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 “3rd Annual Girls, Pearls, Hats & Heels” Is Bigger & Better Than Ever! 

Caron Dockerty & Nancy Dockerty- Event Co-Chairs, Kate Toomey – Honorary Chair, Kimberley Trombley-Burmeister – Library Development Director

Caron Dockerty & Nancy Dockerty- Event Co-Chairs, Kate Toomey – Honorary Chair, Kimberley Trombley-Burmeister – Library Development Director

The Delray Beach Public Library’s 3rd Annual “Girls, Pearls, Hats & Heels,” recently took place at the Delray Beach Club and was a huge success.

This fun-filled afternoon of shopping for the latest fashions in shoes and accessories from top designers of 2014, took place in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. More than 280 women put on their pearls, favorite hats and pink dresses and shopped from the heart!

The Chairpersons for this popular event were active community leaders and sister-in-laws, Nancy Dockerty,  Library Board President, and Caron  Dockerty.  The Honorary Chairperson was

Hat Sponsor – Tauriello & Company Real Estate, Inc. Sue Tauriello, Mary Jane Masella, Sandra Champagne, Susan Ring,Inez Fleming, Stacey Hamilton

Hat Sponsor – Tauriello & Company Real Estate, Inc. Sue Tauriello, Mary Jane Masella, Sandra Champagne, Susan Ring,Inez Fleming, Stacey Hamilton

Kate Toomey, an involved community leader, and breast cancer survivor.  The proceeds benefited the Delray Beach Public Library and the Bethesda Hospital Foundation.

The Hat Sponsors, who were the major sponsors of this event, have shown their support of the Library and their recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month with their generosity. They were: The Edward W. Toomey Family, Tauriello & Company Real Estate, Inc., National Pain Institute, and GL Homes. 

Heels Sponsor – Bank United Mary Boutin, Phyllis Fornabaio, Ali Razak

Heels Sponsor – Bank United Mary Boutin, Phyllis Fornabaio, Ali Razak

The Library also appreciates the many Heel Sponsors: Floridian Community Bank, Posh Properties, Bank United, Beaulieu Law Group, Moroco Orthodontics, Kim Beaumont, Allstate, Merrill Lynch, MorseLife, and Paradise Bank, as well, for their continued support.

 

Kay Harvey – Executive Director Bethesda Hospital Foundation & Nancy Dockerty – Library Board President, event Co-Chair

Kay Harvey – Executive Director Bethesda Hospital Foundation & Nancy Dockerty – Library Board President, event Co-Chair

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 “Food, Glorious Food:
Healthy, Local & Delicious”
 

Join us for an in-depth look at Food featuring a variety of outstanding, local experts in their fields

DATE:   Saturday, October 25, 2014
TIME:   10:00 a.m. — 2:30 p.m.
COST:    $30 per person

Chef Rey De La Osa

Chef Rey De La Osa

Includes:

  • Snacks & Coffee, Cooking
  • Demonstration,  Panel Discussions, Raffle
  • Fabulous Raffle Prizes
  • Lunch-by-the-Bite Tasting Tables

Moderator:  Ann Bocock

 

Breakfast Cooking Demonstration

Chef Rey De La Osa— Publix Apron’s Cooking School 

Panel Discussion: Grow Local

Bedner’s Farms—David Legg
Green Cay Produce—Nancy Roe
Fort Lauderdale Vegetables—Michael Madfis
Slow Food Glades to the Coast—Scott Lewis

Deeny Kaplan Lorber - Author

Deeny Kaplan Lorber

Panel Discussion: Food Writers

Boca Raton & Delray Beach Magazines— Marie Speed, Editor

 

Palm Beach Post Accent Food & Dining— Liz Balmaseda— Food Writer

 

“Waiting at Joes”— Deeny Kaplan Lorber—Author

“The Sizzling History of Miami Cuisine: Cortaditos, Stone Crabs, & Empanadas”

Mandy Baca—Author

Mandy Baca

Mandy Baca—Author

 

Tasting Tables:  Lunch-by-the-Bite
Caffé Luna Rosa
Farmer’s Table
Jimmy’s Bistro
Max’s Harvest
Nature’s Way Café
Scuola Vecchia Pizza e Vino
The Olive Tap
Two Fat Cookies|
Way Beyond Bagels
Ziree Thai & Sushi

To register for this event, click HERE! 


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