Close to 300 guests attended Best Foot Forward’s sold-out event and helped generate more than $250,000 to support the needs of children in foster care beyond the academic support the organization provides. Examples include medical expenses such as co
Proceeds totaled nearly $200,000 from the 29th annual Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County fundraiser. The money will go toward child, adult and family literacy programs. Jean Kwok, a best-selling author who wrote ‘Searching for Sylvie Lee,’ was t
Nearly 1,000 guests attended the Junior League of Boca Raton’s annual affair, at which Michelle Stallone was named Wo
Wanda Harrold, Lindy Harvey, Debbie Anderson, Lisa Mulhall, Mark Larkin and Susan Diener attend a reception at Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health & Wellness Institute to announce the nominees. Photo provided
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The One-in-a-Million Boy by Monica Wood is this year’s book for Read Together Palm Beach County, a Liter
Dreyfoos School of the Arts students dressed in Venetian costumes welcomed more than 180 guests to benefit the Dreyfoos foundation. The Italian theme was carried throughout the event, from the decor to the menu to the performances. A total of $70,000
Supporters of the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts gathered in the Center’s Gimelstob Ballroom in the Cohen Pavilion for a special luncheon honoring members of the Helen K. Persson Society. The event celebrated supporters of the Endow
The 28th annual luncheon raised more than $200,000 for the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County's child, adult and family literacy programs. Bestselling author Jacquelyn Mitchard headlined the event. Mitchard has written dozens of novels, includin
The Delray Beach Public Library’s luncheon with author India Hicks drew more than 300 attendees, who enjoyed champagne, a raffle with prizes and a meet-and-greet with Hicks. She is a best-selling author, designer and mother of five who also has an ep
ABOVE: First Presbyterian Church of Delray Beach creatives had a fun time at the annual affair, which featured a Holly House interpretation of The Night Before Christmas with a mermaid and an elf. Marie Buss’ story about hands reminded guests how im
Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s 10th annual event featured celebrity Jeff Corwin as keynote speaker. Businesses, nonprofits and men and women who have championed a blue lifestyle of marine conservation were recognized. The Blue Friend of the Year Awar
Boca Ballet Theatre’s 27th annual event successfully kicked off the 2018-19 season by raising awareness and support for the nonprofit. The afternoon included dining, dancing and raffle prizes and began with a mimosa social hour and a silent auction.
Bethesda Hospital Foundation celebrated its 19th annual event with more than 500 attendees gathered to honor six local women whose service enriches and inspires the community. Nearly $200,000 was raised. Proceeds will benefit the Center for Pediatric
(l-r) Junior League President Renata Sans de Negri, Heather Shaw, vice president and general manager of Saks Fifth Avenue Boca Raton, and event Chairwoman Nicole Stelzer will preside over the luncheon and fashion show. Photo provided
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The board, life trustees and standing committee members were honored at the afternoon affair. Sponsor Laurie Silvers welcomed guests and shared news about the arts-education programs. Board Chairman Michael Bracci gave an overview of the expansion pr
ABOVE: (l-r) Kathy Adkins, Amy Kazma, Dr. Anthony Dardano,
The Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County raised more than $200,000 during an event that drew 500-plus to hear bestselling author Will Schwalbe. ‘Will shared his love of literacy and passion for reading,’ said Kristin Calder, the coalition’s CEO. ‘
Love of Literacy Luncheon committee members (l-r, in front) Patricia Knobel, Stephanie Kahlert, Deborah Ghostine, Lisa Fullmer, Nicole Pasquale, Laura Silver, (in back) Ken Spillias, Jorgette Smith, Lynn Kalber, Carol Rose, Susan Rabinowitz, Jennifer
Unicorn Children’s Foundation’s second such event – this year, it had a Mad Hatters theme – was a success. Longtime benefactor Madeline Hillsberg was honored, and in all organizers collected more than $75,000 to help youths with special needs. ABOVE:
Les Girls of Palm Beach, a group of international, foreign-born women, celebrated Valentine’s Day with a luncheon. The group was founded in 1972 and meets regularly to foster friendship and exchange ideas and understanding between cultures. There are
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