Exchange Club of Indian River Foundation will host the Third Annual Black & White Masquerade Ball

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                                                                                             Jan J Binney 772-532-3960

For Immediate Release:




VERO BEACH, FL ‒ Exchange Club of Indian River Foundation will host the Third Annual Black & White Masquerade Ball on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at Vero Beach Country Club, 800 Thirtieth Street, Vero Beach. The festivities begin at 6:00 pm. Sponsored by Exchange Club of Indian River Foundation, this popular event features a cocktail hour, dinner and dancing to the music of DJ Fuzzy, silent and live auctions, and a photo booth. Indian River County Commissioner Peter O’Bryan is the celebrity auctioneer. Black and white country club attire is suggested; masks are encouraged but optional.

Tickets cost $100 per person; tables for eight are available for $750. Tickets may be purchased at the offices of Marllyn Justice CPA PA, 633 Seventeenth Street, Vero Beach, on Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. They are also available online at http:/, or by sending a check to Exchange Club at Indian River Foundation, Inc., PO Box 93, Vero Beach, Florida 32961.

All proceeds – 100% – from the event benefit local projects for the prevention of child abuse. Sponsorships ranging from $250 to $5,000 are available now. Donations of items for the silent and live auctions, the raffle, and door prizes are welcome; cash contributions and gift cards and certificates in any amount are appreciated. For information about sponsoring the event, contact <>.

The Exchange Club of Indian River Foundation was founded in 2001 exclusively for charitable purposes, specifically to aid in the prevention of child abuse. Because members believe every child in their community should have the opportunity to grow up healthy, safe, and strong, the Foundation funds local projects in pursuit of this goal. It is a charitable 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization (Federal ID #65-1098946, Florida Registration #CH14747).

Jessica Hawkins is the chair of the event; committee members include Joan Barcus, Sue Dempsey, Valerie Esposito, Jenny Frederick, Nancy Gollnick, Marni Parent Howder, Jaime Kleklamp, Barbara Parent, and Jon Rose.

To learn more about the Black & White Ball, working for prevention of child abuse, or donating to the Foundation, email, visit the club’s website http:/ and Facebook page, or call Jessica Hawkins at 772-532-4244.