Dress for Success SW Florida has announced its annual signature event: A New York Night in Black & White. The gala will be held on Friday, May 11, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Bonita Springs, Florida. This year the theme celebrates the style and sophistication of New York. The evening will include hors d’oeuvres, champagne, dinner, and live and silent auctions. Guests are invited to wear their finest black and white cocktail attire for an evening of fun and fashion to support Dress for Success SW Florida.
Liz Carey, Chief Affiliate Growth & Sustainability Officer of Dress for Success Worldwide, is the keynote speaker. She is responsible for the overall health and governance of the organization’s global affiliate network. Carey overhauled the application process for new Dress for Success locations. With the help of her leadership, the affiliate network has more than doubled during her tenure. Global reach expanded from 5 countries to 30 as part of this effort. She joined Dress for Success in 2004.
White House Black Market is returning as the founding sponsor. The brand has been instrumental with its continued support to grow Dress for Success SW Florida. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information, contact Nickole Hendra at 239.689.4992.
About Dress for Success SW Florida
Founded in 2010, Dress for Success SW Florida is headquartered in Fort Myers, Fla. The mission of Dress for Success SW Florida is to promote the independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support, and career development tools to help them thrive in work and in life. The non-profit helps women achieve self-defined financial and professional success. Dress for Success SW Florida serves job-ready women by referral only. For more information, call 239-689-4992. Dress for Success SW Florida is located at 12995 S. Cleveland Ave., Suite 153, Fort Myers, FL 33907.