oneBy: Maryanne Salvat 

One Split Second Benefitting the Christopher Reeve Foundation 

The second annual One Split Second fundraiser benefitting the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation will be held on Saturday, May 10 at the Gibson Guitar and Art Showroom.  Join Alan Roth and Alan Brown for an exclusive event including an acoustic set by Matisyahu, full bar, food, and art for sale from 7:00 to 11:00p.m. For more information, visit:  www.christopherreeve.org/onesecond; Event tickets are $100. 

 

Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce 92nd Annual Dinner Gala

The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce will honor four pillars of the community while celebrating another year as an organization at its 92nd Annual Dinner Gala and Silent Auction hosted by media personality Ana Quincoces and Chamber Chairman and SVP of Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Michael S. Goldberg.  The honorees include: Dr. Mark Rosenberg, President of Florida International University, as the Lifetime Achievement honoree; David Wallack, Owner of Mango’s Tropical Café, as the Excellence in Tourism honoree; Jimmy Morales, City Manager of the City of Miami Beach, as the City National Bank Hi-Tides Outstanding Achievement Honoree; and Adolfo Henriques, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust, as the Distinguished Service honoree. For more information on the Gala contact Danny Diaz at 305.674.1300. To purchase tickets and/or inquire about sponsorship opportunities contact Valerie Roy at 786.683.6397.

 

13th Annual Lou Gehrig’s Disease 10K Run & 5K Run/Walk 

This year’s Lou Gehrig’s Disease 10K Run & 5K Run/Walk will take place Saturday, May 10, at 7:30 a.m. in Coconut Grove, at 3500 Pan American Drive. The cost to participate starts at $30 and varies depending on participants’ ages and desired activities.  Race proceeds go towards assisting patients living with ALS to obtain the proper care and equipment. For more information, visit:  http://www.alsrecovery.org. 

 

Flo Rida at the Fontainebleau  

Kick-off Mother’s Day weekend with hip hop artist Flo Rida on Friday, May 9, as part of the fontainebleau Hotel’s BleauLive entertainment series. Flo will perform his popular hits “Club Can’t Handle Me,” “Right Round,” and “Wild Ones,” as well as his latest single “How I Feel.” Following the artist’s performance in his namesake state, guests can enjoy the rest of their weekend throughout the hotel. “BleauLive moves beyond a traditional concert by crafting a immersive weekend where, in addition to watching Flo Rida perform, guests may enjoy a number of delightful moments, including two hour open bar and dinner at one of Fontainebleau’s signature restaurants.” Fontainebleau BleauLive Flo Rida packages may be purchased online at BleauLive.com or call 1 800.548.8886. 

 

Get your Coffee Fix at Dadeland  

From now through May 18, head to Dadeland mall to get a complimentary cup of Nespresso’s signature coffee while trying out the new state-of-the-art VertuoLine machine-which doles out the delicious creamy Nespresso coffee in a tall (8oz) cup serving. The pop-up coffee shop is part of a 108 day, multi- city tour.  For more information, visit: http://www.nespresso-us.com/events.

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