Wellington, Fla. (November 12, 2021) – Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club is celebrating 34 years of its largest fundraiser with the annual Wellington Dinner Dance. The vintage circus themed event will take place on Friday, January 7, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.at Wycliffe Country Club, 650 Wycliffe Country Club Blvd., Wellington, Fla. Proceeds will benefit critical programming at Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club of Wellington. The event will also honor the legacy of Neil Hirsch who passed away in June.
“It is an honor to partner with an organization that provides opportunities for our local Wellington youth to grow and thrive in a safe environment,” said Event Chair Ana Ferwerda. “We are especially excited to host this event in honor of Neil S. Hirsch. Please join us for an evening of giving that will help support the children of Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County.”
The evening will begin with a cocktail hour including hors d’oeuvres and a specialty cocktail from the High Goal Luxury Gin liquor line donated by celebrity polo player, Nic Roldan. HyRyZe Band will perform live, while guests enjoy vintage circus entertainers including a tarot card reader, jugglers, a magician performing mentalist magic acts, and contortionists performing inside of vehicles provided by Aston Martin of Meyers Auto Group of Palm Beach. Wellington Club members will perform a dance and circus act, while guests enjoy a sit-down dinner.
“We’re excited to host our 34th Annual Wellington Dinner Dance in-person this year to not only honor the legacy of Neil S. Hirsch, but to fundraise for our Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club”, said President & CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County Jaene Miranda. “Funds from the event will go towards the important programs that the Wellington Club provides for children who need it most.”
This year’s Dinner Dance Chairpersons include Georgina Bloomberg, Dr. Eduardo Jusino & Dr. Ana Ferwerda, and John & Julie Kime.Honorary includeDr. Edward & Maria Becker, Dr. Richard & Julia Giroux, Chris & Charlene Ramos and Daniel & Angie Payne. Committee members include Jennifer Black, Maria Becker, Paulette Edwards, Julia Giroux, Dr. Elizabeth Gonzalez, Nicolette Goldfarb, Julie Khanna, Lilly Khanna, Julie Kime, Angie Payne, Jennifer Quent, Charlene Ramos, Ranjita Sharma, Sandra Stella, Christine Vergari, Jenna Zorn, Ana Ferwerda and Beatriz De La Rua.
Sponsors include Bloomberg Philanthropies, Julie and John Kime, Dr. Ana Ferwerda and Dr. Eduardo Jursino, Hon. Danielle H. Moore, Blackwatch, Palms West Physicians, JFK Physicians, Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Institute of South Florida, Myers Auto Group, Brenda and Frank McAdams, Complete Healthcare for Women of Wellington, LLC, Morgan Stanley, Neiman Marcus, Palm Beach Urology Associates, Memorial Healthcare, Lesser,Lesser, Landy & Smith PLLC, LA Medical Associates, Palm Beach Counseling Center, LLC, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, The Center for Bone & Joint Surgery of the Palm Beaches, Spodak Dental Group, Adams Coogler, PA, Wellington Regional Medical Center, Palm Beach Pediatrics, Aegis Components Inc., Flex Medical Centers, Ross & Marlene Mcquivey, Lilly Creek Capital Partners LLC, Lustig Law, Froehlich & De La Rua, CPA, MM & Associates, Illustrated Properties, Nicolette & Charles Lerman and Ann-Marie Batten of Allstate Insurance.
About the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County
Founded in 1971, Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County is a not-for-profit youth development organization dedicated to promoting the educational, vocational, health, leadership and character of boys and girls in a safe, nurturing environment. The Clubs provide more than a safe, fun, and constructive alternative to being home alone – they offer a variety of award-winning developmental programs to help youth build skills, self-esteem and values during critical periods of growth. The 17 Boys & Girls Clubs throughout Palm Beach County serve more than 10,000 children ages 6-18. For more information, please visit www.bgcpbc.org or call 561-683-3287.