Laugh for a Cause”-Youth Entrepreneurship Training
A Comedy Show & Fundraiser (Boca Raton- FL Friday, September 26, 2014) Annette Gray, Founder of GBDC Entrepreneurship Institute, today announced its first annual Laugh for a Cause, a fundraising event that cleverly combines a local comedy competition, professional comics and a VIP Gala to raise funds and awareness for the tremendous social impact of introducing children to entrepreneurship.
On October 17th at 7:30pm, local competition finalists A.Z, Faro Kane and Comedian Tie-Bo will join comic veterans Treetop of Showtime & Comic View & Eddie Brill formerly of the Late Show with Dave Letterman at Boca Raton's New Wick Theatre;where for one night only they will take to the stage to make attendees Laugh out loud (LOL) for a great cause
The high school dropout rate is no laughing matter. We teach our young entrepreneurs that they can create their own job” said Annette Gray, Founder of the Institute.
The GBDCI team has developed programs such as the Kid-Preneur Camp and the Cultural Youth Entrepreneurship & OJT Training program to encourage the entrepreneurial spirit in children as young as nine years old. We recognize that the global market place now demands a new set of skills and we are determined to prepare the younger generation by teaching them the values of leadership through,” said Hubert Macintosh the institute’s Chairman of the Board. The night comes packed with fun and the audience will select and crown South Florida Comic of the Year. The evening kicks off at 6:30 pm with a VIP reception which will include: prime seating, Champagne & Hors d'oeuvres reception, live music, cash bar, silent auction and meet and greet with the performers.
The doors open at 7:30 pm for general admissions ticket holders.For tickets visit http://www.thewick.org or call the Box Office 561-995-2333 Event sponsors include: Crane’s Beachhouse Hotel & Tiki Bar, The Hudson Holdings LLC, The Sundy House, Culinary Solutions, Chameleon Security Group and Global Business Development Center.
ABOUT GBDC Entrepreneurship Institute:
Our Mission is the development of social entrepreneurs through training, business coaching and technical assistance. Emphasis is placed on young entrepreneurs; to aid in the reduction of school dropout rates and to increase the employment, leadership skills and job creation. www.gbdcei.com.