Come to Florida Press Club's annual gala celebration!

Staff 2017, News

You are hereby invited to attend the annual celebration of the Florida Press Club’s Excellence in Journalism Competition … and it’s going to be a weird one! Eliot Kleinberg, Palm Beach Post staff writer and author of “Weird Florida,” will give the keynote speech, conjuring all kinds of naked and drunk hijinks which have made Florida journalists the envy of many.

Cavorting will begin at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 7 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel ballroom, 1 Seminole Way.  It’s a vast complex filled with shops, nightclubs and all kinds of gawking opportunities.

Email back and I will send you a map of the attractions.

Admission is $55 for members and $65 for nonmembers. It includes drinks at cocktail hour and a three-course meal. Order your tickets at and please email me if you wish to order the vegetarian options.

Here is the menu:

  • Hard Rock Caesar

romaine heart wedge, herb crouton, parmesan crisp, white anchovy


  • Grilled chicken breast

bleu cheese potato puree, seared garlic Brussel sprouts,

bacon mustard jus



Butternut squash ravioli in a cream sauce

  • Dessert Trio

pineapple rum flan, chambord tiramisu, valencia chocolate cake