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Destination Fashion 2016 presented by Swanee and Paul DiMare

 

Pitbull to perform at Destination Fashion 2016

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Bal Harbour Shops

Bal Harbour, Florida

 

 

Pitbull to Perform and Brunello Cucinelli's Spring 2016 Fashion Show to be Featured at Destination Fashion 2016 presented by Swanee and Paul DiMare

Co-Anchor of NBC News’ Today Show Savannah Guthrie will emcee with Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Dawn and Tommy Lee Jones, Brittany and Christian Slater serving as Honorary Co-Chairs for this star-studded event at Bal Harbour Shops in South Florida

 

 

The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, the fundraising arm of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, announced at the Destination Fashion kickoff event at Bal Harbour Shops last night that Global Music Icon Pitbull, Mr. Worldwide, will perform in concert and Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour has selected Italian luxury brand Brunello Cucinelli as the featured designer to showcase their Spring 2016 Collection at Destination Fashion 2016 on Saturday, March 5th at Bal Harbour Shops.  This musical pioneer and designer extraordinaire will join Co-Anchor of NBC’s Today Show Savannah Guthrie, who will serve as emcee for the event.

 

 

For more information, please contact Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard at saagaard@miami.edu or call (305) 243-4656. 

 

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Thirteenth Annual Celebrity Golf Invitational at The Bear's Club with Jack Nicklaus

 

Barbara Nicklaus with Marc Buoniconti and Jack Nicklaus

 

Golf icon Jack Nicklaus along with NFL Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti and his son Marc hosted the 13th Annual Buoniconti Fund Celebrity Golf Invitational Presented by Tudor Group at Nicklaus' home club and course, The Bear’s Club in Jupiter, Florida. 

 

For 13  years, this event has attracted the world’s top business leaders and celebrities, all working together to find a cure for spinal cord injuries.

 

To date millions have been raised by this event to fund research programs at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

 

 

 

For more information, please contact Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard at saagaard@miami.edu or call (305) 243-4656.

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Thirtieth Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner

 

Tom Brokaw  

Sports legends, celebrities, philanthropic heroes and corporate leaders again came out in force in support of Nick and Marc Buoniconti for the 30th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner.  This celebration, held each year at the New York City’s famed Waldorf Astoria, benefits The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis and raises funds to support the ground-breaking spinal cord injury research being done by researchers at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.

 

The 2015 Great Sports Legends included Jorge Posada, Karl Malone, Ray Lewis, John Stockton, Michelle Kwan, Victor Espinoza, Jennifer Capriati and Chip Ganassi.  Honorees for the evening include Gloria and Emilio Estefan who received The Buoniconti Fund Inspiration Award, and Humanitarian Award recipients Orianne and Phil Collins.

 

For more information, please contact Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard at saagaard@miami.edu
or call (305) 243-4656.
 

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THE 30th ANNUAL GREAT SPORTS LEGENDS DINNER RAISES MORE THAN $12 MILLION FOR THE BUONICONTI FUND

 

30th Annual Great Sports Legends DInner
              Jorge Posada, Michelle Kwan, Gloria Estefan, Karl Malone
             and more joined forces to “Stand up for those who can’t.”

 

NEW YORK (October 8, 2015) – Celebrities, sports legends, corporate leaders and more joined NFL Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti, his son Marc, and Event Chair Mark Dalton as they hosted a sold out crowd in celebration of the 30th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner to benefit The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis. Held at New York’s famed Waldorf Astoria on October 6, the dinner paid tribute to philanthropic heroes and sports icons that inspire and motivate those affected by spinal cord injuries, and raised important funds for research and the Human Clinical Trials Initiative. NBC News Icon Tom Brokaw served as Master of Ceremonies of the dinner not only to support the efforts of The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, but to honor this year’s Great Sports Legends: Jorge Posada, Karl Malone, Ray Lewis, John Stockton, Michelle Kwan, Victor Espinoza, Jennifer Capriati and Chip Ganassi. Music legends The Beach Boys and The Pointer Sisters treated guests to very special performances.

 

Philanthropists Paul and Swanee DiMare, friends of the Buoniconti family for decades, were so moved by the evening and the progress of the scientific team that they came to the podium to pledge $5 million to support the multiple FDA approved clinical trials underway at The Miami Project.

 

The Buoniconti Fund also paid tribute to Gloria and Emilio Estefan the Twenty-six-time GRAMMY® Award-winning power couple were The Buoniconti Fund Inspiration Award Recipients.  Orianne and Phil Collins – Phil, one of the most successful songwriters and performers of all time, and Orianne are co-founders of the Little Dreams Foundation will receive the Humanitarian Award.

 

Also during the evening, The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation trustees Mary Wilson, Ralph Wilson’s widow, and Mary Owen, his niece, announced a $2 million gift to fund The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr., Distinguished Chair in Neurosurgery at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in honor of Miami Project Founder Dr. Barth A. Green.
 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Hot Rods & Reels
Charity Fishing Tournament

Darrell Gwynn Quality of Life Chapter

Homestead-Miami Speedway

Miami, Florida

 

Thursday, December 3, 2015

17th Annual Indulgence Night

Chicago Chapter

Gibson's Steakhouse/Hugo's Frog Bar

Chicago, Illinois

 

Saturday, January 16, 2016

7th Annual Block Party presented by Hillstone Coral Gables

Miami Chapter

Miracle Mile

Coral Gables, Florida

 

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Destination Fashion

Bal Harbour Shops

Bal Harbour, Florida

 

Thursday, March 31, 2016

11th Annual Poker4Life Charity
Poker Tournament

The Tunnel

New York, New York

 

Monday, September 12, 2016

31st Annual Great Sports
   Legends Dinner

Waldorf Astoria

New York New York

 

 

 
 
 
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