2018 Uncommon Evening scheduled for November 8, 2018

The Uncommon Friends Foundation will hold its 2018 Uncommon Evening annual gala on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from sunset at 6 to 9 p.m. at the waterfront pavilion at the historic Burroughs Home & Gardens in downtown Fort Myers. The “Reflections on the River” theme will celebrate the Foundation’s 25th anniversary with a special program honoring its illustrious history and is being chaired by Caryn Smith, CEO of Driven by Design LLC.

Uncommon Evening will include tours of the historic Burroughs Home and catered dining, followed by the program to honor student scholarship recipients, the Character Education Champion Teacher, and the Business Ethics Award winner.

For an event brochure, visit https://uncommonfriends.org/support-uff/sponsorship-opportunities/. Storm Smart returns as the Jim & Ellie Newton Presenting Sponsor. Other committed sponsors include: Alliance Financial Group/Michael & Lynne Kimmich, BB&T Insurance, Henderson Franklin, and Lee County Electric Cooperative. Sponsors will benefit from anniversary events and promotions all year and all money raised supports the Uncommon Friends Foundation and its work.

The Uncommon Friends Foundation is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization established in 1993 and dedicated to lifelong character building among today’s youth and business leaders. It is located at the historic Burroughs Home & Gardens at 2505 First Street in Fort Myers, Florida 33901. Public tours and use of its new waterfront Gale McBride Pavilion are available by reservation. For more information, contact Executive Director Jennifer Nelson at jennifer@uncommonfriends.org or call (239) 337-9503.

This article was submitted by a Guest Author of the Above Board Chamber.