MADD Broward County to Host 1/24 VIP Kick-Off Party for 2018 La Croix WALK Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5K

12/6/17

Who/What: MADD Broward County is kicking off the 2018 La Croix Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5K brought to you by Ultimate Software with a fun event at ArtServe in Fort Lauderdale. The event will feature delicious bites by BRIO Tuscan Grille Plantation and mocktails by LaCroix. Guests will enjoy a silent auction and raffle prizes.

Special guests include Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale Honorary Chairperson Sheriff Scott Israel, MADD National Board Vice Chair Heather Geronemus, and other local dignitaries.

MADD Broward Kick Off Chairs are Rachel Perz & Stephan Greco.

Donation items are being accepted for the kick-off party’s auction. For more information, contact madddash@gmail.com.

The Eighth Annual La Croix Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5K brought to you by Ultimate Software will take place on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Huizenga Plaza in Fort Lauderdale. More than 3,000 walkers and runners are expected to attend the event, chaired again this year by Voluntary Chairperson and Founder Heather Geronemus. Since it was launched in 2011, the annual La Croix Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5K has raised over $1.25 million.

Featuring the slogan "Drunk Driving Ends Here," the walk encourages people to literally take steps to end drunk driving. MADD recently launched its first-ever tagline: “No More Victims.”

For more information about the Eighth Annual La Croix Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5K presented by Allegiance Crane brought to you by Ultimate Software, visit www.walklikemadd.org/fortlauderdale

When: Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 5:30p.m.

Where: Artserve, 1350 E. Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Why: To raise awareness and funds to stop drunk and drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes and prevent underage drinking.

Cost: $25 per person

How: Visit http://bit.ly/2zr9I7N to reserve for the kick-off party.

ABOUT MADD Founded by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is the nation’s largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking. MADD also supports drunk and drugged driving victims and survivors at no charge, serving one person every nine minutes through local MADD victim advocates and at 1-877-MADD-HELP. In South Florida, the chapter’s annual Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5K has raised more than $1,000,000 since 2011. MADD’s Broward and Palm Beach chapters facilitate hundreds of free events each year to educate youth and parents on the dangers and consequences of impaired driving. Learn more at www.madd.org or by calling 1-877-ASK-MADD.

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