February 2017

The Winter Ball Dazzles with $1.3 Million Dollar Event

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County’s 36th Annual Gala, The Winter Ball which took place on Friday, February 3rd. Once again, the prestigious event hit record highs by raising over one point three million dollars to benefit the Club’s children. Leading the charge was this year’s chairman, Mrs. Rudolph W. Giuliani along with Honorary Chairmen Julie and Mike Connors, Hon. Danielle H. Moore, Pauline Pitt, and Thomas C. Quick. The evening proved to be one filled with continued excitement to the delight of guests with a surprise performance by the club children. Following dinner, Wellington Club members and twin sisters, Bibiana and Tatiana Montoya tugged at the heartstrings of over 350 guests, with their heartwarming speech. They shared with guests their experience at the Club and expressed gratitude to the Club staff and supporters. Honorary Chairman Tom Quick, kicked off the Call to the Heart portion of the evening raising an additional $160,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs.

Wellington Community comes together to celebrate Boys & Girls Clubs “Passport to Paradise” in a star-studded event

The Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club hosted their 29th Annual Wellington Dinner Dance themed Passport to Paradise on Friday, January 6, 2017 at the International Polo Club Palm Beach. Leading the charge this year were returning Co-Chairs Georgina Bloomberg and Marley Goodman-Overman, Dr. Colette Brown-Graham, Dr. Daxa Patel, and Nicolette Goldfarb as Junior Chair. This year’s Dinner Dance also made its mark for the high profile list of guests in attendance which included Polo players Nic Roldan, Martin Pepa, Grant Ganzi, Jeff Hall, and Kris Kampsen; owner of Grand Champions Polo Club, Marc Ganzi; and Olympic Show Jumper Champion and daughter of rocker Bruce Springsteen, Jessica Springsteen.

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