Barefoot on the Beach Raises Over $325,000

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 7, 2016

BAREFOOT ON THE BEACH RAISES OVER $325,000
Proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County

 

Palm Beach, FL – Over 400 guests celebrated the 15th Anniversary of one of Palm Beach’s undisputed parties of the year, Barefoot on the Beach benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County.

Guests dressed in chic white attire packed the Beach Club at The Breakers and danced into the wee hours of the night to one of the hottest and most unique DJ/Band hybrids, “Fusion”.

Honorary Chairs were Reid Boren and Tom Quick and Brooks Bishop, Lauren Borman, Taylor Collins, Keith Williams and Craig Gibson, Jr. served as Co-Chairs.

The energy continued as Tom Quick took the stage and hosted a spectacular live auction.  Following the auction, guests packed the lawn and continued dancing well into the night. “We are extremely grateful to all of our sponsors, donors and to our chairmen and co-chairmen throughout the 15 year history of this wonderful event. Reid also thanked and acknowledged Board Chair, Wally Turner who asked Reid to chair the very first event and the rest is history! “

The event raised over $325,000 and proceeds will benefit 13 Club sites located in the County.  For more information about Barefoot on the Beach and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County, call 561-683-3287 or visit www.bgcpbc.org.

About the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County
Founded in 1971, the 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 thirteen Boys & Girls Clubs throughout Palm Beach County serve more than 8,000 children ages 6-18. For more information, please visit www.bgcpbc.org or call 561-683-3287.

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