Fishers Host ‘Fast Cars and Fashion’ Event for Museum

South Florida Science Museum supporters Matthew Lorentzen, Frances Fisher and Lew Crampton.

Palm Beach, FL – Frances and Jeffrey Fisher hosted nearly 200 guests for “Fast Cars and Fashion,” a cocktail program in advance of the South Florida Science Museum’s upcoming gala.

Guest were entertained by beautiful fashions presented by Saks Fifth Avenue, Palm Beach, while surrounded by vintage and exotic cars. They also learned more about the museum’s upcoming programs, including the gala on March 30, 2012, “What Lies Beneath: An Evening of Nautical Mystery and Adventure,” featuring Dr. Robert Ballard. The noted oceanographer and deep-sea explorer will discuss one of his famous finds, the RMS Titanic, in the North Atlantic.

“This is such an exciting time for the museum,” said Frances Fisher, board member and honorary chair for the 2012 Gala.

Honorary chairs for the 2012 Gala are Frances Fisher, Matthew Lorentzen and John Niblack. Host Committee Chairmen are Liz and Matthew Fifield, Allison and Stuart Haft, Afsy and Carter Pottash, and Heath Randolph.

Sponsors for the gala include PNC Wealth Management, the grand benefactor, along with corporate sponsors Florida Power and Light, Betteridge and Saks Fifth Avenue, Palm Beach.

“Our museum makes lasting memories and is well loved by all who live here,” said Lew Crampton, South Florida Science Museum CEO. “Now it’s time for us to grow from a good museum into the great institution this county and our children and families deserve.”

The South Florida Science Museum is a non-profit organization founded in 1961 by the Junior League of the Palm Beaches. It features more than 50 hands-on exhibits, a digital planetarium, freshwater and saltwater aquariums, as well as natural history exhibitions. Each year the museum welcomes more than 125,000 visitors and reaches more than 55,000 students through workshops at the museum and outreach programs in local schools.

For more information, call Marcy Hoffman at (561) 370-7738 or e-mail


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