VIP Kick-off Party – Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5K

MADD Broward County is hosting a VIP Kick-Off Party for Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5K on January 30, 6 – 8 p.m. At ArtServe 1350 E. Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale. $25 per person. To reserve a space for the kickoff party click here .

 

Why:

To raise awareness and funds to stop drunk and drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes and prevent underage drinking.

Who/What:

MADD Broward County is kicking off the Ultimate Software presents the La Croix & Lennox National Account Services Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5K brought to you by UBS with a fun, uplifting and meaningful event at ArtServe in Fort Lauderdale. Guests will enjoy delicious bites by BRIO Tuscan Grille Plantation, mocktails by LaCroix, a silent auction, raffle prizes and more. Money raised stays in this community to save lives and support victims of drunk driving.

Special guests include MADD National Board Vice Chair Heather Geronemus, Matthew “Whiz” Buckley, Major Robert Chandler and other local dignitaries. Cox Media Group’s Ellen Jaffe will be the emcee for the event. The MADD Broward Kick-Off is chaired by Rachel Perz.

Donation items are being accepted for the kick-off party’s silent auction. For more information, contact [email protected].

The Ninth Annual Ultimate Software presents the La Croix & Lennox National Account Services Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5k brought to you by UBS will take place on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at Huizenga Plaza in Fort Lauderdale. More than 3,000 walkers and runners are expected to attend the event, chaired again this year by Volunteer Chairperson and Founder Heather Geronemus. Joining Geronemus on April 28 will be co-chair Rachel Perz, general manager of BRIO Tuscan Grille Plantation, and honorary chairs Matthew ‘Whiz’ Buckley and Major Robert Chandler, commander of Troop L, the Florida Highway Patrol’s third largest troop. Since it was launched in 2011, Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5K has raised over $1.75 million.

Featuring the slogan “Drunk Driving Ends Here,” the walk encourages people to literally take steps to end drunk driving. MADD recently launched its first-ever tagline: “No More Victims.”

For more information about the Ninth Annual Ultimate Software presents the La Croix & Lennox National Account Services Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5k brought to you by UBS visit www.walklikemadd.org/fortlauderdale.

ABOUT MADD

Founded by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is the nation’s largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking. MADD also supports drunk and drugged driving victims and survivors at no charge, serving one person every nine minutes through local MADD victim advocates and at 1-877-MADD-HELP.  In South Florida, the chapter’s annual Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5K has raised more than $1,750,000 since 2011. MADD’s Broward and Palm Beach chapters facilitate hundreds of free events each year to educate youth and parents on the dangers and consequences of impaired driving.  Learn more at www.madd.org or by calling 1-877-ASK-MADD.

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