DRWMAG.COM 40 #357 • JANUARY 2019 • 30TH ANNIVERSARY FUNDRAISING KIWANIS CLUB OF COOPER CITY'S 11TH ANNUAL PANCAKE BREAKFAST & COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE January 19th from 7:30 a.m. to noon at Cooper City High School (9401 Stirling Rd.) Come enjoy some Pan- cakes and fixings, then go shopping to find your trea- sures.Vendor space is available for $25. Learn more at www.facebook.com/KiwanisClubOfCooperCity. AAUW LUNCHEON HONORING COMM. NAN RICH The American Assoc. of University Women, Weston will be honoring Bro- ward County Comm. Nan Rich during a luncheon on February 3rd at the Bonaventure Country Club (200 Bonaventure Blvd., Weston). For more infor- mation visit https://weston-fl.aauw.net. THE 7TH ANNUAL JAMES B. PIRTLE MEMORIAL GOLF CLASSIC February 22nd at the Davie Golf Club (8201 Nova Drive, Davie). The tournament will be a 4-player team scramble with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. The event will feature team trophies, course contests, raffle, and lunch and dinner for participants. The tournament lunch will be provided by Mission BBQ. Dinner will be served by Winghouse of Davie. Golfers and sponsors who wish to participate can get more information at www.daviegolf.net, or by picking up a registration form at the Davie Golf Club pro shop. Tournament Coordinator: Dave Harris, 954.797.4653. DIVERSITY HONORS GALA Presented by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, and taking place on March 30th. This year will mark the fifth anniversary for the globally renowned celebration that benefits the Harvey Milk Foundation and The Pride Center at Equality Park and recognizes those who are transforming lives by living authentically and advancing inclusiveness. For more information, please visit www.DiversityHonors.com. THE WINGS FOR LIFE WORLD RUN May 5th in Sunrise. Every cent raised goes towards find- ing a cure for spinal cord injury through the Wings for Life Foundation. Already the foundation has funded 191 projects globally with that one goal in mind – finding a cure. In the Wings for Life World Run’s unique format, you don’t head to a finish line. Instead, the finish line chases you!When the catcher car passes you, your race is done and it’s time to cel- ebrate.You can learn more and register through the event website, www.wingsforlifeworldrun.com. ARTS, ACTIVITIES & EDUCATION TOWN OF DAVIE ACTIVITIES Martin Lu- ther King, Jr. event, Fire & Police Expo & more. See page 27. 22ND ANNUAL INNOVATIVE TEACH- ER IDEA EXPO Creative and leading-edge ideas that engage and motivate students will be shared on February 16th. Presented by the Broward Teacher’s Union, the event begins at 8 a.m. at Nova Southeast- ern University in the Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center (3301 College Avenue, Da- vie).$50.Teachers will have the opportunity to learn about and experience first-hand more than 50 origi- nal projects from local teachers that are funded by Broward Education Foundation grants. For info and tickets, call 754.321.2030 or visit www.browarde- ducationfoundation.org. LEARN AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE Wednesdays in January and February from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Weston Branch Library (4205 Bonaven- ture Blvd.Weston). Level 1 - Beginner, adults only. You must pre-register to 954.357.5420. BROWARD CULTURAL INVESTMENT PROGRAM GRANT The application deadline is February 1st, 2019. This program assists eligible Broward-based, not-for-profit cultural organiza- tions that have been operational in their cultural disciplines for a minimum of two years immediately preceding the date of application. Funding may be used for reimbursable program expenses associated with the presentation and/or production of a regular season of exhibitions, programs, events, or perfor- mances open to the general public in Broward Coun- ty. Learn more at www.broward.org/arts/Pages/ Default.aspx. DAVIE INTERFAITH CAFE Discussion to fos- ter community dialogue and understanding. Meets monthly from 7-9 p.m; call for details. Free to at- tend, open to all faiths.At the River of Grass Unitar- ian Universalist Congregation (11850W. State Road 84, Davie).Visit www.jamandallinterfaith.org or call 954.536.4878. WESTON FRIENDS CLUB is a non-profit, social group that promotes friendship and activities in the area. The Club has monthly on-going activi- ties such as bridge, bunco, canasta, book clubs, Mah- Jongg, foreign movies, and monthly lunches, just to name a few.For more information on this active,fun, and friendly group, please contact Nancy Russo at 954.385.1445. FIRST MONDAY RUN CLUB A free club that welcomes all paces of runners & walkers for 2-5 runs on the first Monday of each month. Social w/ refreshments & raffle afterwards,and a voluntary do- nation drive each month.The location varies month- ly betweenWeston/Davie and East Fort Lauderdale; please email or see Facebook for up-to-date info. More info at fmrclub@gmail.com or on Facebook, "FIRST MONDAY Run Club". 'HOW TO STOP A BULLY' WORKSHOP January 5th from 3-4:30 p.m. at theWeston Branch Library (4205 Bonaventure Blvd.Weston). For kids ages 5-12. The workshop is designed to empower students with strategies to recognize, prevent, and respond appropriately to any bullying situation. FLAMINGO GARDENS ORCHID SOCI- ETY The next monthly meeting is on January 14th from 7:30-9:30 p.m. in the Gallery at Flamingo Gardens. Bill Thoms will speak about culture and caring for your orchid plant. Learn more at www. flamingogardensorchidsociety.com or by calling 954.554.0825. DAVIE-COOPER CITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE This month's Chamber luncheon will be at the BB&T Center on January 16th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Get details on this and other Chamber events at www.davie-coopercity.org. Send your charitable, student & other community news and events to info@drwmag.com THE TOWN CRIER