DATE: January 9, 2018
GENERAL MEDIA CONTACT: Michael Mills
Parks and Recreation Division
CONTACT FOR THIS PROGRAM/EVENT:
Neighborhood Parks, 954-357-8801
WHAT: BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Eight years ago the Parks and Recreation Division, through its neighborhood parks in the Broward Municipal Services District, put together the first Senior Red & White Ball. For the fifth year in a row, this popular event will take place at the Urban League of Broward County. The evening, which runs from 6:30 to 9PM on Friday, February 2nd, includes dinner, entertainment, and other social activities. The event is designed for ages 50 and up, and attendees are encouraged to wear red and/or white attire. Admission is free, although space is limited and participants must have a ticket to get in. This year the ball is co-sponsored by Broward County's Elderly and Veterans Services Division and the YMCA of South Florida.
WHERE: Empowerment Hall
Urban League of Broward County
560 NW 27th Ave., Fort Lauderdale 33311
WHEN: Friday, February 2nd, 6:30-9PM
WHO: For ages 50 and up.
HOW: Free, although tickets are required.
For further information and reservations, call 954-357-8801. The Urban League is accessible via Broward County Transit Route #40 and the Sun Trolley.
Recreation. Preservation. Education.
About the Broward Municipal Services District
The 2017 Broward Municipal Services District (BMSD) consists of 11.4 square miles with an estimated population of 15,006.The Board of County Commissioners is the governing body of the BMSD and the provider of its municipal services, which include but are not limited to business development, building permitting and housing development, libraries and parks facilities, roadway maintenance, street enhancements, and zoning and code enforcement.
About the Parks and Recreation Division
Founded in February 1956 and accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies, Broward County Parks and Recreation Division manages almost 6,500 acres, encompassing nearly 50 regional parks and nature centers, neighborhood parks, and natural areas at various stages of development. Facilities include water parks, campgrounds, a target range, a stadium, a skate park, an observatory, mountain bike trails, an educational farm with stables, and a velodrome and other sports facilities. Hours and fees vary by location. For more information, visit Broward.org/Parks.
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in programs, services, and activities must contact the Special Populations Section at 954-357-8170 or TTY 954-537-2844 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled meeting or event.