Scene + Heard
Scene + Heard
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More than 800 guests met at the International Polo Club where they enjoyed a delicious luncheon, silent auction and live entertainment by the Gypsy Sound Revolution. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society raised more than $520,000, which will be used for lifesaving blood cancer research and supporting local patients and their families.
A sold-out crowd of more than 265 guests gathered at The Gardens Mall to “GO BLUE” for charity. The welcome reception included Champagne, lite bites and live jazz entertainment, and was followed by a catered luncheon, luxury prize drawings and a full runway fashion show. Michele Jacobs received the distinguished KidSanctuary Campus Angel Volunteer of The Year Award.
The Wellington community came together to raise more than $230,000 to benefit the Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club of Wellington. Guests were greeted with Paradise Punch, the signature cocktail of the night, and had the opportunity to bid on more than 50 silent auction baskets.
A sold-out crowd of nearly 300 guests spent an evening at the Mar-a-lago Club to support children’s arts education at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. Attendees enjoyed a five-course dinner paired with specially selected wines from all over the world. The evening included a number of never-before-seen lots, including the night’s highest single bid—a private concert event with Michael Feinstein.
Supporters of The Cleveland Clinic Florida Ball attended a fashion presentation at Neiman Marcus, which featured American designer Rubin Singer’s Spring 2017 Collection. Proceeds will be used to enhance the clinic’s cardiology practices with leading edge technology and services to ensure that the best cardiology care is available in Palm Beach County.
More than 600 young philanthropic leaders celebrated “Life Under Printed Palms” at the Beach Club of Palm Beach to raise critical funds for Loggerhead Marinelife Center. Guests dressed in fun Lilly Pulitzer attire and enjoyed live entertainment and colorful cocktails from Tito’s Handmade Vodka.
Partnering with Young Professionals of Palm Beach North, the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce held its annual event at The Gardens Mall. More than 150 guests mingled while enjoying an open bar and bites, and were asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots.
Blackman, the high-end bathroom- and kitchen-appliance store that famously hails from the Northeast, opened its first luxurious Florida showroom in West Palm Beach. More than 200 architects, interior designers, real estate agents and other invited guests celebrated during an extravagant reception.
Marie Osmond joined Jack and Barbara Nicklaus and guests at Mirasol Country Club, where more than $420,000 was raised to benefit the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation and its ongoing pediatric outreach programs.
More than 17,500 guests, including Tommy Hilfiger and Harry and Gigi Benson, attended the inaugural art fair presented by Art Miami LLC and sponsored by the city of West Palm Beach. Attendees viewed artwork from nearly 1,000 artists presented by more than 50 international galleries throughout the four days.
Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League supporters attended the holiday event held at the Sailfish Club in Palm Beach in support of helping homeless, neglected or injured dogs and cats. Guests enjoyed holiday decor and the annual tradition of shopping at the Shaggy Shoppe boutique for their beloved pets.
More than 315 guests and military personnel spent an evening at The Club at Ibis, and enjoyed cocktails, the Palm Beach Pipes & Drums, a lavish auction and live entertainment. The charity also unveiled its new logo and name, “Wounded Veterans Relief Fund.”
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