2013 Diamond Ball: A Brazilian Carnival Masquerade AffairSaturday, October 12,  7:30pm – JW Marriott Marquis Miami, 255 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Miami

Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation’s annual signature gala and South Florida’s grandest charity event pays tribute to the Hospital’s grateful patients, world-class physicians and generous philanthropists. The Diamond Ball ranks among the top fundraisers in Florida, and is recognized by society’s elite as the launch of the South Florida gala season. The event attracts an esteemed group of business, community and philanthropic notables with strong international connections and a common bond of making a difference in the lives of children.

The spectacular themed elegant black-tie affair featured a stylish cocktail soiree and entertainment, a sensational silent auction and much more. Each year, Miami Children’s inducts an esteemed member of the global community into the Ambassador David M. Walters International Pediatric Hall of Fame. This year’s inductee is Ground-Breaking Double Grammy & 19-Time Latin Grammy Winning Rock Superstar Juanes.

Chaired by Marile & Jorge Luis Lopez, Esq. with Ana & Tony Figueroa Cisneros serving as International Chairs, the Diamond Ball kicked off Children’s Hospital’s ambitious fundraising campaign, “Together For The Children” that will reach beyond borders to prevent, to detect, to treat and to care for children in our community and around the world. World-renowned Italian cashmere company Cruciani joins the “Together For The Children” by donating 600,000 Miami Children’s Hospital Limited Edition Lace Bracelets, unveiled at the 2013 Diamond Ball. The specially designed four leaf clover bracelets will help Children’s Hospital raise $11,800,000 over the next five years.

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