The event is being organized by Marc Poulshock, a local Delray Beach resident, in memory of his father, Dr. Milton J. Poulshock, who passed away early in life due to the complications of Diabetes. Ticket prices are $50 per person and include passed hors d’oeuvres, select cocktails and entertainment. Prior to the event a VIP reception will be held at Il Bacio’s sister restaurant, PRIME, located at 110 E Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. VIP ticket holders will have the chance to meet, greet and pose for photos with all of the event’s celebrity guests and entertainers.
Additional funds will be raised through signature dishes created by PRIME’s Executive Chef. A percentage of proceeds from the sale of Loeb’s Onion Crunch BBQ Short Ribs Sliders and Loeb’s Onion Crunch & Goat Cheese Crusted Prime Filet will go to JDRF through the end of year. Nick Loeb, founder of the brand Onion Crunch, is a Delray Beach resident, businessman and philanthropist and is lending his support to the event.
Former Miami Dolphin cheerleaders will be on-hand to greet guests and 100% of proceeds go to benefit JDRF. The night’s entertainment consists of smooth DJ beats and a live dance performance by the Florida Panthers own Redline Lady Panthers.
Formerly known as Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, JDRF is the leader of the type 1 diabetes community, unifying global efforts to cure, treat, and prevent this autoimmune disease that strikes both children and adults. JDRF has funded more than $1.6 billion in research since its founding in 1970. In 2011 alone, JDRF provided more than $116 million for research in 18 countries throughout the world, representing the global scope of its efforts. Local affiliates, like the Greater Palm Beach County Chapter, provide diabetes outreach, support and education. A cost-efficient organization, JDRF allocates more than 82 percent of its dollars directly to its mission.
Tickets can be purchased and/or donations made online at www.TipToCureDiabetes.com or by calling JDRF at (561) 686-7701.