Scene + Heard
Scene + Heard
More than 150 local estate planning professionals and others committed to philanthropic giving and the future of the Jewish community honored Michael J. Shapiro at the 2018 Irving Eckhardt Mitzvah Society Cocktail Reception at Waterstone Resort & Marina in Boca Raton.
“Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Siggy Flicker headlined the Spring Finale for women of all ages from across Jewish South Palm Beach County at Woodfield Country Club.
Hosted at Boca Raton Resort & Club, the 12th Annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance presented by Mercedes-Benz and AutoNation raised money for at-risk youth. More than 7,000 attendees enjoyed a weekend of philanthropy, comedy and an automobile and motorcycle display with special guests Jay Leno and Tim Allen.
Boca Center hosted The White Party-Dinner en Blanc, a fundraiser for the Tri-County Humane Society of Boca Raton. Guests enjoyed a three-course wine pairing dinner prepared by area chefs. Lynn University Conservatory of Music performed in addition to “America’s Got Talent” opera singer Carlos De Antonis.
Touch A Heart Foundation held its 14th annual Spa Day “A Day of Healthy Hearts and Helping Others” charity event at The Oaks at Boca Raton. More than 45 service professionals from the community volunteered their time and services for guests and 100 percent of proceeds benefited the foundation.
Signature Gives Back, the philanthropic arm of The Signature Real Estate Companies, hosted its second annual “Signature’s Got Talent Show” at The Funky Biscuit and raised more than $5,000 for KidSafe Foundation and Wayne Barton Study Center. Signature Gives Back also awarded a $7,000 grant to a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor’s family through funds generated by sales of wristbands.
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.
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