Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on May 17, 2012
The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis and The Woody Foundation host an inaugural Golf Classic to benefit The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis. Four-person scramble, contests and team prizes, drawing and mulligan sales. 11:30 a.m. registration and lunch. 1 p.m. start. 5:30 p.m. awards reception. International Links Miami, 1802 NW 37th Ave., Miami. $250 per person. Details: (305) 790-9469 or www.thebuonicontifund.com/woodyfoundationgolf.
Legal Services of Greater Miami hosts the third annual "Heart of Giving" celebration and judicial reception featuring Rosemary Barkett, US Circuit Judge, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, and Patricia D. White, dean of the University of Miami School of Law. 6-9 p.m. Rubell Family Collection, 95 NW 29th St., Miami. $100. Details: (305) 438-2513 or www.lsgmi.org.
The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosts the 11th annual scholarship program golf classic, benefiting the chamber’s Education Enhancement Program. Noon registration and luncheon. 1 p.m. tournament. 5:30 p.m. dinner, awards and raffle. Biltmore Hotel Golf Course, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $100-$5,000. Details: (305) 534-1903 or email@example.com or www.sflhcc.com.
C. PEPPER AWARDS
The 18th annual Claude Pepper Memorial Awards honors leaders of the South Florida community who have made a difference in the lives of the elderly and disabled. 5:45 p.m. cocktails and silent auction. 7:30 p.m. dinner and awards presentation. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. Business attire. $300 per person. Details: (305) 328-0875 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.unitedhomecare.com.
The fifth annual Miami Art Museum Corporate Luncheon honors Target with the 2012 MAM Corporate Honors for its philanthropic efforts and integral support of South Florida’s cultural institutions. Majority owner of the Miami Dolphins and Sun Life Stadium Stephen M. Ross, and visionary real estate mogul Jorge M. Pérez serve as keynote speakers, exploring the role that art and design play in urban environments. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Four Seasons Hotel Miami, 1435 Brickell Ave., Miami. 2,500 for a half-table. $20,000 for two tables of ten. Details: (305) 375-5935 or email@example.com or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
The 10th annual "FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala" celebrates the 50th anniversary of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital led by event chairs and Latin artists Juanes and Karen Martinez. This year’s honoree is Latin Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Juan Luis Guerra who will receive the 2012 "Al-Rashid Hope Award" for his commitment to providing resources to needy children in the Dominican Republic and Latin America, in the areas of health, sports and education. 7 p.m. red carpet, cocktail hour and dinner. 11 p.m. gala after party. JW Marriott Marquis, 255 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $400 per person. Details: (800) 278-3383 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.stjude.org/miamigala.com.
The YMCA-Greater Miami holds the annual Day of Commitment, celebrating the diversity and empowerment of women. The event features guest speaker and human rights advocate Naomi Tutu; with special recognition to District 4 county commissioner Sally Heyman and the Batchelor Foundation. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, treetop ballroom, Watson Island. $80 per person. $800 per table of 10. Details: email@example.com or www.ymcamiami.org.
The French-American Chamber of Commerce hosts an annual 2012 gala featuring François Delattre, Ambassador of France to the United States and guest of honor Gaël De Maisonneuve, consul general of France in Miami. The event features cocktails, dinner, live entertainment and an auction and raffles. 6:30 p.m. cocktails. 8 p.m. dinner. Sofitel Hotel Miami, 5800 Blue Lagoon Drive, Miami. $160 chamber members. $180 others. RSVP required. Details: (305) 374-5000 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.faccmiami.com.