Fort Lauderdale's inaugural Waterway Soirée raises $160K for kids with special health-care needs.
Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill and his wife Lauren hosted the “Waterway Soirée” at Bahia Mar Yachting Center in Fort Lauderdale. More than 400 guests attended the inaugural event, which raised more than $160,000 to benefit the Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center, a nonprofit organization that serves more than 11,000 children with special health-care needs.
Guests enjoyed a yacht hop and waterway cruise aboard the Grand Floridian while mingling with celebrity guests including the Tannehills; marine scientist and author Dr. Ellen Prager; and Captain Lee and Chef Ben from Bravo TV’s “Below Deck;” with performances by South Beach Sound and DJ Irie.
Participating yachts included I Love this Boat!, Usher, Reposado, Sleepover, She’s a 10, Claire, Riva, Gladius, Match Point and a Pershing 96.
For more information: 954 728 1019, waterwaysoiree.com