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Desai Foundation Hosts Holi Celebration in Miami

The aim is to raise awareness and support for health, livelihood, and menstrual equity programs in India.

The upcoming Holi event in Miami, hosted by The Desai Foundation, is a distinctive celebration that sets itself apart from the typical Holi festivities. It is a vibrant gathering of like-minded individuals who support a noble cause. The Desai Foundation has invited the community to join them in capturing the essence of this joyous occasion, where the colors of Holi signify not just festivities but also the promise of joy and hope for communities in need.

The Desai Foundation is a public programmatic nonprofit organization that aims to empower women and children in rural India. With 25 years of dedicated service, the foundation operates in eight states and runs 30 programs focusing on health, livelihood, and menstrual equity.

The event begins at 7:30 p.m. on March 1 at The Sagamore at 1671 Collins Ave. in Miami Beach. Tickets are priced at $250 and the night offers an open bar with wine, cocktails, and dinner. Enjoy electrifying fusion mashups of DJ O Fresh from the heart of New York City, who will set the stage on fire. Holi is a popular and significant Hindu festival celebrated as the Festival of Colours, Love and Spring. At the event, participants can flaunt their Desi best without the concern of colorful stains. They can be assured of a unique installation from Kulture Khazana that allows them to enjoy vibrant colors without worrying about any stains on their clothes, resulting in unforgettable and lively memories. 

For tickets, visit here.

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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.