A luxurious pink carpet entrance, exotic cars furnished by Excell Auto and Karma, creative modern art by the incredible Art Connection, and elegant pink feather flamingos greeted guests upon arrival. As guests entered the undeniably fun tropical-themed Palm Beach chic destination restaurant and live-entertainment venue, signature tropical-themed cocktails and award-winning wines and spirits generously flowed responsibly throughout the evening sponsored by Toast Vodka, Curamia Tequila, Shadowbox Wines, Provocativo Spanish Sparkling, Ilegal Meszcal, and Michelob Ultra.
Neiman Marcus Boca Raton presented a bevy of beautiful models elevated on acrylic pink glow platforms donning their Best of Resort collection with several interactive fashion presentations throughout the evening.
Presented by Charles Schwab, GPA lived up to it’s annual reputation of being a sell-out must-see-and-be-seen event, featuring over 300 of South Florida’s powerhouse supporters and attendees all congregating and sponsoring for a cause – raising dollars and grooming executive mentors in support of college-bound students in desperate financial need.
Several organization volunteer mentors and student beneficiaries detailed their personal experience of success with the foundation, one of the few in the area that donates 100% of all proceeds raised directly to the cause.
Guests also enjoyed the exclusivity of new hotspot THRoW Social Delray Beach, in all of its axe throwing, LED ping pong and electric dart glory, with opportunities to elevate their donations for the charity by purchasing LED flower leis and a chance to hit the bullseye. The Steve Chase Band performed throughout the evening, outfitted in glorious 1950’s themed pink tuxedos as VIP sponsors swooned over their luxe cabanas and gift bags.
Seen and spotted: Sponsors Berman Law Group, news personality Evan Golden, “Iceman” David Rosenberg, founder of Rosenberg Diamonds – a fellow sponsor for the evening event – Command Education’s prodigy founder Christopher Rim, a Valedictorian Sponsor for the evening, and massive magnum bottles of the new bubbly favored by celebrities – Provocativo Spanish Sparkling and the Forbes-reviewed female-founded tequila brand that’s stirring hearts and palates, Curamia.
Established in 2015, the Eda and Cliff Viner Community Scholars Foundation is a 501c3 foundation benefitting South Palm Beach County High School students with four-year scholarships to colleges and universities in the State of Florida public educational system. For more information or to donate, visit www.vinerscholars.org