Fashion Scene Miami Press Release


Starlight Children’s Foundation Florida Celebrates 30th Anniversary
With Fashion Scene Miami Soiree

3b2081fb69f2529df5c6f59a4d3e1430Miami, Fla. – (September 25, 2013) Members of the South Florida community are invited to attend Fashion Scene Miami on October 17, 2013 benefiting Starlight Children’s Foundation Florida. As part of Starlight’s 30th anniversary celebration, the organization is hosting a fashion runway experience at LMNT Arts in the heart of Midtown Miami.

Presented by Northwestern Mutual, Starlight’s Fashion Scene Miami will feature a full designer runway presentation of international couture by Isabel Riera and Fabrizio DeCastro; exotic autos; a fashion collective of pop-up boutiques; succulent spirits and culinary delights from local restaurants; incredible photos; artwork and more.  100 percent of the revenue generated from the event will benefit Starlight Children’s Foundation, which partners with experts to improve the life and health of kids and families around the world.

“For 30 years Starlight has innovated ways to improve the hospital experience for hospitalized children,” says Robert Peters, Starlight southeast region director. “From our Starlight Fun Centers and Starlight Tablets to Starlight’s new Wish List Program, we create ways for individuals and organizations to make a positive impact on the life and health of pediatric patients.”

Starlight Children’s Foundation is proud to be honoring Miami Children’s Hospital’s Dr. Mislen Bauer, Director of Clinical Genetics & Metabolism and Dr. Jose Rosa-Olivares, Director of Pediatric Care Center at Fashion Scene Miami for their well-recognized leadership in caring for pediatric patients with chronic health conditions.

Through our involvement with Starlight, we’ve seen the impact that simple things can have on a family with a child battling cancer,” said Kevin Lawhon, managing partner, Northwestern Mutual, The South Florida Group. “We’re proud to be a part of the Starlight family, and presenting sponsor of their 30th anniversary celebration – helping to ease some of that emotional burden along the way for such inspiring families.”

Additional event sponsors include: Aventura Worldwide Transportation Service, blo Midtown, Champion Motors, Emerge Talent, Kelly Kronenberg Law, Marrero Illustrations, Miami Club Rum, Motives, ONLI Beverages, Posche Models International; media sponsors include Miami Magazine, NBC6 and Social Media 305. Individual tickets are $100 per person. To purchase tickets, visit

About Starlight Children’s Foundation Florida

Starlight Children’s Foundation Florida is part of Starlight’s global network, serving kids and families through partnerships with 61 healthcare facilities. Over the past 30 years, Starlight has become a leading global charity that partners with experts to improve the life and health of kids and families around the world. Collaborating with innovators in pediatric healthcare, entertainment and technology, Starlight provides a unique blend of family-centered programs and services from hospital to home. Starlight partners with more than 1,750 healthcare facilities and major pediatric hospitals in Australia, Canada, Israel, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States, serving millions of children every year. To learn more, visit


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