Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County is getting ready for their LittleBig GlamSlam Fashion Show – a fabulous evening of fun, fashion, glamour and glitz – at 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 19 at Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach, 801 Seabreeze Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale.
The event, expected to attract 200-plus fashionistas, is hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Women on the Verge networking group.
Emceed by WPLG Local 10 reporter and former Big Sister, Kristi Krueger, LittleBig GlamSlam will feature a full runway fashion show, hors d’oeuvres and wine bar, a special Slammin’ Glam Champagne Cocktail, silent auction and you-pick-it raffle, plus appearances by the “Heroes of Hip Hop” youth dance troupe.
Models – as well as Little Brothers and Sisters – will take to the runway to show off the latest fashions provided by Adrianna Papell, Morph Clothing and others. Adult participants will raise funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters by reaching out to family, friends and colleagues through individual online portals. The top woman fundraiser will be named 2017 Woman on the Verge, and the winning man will be honored as 2017 Man on Edge.
Models vying for the honor include:
In addition to presenting sponsor BankUnited, sponsors include: Adrianna Papell, Bahia Mar Beach Resort Fort Lauderdale Beach, Beckon Wine, Cato Insurance Group, Miller Construction Company, Morph Clothing, ServePro, Sixth Star Entertainment & Marketing and Victoria Duke Beauty.
Individual tickets are $75 and VIP tickets, offering premium runway seating and swag bags, are $125. Proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters’ BankUnited Legacy Scholarship Fund, which offers higher education and vocational opportunities for Big Brothers Big Sisters’ kids.
Tickets and sponsorships are available by visiting http://tinyurl.com/BBBSGlamSlam.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported, one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. The organization partners with parents, guardians, volunteers and others in the community and holds itself accountable for each child in its program achieving: higher aspirations, greater confidence, better relationships, educational success and avoidance of risky behaviors.