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W Fort Lauderdale Hotel

address  401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
 Fort Lauderdale, FL  33304
phone (954) 414-8200

Upcoming Events

Angels for Angels Charity Ball

Coral Springs residents, Eslin and Mathew Guice, noticed that their daughter, Gianna, was not reaching certain developmental milestones. After taking Gianna to several doctors and specialists, she was diagnosed with Angelman Syndrome, a rare, severe neurological disorder that primarily affects the nervous system. Angelman Syndrome causes development delays, severe speech impairment, intellectual disability, problems with movement and balance, and seizures. To create awareness and raise funds for research, Eslin and her sister, Erin Cain, are co-chairing the Angels for Angels Charity Ball from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 2 at The W Fort Lauderdale, 401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd. Guests will enjoy musical entertainment by Rock With U, dinner, dancing and a silent auction with gift baskets, vacation getaways, jewelry and more. WPLG-TV’s Kristi Krueger is the emcee for the evening. Tickets are $125 per person. Funds raised will directly benefit the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics (FAST), the largest, non-governmental funder of Angelman-specific research in the world. FAST, a registered 501(c)(3), raises money to fuel cutting-edge research and takes an active role in drug development to treat, and ultimately cure, Angelman’s Syndrome. Angelman Syndrome, which affects nearly one half million people in the world, including actor Colin Farrell’s son, has been cured in the laboratory using multiple strategies -- drug activation of the paternal gene, protein replacement therapy and biologics. Advances in Angelman’s research could have effects on patients with Alzheimer’s, ALS, Autism, Rett syndrome, and Fragile X syndrome.
Fundraisers;Charity Events Fort Lauderdale
Event Info: (305) 924-1601
Ages: All ages
Price: $125 per person
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 • Sat 6/2/18 at 7pm-11pm 

FLIPANY to Host 8th Annual “Chefs Up Front” Fort Lauderdale

Benefit/Fundraiser, Food/Tasting
FLIPANY will host its annual “Chefs Up Front” fundraising dinners this August at The Biltmore in Coral Gables and the W Fort Lauderdale. This popular epicurean adventure showcases the talent of 10 of South Florida’s most acclaimed chefs who prepare a five-course signature dinner tableside for their guests. Each table’s menu is unique and complemented by sommelier-selected wines. One hundred percent of the proceeds benefit Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters® program, which connects families with healthy food by teaching them how to prepare nutritious and delicious meals on a limited budget. The evening is hosted by radio personalities Kimmy B. of Hits 97.3 and Julie Guy of 101.5 LITE FM, both of whom are long-time FLIPANY supporters. The evening will begin with a special reception and silent auction while hors d’oeuvres and specialty cocktails are served. Following the reception, each chef will prepare his or her signature courses in an intimate dinner setting. An after party will follow where guests can mingle with the chefs. Tickets are $250 and available with a discount of $50 Off until July 10 (use discount code CUF50EB). Ticket prices increase to $250 per person on July 11, 2018. The Biltmore Hotel has offered Chefs Up Front attendees a special room rate of $199.00/night +13% tax, $22 resort fee, for guests who would like overnight accommodations. The W Fort Lauderdale has offered Chefs Up Front attendees a special room rate of $219.00/night + 11% tax, waived resort fee for guests who would like overnight accommodations. To purchase event tickets, visit, choose the event location you would like to attend and scroll down to choose seats.
Price: $250
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 • Fri 8/24/18 at 6pm-8pm