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2018 Footy’s Bubbles & Bones Gala

2018 Footy's Bubbles & Bones GalaFriday, November 9, 6:30pm-11pm – The Diplomat Beach Resort, 3555 S Ocean Drive Hollywood, 

Here’s Help, Inc., one of Miami-Dade County’s premiere providers of residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment, hosted the 2018 Footy’s Bubbles & Bones Gala at The Diplomat Beach Resort. The evening kicked-off with world-class champagne and gourmet chicken wings, hence, “Bubbles & Bones”! The Gala also featured a delicious sit down dinner, followed by dancing the night away. This year’s Bubbles & Bones Gala honored Barry Kates, and wss chaired by Julie Wilson-Watson.

Barry Kates worked for one of the top Anheuser Busch distributors while still at the University of Miami. He was responsible for various marketing efforts, and led initiatives for NFL Super Bowls, the College Football Championships, and NBA All-Star game. Barry was also instrumental in helping to build the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Barry then launched his own Agency – Innovative Group in 1999 which has catered to some of the most respected names in business. He is also involved with philanthropic causes and served as the Past President for the Entrepreneurs Organization of South Florida. Most notably, he became the youngest member voted to the Orange Bowl Committee and has proudly served for 19 years.  He is proud to be a part of the Here’s Help family, and he has cherished his relationship with Footy for over 25 years. Proceeds from Bubbles & Bones benefit Here’s Help, Inc. 


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