“Alligator” Ron and Ali Bergeron will host the twenty sixth Annual Ranch Roam fundraiser on Saturday, March 25 to learn the Boys & Ladies Golf equipment of Broward County. The Bergeron household’s 80-acre Inexperienced Glades Ranch will host the occasion that includes over 1,000 South Florida cowboys, cowgirls and metropolis slickers wearing Western apparel. Visitors can hop on a mechanical bull, attempt their luck at on line casino tables, line dance and luxuriate in nation performers Shadow Creek and featured entertainer Joe Nichols sponsored by RENTYL Resorts-The Falcone Household.
“We will’t thank Ron, Ali and your complete Bergeron household sufficient for opening their house every year for Ranch Roam,” Matt Organ says, Co-CEO of the Boys & Ladies Golf equipment of Broward County. “It’s one in all our largest fundraisers of the 12 months and some of the distinctive and talked about occasions of the 12 months. It opens folks’s eyes to historic South Florida – and the way we’re altering the lives of youth who may use our help.”
Ron Bergeron and Rick and Rita Case based Ranch Roam in 1996 and it has raised greater than $12 million to help 1000’s of kids served yearly by the Boys & Ladies Golf equipment of Broward County. The fundraiser has grown from 100 folks attending the inaugural occasion to 1,000 members. The early Ranch Roams had been held below a tent however now happen in a rodeo stadium adjoining to the household house. Visitors additionally get to spend time within the Alligator Ron Saloon, an 1800s-era duplicate saloon that Bergeron constructed to honor previous Florida’s tradition, heritage and roots.
“This isn’t your typical black-tie affair,” Bergeron says. “It’s a enjoyable journey again to how life was once earlier than progress got here to city. People get to be open air below the celebrities and expertise a bygone period. It offers me a whole lot of delight to have the ability to share my household’s tradition with the neighborhood, all whereas elevating numerous cash for the children.”
Amongst Ranch Roam’s supporters are superstar Cattlemen’s and Cattlewomen’s Membership members. Bergeron began the membership 12 years in the past with simply 10 members. At this time, greater than 100 members – together with Cattle Children – are distinguished by their black Stetson cowboy hats and customized belt buckles worn at numerous social occasions all year long.
For a $5,000 donation, unique membership contains an invite to the VIP cocktail reception held simply earlier than Ranch Roam within the Alligator Ron Saloon, VIP therapy on the Cattlemen’s/Cattlewoman’s Membership Rodeo on the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds, sponsored by the Weekley Household, and an invite to a novel social occasion at Bergeron’s Inexperienced Glades Ranch. Proceeds from the membership go to the Boys and Ladies Golf equipment of Broward County.
“These people have an amazing sense of neighborhood and duty,” Bergeron says. “That is my means of letting them know the way a lot they’re appreciated. Like all of the individuals who come out for Ranch Roam, we’re supporting the kids and celebrating our cowboy lifestyle.”
Desk costs are $2,500 or $5,000. Particular person ticket costs are $250. For extra info: Name 954-537-1010 or e mail [email protected].