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What’s your favorite Miami summer activity? See what these local philanthropists said.

At the Love and Hope High Rollers Night at Faena Forum to support the Diabetes Research Institute. Photograph by Manny Hernandez.
At the Love and Hope High Rollers Night at Faena Forum to support the Diabetes Research Institute. Photograph by Manny Hernandez.

WHAT The Love and Hope High Rollers Night drew Miami’s philanthropic set to bet on a cure while raising money for the Diabetes Research Institute.

WHERE The Faena Forum played host to this charitable casino night.

WHO More than 300 supporters hit the tables for this Vegas-themed event, including Love and Hope international co-chairs Linda and Barry Gibb, honorary chair Barbara Shapiro, national chair Kathy Simkins, executive chairman Sandra Levy and more.

WHY The Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine works nonstop to end diabetes.

What’s your favorite Miami summer activity?

1 Kathy Simkins, Jason and Michelle Rubell
“Visit Michelle and sit by the pool,” Kathy Simkins (left). “Work on my tan lines!” Jason Rubell (center). “Quiet meals with my family,” Michelle Rubell. Photograph by Manny Hernandez.
2 Linda and Barry Gibb
3 Jillian Posner
“Getting the best reservations,” Jillian Posner. Photograph by Manny Hernandez.
4 Dennis and Felicia Cunningham
5 Dena Prior and Joelle Parr
“Swim week,” Dena Prior (left). “Beach, beach, beach,” Joelle Parra. Photograph by Manny Hernandez.
6 Amy and Mike Wang
7 Austin and Sarah Harrelson
“Finding great parking,” Austin Harrelson. “Getting up at 6, walking my dog and being calm,” Sarah Harrelson. Photograph by Manny Hernandez.
8 Wayne and Arlene Chaplin
9 Shawn Chemtov and Elle Peach
“Fishing for mahi,” Shawn Chemtov. “Paddle boarding,” Elle Peach. Photograph by Manny Hernandez.

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