“Wild About Kids” Gala

Benefits Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade

Ahmed & Janet Khamsi, Lynda & Dr. Michael Gordon, Cathy Gordon, Joe Traba

Saturday, November 12, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. to midnight
The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne
455 Grand Bay Drive, Key Biscayne
305-446-9910, Ext. 13 (Arthur Hernandez)
AHernandez@BGCMia.org

Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade is gearing up to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its annual black-tie “Wild About Kids” Gala on November 12, 2016 at The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne. Proceeds will benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade’s many positive programs, including after school programs, homework assistance, computer training, social skills, dance, arts & crafts, professional mentoring, and summer and athletic programs, for area children who need them the most.

Robert & Judy Kramer, Victor Mendelson, Barry Stein

The event will kick off at 6:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception, followed by dinner, the program, dancing and live entertainment. South Florida’s top community leaders, philanthropists and socialites will be among the over 450 anticipated guests who will enjoy a themed-evening full of surprises, luxurious and unique auction items, and much more. Guests will also have a special opportunity at the event to sponsor a child through donations.

“Wild About Kids” Gala chairs are Gabriela Rachadell de Delgado and Marile Lopez. During the festivities, Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade will honor Alexandra Villoch, president and publisher of Miami Herald Media Company, with the Community Builder Award; and Judith Kramer, retired Miami-Dade County Public Schools executive, with the Charles “Bebe” Rebozo Humanitarian Award.

Gala sponsorships are available. For more information about sponsorships or to purchase tickets, visit BGCGala2016. Click on the “Gala and Sponsorship Information” link or the “Registration Form” link, or contact Arthur Hernandez at 305-446-9910, Ext. 13 or by email at AHernandez@BGCMia.org.

Boys and Girls Clubs Youth Dance Group

9th Annual “Wild About Kids Gala” Committee: Juan Jose Delgado, Dr. Michael Gordon, Lynda Gordon, Pamela Guilarte, Olga Guilarte, Gabriela Rachadell de Delgado, Elizabeth Patino, Eris Thomas, Judy Kramer, Melissa Pallett, and Raul Rodriguez; Not pictured): Maria Cecila Arocha, Tom Bezold, Katie Cabanas, Steven Lear, Marile Lopez, Alfredo Mesa, and Yuni Navarro

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.