Party with the lo­cal (stars): ‘The Glades’ hosts event for Crohn’s and col­i­tis

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op­por­tu­nity to min­gle with the cast, take pho­tos with them and re­ceive au­to­graphs. Amin­i­mum do­na­tion of $20 to CCFAis re­quired at the door and will in­clude two com­pli­men­tary drinks and ap­pe­tiz­ers. The band The Con­temptibles will be per­form­ing all night. There will also be a silent auc­tion fea­tur­ing a chance to bid on a spot as an ex­tra on “The Glades” and an au­to­graphed script.

Ac­tor Jor­danWall is on the South Florida Team Chal­lenge team and cur­rently train­ing for the an­nu­alNapa to Sono­maW­ine Coun­try half marathon tak­ing place July15. The team is made up of par­tic­i­pants fromPalm Beach and Broward County, who are work­ing to raise $118,000 for Crohn’s dis­ease and ul­cer­a­tive col­i­tis re­search.

“We are thrilled to have Jor­dan on the team this sea­son,” said Man­ager of South Florida Team Chal­lenge, RachelKramer. “His com­mit­ment to the foun­da­tion and his mo­ti­va­tion to run for the cause means so much. He is help­ing us get even closer to find­ing a much needed cure for Crohn’s and col­i­tis.”

Wall is run­ning the race in honor of his friend Randi Mor­gan who has been liv­ing with Crohn’s dis­ease since Oc­to­ber of 2009.

“Un­til Randi­was hos­pi­tal­ized a few­months ago, Iwas un­aware she suf­fered fromCrohn’s,” said Wall. “Her con­sis­tent en­thu­si­as­tic at­ti­tude and­work ethic be­lied the daily an­guish she con­sis­tently en­dured. Her spirit has not changed, but her con­di­tion is day to day. We­want to raise aware­ness of this quiet yet painful dis­ease, one that is af­flict­ing nearly1.5 mil­lion Amer­i­cans to­day, and inch closer to find­ing the cure.”

The CCFA’s mis­sion is to cure Crohn’s dis­ease and ul­cer­a­tive col­i­tis and to im­prove the qual­ity of life of chil­dren and adults af­fected by these dis­eases. The foun­da­tion con­sis­tently meets the stan­dards of or­ga­ni­za­tions that mon­i­tor char­i­ties, in­clud­ing the Bet­ter Busi­ness Bureau’sWise Giv­ing Al­liance and the Amer­i­can In­sti­tute of Phi­lan­thropy. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.ccfa.org/chap­ters/florida or call at 646-491-3354.

Sharon Azoulay, left, Michelle Hurd and Bob Do­zoretz"Party with the Lo­cals" takes place on June 9. Cindy Or­lin­sky, front left, Car­los Gomez, Craig Kon­hauzer, Rachel Kramer, Jor­dan Wall, Michelle Hurd and Key­tia Or­tiz; Sharon Azoulay, back left, Neima Be­lan­court, Daniel Ba­chove, Mindy Staum and Bob Do­zoretzKey­tia Or­tiz, left, and Cindy Or­linksy

Mindy Staum, left, Daniel Ba­chove and Neima Be­lan­court

Cast mem­bers of "The Glades" Jor­danWall, left, Car­los Gomez and Michelle Hurd

Jor­danWall, left, and Rachel Kramer

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