The Friends of Jack & Jill Center invite everyone to leave their heels and ties at home to attend their renowned signature event, the 16th Annual MEDNAX Flip Flops on the Docks presented by MOSS, at the newly renovated Lauderdale Yacht Club on Saturday, May 8 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.
This casual soirée overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway will feature relaxed tropical beach décor, delicious drinks, fabulous food, and live music on the docks at Lauderdale Yacht Club. Guests will have the opportunity to bid on luxurious items in live and virtual silent auctions, while enjoying the panoramic backdrop of Fort Lauderdale.
All proceeds from Flip Flops on the Docks will provide scholarships to low-income, working families in the community. These scholarships provide children and their families with high quality early childhood education and family intervention and support. Through their programs, Jack & Jill Center aims to break the barriers of social and educational inequity by providing quality education to all children, regardless of income, so that they may reach their greatest potential.
The Friends of Jack & Jill Center thank the sponsors for their generous support. MEDNAX is serving as the event’s Title Sponsor and MOSS is the Presenting Sponsor. Amerijet is the VIP Sponsor and the Premier Sponsor is Herman Construction.
Event sponsorships ranging from $2,500–$10,000 are still available at www.flipflopsonthedocks.com. Naming opportunities are available for $5,000 per naming right. Tickets will be available in late March for $175 for General Admission and $250 for VIP. The Lauderdale Yacht Club member sponsors are Anna and Mark Carpenter.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Jack & Jill Center is following all CDC guidelines including social distancing efforts and mandatory face masks for entry. The organization is monitoring updates from Broward County and public health officials, and will continue to respond based on their guidelines.
Saturday, May 8, 2021
Lauderdale Yacht Club
1725 SE 12th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
To attend the event or become a sponsor, visit www.flipflopsonthedocks.com or contact Jennifer Swercheck, Director of Special Events, at email@example.com or at (954) 463-8772, ext. 206.
Guests may purchase individual tickets for $175 for General Admission or $250 for VIP.
About Jack & Jill Center
Jack & Jill Center’s mission is to strengthen children and families through innovative education, supportive programming, and community engagement. It achieves its mission by focusing on both the children and family units as a whole, so that the entire household, children and parents alike, are able to reach their full potential. For over 79 years, Jack & Jill Center has served more than 20,000 children and families in South Florida. It currently serves as a NAEYC-accredited year-round early learning program for children aged 6 weeks though preschool, as well as an elementary school ― with a brand-new elementary facility, The Madelaine Halmos Academy, housing kindergarten through fifth grade unveiled in spring 2021. For more information about Jack & Jill visit www.jackandjillcenter.org.
About Friends of Jack & Jill Center
Friends of Jack & Jill Center was established in 1999 to provide Jack & Jill with financial support, volunteer services, program assistance and community awareness. Since its inception, the Friends have raised over $4.25 million through membership and special events, and have volunteered countless hours to improve the lives of the Center’s children and families.