17th Annual Power Lunch to benefit Jack & Jill Children’s Center

17th Annual Power Lunch to benefit Jack & Jill Children’s Center


Thursday, September 28, 2017    
11:30 am - 1:30 pm


Global Grille
301 E Broward Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301

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Jack & Jill to Honor Special Friends at Annual Power Lunch

Fort Lauderdale— The 17th Annual Power Lunch to benefit Jack & Jill Children’s Center will be held on Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Global Grille, 301 E. Broward Blvd, Fort Lauderdale.

All proceeds from the Power Lunch help provide scholarships and family support services for the children and families of Jack & Jill in the upcoming year. In recognition of their dedication to the Center, the Friends of Jack & Jill will honor Zimmerman Advertising as a Corporate Honoree; The Taft Foundation as a Foundation Honoree; and UPS as a Volunteer Honoree. Power Lunch is led this year by Chairpersons Kim Curry and Sally Beach.  Top sponsors include LaCroix, Playa Hotels & Resorts and UPS.  Special mention to media partner, South Florida Luxury Guide.

Through contributions for the luncheon, parents or guardians can go to work with the peace of mind knowing that their children will receive quality, early childhood education and nurturing care at the Center. For these parents, Jack & Jill is their greatest hope to offer a stable future for their families.

Individual tickets are $100. Sponsorships can be purchased which underwrite the cost of a child to attend Jack & Jill: $250 includes two luncheon tickets plus underwriting one week of early education; $500 includes two luncheon tickets, program recognition, plus underwriting two weeks of early education; $1,500 for a Corporate Table includes tickets for 8, program recognition, plus underwriting one month of early education.

For additional information on this year’s Power Lunch and Jack & Jill Children’s Center, contact Jennifer Swercheck at 954-463-8772 x 206, email jswercheck@jackandjillcenter.org or visit www.jackandjillcenter.org and click on News and Events tab.

About Jack & Jill Children’s Center

Jack & Jill Children’s Center, located at 1315 W. Broward Blvd., is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1942 by the Junior League of Fort Lauderdale. Our mission is to break the cycle of poverty for children of high needs working families in Broward County through quality early childhood education and family intervention and support.

About Friends of Jack & Jill

More than a decade ago, 25 women founded Friends of Jack & Jill, the fundraising wing of the Center. Since then, Friends has raised more than $3.0 million through special events, fundraisers and personal donations.