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The Broward Education Foundation will honor Memorial Healthcare System and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. for their ongoing support of the Broward Education Foundation and Broward County Public Schools during the annual Black & White Gala presented by BrightStar Credit Union.

Memorial Healthcare System, a leader in providing high-quality healthcare services to South Florida residents and one of the largest public healthcare systems in the nation, and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm, will be recognized for their impact on educating tomorrow’s leaders.

Honorary chairs of the Black & White Gala are Broward County Public Schools Chair Abby M. Freedman and Superintendent Robert Runcie. NBC 6 news reporter Julia Bagg is the master of ceremonies.

Tickets are $175 per person. An extraordinary evening is planned beginning with a cocktail reception and silent auction, followed by a tribute ceremony, dinner and dancing. You can register online for the Gala by clicking here.

Lipton Toyota has generously donated a three-year lease on a 2017 Camry SE for the Gala. From today through the evening of the event, anyone can donate to win at Each ticket is $100 and only 200 tickets are allotted. Second prize is $1,000 and the winner need not be present to win.

Funds raised by the Broward Education Foundation provide support for innovative teaching to increase student learning outcomes from Pre-K to grade 12; much needed supplies for low income students in classrooms; and scholarships for qualified graduating high school seniors. Each year, the Foundation contributes more than $2.2 million to Broward County schools, serving as the catalyst for educational excellence.

We look forward to your participation, as we continue to improve the lives of students and teachers in Broward County Public Schools.


Friday, April 21, 2017

  • 6:30 PM Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction
  • 8:00 PM Dinner & Dancing


Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort – 321 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

For information on sponsorships:

Contact Shea Ciriago, Director of Development at 754-321-2033 or

Thank You Sponsors!

None of this would be possible without the leadership, dedication and passion of our honorees and sponsors. They all play a vital role in the lives of our students!

Sponsors of the Black & White Gala include Anthony Brunson P.A., Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Avaya, BrightStar Credit Union, Broward Health, Charter Schools of Excellence, Dell, The Fischer Group, JDL Technologies, Johns Eastern Co, Inc., Kelley Kronenberg, Lenovo, Lipton Toyota, Memorial Health Care Systems, University of Phoenix, Video Dynamics Corp. and Wells Fargo.

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