Scene + Heard
Scene + Heard
Sunrise Mayor Michael Ryan, city officials and guests gathered at Metropica’s sales center to celebrate the completion of the structure of Metropica One, the development’s first of eight residential towers. Those in attendance enjoyed signature drinks, food stations, live music and entertainment.
The annual fundraiser, held at the Lauderdale Yacht Club, raised more than $225,000 for high-needs children and families enrolled at Friends of Jack & Jill Children’s Center. Guests enjoyed an evening of live music, dancing and a VIP Yacht Hop featuring a 102-foot CCN Cerri Cantieri Navali.
Community leaders and members of the non-profit sector attended the eighth annual awards ceremony presented by Signature Grand and hosted by 2-1-1 Broward. The event celebrated the inspiring work of Broward County’s non-profit agencies and recognized the individual efforts of outstanding non-profit executive and board leaders while raising nearly $144,000 for 2-1-1 Broward.
The Broward Performing Arts Foundation recognized members of the Robert B. Lochrie Jr. Founders’ Club with a reception at the home of Linda and Douglas Von Allmen. Guests enjoyed a performance by the stars of “Wicked.”
The honorees for the Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Mother’s Day Luncheon were announced during a VIP Reception at Signature Grand. Guests enjoyed Champagne and special chef’s bites before congratulating the honorees.
Auberge partnered with The Florida Panthers Foundation to host the third annual “Cats and Cocktails” event held on the Las Olas Riverfront. Guests mingled with players and participated in an auction, raising more than $200,000 for the South Florida community.
No More Tears hosted a happy hour at Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza in Weston. Guests enjoyed pizza and wine while mingling with founder and former Bollywood actress Somy Ali and survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking. Proceeds benefited the organization’s various victim assistance programs.
The Holland America Line Cruise Ship Luncheon benefiting Symphony of the Americas’ performances and educational outreach took place at Port Everglades on the Nieuw Amsterdam cruise ship. Highlights included Champagne and mimosa cocktails, a gourmet lunch and a performance by electric violinist Monty Bloom.
Arc Broward kicked off its Traveling Plate dinner series at C&I Studios where students from Arc Culinary worked with chef Adrienne Grenier of 3030 Ocean and chef Paula DaSilva of Burlock Coast to prep, cook and serve a meal, giving them hands-on experience.
The Heart Gallery of Broward County launched its “Tru-Hearts” luncheon honoring Heather Moraitis, city commissioner for Fort Lauderdale District 1. Guests attended the inaugural event at Truluck’s Seafood, Steak and Crab House at The Galleria in Fort Lauderdale to raise money for finding families to place foster children.
Supporters of the Women of Tomorrow Mentorship and Scholarship Program attended a wine dinner at Casa D’Angelo, celebrating the new Broward County partnership.
The Executives Association of Fort Lauderdale hosted its 57th annual Economic Forecast Breakfast at the Downtown Event Center in Fort Lauderdale. Recognized as the Association’s premier event, it welcomed more than 400 local business executives to hear Richard Golod, financial advisor and portfolio manager for Morgan Stanley.
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