“Wild About Kids” Gala

Benefits Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade

Saturday, November 7, 2015
Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne
455 Grand Bay Drive, Key Biscayne
305-446-9910, Ext. 30 (Kati Foley)
KFoley@BGCMia.org

Top row: Charles Barton, Gabriela Rachadell de Delgado, Stephanie Gaywood, Dr. Robert Thomas, Ralph Patino, Dr. Michael S. Gordon; Next row: Yuni Navarro, Judy Kramer, Eris Thomas, Olga Guilarte, Elizabeth Patino, Lynda Gordon, Marile & Jorge L. Lopez, Donna Abood, Tom Bezold

Eris Thomas (honoree), Angel Sanchez (presenter), Gabriela Rachadell de Delgado (gala chair)

Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade will host its annual “Wild About Kids” Gala at the Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne on Saturday, November 7. This marquis annual event raises funds in support of the Club’s local programs providing both after-school and summer camp throughout the year to over 8,000 youth.

This year’s gala is chaired by community leaders Gabriela Rachadell de Delgado and Elizabeth Patino and will recognize community figures Rodrigo Arboleda, Melissa Medina and Eris Thomas for their many contributions that help pave the way for the future of Miami’s youth. The night will begin with a cocktail reception hosted by renowned fashion designer, Angel Sanchez, who will showcase his 2015 Spring Collection. Throughout the night guest will also enjoy a silent auction, dinner, dancing, youth performance and other special surprises, all followed by an After-Party sponsored by Norwegian Cruise Lines until 2 a.m.

For sponsorship and underwriting opportunities, in-kind donations and tickets for this year’s event, please contact Kati Foley, Director of Special Events & Development, at 305-446-9910, Ext. 30 or by email at KFoley@BGCMia.org.

Juan Jose Delgado, Gabriela Rachadell de Delgado

For press inquiries or media attendance, please contact Kaitlin LaBruzzo at 306-615-1111, Ext. 204 or KLabruzzo@PintaUSA.com

About Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade

Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade has been serving youth in the community since 1940. What once was a single building and site for boys has grown to five Clubs serving thousands of boys and girls year round, providing programs in the areas of character and leadership development, educational enhancement, career preparation, health and life skills, cultural arts and sports, fitness and recreation. Club staffing, initiatives, and programs are designed to inspire and enable young people and provide them with the resources to succeed and share in the American Dream. For more information, please visit www.BGCMia.org.