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FEATURED EVENT ANNIVERSARY GALA RAISES $100,000 FOR CIS OF MIAMI To commemorate its 25 years of service, Communities In Schools of Miami hosted an “Evening Among the Stars” fundraising gala on April 26 to pay tribute to the CIS students (the “stars”) who have successfully graduated from high school since the organization’s inception. More than 200 guests attended the black-tie event, which began with a sunset cocktail hour provided by Bacardi, USA and Southern Wine & Spirits and a silent auction. Sponsors included Carnival Corporation, Florida Power & Light, Greenberg Traurig and Lehman Auto World. CIS of Miami partners with Miami-Dade County Public Schools to provide free drop-out prevention programs. For more information, visit www.cismiami.org. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Photos by Betty Alvarez 1/ Judge Richard Hersch, Bill Milliken & Varinia Van Ness 2/ Luly Slusher & Elizabeth Mejia 3/ Matt Rubino, Cynthia Demos, Debbie Martinez &Dana Rhoden 4/ Francisco & Raquel Mejia 5/ Jill Multack & Jennie Kimmel 6/ Diana Ross and the Supremes Performance act KIRK JEWELERS AND CHIMENTO AN AFTERNOON WITH FRIENDS Almost 100 guests enjoyed Kirk Jewelers’ “Afternoon with Friends” event celebrating Chimento’s exquisite Summer collection of jewelry. Held at the beautiful Coral Gables Country Club, the lavish affair was an opportunity for guests to browse the Italian company’s stunning new creations, enjoy Italian-themed hors d’oeuvres and sip Prosecco. Innovative Creations, GBS Beauty, Miami Beach Laser Spa, LA Sweets, Kalla Flowers, KR Personal Style and Kuchi Kuu Pillows donated attractive raffle prizes. In addition, Neox Image took portrait glamour shots of guests. To see the Chimento collection, visit the family owned and operated Kirk Jewelers in Downtown Miami or visit www.kirkjewelers. com. To host your next event at the Coral Gables Country Club, visit www.coralgablescountryclub.com. 1/ Allison Newbauer Strongin, Elena Meloni & Alisa Newbauer 2/ Bertita Avello, Lourdes Forte, Hortensia Padilla & Federica Chimento 3/ Karel Foti & Marianne Newell 4/ Ana Quintana, Janette Janero, Gina Polo 5/ Sylvia Fragos, Rosalba Calvo & Sabrina Calvo 6/ Petra Zimmermann & Gerhard Zimmermann Photos by Michelle Reyes 1 2 3 4 5 6 136 july/august 2014 southfloridaluxuryguide.com


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