They Went to a Garden Party

Talbott Maxey, Alexander Ives, Allison RidderTalbott Maxey, Alexander Ives, Allison Ridder.

PALM BEACH, FL – Pan’s Garden, home to scores of native Florida plants, served as a lush tropical backdrop for the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach’s “Modern Friends Garden Party.”

Talbott Maxey was chair of the program.

Scott Velozo, Jason Arbuckle

Scott Velozo, Jason Arbuckle

The party’s host committee included Jason Arbuckle, Mark Arena, James Berwind, Kevin Clark, Emily and Jay Clifford, Shanna and Dan Kahan, Zachary Potter and Penny and Keith Williams.

Nearly 300 guests enjoyed cocktails, dancing and a buffet dinner.

The party marks the foundation’s final event of the social season.

Smith and Moore Architects, Inc., Officine Panerai, Eau Spa, The Ritz-Carlton, Tito’s Handmade Vodka and J*Falkner sponsored the May 11, 2012, program.

The Preservation Foundation also thanked Michael Kagdis.

Pan’s Garden, founded in 1994, has been home to numerous interdisciplinary educational programs designed to provide area students with a glimpse into the wonders of plants and the importance of preserving the world’s natural resources.

The Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach is a private, non-profit membership organization dedicated to the preservation of the historic, architectural and cultural heritage of Palm Beach, Florida.

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Over 30 years, the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach has given millions of dollars for the preservation and restoration of historic properties; worked advocating for over 270 landmark properties; recognized numerous architects, owners, and properties with awards; educated hundreds of thousands of children about the architectural, cultural and environmental legacy of Palm Beach; and saved thousands of archival documents in its library, among many other accomplishments.


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