MCB’s Young Friends Contingent Honors Organizers For In The Night 08-09 Season Benefit

(Fort Lauderdale, FL) January 21, 2009–Over 75 members of Miami City Ballet’s ADAGIO Network recently gathered at a kick-off party for their signature event of the season entitled ?In the Night?.?? Jack Jackson and his staff generously hosted the chic cocktail reception at Jackson’s Bar & Grille in Fort Lauderdale.? Guests enjoyed Ketel One martinis and sumptuous hors d?oeuvres and mingled with other young professionals and ballet enthusiasts.? ???In the Night? will take place on Saturday, February 28, 2009 at the Fort Lauderdale Grande Hotel & Yacht Club from 8 P.M. ? Midnight.? The Grand Ballroom will be transformed into a lavish South Beach style night club with open bars, fabulous fare and dancing into the night with celebrity DJ Michael Sarz.? Miami City Ballet dancers will be on hand to celebrate with the A-list crowd.Meike Miniaci serves as chairwoman for the event.? Committee members include Mark Corbett, Anthony Cupelli, Karen and Dan Curran, Denise Elia, Dianna Greene, Shari Hall, Evaggelia Hatzimanolis, Jack Jackson, Bobby Kyser, Ben Lap, John Magee, Alex Miniaci, Susan Pullin, Don Schneider, Michael Santucci, Jamie Taylor and Terry Stiles.Tickets for the event are $150 and can be purchased by contacting MCB’s Broward County Major Gifts Officer, Christopher Surridge at 305-929-7000 ext. 1401.All proceeds from this high energy evening will benefit Miami City Ballet.###