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 Behind the Magic - A Gala Experience!

Guests at the Behind the Magic Gala Tablescape & Culinary Arts Showcase mingled amid beautifully created gala atmospheres, sipped wine and savored the wonderful treats provided by seven amazing caterers.

Hosted by SocialMiami and Source Miami and presented at at Private Key in the Wynwood Art District, the two-day event welcomed supporters and professionals from local non-profit organizations along with event planners from the corporate, charity and social worlds to experience the latest trends in event design and food.

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 Chefs Up Front Dinner

More than 100 guests experienced an unforgettable gastronomical evening, raising nearly $40,000 for Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters program, at the 6th annual “Chefs Up Front” Fort Lauderdale dinner, reception and auction.

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 Support-A-Scholar Celebration

Breakthrough Miami’s 4th annual Support-A-Scholar fundraiser, held at the private home of Miami philanthropist Jeffrey Miller, was produced by 3 Pillars Events. The event raised funds and awareness for Breakthrough Miami's tuition-free academic enrichment programs to motivated students from underserved communities. Guests enjoyed a night under the stars filled with exquisite food provided by local restaurants. The evening’s entertainment included live performances by Dueling Pianos and guests danced into the late hours of the night with sounds by DJ Coco Hara.

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 Dream Court Opens at Boys & Girls Kendall Club

Longtime friends Basketball Hall-of-Famer Nancy Lieberman and Tennis Hall-of-Famer Martina Navratilova were on hand for the dedication of the new Dream Court™ at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade Kendall Club. Lieberman, a two-time Olympian and NBA Sacramento Kings Assistant Coach, gifted the court to honor her friend, Grand Slam title holder Martina Navratilova for her great impact on the game of tennis and as an inspirational leader to women in sports.

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 Make-A-Wish Southern Florida VIP Kick-Off Party

Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida and InterContinental® Miami celebrated the 22nd Annual InterContinental® Miami Make-A-Wish® Ball with a VIP kick-off party at the InterContinental. Amid a backdrop of forest and wildwood decor inspired by Deco Productions, guests enjoyed a surprise dance performance while servers wore intricate animal face paint to embody La Nuit de l’Animal, the theme of this year's gala to take place on November 12.

Pictured: Robert Hill, Shareef Malnik and Norman Wedderburn

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More Features:

 Behind the Magic - A Big Success!
 Virginia Jacko of Miami Lighthouse
 2016/2017 Miami Charity Gala Guide
 Meet Hector Picard, Triathlete with a Mission
 Enjoy the Gala Experience at Behind the Magic’s Tablescape & Culinary Showcase
 The Children’s Trust Champions for Children
 2016/2017 Social Season Preview
 Hard Hats and High Heels Cocktail Reception
 2015/2016 Gala Guide Album
 “Where It All Began” Alumni Reunion & Hall of Fame Induction
 BBBS of Miami Awards $300,000 in Scholarships
 17th Annual Mayor’s Ball
 2016 Miami Man & Woman of the Year
 MCM Donor Reception
 “Party For A Cause” at The Loft
 Small Miracles 2016 Luncheon
 MCHF Diamond Society Appreciation Dinner
 Womenade 7th Annual “Take A Walk in Her Shoes”
 31st Annual Dinner at Joe’s Stone Crab
 “Through the Looking Glass” Gala
 5th Annual “Claws for Kids” Brunch at Joe’s Stone Crab
 Camillus House & Health’s “Diamonds & Denim Auction”
 Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Sapphire Gala
 Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade Celebrates New South Beach Club
 Branches Annual Benefit Dinner to Fight Poverty
 American Jewish Committee’s Gala
 Al and Nancy Malnik Host Annual Garden Party
 Reid & Fiorentino Call of the Game Dinner
 After-School All-Stars Annual Fundraising Gala @ Faena Hotel
 Laguna House & Merrill Lynch Host Baptist Health Foundation
 25th Annual Reach for the Stars Gala Auction
 2016 American Cancer Society Miami Gala
 Elle Macpherson Hosts Cocktail Party in the Design District
 2016 Circle of Heroes Luncheon
 Frost Art Museum FIU Celebrates Benefactors at Palm Island
 2016 Power of the Purse Luncheon and Auction
 38th Annual Musical Gala
 15th Annual Torch Awards
 2016 Rising Stars Showcase
 Purim Pairings 2016
 The Art of Fundraising - A Unique Approach
 New World Symphony Gala: 1000
 Women of Tomorrow’s 15th Annual Gala
 Color My World 16th Annual Gala
 VeritageMiami 2016