At a recent IFDA Board Meeting President Caroline Rogow outlined some of the exciting things our chapter will be doing this year.  As specific dates and times are confirmed they will be listed in the Scheduled Events section of this website but we just couldn’t wait a minute longer to let you all know what your chapter is planning for 2015.

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On January 22 we sponsored a CEU at DCOTA.  This seminar was also funded by IFDA EF, our National Educational Fund.  We brought in member Susan Slotkis who is also a member of the IFDA Speakers Bureau,  and well known author of an acclaimed book on Interior Design.  Stay tuned for a full blog post and photos of this successful inaugural IFDA  event at DCOTA.  Member Carol Teti-Keesler hosted a champagne reception afterwards in her beautiful Decorative Crafts showroom.

Upcoming:

March/April  We will be volunteering at the Palm Beach Red Cross Designer Showcase House

April 22   We will participate in a celebration of Earth Day at DCOTA

May 12 – 15  We are thrilled to be a part of Maison & Objets first show in The Americas in Miami.

June, July and August  will see the return of the fantastic  Meet the Artist Summer Series at DCOTA sponsored by member Carol Teti-Keesler’s Decorative Crafts showroom.

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Artist Andres Conde and his wife Stacy.

October will feature the 2nd Annual Take a Seat Charity Chair Auction.

2014 Take a Seat Chair painted by Andres Conde

Novemember  As the weather cools we will find ourselves once again on an artistic adventure,  Art Walk, to benefit our Educational Fund .

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One of many incredible works of art seen on our 2014 Art Walk in the Windwood Walls Arts District in Miami

December finds us offering our support to a local childrens fundraiser we are lovingly calling “The Harvey Tree”.

Sprinkled here and there will be networking  “Meet and Greets”,  as well as  opportunities to participate in a Habitat for Humanity “build” and many other wonderful events.  Be sure to check back on this website as the details for our exciting 2015 calendar take shape!

If you have suggestions, inspirations or resources for additional events, activities or programs you would like our chapter to be involved with please do not hestitate to email our VP of Events, Lynn Sciarrone at .

Participation is the key to a more rewarding membership!”