October 11, 2008 - 2nd Annual High Heel Hike comes to Las Olas Blvd
What: Outrageous and Glam 1K ‘strut’
Where: Las Olas Blvd, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl
When: Saturday, October 11, 2008
Time: 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Ticket Prices: Entry fee of $25.00 PP
Beneficiary: Breast Cancer Network of Strength and Young Survival Coalition
Host(s): Jules Burt
Mistress of Ceremonies: Lynn Martinez, Deco Drive
Sponsors: SASSY SPONSORS: Publix, Hyde Park Village - Tampa Bay, Las Olas Association, Diet 7UP, Schick Intuition Plus, DelMonte, Harvest Selections, Special K, SmartWater, 3 A Day Milk Cheese Yogurt, Little Black Dress Wines, Zone Perfect, Starkist Tuna, LaYogurt, Korbel: DIVA-LICOUS PARTNERS: Winterfest Boat Parade, City & Shore, Deco Drive, MIX 100.7, Greater Ft Lauderdale Sunny.org, Events by Amore, COMCAST, Y-100,
Event Coordinator: Tammy Gail and Pamela Mason
Blacktie Photos by: Ginny Fujino
The 2nd annual High Heel Hike™ the most outrageous and glam 1K ‘strut’ took place on Las Olas Boulevard in Ft. Lauderdale on Saturday, October 11, 2009 on a clear sunny day to benefit the Breast Cancer Network of Strength and Young Survival Coalition.
Diva Teams of ten (10) or more, as well as individual divas, Moms and their daughters, friends and family of cancer survivors sashayed their way down Las Olas Boulevard celebrating their inner-diva. They wered greeted by shops from couture to chocolates, who handed our discount coupons or goodies as the participants passed by.. The Ft. Lauderdale High Heel Hike™ lived up to it's guarantee, to be THE glam event of the year!
Our fashionistas raised donations to provide breast cancer advocacy for young women affected by breast cancer and support local breast cancer outreach programs in South Florida. Divas of all ages will be were vying for the coveted titles of High Heel Hike™ Queen, Teen Queen and Princess which was based on donations raised. Each winner will ‘hiked’ away with the prestigious High Heel Hike™ Crown!
Our High Heel Hike™ Queen, this year was Lee Sheffield, member of the "Sole Sisters" team of over 25 members. Lee raised the most money individually on her team.
Special thanks to Lucy and her husband from Dazzles for hosting the "Sole Sisters" and providing a delightful brunch with champagne and later special pink martinis to celebrate Lee's crown as the High Heel Hike™ Queen.
Artist and founder of the High Heel Hike, Jules Burt was on hand, along with Lynn Martinez of Deco Drive fame to encourage, and cheer the divas on as the journeyed on there heels of various heights and styles up and down Las Olas Blvd. Special.entertainment from the nightclub "Lips" gave this event just a little different and entertaining type of "Glam".