Published On: Sun, May 12th, 2013

Raymond Lee Jewelers Hosts Over 50 Guests at “The Kentucky Derby Goes Pink” VIP Sponsor Event

Continuing its support of the South Florida community, Raymond Lee Jewelers hosted “The Kentucky Derby Goes Pink” VIP Sponsor Party at its Boca Raton store for over 50 attendees on the evening of April 16. Raymond Lee Jewelers is the VIP Event Sponsor of “The Kentucky Derby Goes Pink,” benefiting Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health & Wellness Institute, which will take place on May 4 at The Addison in Boca Raton.

During the VIP Sponsor Party, guests mingled while enjoying light bites and cocktails. Raymond Lee Jewelers also gave away a pair of platinum and rhodium Officina Bernardi “Moon” hoop earrings, won by Lori Berger, “The Kentucky Derby Goes Pink” co-chair.  Each guest received a Raymond Lee Jewelers custom gift bag.

“We’re very happy to sponsor ‘The Kentucky Derby Goes Pink,’” said Jeff Josephson, president and owner of Raymond Lee Jewelers. “At Raymond Lee Jewelers, we place great importance on supporting the community, just as the community has supported us for the past 30 years.”

During the May 4 “The Kentucky Derby Goes Pink,” guests will wear their finest Derby attire while enjoying cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, casino games, a premium open bar, southern fare and silent auction items, including an Officina Bernardi 4 row platinum sterling silver bracelet (retail value $645) donated by Raymond Lee Jewelers.

“The Kentucky Derby Goes Pink” is presented by the Ellman Foundation and is part of the Go Pink Challenge, a community-driven effort to raise public awareness and philanthropic support for the Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health & Wellness Institute. The Institute’s Center for Breast Care performs 90,000 procedures each year for the detection and diagnosis of breast cancer, and is home to nationally renowned physicians and researchers along with state-of-the-art technology. All proceeds from the evening’s events will fund programs and technologies for the fight against breast cancer.

Caption Fern Cole, Lori Berger, Jeff Josephson, Marsha San Fillipo

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