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Benefit gala for Joshua House featured Great Gatsby-style glamour

The glitzy event, “Bowties & Clutches,” was held at the Tampa Garden Club.
 
From left, Rose Jolicoeur, Maggie Duvert and Margarett Deetjen.
From left, Rose Jolicoeur, Maggie Duvert and Margarett Deetjen. [ Amy Scherzer ]
Published Feb. 16

The glamorous “Great Gatsby” parties of the classic Jazz Age novel set the glitzy theme for Bowties & Clutches. The night of dancing and dazzling was hosted by The Fashion Movement to benefit Joshua House, a group home for foster children ages 6 to 17.

Maxine Reyes and Lacey Smith.
Maxine Reyes and Lacey Smith. [ Amy Scherzer ]

A silent auction, indie vendors and a mini art gallery displayed during the Dec. 1, 2023 party at the Tampa Garden Club boosted efforts to improve the lives of abused, abandoned or neglected kids placed at the therapeutic residence, a cause that touched every guest’s heart.

Miyosi Tavares and Lamont Edwards.
Miyosi Tavares and Lamont Edwards. [ Amy Scherzer ]