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Young Professionals AKT Workout @ AKT
May 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join the Young Professional’s Committee of Jack & Jill Center for a fun Dance workout event with AKT Fort Lauderdale!
When: Sunday, May 22 @ 1pm
Where: AKT, 1902 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, 33305
Questions? E-mail awortsman@jackandjillcenter.org

Oct
12
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Sip & Shop at J. McLaughlin & Friends Happy Hour at Tommy Bahama Marlin Bar @ Tommy Bahama Marlin Bar
Oct 12 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm

on Wednesday, October 12 On Wednesday, October 12 join us on a Fall shopping spree to benefit Jack & Jill Center from 2:00 – 6:00 PM at J. McLaughlin’s Sip, Shop and Celebrate Fall, 808 E Las Olas Blvd, then join the Friends of Jack & Jill Center for Happy Hour from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Tommy Bahama Marlin Bar, 740 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301. Happy Hour admission is a $15 for Friends Members and $20 for Future Members and includes one (1) glass of beer or wine.

 

Oct
22
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80th Anniversary Celebration @ Coral Ridge Yacht Club
Oct 22 @ 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm

 

Dust off your leg warmers and tease your hair as Jack & Jill Center celebrates the best decade yet at its 80s themed 80th Anniversary!!Join us on Saturday, October 22nd at Coral Ridge Yacht Club from 6:30 – 11:00pm. This totally awesome 80’s event, overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway, will feature 80’s themed décor, delicious drinks, fabulous food, dancing and a live performance by the Marcia Mitchell Band. Party-goers are welcome to attend in cocktail attire; however, are given a hall pass to celebrate the theme by wearing quintessential ’80s fashion including bright neon colors, bold prints, teased and crimped hair and shoulder pads.

Parking: Complimentary valet parking will be provided. Uber or Lyft is strongly encouraged.

Jack & Jill Center has been making a difference in South Florida since 1942—80 years! By giving to this event you’ll be supporting Jack & Jill Center, ensuring that we can serve children and families in our community for many years to come.

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED AND TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD AT THE SOOR! Please contact Jennifer Swercheck at (954) 463-8772 ext 206 or jswercheck@jackandjillcenter.org for questions.

 


 

Oct
25
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Trunk-or-Treat @ Salvation Army
Oct 25 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

This event is free and open to the public. Trunk-or-Treaters of all ages are welcome!

Registration to attend is NOT required, although donations are encouraged!

If you are interested in decorating your car as one of the “trunks” or volunteering at the event click here. Please contact phommes@jackandjillcenter.org if you have any questions.

Please fill out the form below to sponsor the event or make a donation.

Nov
29
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Light Up Downtown @ Stiles Plaza
Nov 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Light Up Downtown is SOLD OUT! Contact Jennifer Swercheck at (954) 463-8772 ext 206 or jswercheck@jackandjillcenter.org

 

 Registered for Light Up Downtown? Click Here for Parking Information!!!

 


 

Dec
1
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Men of Style @ The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

 

We are so thrilled to announce that Chris Hawk will carry on the Hawk legacy and represent Jack &Jill Center in 2022! Thank you Chris and Galleria Fort Lauderdale for this opportunity! The hottest event of the year, Men of Style, is on Thursday, December 1st from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Galleria Fort Lauderdale.

Chris Hawk grew up in Maryland as the oldest of three boys. He is an avid soccer player and swimmer, competing in both at the varsity level. He majored in Philosophy at Boston College with a concentration in pre-medical studies. During the summers he worked as an ocean lifeguard in New Jersey, competing as a swimmer and rower. He fell in love with south Florida where he studied medicine at the University of Miami. He completed residency training in New York and then fellowship training in Miami, and now works as an interventional cardiologist in Palm Beach county with a private group: the Medical Specialists of the Palm Beaches. Outside of the hospital he can be found in the sand playing beach volleyball, or on a yoga mat getting stretchy.

Joining us to cheer Chris on?? VIP Tickets are $150 and are VERY LIMITED! First come, first served! Get your tickets below! 

 

CLICK HERE to vote for Chris! If Chris gets the most votes, Jack & Jill will receive an additional donation!

 

 

Jan
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Power Lunch @ Global Grille @ First Baptist
Jan 19 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Hurricane Ian may have slowed us down, but he didn’t stop us! Join the Friends of Jack & Jill Center at the 21st Annual Power Lunch on Thursday, January 19, 2023 as we pay tribute to several special and outstanding honorees in the community. Attended by over 250 business professionals in Broward County, this honor is bestowed to those who have gone above and beyond through their contributions and service to Jack & Jill Center. With your help, the Friends of Jack & Jill Center have raised $5 million for high-need children and families in our community since its inception in 2001. This would not be possible without supporters like you!

Purchase your tickets below!

Please contact Jennifer Swercheck, Director of Special Events at (954) 463 – 8772, ext. 206 or jswercheck@jack​andjillcenter.o​rg for more information.

Click here to view and download photos from the 2021 event.


Feb
5
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Winter Carnival 2023 @ Jack & Jill Center
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join the Friends of Jack & Jill Center as they host the 1st Annual Winter Carnival! The children and families of Jack & Jill Center and community members will enjoy a day of fun featuring rides, games, crafts, and food!Jack & Jill Center’s mission is to strengthen children and families through innovative education, supportive programming and community engagement. We hope to provide every child and family with the tools they need to reach their full potential. Sponsorship opportunities are listed below. To make a donation, scroll to the bottom! For Carnival Tickets, CLICK HERE. To Volunteer at the Winter Carnival, CLICK HERE.

Feb
18
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Young Professionals Network Legacy Fit Workout @ Legacy Fit FTL
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Join the Young Professionals Network of Jack & Jill Center on Saturday, February 18, 2023 from 11:00 to 12:30PM at Legacy Fit FTL, 500 S Andrews Ave., Unit 120, Fort Lauderdale 33301. Members will get the full P.I.T experience. Legacy Fit’s patented Partner Interval Training system is made to push you and centered around accountability. Partnered throughout the workout, you’re held accountable to another person the entire workout. Combining antagonistic resistance training with HIIT cardio, you and your partner will push each other for the duration of the hour! Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to check in. Onsite parking garage. Parking is validated please bring your ticket with you. We encourage you to bring a face towel and water.

Mar
18
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2023 Flip Flops on the Docks @ Lauderdale Yacht Club
Mar 18 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Leave your heels and ties at home and join the Friends of Jack & Jill Center on Saturday, March 18 from 6:30 to 10:30 PM at Lauderdale Yacht Club  for their renowned signature event, the 18th Annual PEDIATRIX Flip Flops on the Docks.

Voted the Best Nonprofit Fundraiser of 2021 by Fort Lauderdale Magazine—This casual soirée overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway features relaxed tropical beach décor, delicious drinks, an open bar, fabulous Bahamian inspired specialty food stations, a Junkanoo Band and live music and entertainment featuring the Marcia Mitchell Band, all on the docks at the Lauderdale Yacht Club. Guests have the chance to bid on over 100 luxurious items in a live and silent auction while enjoying the panoramic backdrop of Fort Lauderdale.

For more information, please contact Director of Special Events, Jennifer Swercheck, at jswercheck@jack​andjillcenter.o​rg or (954) 463 – 8772, ext. 206.