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Handy Hosts Y2K-Themed Fundraiser

All funds raised will support Handy’s Back-to-School program.

Handy, a nonprofit organization providing life skills, education and a supportive community for youth in Fort Lauderdale, is set to host its annual Homecoming event at 7 p.m. on Sept. 23 at The Venue in Wilton Manors. The night will be centered around a Y2K theme, inspired by the iconic VMA’s, Juicy Couture tracksuits and Von Dutch trucker caps, promising attendees a fun-filled evening of music and fashion. Guests will be treated to entertainment and music, along with passed hors d’oeuvres. 

The adult-only soiree will feature a variety of food stations and specialty cocktails. The event will also feature the 2023 Homecoming Court, consisting of active local community members nominated to raise funds to support the Handy mission. The man and woman who raise the most money will be crowned the Prom King and Queen during the event.

Tickets are $200 each and can be purchased here. For details on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Desiree Saunders at dsaunders@handyinc.org or 954.798.2355.  

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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.

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