The countdown has begun for the 2024 Foundation for Independent Living annual event, Soirée d’Elegance!
Saturday, April 13th we have big things in store for you –

    FIL Walking Tour – Meet at the FIL office
  • 5:00PM – 6:00PM:
    FIL Annual Family Meeting – at Deer Creek Country Club
  • 6:00PM – CLOSE:
    Gala, including dinner, silent auction (see details below) and fun!

For accommodation information and preferred hotel rates, please visit the original invitation at


Saturday, April 13th, 2024




Deer Creek Country Club


Formal – 1920s Theme

Silent Auction

Putting the “FUN” back in FUNDRAISER, we’ve arranged a silent auction just for you!

Please note: residents will only be allowed to bid if they have prior approval from their family.

To authorize your resident to bid, send an email to with your resident’s name, the item or items on which they are permitted to bid, and bid limit (if any). Without prior approval, resident bids will be considered invalid.

Want to participate but can’t attend? Drop us a line at to arrange for a representative to bid on your behalf.

Here’s a sneak peek at the items and experiences that will be available to you on Saturday:

  • FL Panther’s Brandon Montour autographed replica NHL Hockey Puck (Starting Bid: $50)
  • Miami Dolphins Jersey Autographed by Xavien Howard #25 Defensive Corner Back with Certificate of Authenticity (Starting Bid: $100)
  • Miami Marlin’s Regular season home game – 4 baseline tickets for a mutually agreed upon date determined with the (Starting Bid: $100)
  • Cooper’s Hawk – Lux tasting for 4 (Starting Bid: $40)
  • Kendra Scott Danielle Link Earrings; 14k Gold & Rhodium Plated Over Brass (Starting Bid: $40; Approx Value: $70)
  • Total Wine & More – Private Wine Class for 20 – 2 hr class with 8 tastings per person. Redeemable in any location of Total Wine & More (Starting Bid: $200; Approx Value: $600)
  • Hampton Inn by Hilton Deerfield Beach, FL – 2 night stay (Not valid Jan-Mar) (Starting Bid: $100; Approx Value: $400)
  • Vacation in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Enjoy up to 3 nights at the “Hen House Cottage” in Townsend, TN!! Only steps away from everything that has made the Smokies the most visited National Park. What a view and what a location!! – Redeemable through our own Det. Clint Corey! (Starting Bid: $200; Approx Value: $500)
  • Signed ORIGINAL Sketch from world-renowned sculptor Joshua Wiener ( Joshua creates large scale public and private sculptures with works in Tradewinds Park. Joshua doesn’t typically sell or distribute his drawings, but as a friend of FIL, he wanted to make a very special contribution. (Starting Bid: $50)
  • 2 Tickets to Frances Cabrel Trobador Tour on Saturday, June 8th , 2024 at 8 PM at. the Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL. 33132 (STARTING BID $50; Approx Value: $138)
  • Ice Cream with our own Det. Clint Corey! Enjoy a cool 1 on 1 outing (Lights & siren included!!) (Starting Bid: $50)
  • A day to remember with Betty & Luigy!! This day will be a day of fun and frivolity, including an outing to the very popular TopGolf AND a delicious dinner with your hosts!! The date will be mutually agreed upon. (Starting Bid: $50)

Deer Creek Country Club

2801 Deer Creek Country Club Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

The Foundation for Independent Living, Inc.

1367 Lyons Road, Coconut Creek, FL 33063

Can’t make it but want to be involved?

Family Meeting: to attend via Zoom, please register here:

Auction: Want to participate but can’t attend? Drop us a line at to arrange for a representative to bid on your behalf.

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