Joan Jett & Gabrielle Anwar

Miami Beach, FL – November 4, 2011 – On the eve of the InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish Ball, Ball Chairman Shareef Malnik hosted an intimate dinner at The Forge Restaurant | Wine Bar for the cause’s key benefactors and its celebrity supporters. Ball entertainer, rock legend Joan Jett and auctioneer Gabrielle Anwar, both vegans, feasted on a specially prepared menu and discussed their excitement for reaching the Ball’s $10 million lifetime fundraising goal with the rest of the group, which included President and CEO of the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Southern Florida Norman Wedderburn, Gala Host and General Manager of InterContinental Miami Robert Hill, Lifetime Benefactors Al and Nancy Malnik, Wish Star Benefactor James Ferraro, music industry great Kenny Laguna, Chris Paciello and more.

Joan Jett & Gabrielle Anwar

Shareef Malnik & Joan Jett

Shareef Malnik, Joan Jett, Gabrielle Anwar, Robert Hill, & Norm Wedderburn

Shareef Malnik & Chris Paciello

Lissette Garcia & Chris Paciello

Norm Wedderburn, Elizabeth Perez, & Robert Hill

Jorge & Melinda Gonzalez, & James Ferraro

Shareef Malnik & James Ferraro

Joan Jett & Gabrielle Anwar

Joe Day, Merle & Dan Weiss

Cliff Loftin, Dillon Parkes, & Jimmy Kunes

Kim & Todd Glaser, Lissette Garcia, & Chris Paciello

Kim & Todd Glaser

Shareef Malnik & Chris Paciello

Jeff Kamlet