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Gallery | Point Foundation for financially needy LGBTQ scholars hosts reception in Miami Beach

Point Foundation fundraiser 2013-05-07 010

Point Foundation, a national organization that raises money and gives scholarships to financially needy LGBTQ students, held a reception Tuesday at Miami Beach Botanical Garden.

The reception, co-hosted by Jorge Diaz and co-sponsored by his brother, former Miami Mayor Manny Diaz (both above), brought together Point scholars, alumni and members of South Florida's gay community.

Point Foundation fundraiser 2013-05-07 027Terry Longmore co-chaired the reception (right).

The host committee: Karen Chamuel, Jerry Chasen, Milton de Trinidad Masis, Jasmine Devynelsyt, Shelley Freeman*, Doug Guinan, Scott Guzielek**, Bill Murphy, Shobha Nagaprasanna, Tobias Packer, Damian Pardo, Clay Petre*, Barry Preter, Bert Saville, Elizabeth Schwartz, BJ Spice, Markus Thiel *Point Regent **Point Trustee.

Other sponsors included Northern Trust, Beacon Default Management, Inc., FYI Online, Jackson Health System, Lydecker Diaz and Wells Fargo.

DJ Danilo de la Torre (aka Adora) provided music; 42Below the liquor; and Lee & Maries the catering. Faculty and students from Florida International University also volunteered.

Click here for more pictures from the reception. Photos by STEVE ROTHAUS / Miami Herald Staff.

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