Friends of Foster Children Forever announces Chairs for 2017 Boots & Boogie Bash

Friends of Foster Children Forever (FFCF) is proud to announce Rob Wilson and Rio DeArmond as this year’s Chairs for the 10th Anniversary Boots & Boogie Bash.

The annual fundraiser will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Grey Oaks Country Club in Naples with a ‘Boots and Bling’ theme this year.

Wilson is the Vice President/General Manager of the SWFL Group of Enterprise Holdings. DeArmond has a background in the non-profit sector and is currently working on a Certificate in Nonprofit Executive Leadership from Indiana University.

“We’re very fortunate to have volunteers like Rob and Rio,” says FFCF Executive Director, Jane Billings. “Not only are they successful and involved in the community but they are truly wonderful people happy to donate their time, talents and treasures to help make our event a success.”

This year’s Bash will begin with a cocktail reception followed by dinner, silent and live auctions, entertainment by P’zazz, and dancing to the fabulous Blue Stone Circle Band. Celebrity emcees for the event will be ABC-7 anchor Krista Fogelsong and Chef Brian Roland.

Tickets for the Boots & Boogie Bash may be purchased online at for $250 per person, $350 per patron and $3,000 per table, or by calling 239-262-1808. For information about becoming a sponsor, please email

Proceeds from the event will help fund educational mentoring for local foster children and help fulfill the FFCF mission. Helping to make the event possible are: Enterprise Holdings, NEST Multi-Facility Management, Arthrex, First Florida Integrity Bank, Naples Auto Donation Center, Children’s Network of Southwest Floridaand Naples Daily News.

The FFCF mission is to focus on the children they serve by providing targeted educational and enrichment opportunities that allow each child to fulfill his or her potential. The charitable organization works to fulfill the unmet needs of every child who enters, or is at risk of entering the foster care system in Collier, Hendry and Glades Counties.

For more information about Friends of Foster Children of Forever (FFCF) or how to help, visit or call (239) 262–1808.
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