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Jack & Jill Center Continues Charitable Ventures 

At its 16th Annual MEDNAX Flip Flops on the Docks casual soirée, the Friends of Jack & Jill Center in Fort Lauderdale generated $367,000 for needy children and families in the area. Over 400 guests attended the yearly fundraiser at the newly renovated Lauderdale Yacht Club.

“This popular casual soirée was a great success, and we are very happy to have raised $367,000 for children and families in need. Our deepest gratitude goes to the event’s sponsors for helping us make it happen,” says Heather SiskindCEO of Jack & Jill Center.

For nearly 80 years, the Jack & Jill Center has helped over 20,000 local youth through education and support forums and community outreach. The Friends of Jack & Jill Center was created in 1999 to assist the center in charitable endeavors through financial support and volunteer opportunities. The organizations have produced more than $4.25 million for charitable ventures through philanthropic events.

For more information, visit www.jackandjillcenter.org.

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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.