Due to overwhelming support from the Southwest Florida community, tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now sold out for Tides of Change, benefitting PACE Center for Girls on Friday, Nov. 3 at MarineMax in Fort Myers. A waiting list is available should tickets become available for this new coastal themed fundraiser, which wraps up PACE’s year of celebrations in honor of its 10 years of service in Lee County.
PACE Lee Executive Director Meg M. Geltner expresses gratitude on behalf of the organization, its board of directors and the event committee to the following sponsors:
- Docktail Sponsors: Scott and Mary Fischer of Six Bends Harley Davidson and Gary Tasman of Cushman & Wakefield
- Beverage Sponsors: Wicked Dolphin, Florida Hydronic Solutions Inc. and Ada’s Natural Market
- Anchorage Sponsor: Fort Myers Police Department
- Helmsman Sponsor: Enterprise Holdings
- Compass Sponsors: Bill Smith Inc.; Chico’s FAS; David and Cheryl Copham; EverBank; Lee Health; Markham, Norton, Mostellar & Wright, P.A.; PUBLIX Supermarket Charities and Wittenborn Plastic Surgery
The shoreside dinner and dancing event will kick off with cocktails and Crave Culinaire’s inspired hors d’oeuvres for a Docktail Hour “yacht crawl” tour of MarineMax’s luxurious yachts. Crave’s celebrity chef Brian Roland will continue to amaze the hundreds of community leaders in attendance, sporting “boating chic” attire, with his artistic flair for a dinner against a backdrop of those elegant yachts and underneath a beautifully appointed tent from Caloosa Tent & Rental.
From there, attendees will enjoy dancing, raffle and a live auction featuring a selection of exclusive, high-end packages. The emotional high point of the evening promises to be the keynote address by a former PACE student who will share her story of overcoming her risk factors and finding her voice during her time at the PACE Center for Girls.
The event chairs are Cheryl Komnick, Noelle Casagrande and Marc Collins. Updated event information will be provided at www.facebook.com/PaceCenterforGirlsLee under “Events.”