WHAT: Make-A-Wish Southern Florida built excitement for its 24th Annual Ball with a VIP Kickoff party and a reveal of the gala’s theme: Summer of Love.
WHERE: In-kind donor The InterContinental Miami, a longtime supporter and host venue of the Ball, welcomed Make-A-Wish for the preview night.
WHO:Shareef Malnik, Gala Chair of the InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish Ball and proprietor of The Forge; Robert Hill, Gala Host and General Manager of The InterContinental Miami; and Norm Wedderburn, President and CEO of Make-A-Wish Southern Florida — the trio affectionately known as the Three Amigos — served as hosts for the evening.
WHY:Make-A-Wish Southern Florida has granted more than 11,000 wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions. The annual Ball, this year on November 3, plays a major role in raising funds for those efforts.