For a change, it was the dudes working the runway at a fashion fundraiser at Fort Lauderdale’s Galleria mall. At the event, 12 local philanthropic men went catwalking to represent their charities. The evening was emceed by WSVN-TV news anchor Diana Diaz.
The official title for the Nov. 30 fete is a bit of a mouthful: The Galleria’s 11th Annual South Florida Ford “Men of Style” presented by Signature Grand and Orchard Supply Hardware. The fashions shown came from Macy’s and Dillard’s and was also worn by professional models.
The local honorees in the benefit show were:
Anthony Abbate (ArtServe)
Dr. Shino Bay Aguilera (HANDY)
Whitney Dutton (Broward Center for the Performing Arts)
Luke Freeman (Leadership Broward Foundation)
Josiah Graham (Jack & Jill Children's Center)
Jonathan Keith (Henderson Behavioral Health)
Scott Kennedy (Women In Distress of Broward County)
George Kress (Florida Children’s Theatre)
Major Nathan Osgood (Kids In Distress)
Barry Romeril (Take Stock in Children of Broward County)
Tom Shea (Arc Broward)
Ben Wesley (Art and Culture Center/Hollywood).