Design for a Living World Cocktails and Auction

Benefiting The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy held a closing reception and auction for their “Design for a Living World” exhibition at the Coral Gables Museum. A silent auction was held where guests were able to bid on all the pieces in the nationally toured exhibition. Each piece of art was created using only sustainable materials, and each work relates back to the people and environment from where it originates. Some standout works included a salmon skin dress by Isaac Mizrahi, which sold for $2,500, an Abbott Miller chair, which sold for $1,900, and a Maya Lin topographical puzzle, which went for $2,200.

Pictured: Larry Harris, Lauren Ordway

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Legal Legends Awards Dinner

Over 250 guests attended the prestigious annual event hosted by the HistoryMiami 11th Judicial Circuit Historical Society that honored judges, lawyers and legal professionals with a 25 year or more commitment to South Florida’s legal system. This year’s award honorees included Cesar L. Alvarez, Executive Chairman of Greenberg Traurig, trial lawyer Irwin J. Block, Judge Joe O. Eaton, Judge Phillip A. Hubbart, immigration lawyer and founder of Americans for Immigrant Justice Cheryl Little, civil rights attorney Tobias Simon, and Chairman of Stearn Weaver Miller, Eugene Stearns.

Pictured: Timothy M. Ravich and Eugene Stearns

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United Way Women’s Leadership Breakfast

Academy Award-winning actress, producer, director, best-selling author and children’s advocate, Goldie Hawn offered the keynote address at the 12th Annual United Way Women’s Leadership Breakfast at the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami. Since 2001, the community’s most powerful women gather at this annual breakfast, bringing together hearts and resources in support of United Way of Miami-Dade’s work in education, financial stability and health.

Pictured: United Way Board Chair Jayne Abess, Tracy Wilson Mourning, United Way Women’s Leadership Breakfast Chair Ambassador Sue M. Cobb

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