FAQ

what is the dress code?

A:

McIsland is mostly outdoors with uneven stepping stones & paver walkways. Flats are recommended as well as casual attire.

What is McIsland?

A:

McIsland is the private residence of the McMahon Family. McIsland is a tropical paradise on the property with pavered walkways, lush tropical surroundings, a waterfall and even ducks!

Are kids welcome?

A:

Yes. Children are welcome at the McMahon Mix & Mingle.

Where do I park?

A:

we ask guests to please park with the flow of traffic on the road. Please DO NOT park on anyone's lawn, block driveways or the road. Additional parking can be found a block away at kester park (corner of 7th ave & 4th street). Please around the park and not in the parking lot as the rangers close the gates in the evening.

Who caters the fundraiser?

A:

All food is prepared by the McMahon Family.

What happends if it rains?

A:

The events are RAIN or SHINE! There are many covered areas on the property. It's South Florida so the rain tends to blow over quickly.

Is there food?

A:

Yes. There is full dinner buffet.

Are there vegetarian and vegan options?

A:

 There is always at least one vegetarian dish. However these dishes are often made with dairy.

How do you select organizations to host?

A:

We look for organizations that are as close to Pompano Beach as possible. You must be a 501c.3 non-profit organization.

Can I invite friends?

A:

Yes! The amount of money raised is based on the number of people in attendance. We just ask that you please use the shareable link to make sure each guest RSVP's.

How did the McMahon Mix & Mingle start?

A:

Tom McMahon Sr. was raised in Waterbury, CT by a mother that always had an open door and often provided food and a bit of shelter to people in need. Fast forward many years and taking a look around the McMahon house you can often see a dinner being prepared, a party being hosted, the family lounging poolside and if you are a neighbor, a driveway full of cars. As his kids got older and moved out, Tom built an outside tropical paradise, McIsland.

With the new oasis weekends were spent hosting family, friends and neighbors for evening BBQ's. If there is one thing Mr. McMahon loves it is being surrounded by good company. In November 2012 the family decided to ask all guests in attendance to bring a new unwrapped toy that would be donated to Toys for Tots. The amount of participation for this event was more than expected and "McMahon Mix & Mingle" was born.

The following January we began hosting local organizations and collecting donations at the door with proceeds being given to the selected charity. We became a no cost venue for smaller organizations that can truly benefit from these gatherings.

 

  • Robin McCombs
    published this page 2018-06-05 17:30:31 -0400