‘Designer Show House 2014’ to show off new Lighthouse Point home, benefiting Food For The Poor
Lighthouse Interiors will announce the South Florida designers selected to join Bridget Conway, principal of Lighthouse Interiors, in the design of a multi-million dollar Lighthouse Point waterfront home Feb. 20-23. Proceeds from the unique event will be used to build Food For The Poor homes in Haiti.
Food For The Poor provides emergency relief assistance, clean water, medicine, educational materials, homes, support for orphans and the elderly, skills training and micro-enterprise development assistance, with more than 95 percent of all donations going directly to programs that help the poor.
Designers include Conway; Kenneth Crawford of Kenneth Crawford Interiors; Ellen de Vos of Michael Taylor Designs; Frances Herrera of Frances Herrera Interior Design; Sonia Lise Longchamp, Kay Smith and Gene Valentino of Sklar Furnishings; Kendall Marcelle of Kendall Marcelle Design Associates Inc.; Bernard and Stephanie Molyneux, owners of ACP Home Interiors; Sabrina Wilson of Lighthouse Interiors; Century Furniture; and Spruce Home Interiors.
The “Designer Show House 2014 VIP Reception” will take place Feb. 20 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at 2316 NE 30 Court in Lighthouse Point. Tickets for the event are $150 per person.
VIP guests will enjoy savories and cocktails as they tour the new construction of a six-bedroom, seven-bathroom, coastal-inspired home on the Ibis Waterway. El Tamarindo Café’s head chef Néstor “Alex” Amaya will prepare samples of his signature cuisine in the home’s gourmet kitchen. The evening will also include a specialty Bacardí rum bar, silent auction, fashion show and music by Miami’s DJ UP.
The “Designer Show House 2014” event will be open to the general public Feb. 21-22, from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., and Feb. 23, from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Each day will feature a different event, and tickets cost $30.
On Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m., guests will enjoy an exclusive wine tasting. On Feb. 22, from 2 to 4 p.m., champagne and sweets will be served. On Feb. 23, from 2 to 4 p.m., guests will be treated to the melodies of a steel pan and a fashion show hosted by Noelle Swimwear.
The 10,000-square-foot residence, designed by Conway, boasts separate guest and pool houses, as well as waterway views from almost every window. From the dock, boat owners will have quick access to the Intracoastal Waterway and the Hillsboro Inlet and lighthouse.
Premier sponsor for the event is Campbell & Rosemurgy Real Estate. Additional sponsors include Bay Branch Foundation, Bayview Animal Clinic, Heritage Investment Group, Les Bijoux LLC, Sheehan Buick GMC, The Prenner Team featuring Cathy and Jack Prenner, and Wells Fargo.
For more information, call 888-404-4248 or visit www. foodforthepoor.org/showhouse.
Frances Herrera, left, Kenneth Crawford and Ellen de Vos
Bridget Conway, left, Marlin Greene, Karin Breve and Sabrina Wilson
Kendall Marcelle, left, Jeff Pipes and Daniela Burgio
Jim Heidisch, left, Cathy Prenner, Bryant Roepnack and John Tight
Kay Smith, left, Sonia Longchamp and Gene Valentino
Yecson Amaya, left, and Chef Alex Amaya