Upcoming Events


When: Thursday, January 19, 2023, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Where: First Baptist Downtown Event Center, 301 E Broward Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
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Recent Events

It was a TOTALLY RADICAL evening as party-goers danced the night away! Stay tuned for photos of this AMAZING, FUN-FILLED evening!!

Guests left their heels and ties at home to attend The 17th Annual PEDIATRIX Flip Flops on the Docks, Presented By Spirit Airlines, Benefiting Jack & Jill Center at Lauderdale Yacht Club raising over $450,000 for the children and families at Jack & Jill Center. Voted the Best Nonprofit Fundraiser of 2021 by Fort Lauderdale Magazine, this casual soirée overlooked the Intracoastal Waterway with a panoramic view of Fort Lauderdale and featured relaxed tropical beach décor, delicious drinks, an open bar, fabulous specialty food stations, and live music by The Weedline, and entertainment by Island Groove Entertainment. Guests and online bidders had the chance to bid on over 100 luxurious items in a live and silent auction including while enjoying the panoramic backdrop of Fort Lauderdale.

On Tuesday, November 30, 2021 the spirit of the holidays came alive in The Plaza on Las Olas at The 20th Annual Stiles Light Up Downtown, presented by Joe & Michele Maiuro! Thanks to our attendees and generous sponsors, this event raised $127,000 for Jack & Jill Center, helping to strengthen South Florida children and families through innovative education, supportive programming, and community engagement.

The Friends of Jack & Jill Center presented The 20th Annual Power Lunch on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 11:30 AM at Global Grille at First Baptist. We welcomed 250 guests as we paid tribute to several special honorees in the community: The Young Professionals Network, The Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation, and Herman Construction. We were joined by Neki Mohan as the Master of Ceremonies and a Guest Speaker and Steve Halmos of Halmos Holdings, Inc. as a Guest Speaker. Thank you to all of our supporters for making this event successful! We will be following up with finalized fundraising information and additional event photography shortly.