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Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade to Host 6th Annual “Claws for Kids” Private Brunch at Joe’s Stone Crab on Sunday, May 7


Miami, Fla.  April 15, 2017 — Joe’s Stone Crab in Miami Beach will be the scene of Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade’s May 7, 6th Annual “Claws for Kids” fundraising brunch. Not only will guests enjoy delicious stone crabs and other signature Joe’s cuisine without the wait, but 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. The event will kick off with a cocktail reception at 11:30 a.m., followed by brunch at 12:30 p.m.

Located at 11 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, 33139, Joe’s will be open for brunch on May 7 only for supporters of Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade’s “Claws for Kids.” Menu items will include stone crabs, coleslaw, hash brown potatoes, creamed spinach and Key Lime pie. For attendees who don’t eat stone crabs, main course options will be available.

Jimmy Morales, City Manager of the City of Miami Beach, will be honored at the event with Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade’s ‘From the Heart Award,’ which honors a person, family or organization that has shown “overwhelming” support and constant dedication to the children of the community, including members of Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade.

Frank Sinatra impersonator Jeff Grainger of Sinatra Sounds Entertainment will provide entertainment.

Judy Kramer is the chair of this year’s event. Kramer, who has chaired the event four times, is a retired Miami-Dade County Public Schools executive. Also on the “Claws for Kids” committee are Special Events Chair Olga Guilarte; Connie Rebozo; Lisa Kramer; Mark Walker, M.D.; Rae Stein, Willie Ho, Kerrin Bermont, Vanessa Bertran, and Pam Guilarte.

“‘Claws for Kids’ continues to get better and better every year,” said Kramer. “We are pleased to invite guests to enjoy Joe’s delectable cuisine — without any wait — and raise funds to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade’s many programs.”

“Claws for Kids” sponsorship opportunities are available. Table sponsorships range from $2,000 to $10,000. Underwriting opportunities are available, and individual tickets are priced at $250.

For more information about sponsorships, underwriting or tickets, please contact Anneleise Sanchez at (305) 446-9910 ext. 30, or via email at asanchez@bgcmia.org.

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.

About Joe’s Stone Crab

Joe’s Stone Crab, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2013, was established when Joseph Weiss came to Miami for a change of climate to help his asthma. Weiss opened a lunch stand, originally offering fish and fries, on Miami Beach, which eventually evolved into today’s establishment. It is located at 11 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information, visit www.joesstonecrab.com.

Get Your Nose on for Red Nose Day, May 25!


Red Nose DayA good deed a day keeps the doctor away! Thursday, May 25 is Red Nose Day so don’t be alarmed when you see many people sporting red noses. Red Nose Day is a day of laughter dedicated to raising money to ensure our children are safe, healthy, educated and empowered. Donations buy meals for kids, provide life-saving
vaccines, offer safe places to learn and play, clean water, access to education and so much more.

At Fort Lauderdale public relations firm, Durée & Company, we will be wearing our red noses once again in support of the campaign which distributes the money raised to several non-profit beneficiaries. We are honored to work closely with Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade, a chapter of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and one of the campaign’s beneficiaries of Red Nose Day.

The D&Co dynamos are working with NBC6, the local affiliate of the official media sponsor, NBC, to spread the awareness of Red Nose Day. Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade will be featured on NBC6’s “Six in the Mix” and on their newscasts highlighting the ways the cause helps educate, support and nurture the local families in their area. Be sure to tune in Thursday morning – the news will surely inspire you to get a little silly for a great cause!

Want in on the fun? Visit your local Walgreens to purchase your very own “Red Nose” and use the power of comedy to join the movement – and donate! Together we can work towards ending child poverty, one funny red nose at a time.

About Durée & Company

Durée & Company, Inc. is an award-winning full-service public relations, marketing and special events firm with offices in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Aspen, Colorado. The firm serves the corporate, agency and non-profit arenas for local, national and international clients focusing on public relations for real estatepublic relations for restaurantspublic relations for law firmspublic relations for charitiespublic relations for healthcare, and many more. Durée & Company services include Public RelationsSocial MediaMarketingAdvertisingSpecial Events, and Radio Promotions and Outreach.

Crackin’ Crab for Charity with Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade


Did someone say stone crab?! Say no more, Fort Lauderdale PR firm Durée & Company will be there! The D&Co dynamos are proud to be a sponsor of Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade’s 6th Annual Claws for Kids brunch taking place on May 7 at Joe’s Stone Crab in Miami Beach. The private fundraising brunch will include iconic Joe’s cuisine (without the wait!), entertainment and great company.

The event will kick off with a cocktail reception at 11:30 a.m. and brunch will begin at 12:30 p.m. Not only does brunch promise to be delicious, featuring stone crab, coleslaw and Key Lime pie, it will also raise funds to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade. The proceeds from brunch will impact BGCMIA after school programs, computer training, arts and crafts, summer and athletic programs and more for Miami-Dade youth.

Get ready to listen to some tunes because in addition to the delectable menu, entertainment will be provided by Frank Sinatra impersonator Jeff Grainger of Sinatra Sounds Entertainment. Also, Jimmy Morales, City Manager of the City of Miami Beach, will accept Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade’s ‘From the Heart Award.’ This award is bestowed upon a person, family or organization that has shown complete support and constant dedication to the children of the community.

This is a great opportunity to support a deserving cause! Individual tickets are $250 each, with all proceeds benefitting Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade. For more information about sponsorships, underwriting opportunities or tickets, please contact Anneleise Sanchez at (305) 446-9910 ext. 30, or via email at asanchez@bgcmia.org.

We hope you will be joining us for one of our favorite events of the year. We promise you’ll be left with a full belly and a full heart!

About Durée & Company

Durée & Company, Inc. is an award-winning full-service public relations, marketing and special events firm with offices in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Aspen, Colorado. The firm serves the corporate, agency and non-profit arenas for local, national and international clients focusing on public relations for real estatepublic relations for restaurantspublic relations for law firmspublic relations for charitiespublic relations for healthcare, and many more. Durée & Company services include Public RelationsSocial MediaMarketingAdvertisingSpecial Events, and Radio Promotions and Outreach.