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 Liga Contra el Cáncer 41st Anniversary Gala

Liga Contra el Cáncer / League Against Cancer commemorated its 41st Anniversary by hosting its Snow Ball Gala at the JW Marriott-Marquis in Miami. They honored volunteer physicians for their outstanding and unselfish dedication to Liga’s cancer patients. With this event, Liga celebrated Leon Medical Center’s 20th anniversary of service to our community and the years of support to our patients. All proceeds from the events and auction will benefit uninsured and low income cancer patients unable to afford the treatment and get well.

Pictured: Benjamin Leon III & Lisa Leon, Benjamin Leon Jr. & Silvia Leon, Silvita & Albert Mauri

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 64th Annual Beaux Arts Ball

More than 200 costumed and black-tie guests celebrated late into the night, to raise funds for the 64th annual Beaux Arts Ball — this year, carrying a “Viva Las Vegas” theme.

Guests were immediately transported to Vegas as they walked down a red carpet that lead to a white wedding chapel. Revelers donned head turning costumes including Elvis jumpsuits, exotic Cirque Du Soleil attire, and Miss Universe contestant garb, creating the glamour of Las Vegas at every turn.

Pictured: Beaux Arts Presidents Diana Moll and Kim Wood auctioning one of a kind experiences including a New York Fashion Week trip and a backstage experience with Jimmy Fallon.

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 Vizcaya Centennial Gala

Miami's iconic Vizcaya kicked off a year of celebration of its 100th anniversary at the Vizcaya Centennial Gala. Guests walked down the historic Cascade entrance on a 200-foot Venetian blue carpet to the sold-out black-tie event and were greeted by cocktails and vintage cars as they entered the Gilded Age estate.

Pictured: Vizcaya Centennial Ball Committee: Alexa Wolman, Lesli Ann Brown, Roxana Garciga, James W. Murphy, Swanee DiMare, Sonia Gibson, Cathy Jones, Joel M. Hoffman, Barbara Hevia, Linda Levy Goldberg, Pearl Baker Katz, Gladys Rustan-Hernando.

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 17th Annual “Hope For All” Gala

The Hilton Miami Downtown played host to one of Miami’s most distinguished charities, Camillus House, for a spectacular gala themed “Guayaberas and Good Times.” The sold-out event raised over $1.6 million for persons who are poor and homeless in our community. The 17th annual “Hope for All” Gala featured an incredible array of silent and live auction items featuring the very best in wines, travel and lifestyle items.

Pictured: Raymond Rodriguez Torres, Aaron & Venessa Patience, Archbishop Wenski, Shannah Rodriguez

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 2016 Women’s Event

Nearly 1,000 women from across Miami’s Jewish community gathered for a day of inspiration and empowerment at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Women’s Event at the Hilton Miami Downtown.

Chaired by Corey Feinsilver, the event raised $1.5 million dollars for the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign to care for those in need, support vital programs and strengthen Jewish life in Miami, in Israel and in more than 70 other countries around the world. Headlining The Women’s Event was Emmy Award-winning actress Debra Messing...

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More Features:

 Rhythm Foundation’s 29th Season Launch Party
 Inaugural High Rollers Casino Night
 2nd Annual Rosé Day Luncheon
 8th Annual Ray of Hope Gala
 National LGBTQ Task Force Gala
 Norma Jean Abraham
 10th Annual Men of Style at The Galleria
 YPO’s An Aria to America Gala
 2016 Inner Circle of Twelve Luncheon
 10th Annual “Wild About Kids” Gala
 Kristi House’s Havana Nights Dinner & Auction
 13th Annual Imagine Charity Gala
 Beyond Basel Cocktail Party and Art Exhibit
 “Making Dreams Come True” Gala
 Vizcaya’s 30th Annual Halloween Sundowner
 5th Annual Fashion Gives Back
 15th Annual Wine On Harvest Moon
 Chapman Partnership’s Illuminations Gala
 CGCF 25th Anniversary Gala
 2016 Jazz at Joe’s Champagne Brunch
 31st Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner
 Four Seasons Fort Lauderdale Hosts PAWS
 10th Annual “Wild About Kids” Gala Kick-off
 Centennial Gala Kick-off Reception
 Fashion Fights Cancer
 No More Tears Hosts Heart in Hand Awards
 7th Annual Women of Distinction and Caring
 A Grand Gathering @ Behind the Magic
 An Evening of Love, Bollywood Style
 Behind the Magic - A Gala Experience!
 Support-A-Scholar Celebration
 Dream Court Opens at Boys & Girls Kendall Club
 Chefs Up Front Dinner
 Make-A-Wish Southern Florida VIP Kick-Off Party
 Behind the Magic - A Big Success!
 Virginia Jacko of Miami Lighthouse
 2016/2017 Miami Charity Gala Guide
 Meet Hector Picard, Triathlete with a Mission
 The Children’s Trust Champions for Children
 Enjoy the Gala Experience at Behind the Magic’s Tablescape & Culinary Showcase
 2016/2017 Social Season Preview
 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