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Written by Miami Today on October 1, 2009
The Jackson Memorial Foundation’s Guardian Angels hosts its 11th annual luncheon to raise funds for child patients at Jackson Memorial’s Holtz Children’s Hospital. Proceeds will also benefit the new partnership between Jackson Memorial Hospital and University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine that aims to create a new children’s outpatient pavilion. 11 a.m. Hotel InterContinental, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. $150. RSVP required. Details: (305) 355-4999.
Save Our Sisters, a nonprofit dedicated to raising breast cancer awareness, hosts a fundraiser featuring the premiere of "All in the Same Boat," the stories of breast cancer survivors. 6:30-9:30 p.m. River Lounge in the EPIC Hotel, 270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami. $35. Details: (305) 519-4777 or www.teamsosmiami.com.
SAVING AND SUSTAINING
The Coral Gables Museum hosts a workshop examining the role of preservation and sustainability with urban-revitalization consultant Donovan Rypkema. 7 p.m. The Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. RSVP required. Details: (305) 910-3996 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Florida Memorial University celebrates its 130th anniversary with a dinner-and-fundraising event hosted by Miami Dolphins linebacker Jason Taylor. 7 p.m. Fontainebleau Miami Beach, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $130. Details: (305) 626-3607 or www.fmuniv.edu.
MORE THAN FOOTBALL
The Junior Orange Bowl Committee hosts its largest annual fundraiser titled "Beach, Blanket, Bingo." Guests can enjoy cocktails while overlooking the bay and bidding on luxury items in the silent auction. 7-10 p.m. Miami Rowing Club, 3601 Rickenbacker Cswy., Key Biscayne. $40. Details: (305) 662-1210 or www.jrorangebowl.com.
Chamber South hosts its annual chairman’s "Safari Gala" honoring past Chairman Peter Jude and incoming Chairwoman Veronica Birch Flores. 7 p.m. Palmetto Bay Village Center, 18001 Old Cutler Road, Palmetto Bay. $125. Details: (305) 661-1621 or www.chambersouth.com.
The Deering Estate Foundation hosts the eighth annual "Wine on Harvest Moon" festival. The evening includes fine wine, fine food and fine art under the harvest moon. This year’s celebration also includes "Strolling Trovatori" presented by the FIU School of Music along with Italian cuisine prepared by a group of Miami’s top chefs. 7-10 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. $60 members, $75 others. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.
Dress for Success Miami, a non-profit dedicated to helping disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools to help them thrive in work and in life, celebrates its 15th anniversary with a gala and silent auction. 7 p.m. W Hotel, 2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 444-1944 or www.dressforsuccess.org/miami.
The Commonwealth Institute hosts its sixth annual leadership luncheon featuring a discussion with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, who served under President Bill Clinton from 1997 until 2001. Noon-2 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Treetop Ballroom, Watson Island. $150 members, $175 others. Details: (561) 691-3361 or www.commonwealthinstitute.org.
GOING ON THIRTY
Performing arts company Tigertail kicks off its 30th season with a party. The evening is to include previews of upcoming events, music, visual entertainment and complimentary drinks overlooking the Miami River and Biscayne Bay. 7-9 p.m. EPIC Hotel, 270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami. RSVP requested. Details: (305) 324-4337 or www.tigertail.org.
Health Choice Network hosts the ninth annual Jessie Trice Health Promotion Program Benefit, which includes a round of golf as well as a reception, dinner and silent auction. Doral Golf Resort and Spa, 4400 NW 87th Ave., Doral. $100. Details: (305) 599-1015 or www.hcnetwork.org.