Left to right: Faheem Ali, Brian Bo O’Neal, OJ McDuffie, Kerry Glenn and Brian Poli attended last year’s Signature Grand Ghoul event.


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – More than 150 guests attended the Kick-off Party for the 16th Annual Signature Grand Ghoul benefiting 2-1-1 Broward at Signature Grand, held August 16.

The event was a preview and welcome party for the annual Halloween-themed bash, which will be held on Monday, October 30 at Signature Grand.

VIP guests in attendance included event emcee and former Miami Dolphins Player O.J. McDuffie; NFL alumni including Randal “Thrill” Hill and Kerry Glenn; 2-1-1 Broward board members and other South Florida notables.

Sheila Smith, President and CEO of 2-1-1 Broward, and Shelley Eichner, Senior Vice President at Calvin, Giordano & Associates, took the stage to thank sponsors and guests for supporting the event and shared important information about the 16th Annual Signature Grand Ghoul.

Throughout the evening, guests enjoyed music by Complete Weddings & Events, as well as an open bar, gourmet hors d’oeuvres and culinary stations provided by Signature Grand’s culinary team.

Last year, Signature Grand, along with sponsors, supported the event with numerous in-kind donations, helping to raise almost $55,000 for 2-1-1 Broward.

This year, tickets are $75 per person through September 25. After that date tickets are $100 per person and $150 for two.

Active Club 2-1-1 member tickets are $75 per person. VIP tickets are $125 per person.

All tickets include open bar, dancing, gourmet buffet, costume contest and many more surprises. VIP ticket holders will enjoy an exclusively spooky area with VIP bar, entertainment, specialty drinks and other surprises.

For more information about this year’s event, to purchase tickets or become a sponsor, contact Tracy Schuldiner at 954-390-0493 ext. 244 or email tschuldiner@211-Broward.org.