Taking place from 8:30-1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Dream Hotel’s Highbar is a fundraiser for the National Voices for Equality, Education and Enlightenment, a charity that mentors children to prevent bullying, featuring a red carpet TV premiere party for this season of ABC’s The Secret Millionaire on which the charity will be featured. The event includes an auction of items including a Sky Limo private jet trip to the Caribbean. Creed singer Scott Stapp is giving an acoustic performance at the event (his wife, Jaclyn, is NVEEE’s spokesperson). Also expected to attend: The Secret Millionaire — we found out it’s Marcus Lemonis, CEO of Camping World and Good Sam — and Destiny’s Child singer Michelle Williams.
Dwyane Wade has a new job: the Miami Heat star has teamed up with ecommerce site Gilt.com to offer sales he has “personally curated,” from his favorite fashion accessories to his favorite Miami restaurants and experiences. Among those sales: limited edition signed copies of Wade’s first book (sold out), A Father’s First: How My Life Has Become Bigger Than Basketball from which all proceeds benefited Wade’s charity, Wade’s World Foundation.
Don King had lunch with an entourage Thursday at Caffe Abbracci. Says our spy, “He makes a big entrance, with his melodious voice that carries a loooooong way. But what was truly eye-popping was his excellent Spanish!”
Former Miami Dolphins Hall of Famer Larry Little was seen Saturday at the Holy Cross Hospital Men’s Health Rally to encourage men to get screenings for National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in September.
Destination Fashion, the big glitzy benefit presented by Micky and Madeleine Arison for The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis on Nov. 10 at Bal Harbour Shops, has announced its lineup of celebrity entertainment and guests. Among them: Enrique Iglesias performing, Tom Brokaw as Master of Ceremonies and actor Tommy Lee Jones and Polo poster boy Nacho Figueras. There will also be food, booze, auction and an Emilio Pucci fashion show. For tickets, go to www.thebuonicontifund.com.
The same folks responsible for the classy distractions known Celebrity Boxing and featuring all sorts of Z-listers including Lindsay Lohan's father and the Octomom, is offering Casey Anthony $10,000 to enter the ring on Nov. 3 in a TBA Fort Lauderdale venue in the name of a yet-to-be-selected children's charity. Says Celebrity Boxing founder Damon Feldman, “This will be a great way for Anthony to help a children's charity, plus earn a payday.”
Suddenly the Octomom doesn't seem so vile, does she?