21st ANNUAL FLORIDA CLASSIC BENEFITTING CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION

Since its inception 21 years ago, the Florida Classic sponsored by Ford, AT&T, BB&T and Breakthru Beverage has netted nearly $8 million for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, helping to fund cutting-edge research and top-quality care for cystic fibrosis patients.

This exciting two-day event takes place November 18-19 and includes the chic BeachBash, 65 Roses Gala, a Golf Tournament and a Fishing Tournament. The Florida Classic is the largest fundraiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s South Florida office. This year’s Honorary Chairman is Nova Southeastern University Chancellor Ray Ferrero, Jr. The event chairs are Linda Cooke, CEO of Habco Manufacturing; Joe Hess, Principal at Car Dealer Depot; and Gregg Snowden, South Florida Ford.

BeachBash on Friday, November 18th will take place at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. The Golf Tournament will be held at the Fort Lauderdale Country Club on the 18th, and the Fishing Tournament will be held on Saturday, November 19th along with the 65 Roses Gala which will take place at the Westin Fort Lauderdale.

The schedule of events is as follows:

Friday, November 18, 2016

Golf Tournament

Fort Lauderdale Country Club – 415 East Country Club Circle, Fort Lauderdale

7:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast

8:45 a.m. Welcome Remarks ~ Rules of Play

9 a.m. Shotgun Start

1:30 p.m. Lunch and Awards Ceremony

Friday, November 18, 2016

Captains’ Meeting and Angler Registration

Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort – 505 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

5:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m. Captains’ Meeting, registration and angler gift package distribution

Friday, November 18, 2016

BeachBash

Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort – 505 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

7:30 p.m. -10:30 p.m. Open bar, hors d’oeuvres and live music

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Fishing Tournament

Boats leave from and return to any inlet in between Government Cut and Lake Worth

8 a.m. Lines In

3 p.m. Lines Out

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Fishing Tournament Awards Reception

The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort – 321 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Open bar and hors d’oeuvres

Saturday, November 19, 2016

65 Roses Gala

The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

321 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

6:30 p.m. Open bar and silent auction

8 p.m. Dinner, silent and live auctions and entertainment (black-tie optional)

 To purchase tickets to any of the Florida Classic events, receive additional information or to make a donation, please visit www.flclassic.org. You can also contact the South Florida Office of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at 954-739-5006. Visit our Facebook pages at www.facebook.com/JebCF and www.facebook.com/BeachBashCFF.

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