Big Brothers Big Sisters - MAHALO at the Mai-Kai

Monday, August 28, 2017 at 5:30 PM 
5:30 - 6:30 pm Reception and welcome tropical drink 7:00 pm - Dinner 8:00 pm Show 9:00 pm Awards

Mai-Kai Restaurant

3599 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Attire: Tropical Attire

Description

On Monday, August 28th the iconic doors of the Mai-Kai opened to host the secondt annual MAHALO at Mai-Kai, a benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County.

The event sponsored by Ultimate Software. The event will bring together more than 200 guests to experience the legendary Mai-Kai, the Tiki culture and a trip to the sights and sound of the South Pacific.

The evening begins as each guest enter the Molokai Bar welcomed by staff and guests are draped with a traditional Tiki necklace, followed by the famous tropical welcome drink the Mai-Tai The Molokai, designed as a turn-of-the-century seaport saloon, features specialty rum drinks, lighting from ships’ lanterns enhance the intimate and friendly atmosphere. And who doesn’t love the water cascading over the windows.

Guest entered the main rooms for a fabulous three course dinner and a tasting flite offering of 3 of the most iconic tropical drinks, served in commemorative Mahalo tasting glasses.  During dinner guests adorned in their Tiki and Tropical best will vie for 4 awards ranging from Best Centerpiece, Polynesian Spirit to Best Dancer.

Board Chair Doug Jones said, “We are so grateful to our new partnership with the Mai-Kai restaurant and the Mai-Kai family for investing in Big Brothers Big Sisters and the future of our community by contributing to a child’s lifelong success. Mahalo means Thank You in the Hawaiian, and tonight we wanted to say “Mahalo” to our community. We hope to make this year’s Mahalo at Mai-Kai an even bigger success with new exciting surprises and raise even more money for the organization.”

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About Us

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward, Inc.

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. changes the lives of children, We partner with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community and hold ourselves accountable for each child in our program achieving: • Higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships • Avoidance of risky behaviors • Educational success

By fostering one-to-one mentoring relationships for these youth, we increase their odds of succeeding in school, behaving nonviolently, avoiding drugs and alcohol and breaking negative cycles.

Big Brothers Big Sisters is the oldest, largest, and most effective youth mentoring organization in the United States. For nearly 40 years, our donor- driven, volunteer-supported organization has matched vulnerable children in Broward County with a caring adult who provides guidance, positive influences and friendship. Our professional staff provides ongoing support to the children, families and volunteers, building strong, long-lasting relationships.

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The Venue

Mai-Kai Restaurant

3599 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Contact

Name: Lisa Lachs
Address:4101 Ravenswood Road - Suite 202 Fort Lauderdale FL 33312
Phone: 954-584-9990 ext 225
Fax: 954-584-9868
Email: Lisal@bbbsbroward.org
Website: http://www.bbbsbroward.org

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