Bow Ties & BBQ
2017 Annual Fundraising Event

Saturday, April 8th, 2017

Join us for this family event featuring a mouth-watering BBQ buffet, live music, games and activities for kids and adults, auctions, art sales, and cash bar.

Event proceeds will help Communities In Schools of Miami to provide support services to over 20,000 students.

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Communities in Schools of Miami is an affiliate of the nation's largest and most effective dropout prevention organization, surrounding students with a community of support to empower them to stay in school and achieve in life. We mobilize communities to address both academic and non-academic barriers to learning to help our students. Our unique, proven model positions site coordinators inside schools to mobilize community resources and deliver them directly to kids inside their schools. Services includes mentoring, tutoring, counseling, leadership development, and much more.
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