South Florida Events

18th Annual Grand Charity Ball, September 10, 2016, Florida

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Appropriately dubbed “The Year of the Women” by members of the Kiwanis Club of Lauderdale Lakes, the year 2015-2016 has seen three women excelled to top key positions: Dr. Celia Earle -Florida District Governor, Roxanna Brown – Florida Lieutenant Governor and Claudette Lawrence – Kiwanis Club of Lauderdale Lakes President.

These stellar accomplishments by members of the Kiwanis Club of Lauderdale Lakes is in keeping with its overarching mission “Passion for People, Passion for Service”. Continuing this momentum, the Kiwanis Club of Lauderdale Lakes is  hosting its largest fundraising project to date as it celebrates its eighteenth anniversary. Since its inception, the club has donated over six hundred and fifty thousand dollars (US$650,000) inclusive of scholarships amounting to approximately two hundred and fifty thousand dollars (US$250,000) to university students and the balance distributed to various needy 501C3 organizations in Florida and the Caribbean.

This year, under the decorative theme “Fire & Ice”, the Grand Charity Ball will be held at Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-six 2301 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 on Saturday, September 10, 2016. Cocktail hour starts promptly at 7:00pm and Dinner at 8:00pm. Entertainment will be provided by the fabulous Code Red Band and DJ Yoyo. Ticket price is $125 per person with a targeted patronage increase from 400 to 450 persons. Open bar for patrons.

Proceeds from the event will be used to further advance the club’s philanthropic  objectives.

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