American Red Cross Annual Dine and Dock

American Red Cross Annual Dine and Dock


Wednesday, September 27, 2017    
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm


The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort
321 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33304

Event Type

American Red Cross Celebrates Century of Service in Broward County Hosting Dine & Dock Celebrity/CEO & Experience Auction 2017 Humanitarian Awards on September 27th at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. This once-a-year signature event is the single largest fundraising event for the Broward Chapter of the American Red Cross.

The “Centennial Event” begins with an ultra-chic VIP Reception (5:30p.m.) in the marina boasting chic lounges overlooking a beautiful sunset with gorgeous intracoastal views Guests can mix and mingle with access to the VIP Celebrities/CEOs that created exciting personal auction experiences. Champagne and appetizers will be served during this exceptional affair.

The networking Welcome Reception hosted by JM Family Enterprises, Inc. (6:30p.m.) is in the foyer of the beautiful Panorama room; guests will enjoy a variety of delicious food stations and fabulous cocktails courtesy of Republic National Distributing Company along with more networking and access to local celebrities and CEOs. At 7:30p.m. event emcees Evan Golden and Kavita Channe start the program as the Humanitarian Honorees receive their prestigious awards. This year Liz Caldwell, Estate Agent, Premier Estate Properties and Fire Chief Thomas J. DiBernardo – Sunrise Fire Dept. on behalf of the Fire Chief’s Association of Broward County will be presented the 2017 Humanitarian Awards. Both honorees embody the spirit of the American Red Cross through their contributions to the welfare and quality of life of the South Florida residents. Following the Humanitarian Awards will be high energy powerhouse VIP Celebrity auction. The event chair is Cindy Imperato.

There will be live performances by the Internationally Renowned “Original Speed Painter,” Michael Israel. Guests will have an opportunity to bid Michael’s one of a kind paintings. To date, celebrity experiences attendees can bid on include:
Paul Castronovo host “Paul Castronovo Show” on BIG 105.9 FM
Captain Lee, Chef Ben, Kate Chastain, Kelley Johnson, & Amy Johnson from Bravo TV’s Below Deck
Peter Miller, Emmy Award Nominee, President and CEO of Global Lion Intellectual Property Management, Inc.
Chef Luigi Di Meo, of Luigi’s Tuscan Grill and Luigi’s Coal Oven Pizza
Neki Mohan, Local 10 Anchor/Reporter
Chris Chambers, Retired Miami Dolphin Player, Founder of the CATCH84

For ticket and sponsorship info. please call Paula Prendergast (954) 702-9261 – or visit All proceeds raised from this event benefit the American Red Cross aiding in our response to local disasters, ranging from home fires that affect a single family to hurricanes that affect tens of thousands. In these events, the Red Cross provides shelter, food, and comfort to assist families and entire communities in their time of need.

For more information, click on the event link.