Scene + Heard
Scene + Heard
More than 100 community members donning pink hats gathered for a private mix-and-mingle reception hosted by Sklar Furnishings to kick off Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County’s WOMEN Build event.
The two-day pop-up event, “A Dialogue with Art, Nature and Science,” took place at The Residences at Mandarin Oriental and featured artist, naturalist and New York Times bestselling author Christopher Marley. He also held a book signing for Biophilia.
The Jewish Women’s Foundation of South Palm Beach County hosted its reception at Boca Rio Golf Club. More than160 guests from the Jewish community were the first to learn about JWF’s $105,000 grant awards to organizations in the local community and in Israel.
Mark Richt, keynote speaker and head coach of the Miami Hurricanes, spoke to members at the YMCA of South Palm Beach County’s 16th annual “Inspiration Breakfast” hosted at the Office Depot headquarters in Boca Raton. Proceeds benefited the Y’s drowning prevention initiatives and financial assistance program.
More than 200 guests gathered at Child Rescue Coalition’s third annual “Eat, Drink and Be Giving” gala at the Delray Beach Marriott. The event supported the non-profit’s mission to protect and rescue sexually abused and exploited children and featured keynote speaker Ashley Judd.
The National Society of Arts & Letters, Florida East Coast Chapter held its Star Maker Awards at Royal Palm Yacht and Country Club in Boca Raton, which showcased the organization’s scholarship recipients. The event also honored supporters who fund the non-profit organization.
JAFCO’s annual “Meet the Author Luncheon,” held at the Polo Club of Boca Raton, raised more than $69,000 for children who’ve been abused, neglected or struggled with developmental disabilities. The luncheon featured Amy Weiss, author of Crescendo.
For the sixth consecutive year, The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (AAHS) awarded The Addison of Boca Raton its coveted Five Star Diamond Award. The venue celebrated the accolade with a gala featuring a six-course dinner prepared by executive chef Patrick Duffy.
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.
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