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Cancer Caring Center's Jeans, Jewels & Jazz takes the party to the rooftop

| Sunday, June 7, 2015, 9:00 p.m.
John Altdorfer
Jeffrey Leonard joins Rebecca Whitlinger and 'The Grizz' during the Jeans, Jewels and Jazz benefit for the Cancer Caring Center at the Left Field Meeting Space on Federal Street on the Northside of Pittsburgh. June 4, 2015.
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Jeffrey Smith displays some good ink during the Jeans, Jewels and Jazz benefit for the Cancer Caring Center at the Left Field Meeting Space on Federal Street on the Northside of Pittsburgh. June 4, 2015.
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American Ninja Warrior contestant Matt Scoletti joins his financee Stephanie Samolovitch during the Jeans, Jewels and Jazz benefit for the Cancer Caring Center at the Left Field Meeting Space on Federal Street on the Northside of Pittsburgh. June 4, 2015.
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Brothers Patrick and Sean Leonard enjoy the perks of the VIP Lounge during the Jeans, Jewels and Jazz benefit for the Cancer Caring Center at the Left Field Meeting Space on Federal Street on the Northside of Pittsburgh. June 4, 2015.
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Darieth Chisolm rocks the roof during the Jeans, Jewels and Jazz benefit for the Cancer Caring Center at the Left Field Meeting Space on Federal Street on the Northside of Pittsburgh. June 4, 2015.
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Ryan DeCaro and Mike Giammatteo were among the guests on the rooftop during the Jeans, Jewels and Jazz benefit for the Cancer Caring Center at the Left Field Meeting Space on Federal Street on the Northside of Pittsburgh. June 4, 2015.
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Lee Taddonio joins his nephew Christopher Scoletti during the Jeans, Jewels and Jazz benefit for the Cancer Caring Center at the Left Field Meeting Space on Federal Street on the Northside of Pittsburgh. June 4, 2015.
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Mark Wells and Randi Coffey joined Courtney and Bob Crawford on the rooftop during the Jeans, Jewels and Jazz benefit for the Cancer Caring Center at the Left Field Meeting Space on Federal Street on the Northside of Pittsburgh. June 4, 2015.

When 125 guests of the Cancer Caring Center 's 10th annual Jeans, Jewels & Jazz cocktail party entered the rooftop space of the Smith Brothers Agency on the North Shore, the vote was unanimous: No one wanted to leave.

“I had no idea this was up here,” said Bill O'Donnell. “This is awesome!”

With everyone finding their perch, brothers Patrick andSean Leonard tucked into their own VIP area, sans velvet ropes. “Well, there are chain-link ropes,” Sean said.

While John Gresh's Gris Gris provided the live soundtrack, Grizz, the highly portable purse-sized rescue dog, snagged a unanimous vote for best dressed.

“He wore the tuxedo bow tie last year. You don't want to wear the same thing two years in a row,” said his owner, Marianne Haggerty.

Spied June 4 were executive director Rebecca Whitlinger, Mike andKristene Fitzgerald, Mark Wells and Randi Coffey, Courtney and Bob Crawford, Wendy and Jeffrey Myers, Gina Carpellotti, and Jeffrey Smith.

Kate Benz is the society columnist for Trib Total Media and can be reached at kbenz@tribweb.com, 412-380-8515 or via Twitter @KateBenzTRIB.

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