

Applause event

Hôpital Albert Schweitzer Haiti‚ White

Hot Night

St. Jude Children’s Research Hosptial‚ Palm Beach Dinner

Tri-County Animal Rescue‚

Shuzz Foundation‚ Shuzz | Art | Fashion

12

8

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National Society of Arts and Letters Florida East Coast Chapter‚ Red Rose

National Awards Gala

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