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Robert Wennett and Mario Cader-Frech

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Wennett has spent 25 years conceiving and developing landmark structures in urban environments across the country. 1111 Lincoln Road, an experiential parking garage structure chock full of high-end dining and retail establishments, is a Herzog & de Meuron-designed building that has changed the face and dynamic of Miami Beach’s famed Lincoln Road. Mario, the Vice President Public Affairs & Corporate Social Responsibility for MTV Networks Latin America has done wonders to create awareness not only for the MTV brand but for the charitable organizations he aligns himself with. The two are well-known art collectors and currently live in one of the coveted residential units located inside the 1111 building.

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Norman Wedderburn

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

A philanthropic leader in high society, Wedderburn’s annual InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish Ball generates more dollars and headlines each consecutive year with its “who’s who” guest list of affluent South Florida VIPs. In 2009, the 15th annual ball raised $1 million to support the foundation’s mission of granting wishes to terminally ill children.

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Gary and Dana Shear

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Gary Shear founded Shear Construction and Development in 1984, and the company has since gained a stellar reputation in South Florida’s real estate realm. His projects include such pristine properties as Cocoplum, Tahiti Beach, Gables Estates, Journey’s End and Old Cutler Bay. Currently, the pair are focusing their attention on the restoration of South Beach’s Art Deco building. The couple are also actively involved in Miami’s social and philanthropic circuits.

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Susie And Walid Wahab

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Walid Wahab founded Wahab Construction in 1992. He earned degrees in Civil and Architectural Engineering from the University of Miami and a Masters in Business Administration in Logistics, Operations and Materials Management from the School of Government at George Washington University. He supports organizations such as the Art Basel Miami Beach and The National Tropical Botanical Garden wWalid Wahab is Venezuelan-born and is fluent in English, Spanish and Arabic. Susie and Walid Wahab live in Miami with their two sons.

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Dwyane Wade

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

The Chicago native came to Miami in 2003 when he was selected fifth overall in the NBA draft. He has been a force for the Heat ever since, earning a spot on the All-Rookie Team his first season. He went on to lead the team to its first NBA World Championship in 2006 and got crowned MVP, and then led Team USA to a gold medal in the Olympics. Today, Wade continues to wow the crowds with his athletic prowess. Equally impressive off the court, he has earned respect for his strong community involvement helping at-risk youths through his Wade’s World Foundation.

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