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8th Annual “Claws for Kids” Brunch at Joe’s Stone Crab

8th Annual “Claws for Kids” Brunch at Joe’s Stone CrabSunday, May 5, 11am-3pm – Joe’s Stone Crab, 11 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach

Joe’s Stone Crab in Miami Beach once again hosted Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade’s 8th Annual “Claws for Kids” fundraising brunch. Guests enjoyed delicious stone crabs, coleslaw salad, hash-brown potatoes & creamed spinach, and Key Lime pie. Frank Sinatra impersonator Jeff Grainger of Sinatra Sounds Entertainment will provide entertainment.

Judy Kramer, a retired Miami-Dade County Public Schools executive, who has chaired the event since its inception 8 years ago, was co-chairing this year’s event again. Joining Judy this year were the mother-daughter team, Lisa Mendelson and Lindsey Mendelson, engaging younger professionals and philanthropists with pre-events and promotions. Returning as the Special Events Chair was Olga Guilarte, director of the Carmen Rebozo Foundation.

Proceeds will benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade’s many positive programs, including after school programs, homework assistance, computer training, social skills, dance, arts & crafts, professional mentoring, and summer and athletic programs.