Scene + Heard
Scene + Heard
Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business held its 26th annual “Business Leader of the Year” Breakfast at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. The event celebrated the accomplishments of Colin Brown, chairman and chief executive officer of JM Family Enterprises Inc.
The Junior League of Boca Raton hosted its ninth annual “Flavors” event at The Addison. This year’s event included more than 30 participating restaurants, live performances by artist Michael Israel as well as members of the Fred Astaire Dance Studio and a fashion show from Saks Fifth Avenue.
More than 450 community members came together at The Polo Club for The Lion of Judah Luncheon. The event was headlined by two-time Emmy Award-winner, “Inside Edition” anchor and best-selling author Deborah Norville.
“Windows Around The World” at Boca Center featured a partnership with Lynn University fashion students who designed and decorated participating Boca Center retailers’ windows with an International theme on a $175 budget. Local celebrity judges were also in attendance. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Lynn University fashion department.
Community leaders, veterans, volunteers and those dedicated to the mission of Connected Warriors filled the Marriott at Boca Center on Veteran’s Day for an evening of inspiration and celebration as they honored the military. The event raised more than $250,000 for the organization.
A group of 70 CEOs and C-suite executives had the privilege of dedicating a home through fundraising $175,000 and their on-site volunteer construction hours for a hard-working, low-income South Palm Beach County family.
Members of Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County’s Jacobson Jewish Community Foundation’s Professional Advisory Committee hosted an annual holiday party at Ditmas Kitchen & Cocktails in Boca Raton. The event celebrated its successes in developing resources to ensure the continuity of Jewish life, programs and services locally, in Israel and worldwide.
A reception was held at President John Kelly’s FAU home on the university campus in Boca Raton where Aubrey Strul announced the Kelly/Strul Emerging Scholars Program, which provides a full scholarship and mentoring to low-income undergraduate students who are the first in their families to attend college.
Parkinson’s Foundation South Palm Beach County Chapter “rocked the runway” with its sold-out fashion show, which took place at Boca Rio Golf Club. The event raised critically needed funds to help those with Parkinson’s Disease and their families in the local community to live better.
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