Broward Performing Arts Foundation Goes Country at Annual Celebration to Benefit the Broward Center for the Performing Arts

The Broward Performing Arts Foundation’s Annual Celebration raised more than $250,000 for the outstanding education and enrichment programs at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

The country chic-themed benefit kicked off with a cocktail reception at the beautiful Huizenga Pavilion and Wendt Terraces overlooking the New River. Guests then moved into the Au-Rene Theater for a memorable “Up Close and Acoustic” performance by the award-winning Rascal Flatts. Following the performance, the curtain rose on a spectacular setting for a party onstage where guests enjoyed an elegant dinner and dancing well into the night.


Nominations Open for the 2017 Walk of Fame

The City established the Walk of Fame in 2010 at the inaugural Great American Beach Party to pay tribute to the legendary Connie Francis on the 50th Anniversary of "Where the Boys Are," the 1960 film which made Fort Lauderdale an overnight sensation and a "must see" destination for visitors. Walk of Fame Honorees are recognized for distinguishing themselves in their respective fields, while making lifelong, positive contributions to the City of Fort Lauderdale. 


Tools for Schools Broward "School Supplies on the Move" Mobile Unit Visits Silver Lakes Elementary

BROWARD COUNTY – The new Broward Education Foundation’s Tools for Schools “School Supplies on the Move” mobile unit recently made a stop at Silver Lakes Elementary in Miramar so teachers at this Title 1 school could shop for supplies. The teachers picked up thousands of dollars worth of donated school supplies free of charge.


Broward College Gives Back To The Community With Mlk Day Of Service Awards

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Through funding from the Florida Legislature, Broward College, in partnership with the MLK Day of Service Advisory Board, has allocated funds to 36 different community organizations to develop and complete service projects from January 9 through January 16, 2017 for MLK Day of Service. MLK Day of Service encourages the public to take part in a day of volunteerism to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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