The Florida Alternative Investment Association (FLAIA), a not-for-profit association focused on establishing Florida as a leading center for alternative investment management, announced that the annual South Florida Charity Cocktail Reception to benefit Hedge Funds Care will take place at 5:30 p.m. November 30. All proceeds from the event will benefit leading national charities focused on the prevention and treatment of child abuse. Ashbel â€œAshâ€ Williams, executive director and CIO of the Florida State Board of Administration (SBA), will serve as the keynote speaker. Williams works with SBA trustees, including Floridaâ€™s governor, chief financial officer and attorney general, to manage assets including the Florida Retirement System (FRS) Trust Fund, a $100 billion-plus pension fund and the fourth largest pension fund in the U.S. The networking event, which includes cocktails, hors dâ€™oeuvres, live music and a guest raffle with prizes donated by Miami-based businesses, coincides with the kick-off of Art Basel Miami Beach. Tickets for the event, which is open to the public, are available for $175.