Ten South Florida philanthropists were honored at the 2nd Annual Humanitarian Awards at the kick off cocktail for Miami Beach International Fashion Week. Organized by Sobol-Perry Fashion Productions, the glamorous party, held poolside at the Mondrian Hotel, was also a fundraiser for Miami Fashion Week Foundation, Inc. The foundation raises scholarship funds for new designers and students of the fashion and design arts. Sponsors were Tiffany & Co. and Moroccan Oil.
Television news anchor Brian Andrews and radio personality Ileana Garcia served as lively emcees. The award recipients were NBC 6 news anchor Jackie Nespral; The Forge owner, Shareef Malnik; MGS Communications’ Manuel Machado; event producer/caterer Joy Wallace; Univision news anchor Maria Elena Salinas; Vince Castro; socialite Tina Carlo; Inktel CEO Ricky Arriola; Dr. Omar Pasalodos; and designer Somy Ali.
Miami Beach International Fashion Week takes place at the Miami Beach Convention Center, March 3-6. A celebrity-filled, high fashion event! Don’t miss it!