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

By May 14, 2018No Comments

Miami, Fla. —Joe’s Stone Crab in Miami Beachwill once again host Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade’s 7thAnnual “Claws for Kids” fundraising brunch on Sunday, May 6. Guests will enjoy delicious stone crabs and other signature menu items without the wait. 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. The event will kick off with a cocktail reception at 11 a.m., followed by brunch at noon.

Located at 11 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, 33139, Joe’s will be open for brunch only on May 6 for supporters of Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade’s “Claws for Kids” event. Menu items include stone crabs, coleslaw, hash brown potatoes, creamed spinach and Key Lime pie. For attendees who don’t eat stone crabs, main course options also will be available.

Andy Stuart, CEO of Norwegian Cruise Lines, will receive the Clubs’ ‘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.

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

Judy Kramer, a retired Miami-Dade County Public Schools executive, is graciously chairing this year’s event for the fifth time in a row. Also on the “Claws for Kids” committee are Special Events Chair Olga Guilarte; Lisa Kramer; Mark Walker, M.D.; Rae Stein; Willie Ho; Vanessa Bertran, and Lisa Mendelson.

“This event continues to grow each year,” said Kramer. “It’s exciting for us to see both steadfast supporters well as new faces enjoying Joe’s delectable cuisine — without any wait — to raise funds that benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade’s many programs.”

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Table sponsorships range from $2,500 to $10,000. Underwriting opportunities also are available, and individual tickets are priced at $250. For information, please contact Anneleise Sanchez at (305) 446-9910 ext. 30, or via email at

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

About Joe’s Stone Crab

Joe’s Stone Crab, which celebrated its 100thanniversary 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

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