Fort Myers Derby Girls set to conquer the Gold Coast on August 23
As a proud sponsor of the Fort Myers Derby Girls, Cre8 Salon & Spa announces tickets are available now for the team’s next home bout against the Gold Coast Derby Grrls, 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 23 at Bamboozles Skating and Event Center, 2095 Andrea Lane in Fort Myers. Happy hour starts at 4:45 p.m., and donations will be collected for Oma’s Heart, which provides Christmas gifts to financially struggling families. Advance tickets are $10, and can be ordered at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2067989. Tickets at the door are $12.
This is fans’ second-to-last chance to see the team in its 2015 home season. Expect to see hard hits, fancy footwork and fast paced jams at this family friendly bout as the Girls take on the Grrls and collect donations for a great cause. Fans are asked to bring the following, based on a wish list provided by Oma’s Heart: toys for children birth to age 2, toys for children ages 9-12, gift cards, movie tickets, sports balls (football, basketballs, soccer balls), stuffed animals, batteries of all sizes, Magic Tape, Christmas wrapping paper and stocking stuffing items.
Following the bout, meet and mingle with the skaters at Stevie Tomato’s Sports Page at 9510 Marketplace Road in Fort Myers.
Cre8 Salon & Spa owner Marcy Moreno said, “Fort Myers Derby Girls empowers its team members to work hard, have fun and make a difference in the community. That’s not too different from what we do at Cre8 every day, so it’s a natural organization for us to support. If you’ve never been to a roller derby bout, you’re in for a real treat on August 23!”
The final home bout in the home season is on September 27 vs. South Florida Roller Girls, also at Bamboozles. Fort Myers Derby Girls is recruiting skaters, referees, non-skating officials, announcers and volunteers. Learn more at www.fortmyersderbygirls.com.
Fort Myers Derby Girls Inc.
Cre8 Salon & Spa is a proud sponsor of Fort Myers Derby Girls Inc., a non-profit organization of dedicated women, ages 18 and up, from Lee, Sarasota, Charlotte and Collier Counties, that play the sport of roller derby utilizing good sportsmanship and intense competition. The Fort Myers Derby Girls follow the rules set forth by the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association.
Cre8 Salon & Spa
Established in 2006, Cre8 Salon & Spa is a full-service salon and day spa. It is one of only three Florida salons carrying the Nick Arrojo hair care product line, classifying it as an Arrojo Ambassador Salon, and owner Marcy Moreno is Arrojo Razor-Craft Certified. Cre8 also is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for completing the most haircuts by a team in eight hours, a world record the salon set in November 2011 during a fundraiser for the Florida ALS Association. Cre8 is located at 814 SW Pine Island Road, #202 in Cape Coral, in the Fountain Shops on Pine Island Road and Skyline Boulevard. For more information call 239-458-2704 or visit www.cre8salon.com.