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28th Annual Miami Make-A-Wish Ball Attracts A-List Celebrities

Former Miami Heat player and Basketball Hall of Famer Alonzo Mourning was among the nearly 1,000 guests.

At the 28th Annual InterContinental® Miami Make-A-Wish® Ball, global superstar Sting was instrumental in raising over $5 million for the charity. The singer performed a medley of his chart-topping hits, including “Every Little Thing She Does is Magic” and “Message in a Bottle,” and concluded the night with a spectacular rendition of the timeless classic “Every Breath You Take.” The intimate crowd of 900 was treated to over an hour of Sting’s music, during which he dedicated his performance to the children in need. By supporting Make-A-Wish, Sting’s performance helped highlight the organization’s commendable work worldwide.

The star-studded drink of the evening had celebrities “buzzing” at the 28th Annual InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish Ball. La Adelita Tequila was the premium drink savored by Karolína Kurková, Fat Joe, Naeem Khan, Alonzo Mourning, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, and Jamal and Bailey Mashburn.

(Photo Credit: World Red Eye)

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Drew Limsky

Drew Limsky

Editor-in-Chief

BIOGRAPHY

Drew Limsky joined Lifestyle Media Group in August 2020 as Editor-in-Chief of South Florida Business & Wealth. His first issue of SFBW, October 2020, heralded a reimagined structure, with new content categories and a slew of fresh visual themes. “As sort of a cross between Forbes and Robb Report, with a dash of GQ and Vogue,” Limsky says, “SFBW reflects South Florida’s increasingly sophisticated and dynamic business and cultural landscape.”

Limsky, an avid traveler, swimmer and film buff who holds a law degree and Ph.D. from New York University, likes to say, “I’m a doctor, but I can’t operate—except on your brand.” He wrote his dissertation on the nonfiction work of Joan Didion. Prior to that, Limsky received his B.A. in English, summa cum laude, from Emory University and earned his M.A. in literature at American University in connection with a Masters Scholar Award fellowship.

Limsky came to SFBW at the apex of a storied career in journalism and publishing that includes six previous lead editorial roles, including for some of the world’s best-known brands. He served as global editor-in-chief of Lexus magazine, founding editor-in-chief of custom lifestyle magazines for Cadillac and Holland America Line, and was the founding editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury Interiors South Florida. He also was the executive editor for B2B magazines for Acura and Honda Financial Services, and he served as travel editor for Conde Nast. Magazines under Limsky’s editorship have garnered more than 75 industry awards.

He has also written for many of the country’s top newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, Boston Globe, USA Today, Worth, Robb Report, Afar, Time Out New York, National Geographic Traveler, Men’s Journal, Ritz-Carlton, Elite Traveler, Florida Design, Metropolis and Architectural Digest Mexico. His other clients have included Four Seasons, Acqualina Resort & Residences, Yahoo!, American Airlines, Wynn, Douglas Elliman and Corcoran. As an adjunct assistant professor, Limsky has taught journalism, film and creative writing at the City University of New York, Pace University, American University and other colleges.