Scene + Heard
Scene + Heard
The Cause: Hundreds of guests stopped by the annual trunk show at The Seagate Hotel & Spa in support of programming for more than 400 children in the community who attend the Naoma Donnelley Haggin Boys & Girls Club.
The Cause: A sell-out crowd of more than 1,200 gathered at the Boca Raton Resort & Club to celebrate the Hospital’s 50th anniversary. The black-tie gala raised more than $1.5 million, which will go toward advancement and enhancement of patient care initiatives. A special portion of the evening was dedicated to raising funds to support the renovation of the Hospital’s Toppel Family Place Labor & Delivery department.
The Cause: Guests were asked to dress the part for a “White Party” held at Il Bacio to celebrate the Delray Beach Fashion Week event during which local designers showcased their latest looks. Guests enjoyed tasty bites, sipped on MIP Vodka and particpated in a silent auction.
The Cause: The Delray Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar with a grand ribbon cutting ceremony. Guests enjoyed delicious food from Harvest’s seasonally changing farm-to-table menu along with seasonally inspired cocktails.
The Cause: Filmmaker and philanthropist Nancy Spielberg joined 430 compassionate women at the annual luncheon, which honored the community’s new Lions and celebrated the organization’s more than 45 years as one of the country’s largest prides. Israeli shoe designer Kobi Levi also exhibited a collection for his U.S. premiere.
The Cause: Guests gathered at The Polo Club of Boca Raton and enjoyed a cocktail reception, fine dining, silent and live auctions, dancing and a nine-piece band. A heartwarming presentation about JAFCO’s life-saving work was given at the annual event, which raised more than $550,000 for the organization.
The Cause: Community members hit the tennis court at the Polo Club of Boca Raton for the 11th annual fundraiser, which honored three winning double teams with crystal awards. Raffle winners had the opportunity to play alongside or against Chris Evert.
The Cause: Guests gathered at The Addison for the 20th annual event, which recognized individuals who have served in the interest of the community and have enriched Boca Raton citizens. This year, a Wall of Honor recognized the late Alan Alford for his contributions to the community. The event raised $440,000.
The Cause: The Gala was held at Boca Raton Resort and Club in honor of the 27th annual Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic, which raises money toward programs funded through Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida and through the Drug Abuse Foundation of Palm Beach County. In total, the Classic raised $700,000.
The Cause: Junior League of Boca Raton held its 29th annual event at the Boca Raton Resort and Club, which included a Saks Fifth Avenue Boca Raton runway show, featuring Ramy Sharp of Ramy Brook, a contemporary women’s wear designer. Susan Whelchel and Rosemary Krieger were named the 2016 volunteer winners of the year among 40 nominees.
The Cause: Nearly 120 golfers spent the day at Stonebridge Country Club in Boca Raton for the Paul Markhoff Golf Tournament. The outing was held in honor of Judy Levis Markhoff’s late husband, Paul Markhoff, and it raised more than $120,000 for JARC Florida.
The Cause: About 400 of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County’s top donors spent an evening at The Polo Club in Boca Raton. In honor of “Giving Tuesday, the Global Day of Philanthropy,” guests enjoyed cocktails, dinner and listened to two powerful speakers at the season’s annual event.
The cause: More than 400 guests attended the annual gala event featuring a “Boca to Broadway” theme at Place of Hope at The Leighan and David Rinker Campus. Laura and Frank Frione were presented with Place of Hope’s Jay DiPietro “Hero of Hope” award for their support of children in need. The event featured a VIP reception, live entertainment and a silent and live auction.
The Cause: More than 100 guests mingled with TSFA and Citrix executives at their kickoff event held at the Excell Auto Group’s Boca Raton showroom. Attendees enjoyed food, wine and live entertainment, and had the chance to drive exotic Ferraris, Lamborghinis and McLarens vehicles while learning about the newfound relationship between the companies.
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