Phi­lan­thropy rocks! Broward Health Foun­da­tion’s black-tie ball to fea­ture phi­lan­thropists rais­ing funds

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The Broward Health Foun­da­tion will host its black-tie ball, pre­sented by One Beat CPR + AED, May 3 at the Semi­nole Hard Rock Ho­tel & Casino in Hol­ly­wood. Close to 600 guests are ex­pected to at­tend the Phi­lan­thropy Rocks themed event, which will fea­ture an evening of live mu­sic, cock­tails, din­ner, dancing, and silent and live auc­tions. Hon­orary chairs Lauren and Ryan Tan­nehill and Katie and Bran­don Fields will be on hand for pic­tures and au­to­graphs dur­ing the VIP cock­tail re­cep­tion for spon­sors prior to the main event at 7 p.m.

Guests will dance to the sounds of the ten-piece band Soul Sur­vivors and en­joy Spirit of the Tsars vodka as part of the evening’s open bar.

On April 24, Alpine Jaguar will host an un­der­writer’s party at their lux­ury show­room for the event spon­sors, where they will show­case the new­est Jaguar F-Type sports car.

Pro­ceeds from the “Salah Foun­da­tion Broward Health Ball” will ben­e­fit all hos­pi­tals in the Broward Health health­care sys­tem. Pro­grams and ini­tia­tives in­clude im­prove­ments to the in­ten­sive care unit and emer­gency wait­ing ar­eas at Broward Health Med­i­cal Cen­ter, the pro­gres­sive care unit at Broward Health Im­pe­rial Point, cancer ser­vices at Broward Health North, women and chil­dren’s ser­vices at Broward Health Co­ral Springs and the neona­tal in­ten­sive care unit (NICU) at Chris Evert Chil­dren’s Hospi­tal.

Dur­ing the live auc­tion, guests will have the op­por­tu­nity to bid on jew­elry from Levin­son’s Jewel­ers, the chance to be a “Doc­tor for a Day” or em­bark on an ex­cur­sion to Schooner Bay.

Spon­sors in­clude Ara­mark, Turner Con­struc­tion, North­west­ern Mu­tual, 21st Century On­col­ogy, Pe­di­a­trix, Shep­ard Broad Law Cen­ter at Nova South­east­ern Univer­sity, the Semi­nole Hard Rock Ho­tel & Casino, Skan­ska, Bank United, Ker­ney and As­so­ciates, Jones Lang Lasalle, Cush­man and Wake­field, Aetna, Sun­shine Health, North Broward Ra­di­ol­o­gists and Pa­triot Na­tional In­sur­ance.

Among the evening’s high­lights will be the pad­dle bid, where guests can make a tax de­ductible do­na­tion di­rectly ben­e­fit­ing the ren­o­va­tion of the Neona­tal In­ten­sive Care Unit at Chris Evert Chil­dren’s Hospi­tal. A spe­cial video pre­sen­ta­tion about the NICU will pre­cede the bid­ding, and guests will have the chance to name one of the 63 in­di­vid­ual rooms in the planned ren­o­va­tion project.

Tick­ets are $500 per per­son and $5,000 per ta­ble. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Traci Al­lyn Shur at 954-355-5148 or email [email protected]

Su­san Ren­neisen, left, and Ken­neth Bates

Russell Nash, left, and Elena Lan­gan

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