FLORIDA – Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade to Present 11th Annual “Wild About Kids” Gala, a

Gala Sponsorships and Underwriting Opportunities Available


Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade will present its annual black-tie “Wild About Kids” Gala on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami. The theme of this year’s event is “The Great Gatsby.” Proceeds will benefit Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade’s many positive programs, including after school programs, homework assistance, computer training, social skills, dance, arts and crafts, professional mentoring, and summer and athletic programs, for area children who need them the most. 

The event will kick off with a cocktail reception, silent auction and fashion showcase of evening and formal wear courtesy of Bloomingdale’s at The Falls, followed by dinner, program, dancing and live entertainment. South Florida’s top community leaders, philanthropists and socialites will be among the 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. 

Event production will be by WOW Factor and live entertainment by the band “The Culture” from Hammocks Entertainment. 

“Wild About Kids” Gala chairs are Juan José Delgado and Jorge Luis López. Olga Guilarte is the special event chair. During the festivities, Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade will honor the late Michael S. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D., developer of Harvey, a cardiopulmonary patient simulator used at nearly 700 medical centers around the world; and his widow Mrs. Lynda Gordon, with the Charles “Bebe” Rebozo Humanitarian Award.  

Gala sponsorships are available. For more information about sponsorships, visit  www.bgcmia.org  and click on News /Upcoming Events, or contact Anneleise Sanchez at 305-446-9910 ext. 30 or