Pearls, feathers and flapper dresses were of no shortage at this year’s Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade “Wild About Kids” Gala. The Great Gatsby – themed soiree on Nov. 11 seemed like a blast from the past with guests dressed head-to-toe in 20’s attire. The Dynamos of Fort Lauderdale PR firm, Durée & Company, love celebrating the success of their clients and the Wild About Kids Gala was no exception.
From drafting and pitching the gala media alert, to staffing pre-gala events, to promoting the gala on social media, the D&Co Dynamos had an integral part in making this year’s gala a roaring success for Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade.
The event kicked-off with a cocktail reception and silent auction, which featured prizes such as a round-trip vacation to Napa Valley for the ultimate Wine Country experience, as well as tickets to see Hamilton on Broadway and go back stage to meet some of the cast. Bloomingdale’s at The Falls hosted a fashion showcase featuring evening and formal wear for guests to enjoy before the official gala program began.
Evening highlights included, welcome introductions from President Alex Rodriguez-Roig and recently appointed Board Chair Andres “Mo” Guilarte and the presentation of the Charles Bebe Rebozo Humanitarian Award to Dr. Michael S. Gordon and Lynda Gordon. Alfredo Mesa, executive director of the Miami Marlins Foundation, and Andres Guilarte at Boys and Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade accepted the Community Builder Award on behalf of Dee Gordon, second baseman for the Miami Marlins.
There were also lively performances by Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade dance group and “The Culture” by Hammocks Entertainment. After a three-course dinner, the Venezuelan Grammy award winning duo SanLuis performed and guests partied the night away like Gatsby.
The highlight of the night was when Andy Ansin, vice president of The Ansin Foundation, surprised the crowd with a donation of $1 million dollars to renovate Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade Northwest Club.
The D&Co Dynamos enjoyed a night of celebration for Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade and are looking forward to another magical evening at next year’s event.
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