Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida Announces Honorary Chair
for 2015 Wishmaker’s Ball
(July 29, 2014 – Southwest Florida) – The date has been set for the 9th Annual Wishmaker’s Ball for Saturday, January 17, 2015. The signature event will benefit Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida in granting wishes to local Southwest Florida children with life threatening medical conditions. The venue this year will be Quail West Golf and Country Club located at 5950 Burnham Road in Naples.
Make-A- Wish is pleased to announce Mrs. Brenda Booth-Brown, of The Brown Realty Group at Downing-Frye, as this year’s Honorary Ball Chair. Brown is an award winning Realtor who donates her time, talent and treasures too many local organizations including chairing the annual food build through the Estero United Methodist Church and Meals of Hope. She and her husband, Rick, are residents of Quail West where the Ball will be held this year.
The theme for the Ball is “Magical Moments” and will begin with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres followed by dinner, along with the opportunity to bid on an array of sough-after items, experiences and packages in the silent and live auctions.
Ms. Jenny Foegen, Ms. Dylan Sanders and Ms. Amy Sedlacek will be back again this year as Ball Co-Chairs. Chairs and organizers are seeking sponsors and auction items to help in the success of this Make-A-Wish signature event. The goal is to create a financial outcome enabling 30 wishes be granted to local Southwest Florida children. Community involvement is requested and needed to make the event a success.
The black-tie affair will provide an elegant evening of purpose, fun and after dinner dancing. Tickets may be purchased for $250 per individual by calling Lesley Colantonio at 239-992-9474 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Sponsorships are available starting at $2,500.
Celebrating 30 years of wishes this year, Make-A-Wish Southern Florida grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. The Southern Florida chapter grants a wish every 16 hours and has granted more than 9,000 wishes since its inception in 1983. The chapter’s vision is to make every eligible child’s wish come true. For more information about Make-A-Wish, to get involved or grant a wish, visit www.sfla.wish.org