On this Blog, I will post a highlight of some of the LGBT non-profit and political events that are going on in Ft. Lauderdale each month, so folks who want to attend can put them on their Calendars.
Saturday, January 4 – SAGE of South Florida Monthly Luncheon – 12:30pm – 2:00pm at the Herb Skolnic Center in Pompano Beach. Call (954) 634-7219 to reserve your space. www.sagewebsite.org/sage-calendar/
Wednesday, January 8 – Dolphin Democrats Meeting – Second Wednesday of Each Month. 7:00pm. The Pride Center, 2040 A North Dixie Highway, Wilton Manors, FL. 7:00 pm – Pizza and social. 7:30 pm – Meeting. “Further, it shall be the mission of this organization to foster good will between gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) members of the Democratic Party and the community at large. We seek individual freedom in the framework of a just society and political freedom in the framework of meaningful participation by all citizens.” www.dolphindems.org
Friday, January 10 – SunServe Silver Serve Luncheon – 11:00am – 1:00pm (Second Friday of the Month). ArtServe, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL. Every Second Friday of the Month. SunServe is a model 501(c)(3) nonprofit social service agency serving the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) community in South Florida. We provide high quality, compassionate, and progressive care for all, including those in financial need, minorities, youth, seniors, families, and those with life-challenging physical or emotional conditions. We also perform numerous education and outreach projects. Kindly RSVP by calling 954.764.5150 ext. 114.
Saturday, January 11 – HRC South Florida - 2020 Dinner & Silent Auction – 6 PM – 10 PM.
The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale 1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304. Join us for the annual HRC South Florida Gala & Silent Auction - Our annual black-tie fundraiser that consists of an evening of live and silent auctions, dinner and special speakers to celebrate our accomplishments and progress towards lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality, and to refocus on the work ahead. https://www.boxofficetickets.com/bot/wa/event?id=339203&fbclid=IwAR2vpmSLfLUnjfgcRWDMKqzT7TUJgQDXBXw5tDFFewNcJt0YvXvnBQp1q_E
Tuesday, January 21 – GFLGLCC Mixer – at 5:30 PM – 7 PM. Le Méridien Dania Beach at Fort Lauderdale Airport (Dania Beach, FL), 1825 Griffin Road, Dania Beach, Florida 33004. Join us as Reyka Vodka Presents the January Mixer for the GFLGLCC - Greater Fort Lauderdale LGBT Chamber of Commerce at the brand new Le Méridien Dania Beach at Fort Lauderdale Airport.Members: Complimentary with Early Registration or $5 within 24-Hours of the Event. Future Members: $10 with Early Registration or $15 Within 24-hours of the Event. https://www.facebook.com/events/709855296206217/
Saturday, January 25 – Our Fund South Florida LGBT Philanthropy Awards – 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM. Broward Center May N. Porter Riverview Ballroom. In its role of promoting LGBT philanthropy in South Florida, Our Fund Foundation launched the South Florida Philanthropy Awards on February 9, 2019 to recognize those individuals who demonstrate a significant philanthropic impact in South Florida’s LGBT community. The generosity and actions of these philanthropists help to make South Florida the most livable community in the country for LGBT people.To RSVP: https://www.our-fund.org/awards/
Save the Date:
February – GLBX Networking Mixer – 5:30pm – 7:00pm. This mixer is open to all Chamber members, but attendees MUST bring a non-perishable food item, which will be donated to Poverello. Please bring a least one time that will go towards putting a Thanksgiving meal on the table for families andidiviudals in need. We appreciate all of our member’s generosity and look forward to an exciting mixer with a very special mission. https://www.ftlchamber.com/index.php?submenu=eventsCalendar&src=events&srctype=events_glance_new
February – GFLGLCC Quarterly Networking Breakfast – 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM. The Westin Fort Lauderdale, 400 Corporate Dr, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33334. Join us as Northwestern Mutual - Striano Financial Group Presents the GFLGLCC- Greater Fort Lauderdale LGBT Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Networking Breakfast at The Westin Fort Lauderdale. Enjoy a plated breakfast with bacon, eggs, and potatoes served with pastries, muffins, orange juice and coffee. GFLGLCC Members $25.Future Members $30. Complimentary Parking. https://www.facebook.com/events/411619926115101/
Saturday, Feb. 8 – Latinos Salud Gala at the DCOTA. – 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Design Center of the Americas, 1855 Griffin Rd, Dania Beach, FL. A VIP cocktail reception with meet and greet, full dinner and open bar, performers and stories from your community! Latinos Salud serves gay Latinos, all persons living with HIV, and anyone who identifies as transgender. Special guests to be announced soon. To register for this event email your details firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, February 9th, 2020 – Outshine's Big Night Out – 7:00pm. Celebrate Hollywood's Biggest Night with Outshine Film Festival. 92nd Academy Awards, Watch Party Event. Red Carpet Attire, Entertainment, Community Awards, Passed Appetizers, Full Sit-Down Dinner, 3 Hour Open Bar. + Complimentary Valet. https://tickets.completeticketsolutions.com/OSFF/Online/seatSelect.asp?BOset::WSmap::seatmap::performance_ids=252E1FA8-FE4B-4ECC-B9FD-73B307A500B1
Sunday, Feb. 23 – Stonewall 2020 Gala – 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, 551 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard. The 7th Annual Stonewall National Museum & Archives Gala will be held on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at the fabulous Conrad Hotel hailed as the new five-star beacon of luxury on Fort Lauderdale Beach.
The Gala, co-chaired by Yvonne Rohrbacher and Julio Rodriguez will offer guests an exciting evening celebrating the history and culture of the LGBTQ+ community including open bar, 3-course gourmet dinner, live and silent auctions, and entertainment by Miss Coco Peru. https://stonewall-museum.org
Saturday, Feb. 29 – Signature Cabaret – Island City Stage – 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM. Sonesta Hotel, 999 N Fort Lauderdale Beach. The evening includes: bountiful hors d'oeuvres, decadent desserts, signature drinks, silent and live auctions. It's sure to be a spectacular evening of entertainment. *Proceeds designated for Island City Stage's operational budget. https://islandcitystage.org