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Men of Style @ The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale
Dec 2 @ 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 .

VIP Tickets are $150 and are VERY LIMITED! First come, first served! Reserve your ticket below. At this time there are no General Admission tickets being sold.

Dec
7
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Community Open House @ Madelaine Halmos Academy
Dec 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Madelaine Halmos Academy Open House
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Madelaine Halmos Academy, 1315 W Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Please complete the RSVP form here

Community members, you and your families are invited to our Madelaine Halmos Academy Open House on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM!

  • Tour our brand-new, state-of-the-art elementary school building featuring two classrooms for each grade—kindergarten through fifth—in addition to a Music, Media, and Movement (MMM) Room, a Science and Art Lab, a large open-air classroom connecting the outdoors with a flexible learning space, and so much more.
  • Engage with our passionate administrators, teachers, and team members who all possess a desire to see students thrive, and the ability to implement innovative approaches to education for an overall competitive educational experience for all of our students.
  • Discover how your child could be eligible for a 2-year college scholarship through the Jack & Jill Center Opportunity Scholarship Fund, Presented by The Halmos Family. That’s right, we ensure all Madelaine Halmos Academy students are college-bound!

We are currently enrolling transfer students for the 2021-2022 school year, new students for the 2022-2023 school year, and summer camp 2022. Come visit our school on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM—we can’t wait to meet you! Please complete the RSVP form below.

Mar
9
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Madelaine Halmos Academy – Open House @ Madelaine Halmos Academy
Mar 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

New and prospective students and their families are welcome to attend the Jack & Jill Center and Madelaine Halmos Academy Open Houses!

 Join us on Wednesday, March 9 at 5:30 PM for an Open House at our Jack & Jill Early Education Center and Madelaine Halmos Academy located at 1315 W Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312! The Early Education Center is enrolling children from 6 week – VPK4. Madelaine Halmos Academy is a beautiful, brand-new, state-of-the-art elementary school building features two classrooms for each grade—kindergarten through fifth—in addition to a Music, Media, and Movement (MMM) Room, a Science and Art Lab, a large open-air classroom connecting the outdoors with a flexible learning space, and so much more.

 The event will commence with a Welcome Presentation at 5:30 PM, and will be followed by refreshments and school tours. To register, please complete the form below.

For more information, please contact Admissions Coordinator Kathy Capobianco at (954) 463-8772, ext. 218 or email mhaadmissions@jackandjillcenter.org.

Apr
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Pediatrix Flip Flops on the Docks Presented by Spirit @ Lauderdale Yacht Club
Apr 2 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm

*Online Auction Information—Click this link to preview and bid on items for our online auction: https://qtego.net/qlink/jackandjillYou do not need to be present at the event to win. The auction ends at 9:15 PM EST on Saturday, April 2, 2022.*

Leave your heels and ties at home and join the Friends of Jack & Jill Center on Saturday, April 2 from 6:30 to 10:30 PM at Lauderdale Yacht Club (1725 SE 12th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316) for their renowned signature event, the 17th Annual PEDIATRIX Flip Flops on the Docks presented by SPIRIT!

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 and live music and entertainment featuring the Weedline 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

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED! 

TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD AT THE EVENT!

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

 

 

Apr
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Young Professionals Orange Theory Workout @ Orange Theory Fitness
Apr 30 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

May
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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
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90s/ 2000s Party @ Rhythm + Vine @ Rhythm + Vine
Oct 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

It is Y2K FTK!—Throwback to the 90s/ 2000s with the Young Professionals Network benefiting the kids at 501(c)3 nonprofit, Jack & Jill Center! Celebrate with us at Rhythm + Vine (401 NE 5th Terrace, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301) from 5:30 to 7:30 PM on Thursday, October 20th with a killer DJ, 90s/2000s tracks, #justchill vibes, and adult beverages! We recommend coming in an outfit inspired by 90s/ 2000s nostalgia from Fresh Prince to Clueless—Bring It On! We know you’re All That. This event is 21+. Registration includes entry to the 90s/2000s charity event with DJ and a welcome beverage. Scroll down to purchase tickets and sponsorships!

Event Sponsor Opportunities
– $300 “DJ Sponsor”: Benefits include 4 tickets (valued at $100), logo recognition signage at the event featured prominently by the DJ, and logo recognition on all digital marketing related to the event
– $300 “Gratuity Sponsor”: Benefits include 4 tickets (valued at $100), logo recognition signage at the event featured prominently at the Jack & Jill Center registration/ information table, and logo recognition on all digital marketing related to the event

Start cleaning out your closets and bring your unwanted shoes (women’s, men’s, children’s – all styles, all sizes!) to Rhythm + Vine on October 6 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM!!! 

The Venue: Rhythm + Vine
Fort Lauderdale’s Rhythm + Vine (401 NE 5th Terrace, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301) delivers a memorable experience with locally rooted #justchill vibes. In the Garden, you’ll find lush foliage, tropical art, and organic furnishings. Bartenders shake specialty cocktails & serve your favorite craft beers from a classic Airstream bar. In contrast to the vibrant outdoor space, the Den is a dimly lit lounge. Upon entry, you are surrounded by contemporary pop-art complimented by vintage furnishings. Walk up to the bar comprised of repurposed shipping containers & indulge in your favorite libations. Food trucks rotate throughout the week & DJs feed the vibe. Learn more here: www.rhythm-vine.com. Follow them in Instagram – @rhythm_vine and Facebook – @rhythmandvineftl!

Our Host: Young Professionals Network
The Young Professionals Network (YPN) at Jack & Jill Center is a networking group of individuals ages 21-40 who are dedicated to serving their community. YPN provides community awareness, volunteer services, program assistance, and financial support for the children and families. YPN events include quarterly happy hours, volunteer activities at the Center, personal development events, opportunities to network with other Jack & Jill Center constituents, Run4Kids, and Trunk-or-Treat. Leadership opportunities are available for young professionals who want to get more involved by joining the YPN Committee. For more information, contact Sydney Stelter at sstelter@jackandjillcenter.org.

The Beneficiary: Jack & Jill Center
All proceeds for this event will benefit 501(c)3 nonprofit, Jack & Jill Center. Jack & Jill Center is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) community-based organization that provides comprehensive, holistic, wraparound support services to children of high-need parents who work or attend school in order to improve their wellbeing and quality of life. Established in 1942 as a nursery school by the Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale, Jack & Jill Center is the oldest nonprofit provider of early childhood education in Broward County, and at its core, its critical work has remained the same since its inception: serving families—primarily women-led households, educating children, and both supporting and advocating for families and the South Florida community.

Oct
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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.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.

View the full Sponsor Opportunity Package HERE!


 

Oct
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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.