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Social Register


Social Register: The Calendar

The top galas, luncheons and festivals to support your cause.

Events are a lifeline for nonprofits in Southwest Florida—they’re also a heck of a lot of fun. Here, we round up anticipated events for hundreds of nonprofits in Collier and Lee Counties. It’s time to party for a purpose again. We recommend you check with the organizations for the latest information. All phone numbers are area code (239) unless otherwise indicated.

 

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SEPTEMBER

 

COLLIER

 

Friends of Foster Children Forever Inc.

Friends of Foster Children Forever Labor Day 5K

Sept. 6, 7:30 a.m., at Lowdermilk Park and virtual

Tickets: $30/adult, $15/student

Dress code: Running attire

runsignup.com

 

Foundation of Collier County Medical Society

8th Annual Docs & Duffers Charity Golf Tournament

Sept. 18, 8 a.m., at Bonita Bay Club, Naples

Tickets: $195/golfer, $700/foursome

Dress code: Golf attire

Chair: Dr. Rolando Rivera

ccmsonline.org

 

The Joey D. Foundation

Run 3 for Joey D 5K

Sept. 18, 8 a.m., at North Collier Regional Park

Tickets: $30

Dress code: Athletic

Chairs: Bri DiPascale, Lexi DiPascale, Jason Gomory

victorysportsmgt.com

 

Seacrest Country Day School

15th Annual Stingray Classic Golf Tournament

Sept. 25, 7:30 a.m., at Tiburón Golf Club

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Casual

Chairs: Ed and Christina Bozarth

seacrest.org

 

Shy Wolf Sanctuary, Education and Experience Center Inc.

Inaugural Shy Wolf Scramble

Sept. 25, 8 a.m., at Heritage Bay Golf & Country Club

Tickets: $150/golfer, $500/foursome

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Shane Biltz

shywolfsanctuary.org

 

LEE

 

Reiko And Friends

September Concert to Benefit Cypress Cove

Sept. 12, 3 p.m., at Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Reiko Niiya

facebook.com/vyolynbabe

 

Boys & Girls Club of Lee County

BGCLC 1st Annual Golf Tournament

Sept. 17, 7:30 a.m., at Pelican Preserve Golf Club

Tickets: $150, packages available

Dress code: Golf attire

Chair: Rodney Ford

bgclee.org

 

Keep Lee County Beautiful Inc.

International Coastal Cleanup

Sept. 18, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., at various locations across Lee County

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Casual

klcb.org

 

Our Mother’s Home of Southwest Florida Inc.

Women on the Rise

Sept. 18, 9:30 a.m., at Keiser University

Dress code: Business-casual

keiseruniversity.edu

 

Bonita Springs YMCA

Bonita Springs YMCA Golf Tournament

Sept. 21, 8 a.m., at Vasari Country Club

Tickets: From $150

Dress code: Casual

swflymca.org

 

Lighthouse of Southwest Florida Inc.

Dining in the Dark

Sept. 23, time TBD, virtual

Tickets: $50

lighthouseswfl.org

 

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center

Deaf Awareness Event

Sept. 25, 10 a.m., at The Sally J. Pimentel Deaf & Hard of Hearing Center

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Casual

dhhc.life

 

IMAG History & Science Center

IMAG’s 25th Anniversary Benefit

Sept. 25, 6 p.m., at IMAG History & Science Center

Tickets: From $150

Dress code: Cocktail attire

theimag.org

 

March of Dimes Inc.

32nd Annual Signature Chefs Auction-Feeding Motherhood

Sept. 30, 6 p.m., at Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa

Tickets: $250

Dress code: Semi-formal

signaturechefs.org

 

Lee Health Foundation Inc.

4th Annual Clips for Cancer

Throughout September, 8 a.m., at Great Clips locations throughout Southwest Florida and virtual

Tickets: Free

Chairs: Amy Frith, Sue Robbins

leehealthfoundation.org

 

Zonta Club of Bonita Springs-Estero

Free the Girls Luncheon

September, date TBD, 12 p.m., at Crowne Plaza Fort Myers at Bell Tower Shops

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Casual

zontabonitasprings.com

 

 

OCTOBER

 

COLLIER

 

Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida Inc.

Art and Soul Event at the Museum

Oct. 9, 12 p.m., at Collier County Museum at the Government Center

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Casual

mhaswfl.org

 

The Optima Foundation Inc.

The Optima Foundation Fall Reception

Oct. 12, 5 p.m., at Bay Colony Golf Club

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Country club

optimaed.org

 

St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic School

Golf Benefit Tournament

Oct. 15, 8:30 a.m., at Vineyards Country Club

Tickets: $145

Dress code: Golf attire

Chair: Gina Groch

saintelizabethseton.com

 

Cancer Alliance of Naples

Jerry Conti Memorial Golf Tournament

Oct. 17, time TBD, at Cypress Woods Golf & Country Club

Ticket: $250   

Dress code: Golf attire           

cancerallianceofnaples.com

 

David Lawrence Centers Inc.

8th Annual Chip in for DLC Golf Tournament

Oct. 22, 11:30 a.m., the Quail Creek Country Club

Tickets: $250/golfer, $1,000/foursome

Dress code: Golf attire

Chairs: Peter Michaels, Joe Stusek

chipinfordlc.org

 

Legal Aid Service of Collier County

Take A Stand Against Domestic Violence 5K Run/Walk

Oct. 23, 8 a.m., at Sugden Regional Park

Tickets: $25

Dress code: Athletic clothing

runsignup.com

 

Salvation Army Fran Cohen Youth Center

3rd Annual Rally for Good

Oct. 23, 10 a.m., at Ultimate Garages

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Dr. Jim Buonavolonta

salvationarmyflorida.org

 

Champions For Learning

Center for Innovation Community Open House & Ribbon Cutting

Oct. 27, 8 a.m., at the Frank and Ellen Daveler Center for Innovation in Learning

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Business-casual

championsforlearning.org

 

Pan-Florida Challenge Inc.

Pan-Florida Challenge Golf Tournament

Oct. 29, 12 p.m., at TPC Treviso Bay

Tickets: From $175

panfloridachallenge.org

 

Grace Place for Children and Families Inc.

A Swing of Grace, a Two-Day 10th Anniversary Event

Oct. 29, evening, and Oct. 30, morning and lunch, at The Club at The Strand

Tickets: $250 dinner; $250/golfer; $1,000/foursome; $50 lunch only; $450 combined two-day event ticket

Dress code: Oct. 29 evening event attire is semi-formal, costumes welcome; Oct. 30

golf outing attire is casual, costumes welcome.

Chairs: Jim Bosscher, Nita Doyle

graceplacenaples.org

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast Inc.

Party Hearty for Charity

Oct. 30, 5 p.m., at Hilton Naples

Tickets: $150

Dress code: Cocktail, business-casual

Chairs: Daniel and Barbara Melvin

thepartywithapurposefoundation.org

 

PFLAG Naples Inc.

Naples Gay-La Brunch

Oct. 31, time TBD, at Vineyards Country Club

Tickets: $40/adult, $10/student

Dress code: Casual (no jeans or shorts)

Chair: David Goldstein

pflag.org

 

Pilot Club of Naples/Naples Pilot Foundation Inc.

Share Nights at Culver’s

Nights in October, 5 p.m., at Culver’s on Sage Road

Tickets: Free, donations appreciated

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Suzanne Lester

pilotclubofnaples.org

 

LEE

 

WGCU Public Media

WGCU Be My Neighbor Day

Oct. 2, 9 a.m., at WGCU Public Media

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Anne Stavely

wgcu.org

 

NAMI Lee, Charlotte and Hendry Counties

NAMIWalks Southwest Florida-5K Sunset Walk

Oct. 2, 4 p.m., from Old Methodist Church to Edison Bridge

Tickets: Free, donations appreciated

Dress code: Athletic

Chairs: Corey Lazar

namilee.org

 

Community Cooperative Inc.

Becoming Cosmopolitan Gone Country

Oct 7, 6 p.m., at The Ranch Concert Hall and Saloon

Tickets: $125

Dress code: TBD

communitycooperative.com

 

Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation Inc.

FGCU: 30th Annual Founder’s Cup Golf Tournament

Oct. 8, 11 a.m., at Imperial Golf Club

Tickets: $550

Dress code: Country club

Chair: Georgia North

fgcu.edu

 

Rotary Club of Fort Myers Inc.

Rotary Cup Golf Outing

Oct. 9, 7:30 a.m., at River Hall Country Club

Tickets: $125

Dress code: Golf attire

Chair: Brandon Muscato

rotaryfortmyers.org

 

The Lee County Medical Society Inc.

Physician Medical Service & We Care Awards: A Community Celebration

Oct. 9, 7 p.m., at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa

Tickets: $125

Dress code: Business attire

Chair: Dr. Tracy Vo

lcmsfl.org

 

Reiko And Friends

October Concert to Benefit Faith Presbyterian Church

Oct. 11, 7 p.m., at Faith Presbyterian Church, Cape Coral

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Reiko Niiya

facebook.com/vyolynbabe

 

Reiko And Friends

October Concert

Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m., at Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center

Tickets: $25

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Reiko Niiya

sbdac.com

 

Lee Health Foundation Inc.

Colors of the Sea Fashion Show & Luncheon

Oct. 13, 11 a.m., at Heritage Palms Golf & Country Club

Tickets: $55

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Patti Chlipala

leehealthfoundation.org

 

Keep Lee County Beautiful Inc.

“GO GREEN” Golf Tournament

Oct. 15, 7:30 a.m., at The Plantation Golf & Country Club

Tickets: $125

Dress code: Golf attire

klcb.org

 

Children’s Network of Southwest Florida LLC

16th Annual Walk to Prevent Child Abuse

Oct. 15-17, 8 a.m., various local venues and virtual

Tickets: Free, donations appreciated

Dress: Casual

Chair: Nadereh Salim

childnetswfl.org

 

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida Inc.

2nd Annual Grampy’s Sporting Clays Tournament

Oct. 15, 8:30 a.m., at Sarasota Trap Skeet and Sporting Clays Inc.

Tickets: $300, $1000/team of four, sponsorships available

Dress code: Casual

rmhcswfl.org

 

Hope Healthcare

Shine: A Benefit for Hope Kids Care

Oct. 15, 5 p.m., at Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Tickets: $150

Dress code: Resort-casual

Chairs: State Rep. Jenna Persons-Mulicka, Lizbeth Benacquisto

shineforhope.org

 

Lighthouse of Southwest Florida Inc.

White Cane Awareness Day

Oct. 15, details TBD

lighthouseswfl.org

 

Partners for Breast Cancer Care Inc.

Human Pink Ribbon

Oct. 16, 9 a.m., at Coconut Point Mall

Tickets: $20

Dress code: Casual

Chairs: Janet Darnell, Celeste Middleton

Pfbcc.org

 

Hope Clubhouse of Southwest Florida Inc.

Hope Clubhouse Faces of Hope Mental Health Luncheon

Oct. 20, 10 a.m., location TBD and virtual

Tickets: $120, sponsorships available

Dress code: Business-casual

Chairs: Diana Willis, Debbie Toler

hopeclubhouse.org

 

The Heights Foundation Inc.

Run The River Poker Run

Oct. 21, time TBD, at the Caloosahatchee River

Dress code: Casual

heightsfoundation.org

 

Best Buddies Southwest Florida

Champion of the Year Gala

Oct. 22, 6 p.m., at Spanish Wells Golf & Country Club

Tickets: $175

Dress code: Cocktail

Chair: Alina Gonzalez-Dockery

bestbuddieschampion.org

 

The Family Initiative Inc.

Vegas Nights

Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m., at Cape Coral Yacht Club

Tickets: $75, $125/couple

Dress code: Vegas attire

Chair: Jessica Van Hart

fi-florida.org

 

American Cancer Society

Cattle Baron’s Ball

Oct. 23, 6 p.m., at Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Tickets: From $250

Dress code: Country chic

Chair: Susan Frantz

leecattlebarons.com

 

CREW Land & Water Trust

CREW Stanley Hole Golf Tournament

Oct. 29, 1:30 p.m., at Old Corkscrew Golf Club

Tickets: $100-$1,500

Dress code: Golf-casual

crewtrust.org

 

Edison & Ford Winter Estates Inc.

Appalachian Road Show (Blue Grass Band)

Oct. 29, 6 p.m., at Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Casual

edisonford.org

 

 

NOVEMBER

 

COLLIER

 

Collier Senior Resources

Celebrate Our Seniors Annual Dinner

Nov. 2, 6 p.m., at Naples Sailing & Yacht Club

Tickets: $500 donation

Dress code: Business attire (jackets for men are suggested)

Chair: Rick Jennewine

collierseniorresources.org

 

Youth Haven Inc.

Healing Youth Luncheon

Nov. 3, 11:30 p.m., at Sea Salt

Tickets: $150

Dress code: Business-casual

Chair: Ingrid Aielli

youthhavenswfl.org

 

The Joey D. Foundation

A Meal to Remember

Nov. 4, 5 p.m., at Joey D’s

Tickets: $30

Dress code: Casual

Chairs: Jen DiPascale, Bri DiPascale, Lexi DiPascale

thejoeydfoundation.com

 

Naples Woman’s Club Inc.

Artisan Marketplace

Nov. 5-6, 10 a.m., at Naples Woman’s Club

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Elaine Sulat

napleswomansclub.org

 

Community Foundation of Collier County Inc.

Celebration of Philanthropy

Nov. 5, 11 a.m., at the Grey Oaks Country Club

Tickets: $200

Dress code: Business-casual

Chairs: Jennifer Walker, Tom McCann

cfcollier.org

 

Baby Basics of Collier County Inc.

Passport to Kindness Annual Fashion Show Fundraiser

Nov. 5, 12 p.m., at Royal

Poinciana Country Club

Chair: Lauren Faby

babybasicscollier.org

 

Neighborhood Health Clinic Inc.

Neighborhood Bash – Evening at the Clinic

Nov. 5, 5 p.m., at Neighborhood Health Clinic

Tickets: $100

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Kate Pavlik Klaus

neighborhoodhealthclinic.org

 

Immokalee Foundation Inc.

Charity Classic Celebration Gala & Fund a Dream Auction

Nov. 5, 6 p.m., at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

Tickets: $550

Dress code: Cocktail attire

Chairs: Janet and Jerry Belle, Carol and Tom Joseph

immokaleefoundation.org

 

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County Inc.

Fore-The-Kids Golf Tournament

Nov. 6, 10 a.m., at Fiddler’s Creek

Tickets: $500/golfer, $2,000/foursome

Dress code: Golf attire

Chairs: Mary Osborn, Lea Smith

bgccc.com

 

Greater Naples AAUW Charitable Foundation Inc.

A Celebration of Over 20 Years Advancing Women and Girls in Southwest Florida

Nov. 6, 11:30 a.m., at Naples Sailing & Yacht Club

Tickets: $75

Dress code: Celebratory luncheon attire

Chairs: Catherine Hackney, Jeannine Stetson Hagedorn

Keynote speaker: Barbara Rhodes-Melvin

greaternaples-fl.aauw.net

 

Everglades Society for Historic Preservation

Save ECityBank Music Festival

Nov. 6, 12 p.m., at Rod & Gun Club

Tickets: $50

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Marya Repko

saveboe.com

 

NCH Healthcare System Inc.

NCH Hospital Ball: The Healing Garden

Nov. 6, 6 p.m., at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

Tickets: $500

Dress code: Black-tie

Chairs: Dr. Doug and Dianna Harrington

nchmd.org

 

Cypress Cove Land Keepers

Grand Opening of Cypress Cove Land Keepers’ Gore Nature Education Center

Nov. 7, 12 p.m., at the Gore Nature Center

Tickets: Free, donations appreciated

Dress code: Casual

cclandkeepers.com

 

Storytellers Creative Arts Inc.

Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs Concert and Art Exhibit

Nov. 7, 7 p.m., at Covenant Church of Naples

Tickets: Free

Chair: William S. Barnett

scanaples.org

 

Pace Center for Girls – Collier at Immokalee

Crazy Pantz

Nov. 9, 6 p.m., at The Players Club & Spa

Tickets: $100

Dress code: Crazy, colorful and casual

Chair: Melissa Speech

pacecenter.org

 

Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens

Zoo Gala: Out of Africa

Nov. 11, 6 p.m., at Naples Zoo

Tickets: $1,000

Dress code: African-safari-inspired fashion

Chairs: Sheliah Wall, Jennifer McCurry, Anita Lovse

napleszoogala.org

 

Salvation Army of Collier County

Annual Civic Lunch

Nov. 12, 12 p.m., at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

Tickets: $100

Dress code: Business-casual

Chair: Stephanie Dixon

salvationarmyflorida.org

 

Providence House Inc.

16th Annual Luncheon

Nov. 13, 11:30 a.m., at St. Ann Jubilee Center

Tickets: $65, $360/table of six

Dress code: Smart casual

Chairs: Doris Corey, Susan Eckert

providencehousenaples.org

 

Shy Wolf Sanctuary, Education and Experience Center Inc.

WolfStock 2021

Nov. 13, 1 p.m., at Paradise Coast Sports Complex

Tickets: $50, $10/designated driver

Dress code: Casual

Chairs: Andrea Dekoff, Chelsi Murphy

shywolfsanctuary.org

 

Special Olympics Florida

Naples Yacht Hop

Nov. 13, 5 p.m., at Naples Yacht Club

Tickets: $700/individual, $1200/couple

Dress code: Resort-chic (no denim)

Honorary Chair: Sen. Rick Scott

give.specialolympicsflorida.org

 

Path2Freedom Inc.

Sixth Annual Red Gala

Nov. 13, 5:30 p.m., at Hilton Naples

Tickets: $250

Dress code: Semi-formal

Chairs: Lauren Picascio, Melissa Wagner, Amie Fanta

path2freedom.org

 

Wounded Warriors of Collier County

2021 Annual Dinner and Auction

Nov. 13, 5:30 p.m., at Naples Sailing & Yacht Club

Tickets: $250

Dress code: Semi-formal, cocktail

Chair: Dale Mullin

woundedwarriorsofcolliercounty.com

 

Naples Therapeutic Riding Center Inc.

Bootstrap Boogie Barn Dance

Nov. 13, 6:30 p.m., at Naples Therapeutic Riding Center

Tickets: $350

Dress code: Western wear

Chair: Davina Clark

naplestherapeuticridingcenter.org

 

Gulfshore Playhouse Inc.

Rising Stars: An Afternoon on the Red Carpet

Nov. 15, 11 a.m., at Arthrex One

Tickets: $400; sponsorships start at $10,000

Dress code: Luncheon cocktail

Chairs: Dr. Rich and Mrs. Kyla de Asla

gulfshoreplayhouse.org

 

First Tee of Naples/Collier

First Tee Invitational at Calusa Pines

Nov. 15, 12 p.m., at Calusa Pines Golf Club

Tickets: From $750

Dress code: Golf attire

Chairs: Terri and Bill Fisher

firstteenaplescollier.org

 

Cancer Alliance of Naples

YogaCAN

Nov. 15, time TBD, at Baker Park

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Athletic

Chairs: Lisa Dimond, Heather Caine and Melissa Neubek

yogacan.org

 

Golden PAWS Assistance Dogs

Santa PAWS

Nov. 17, 5:30 p.m., at Hilton Naples

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Business-casual

goldenpaws.org

 

Jewish Federation of Greater Naples Inc.

Here for Good!

Nov. 18, 7 p.m., location TBD

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Business-casual

jewishnaples.org

 

Royal Palm Academy Inc.

8th Annual Lilly Pulitzer Fashion Show & Luncheon

Nov. 19, 11 a.m., at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

Tickets: $175

Dress code: Resort-chic

Chairs: Sherri Waller, Trish Schwartz

royalpalmacademy.org

 

Humane Society Naples Inc.

Pets Who Rescued Us Party

Nov. 19, 6 p.m., at Baker Park

Tickets: From $250

Dress code: Dressy casual

Chairs: Jay and Patty Baker

hsnaples.org

 

David Lawrence Centers Inc.

Tree of Hope

Nov. 20, 5 p.m., at the David Lawrence Centers

Tickets: Free, donations appreciated

Dress code: Casual

dlctreeofhope.org

 

Voices of Naples Inc.

19th Annual Sing-Along Messiah

Nov. 21, 3:33 p.m., at Naples United Church of Christ

Tickets: $20

Dress code: Business-casual

voicesofnaples.org

 

Leadership Collier Foundation Inc.

Leadership Collier Foundation’s Volunteer Expo

Nov. 21, 4 p.m., at Coastland Center

Tickets: Free

napleschamber.org

 

St. John’s Thrift Shoppe

Our Christmas Week in November

Week of Nov. 21, at St. John’s Thrift Shoppe

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Casual

stjohnsshoppe.com

 

Farm City BBQ of Collier County Inc.

Farm City BBQ

Nov. 24, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., at Immokalee Pioneer Museum at Roberts Ranch

Tickets: $25

Dress code: Casual, jeans and cowboy boots

Chair: Dave Weston

farmcitybbq.com

 

Marco Island Shell Club Inc.

After-Thanksgiving Sale

Nov. 26, 9 a.m., at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

Tickets: Free

marcoshellclub.com

 

Legal Aid Service of Collier County

Art Aid Naples Charity Auction/Art Festival

Nov. 27, 9 a.m., at Cambier Park

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Casual

collierlegalaid.org

 

Naples Pathways Coalition Inc.

17th Annual Iron Joe Turkey Ride

Nov. 28, 8 a.m., at Eagle Lakes Community Park

Tickets: $20-$65

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Michelle Avola-Brown

naplespathways.org

 

LEE

 

Clinic for Rehabilitation of Wildlife Inc. (CROW)

Taste of the Islands

Nov. 1-30, multiple restaurants throughout Sanibel and Captiva

crowclinic.org

 

New Horizons of Southwest Florida Inc.

Grow Forward Gala

Nov. 3, 6 p.m., at Bonita Bay Club

Tickets: From $300

Dress code: Semi-formal

Chair: Judy Dove

newhorizonsofswfl.org

 

WGCU Public Media

Annual Meeting and Happy Hour

Nov. 4, 4 p.m., at WGCU Studios

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Business-casual

Chair: Pamela Garvey

wgcu.org

 

The Dubin Center

Brushstrokes From The Soul

Nov. 4, 5 p.m., at Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center

Tickets: $150

Dress code: Business-casual

alzheimersswfl.org

 

Captains For Clean Water Inc.

Restore Gala

Nov. 5, 5 p.m., at Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Tickets: $300

Dress code: Formal

captainsforcleanwater.org

 

Keep Lee County Beautiful Inc.

Monofilament Madness Marine Cleanup

Nov. 6, 8 a.m., at Mound House and Salty Sam’s Marina

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Casual

klcb.org

 

Midwest Food Bank Florida

2021 Shoot Down Hunger-Clayshoot Fundraiser

Nov. 6, 9 a.m., at Bermont Shooting Club, Punta Gorda

Tickets: $125

Dress code: Outdoor apparel

Chair: Kelly Apfel

midwestfoodbank.org

 

Special Olympics Florida

Race for Inclusion

Nov. 6, 11 a.m., at JetBlue Park at Fenway South

Dress code: Running attire

raceforinclusion.org

 

The Canterbury School Inc.

Extravaganza 2021-2022

Nov. 6, 5 p.m., at the Canterbury School

Tickets: $175

Dress code: Florida Casual

Chairs: Susan Chicone, Lauren Casey

canterburyfortmyers.org

 

Pace Center for Girls Inc., Lee County

Believing in Girls Gala

Nov. 6, 5 p.m., at Sidney & Berne Davis Arts Center

Tickets: $200

Dress code: Black-tie

Chairs: Rebekah and Jeff Barney, Dwayne Bergmann, Luis Insignares

pacecenter.org

 

Home Base Veteran and Family Care Southwest Florida

Pelican’s Nest Salute to SWFL Veterans and Military Families

Nov. 8, 10 a.m., at Pelican’s Nest Golf Club at Pelican Landing

Tickets: From $200

Dress code: Golf attire

Chair: Mary Jo Morgan

homebase.org

 

The Uncommon Friends Foundation Inc.

Uncommon Evening Gala

Nov. 10, 6 p.m., at Burroughs Home and Gardens

Tickets: $125

Dress code: Cocktail

Chairs: Cole and Rachel Peacock

uncommonfriends.org

 

Rotary Club of Fort Myers Inc.

Italian Fest

Nov. 11, 6 p.m., at Rotary Club of Fort Myers

Tickets: $125

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Steve Belcher

rotaryfortmyers.org

 

Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Inc. (SCCF)

Wines in the Wild

Nov. 12, 6:30 p.m., at Bailey Homestead Preserve

Tickets: TBD

winesinthewildsccf.com

 

Partners for Breast Cancer Care Inc.

Gourmet Feast for the Palate

Nov. 13, 7 p.m., at Kelly Greens Golf & Country Club

Tickets: $125

Dress code: Business-casual

Chair: Judith Dolan, Janet Darnell

pfbcc.org

 

Fort Myers Beach Art Association & Gallery

Drawing the Figure with Francesco Gillia: Mixed Media Famous Artist Workshop

Nov. 15-17, 9 a.m., at Fort Myers Beach Art Association & Gallery

Tickets: $400, $350 (members)

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Dorothy McDowell

fortmyersbeachlart.com

 

Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers

Mastersingers Gala: A Trio of Anniversaries

Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m., at Caloosa Sound Convention Center & Amphitheater

Tickets: $150

Dress code: Semi-formal

Chairs: Jill Janda-Kanner, Els Bunkens

mastersingersfm.com

 

The Heights Foundation Inc.

Blues By The Bay

Nov. 21, time TBD, at a private waterfront home

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Resort attire

heightsfoundation.org

 

Edison & Ford Winter Estates Inc.

Garden Festival

Nov. 21-22, 9 a.m., at Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Casual

edisonford.org

 

Edison & Ford Winter Estates Inc.

Holiday Nights

Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 5:30 p.m., at Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Tickets: $20/adult; $10/teen, ages 13-19; $2/child, ages 6-12; members free

Dress code: Casual

edisonford.org

 

Animal Refuge Center Inc.

Starlight Auction

Nov. 27, 6 p.m., at Marriott Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa

Tickets: $100

Dress code: Cocktail

Chair: Betty Hughes

animalrefugecenter.com

 

 

DECEMBER

 

COLLIER

 

Save the Storks

A Worship Night: Fundraiser for Save the Storks

Dec. 1, 6 p.m., at Hilton Naples

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Sunday best

savethestorks.com

 

Holocaust Museum and Cohen Education Center of Southwest Florida Inc.

The Luncheon: Honoring the Museum’s 20th Anniversary

Dec. 2, 11:30 a.m., at Arthrex One

Tickets: $150

Dress code: Business-casual

Chairs: Maureen Lerner, Estelle Price, Nancy White, Rosalee Bogo, Diane McGinty, Sandra Lee Buxton, Sandra Roth, Nancy Barbounis

hmcec.org

 

Foundation Fighting Blindness

Holiday Happenings Luncheon

Dec. 2, 12 p.m., at The Players Club at Lely Resort

Tickets: TBD

Chairs: Valerie Becker, Karen Vosmik

fightingblindness.org

 

Women’s Foundation of Collier County

Women Rock Philanthropy

Dec. 3, 11 a.m., at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

Tickets: $275

Chair: Vicki Tracy, Brenda O’Connor

womenrockphilanthropy.org

 

Fifth Avenue South Business Improvement District Inc.

Christmas on 5th Avenue

Dec. 3, 5-10 p.m., and Dec. 4, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., at Sugden Plaza and on Fifth Avenue South.

Dress code: Country club-casual

fifthavenuesouth.com

 

Naples Historical Society Inc.

Christmas Gala at Historic Palm Cottage

Dec. 3, 6:30 p.m., at Historic Palm Cottage

Tickets: From $550

Dress code: Black-tie

Chairs: Carole and Robert Leher

napleshistoricalsociety.org

 

The Naples Players Inc.

Teas & Trees Festival

Dec. 4-20, 4 p.m., in Downtown Naples

Tickets: TBD

Dress: Casual

Chair: Jackie Morelisse

naplesplayers.org

 

Rotary Club of Naples Inc.

The Rotary Club of Naples Food, Wine & Beer Festival

Dec. 4, 5 p.m., at Bayfront of Naples

Tickets: $75-$100

Dress code: Casual

Chairs: Mia Delk, Kendra Hoefs

napleswine.org

 

Community School of Naples

World-Class Polo

Dec. 4, details TBD, at Wrenwood Farms

communityschoolnaples.org

 

Shy Wolf Sanctuary, Education and Experience Center Inc.

Santa Paws Photo Opportunity

Dec. 5, 10 a.m., at Shy Wolf Sanctuary

Tickets: $35

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Michele Murphy

shywolfsanctuary.org

 

Voices of Naples Inc.

Home for the Holidays

Dec. 6, 7 p.m., at Emmanuel Lutheran Church

Tickets: Free, donations appreciated

Dress code: Casual

voicesofnaples.org

 

NAMI of Collier County Inc.

Hope Shines Luncheon

Dec. 10, 11:30 a.m., at Arthrex One

Tickets: $300

Dress code: Business-casual

namicollier.org

 

Pathways Early Education Center of Immokalee Inc.

Dancing with the Stars

Dec. 10, time TBD, at Hilton Naples

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Semi-formal

Chair: Sarann Krausharr

pathwaysearlyeducation.org

 

Everglades Society for Historic Preservation

Killing Mr. Watson

Dec. 11, 10 a.m., at Smallwood General Store

Tickets: $50

Dress Code: Casual

Chair: Marya Repko

saveboe.com

 

YMCA of South Collier Inc.

YMCA of South Collier Golf Tournament

Dec. 11, details TBD

marcoymca.org

 

Hadassah/Collier Chapter

Major Donor/Keepers of the Gate Annual Event

Dec. 12, 10:30 a.m., virtual

Tickets: $1,000 minimum donation

Chairs: Nancy Wiadro, Ellen Harris

hadassah.org

 

Friends of Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

Seashells & Santa

Dec. 12, 1 p.m., at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, Area No. 5

Tickets: $5, plus an unwrapped toy for child, ages infant to age 6

Dress code: Beach-casual

Chairs: Board of directors

delnorwiggins.org

 

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County Inc.

Women, Wine & a Worthy Cause

Dec. 15, 6 p.m., at Jane’s on Third

Tickets: $75

Dress code: Business attire

bgccc.com

 

Meals of Hope Inc.

Holidays Without Hunger

Dec. 18, 9 a.m., at Lee County Civic Center

Tickets: Free, donations appreciated.

Dress code: Casual

holidayswithouthunger.org

 

Meals of Hope Inc.

Holidays Without Hunger-Collier Morning and Afternoon

Dec. 21, time and location TBD

Tickets: Free, donations appreciated

mealsofhope.org

 

LEE

 

Save the Storks

A Worship Night: Fundraiser for Save the Storks

Dec. 1, 6 p.m., at Hilton Naples

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Sunday best

savethestorks.com

 

Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida Inc.

Festival of Trees

Dec. 2-5, at Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Casual

fortmyersfestivaloftrees.com

 

Lee BIA Builders Care

Charity Clay Shoot

Dec. 3, 8:30 a.m., at Bermont Shooting Club

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Casual outdoor attire

Chair: Crystal Stouten

leebuilderscare.com

 

Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs

Off The Walls

Dec. 3, 6 p.m., at the Performing Arts Center, Hinman Auditorium

Tickets: $150

Dress code: Business-casual

Chair: Susan Bridges

artcenterbonita.org

 

National MS Society Southwest Florida Chapter

Orange Blossom Evening Under the Stars

Dec. 4, 6 p.m., at Talis Park

Tickets: $150

Dress code: Business-casual

Chair: Ian Russell

nationalmssociety.org

 

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida Inc.

4th Annual Grampy’s Pro-Am Golf Tournament

Dec. 10, 7 a.m., at Fiddlesticks Country Club

Tickets: $750/golfer; $3,500/foursome, plus pro; sponsorships available

Dress code: Country club

rmhcswfl.org

 

Special Olympics Florida

Jack Palmer Memorial Golf Classic

Dec. 11, 9 a.m., at The Club at Olde Cypress

Tickets: $800/foursome

Dress code: Golf attire (collared shirt, no denim)

Chair: Sue Palmer

specialolympicscollier.org

 

Fort Myers Beach Art Association & Gallery

Art Divine Holiday Sale Reception

Dec. 15, 5:30 p.m., at Fort Myers Beach Art Association & Gallery

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Holiday

Chair: Pam Flaherty

fortmyersbeachart.com

 

Meals of Hope Inc.

Holidays Without Hunger

Dec. 18, 9 a.m., at Lee County Civic Center

Tickets: Free, donations appreciated

Dress code: Casual

holidayswithouthunger.org

 

Meals of Hope Inc.

Holidays Without Hunger-Lee

Dec. 21, time and location TBD

Tickets: Free, donations appreciated

mealsofhope.org

 

Dr. Piper Center for Social Services Inc.

Christmas Celebration

Dec. 25, 8 a.m., at Dr. Piper Center for Social Services

Tickets: Free, donations appreciated

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Melissa Bonner

drpipercenter.org

 

 

JANUARY

 

COLLIER

 

Friends of the Library of Collier County Inc.

Nick Linn Lecture Series

Jan. 4, 12 p.m., at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, Grand Lawn Pavilion and virtual

Tickets: $300 (virtual); $325-$600 (in-person, members only)

Dress code: Business-casual

Chair: Trish Benisch

collier-friends.org

 

Naples Senior Center

10th Annual “An Evening for Better Tomorrows”

Jan. 8, 6 p.m., at Royal Poinciana Golf Club

Tickets: $450

Dress code: Business or cocktail attire

naplesseniorcenter.org

 

Gulf Coast Big Band Inc.

Gulf Coast Big Band Jazz Concert

Jan. 9, 2 p.m., at Cambier Park

Tickets: Free, donations appreciated 

Dress code: Casual

Director: Dan Miller

gulfcoastbigband.com

 

The Shelter for Abused Women & Children Inc.

GADV (Gentlemen Against Domestic Violence) Men’s Event

Jan. 13, 4:30 p.m., at Grey Oaks Country Club

Tickets: $250

Dress code: Country club-casual

Chairs: Tom Butz, Bill Calfee

naplesshelter.org

 

Everglades Society for Historic Preservation

Golfing Gala

Jan. 14, 5:30 p.m., at Naples Depot Museum

Tickets: $100

Dress code: Semi-casual

Chair: Patty Huff

saveboe.com

 

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County Inc.

Yamron Challenge

Jan. 14-16, details TBD, at The Club at Mediterra

Dress Code: Casual

bgccc.com

 

Friends of Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park

Wildlife and Wildlands Art Show

Jan. 16, 9 a.m., at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, Area No. 3

Tickets: Free, with park admission

Dress code: Beach-casual

Chairs: Valerie Thompson, Kathy Foster

delnorwiggins.org

 

Naples Therapeutic Riding Center Inc.

Hoof & Hike Poker Run

Jan. 16, 10 a.m., at Picayune Strand State Forest–The Belle Meade Tract

Tickets: $50

Dress Code: Casual

Chair: Lea Haven

naplestherapeuticridingcenter.org

 

Jewish Historical Society of Southwest Florida Inc.

Florida Jewish History Month Annual Celebration with 2022 Honoree Rosalee Bogo

Jan. 16, 11:30 a.m., at Hilton Naples

Tickets: $95

Dress code: Semi-formal

Chairs: Jay and Stuart Kaye

jhsswf.org

 

Friends of the Library of Collier County Inc.

Nonfiction Author Series

Jan. 17, 8:30 a.m., at the Kensington Golf & Country Club and virtual

Tickets: $250-$300

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Lew Paper

collier-friends.org

 

Greater Naples AAUW Charitable Foundation Inc.

MLK Celebration: Dr. Ted Thornhill, “More than Character: How and Why Racial Inequality Persists in the U.S.”

Jan. 17, 5:30 p.m., at The Arlington

Tickets: $95-$150

Dress code: Dressy dinner attire

Chairs: Laura Candris, Pallas Diaz

greaternaples-fl.aauw.net

 

Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida Inc.

Living Well with PD – an Education Symposium

Jan. 18, 8:30 a.m., at Hilton Naples and virtual

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Business-casual

parkinsonassociationswfl.org

 

Youth Haven Inc.

Cherish the Children Luncheon

Jan. 19, 11:30 a.m., at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

Tickets: $300

Dress code: Luncheon chic

Chairs: Trina Mostyn, Jennifer Porter

youthhavenswfl.org

 

Guadalupe Center Inc.

Guadalupe Galaxy Gala

Jan. 20, 5:30 p.m., at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Cocktail

Chairs: Bev Cherry, Debbie Toler

guadalupecenter.org

 

United Arts Council of Collier County Inc.

United Arts Council

Block Party!

Jan. 20, Fourth Avenue North, Naples

uaccollier.org

 

Empty Bowls Naples Inc.

Empty Bowls Naples 16th Annual Event

Jan. 22, 11 a.m., at Cambier Park

Tickets: $25

Dress code: Casual

Chairs: Betsy Dawson, Mari Boyd

emptybowlsnaples.com

 

St. John Neumann Catholic High School

2022 Celtic Ball

Jan. 22, 6 p.m., at St. John Neumann Catholic High School

Tickets: $250

Dress code: Cocktail

Chairs: Frank and Dominica Annese

sjnceltics.org

 

Naples Woman’s Club Inc.

Culinary Adventure

Jan. 26, Feb. 23 and March 23, 11:30 a.m., at various Naples restaurants

Tickets: From $150

Dress code: Dressy casual

Chair: Stacy Vermylen

culinaryadventurenaples.org

 

Naples Children & Education Foundation Inc.

The 2022 Naples Winter Wine Festival

January 27-30, 11 a.m., at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples

Tickets: From $15,000

Dress code: Resort-casual

Chairs: The 2022 Rise Up Committee

napleswinefestival.com

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast Inc.

Empowering Potential-Collier

Jan. 27, 6 p.m., location TBD

Tickets: $125

Dress code: Cocktail

Chairs: Lee-Anne Bosche, Miranda Sharkey

bbbssun.org

 

Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida Inc.

Mental Health Walk

Jan. 29, 8:30 a.m., at Baker Park

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Casual

mhaswfl.org

 

Make-A-Wish Southern Florida

Wishmaker’s Starfishes & Wishes Party

Jan. 29, 5 p.m., at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

Tickets: $425

Dress code: Cocktail attire

Chair: Lianne Caruso

wishmakerspartynaples.com

 

Additional Needs Inc.

Art Contest For Individuals With Additional Needs

January, details TBD, virtual

additionalneeds.info

 

LEE

 

Sanibel Community Association Inc.

The 1927 Gala

Jan. 18, 6 p.m., at The Community House

Tickets: $175

Dress code: Island cocktail

sanibelcommunityhouse.net

 

Lee Health Foundation Inc.

6th Annual MarineMax Yacht Gala

Jan. 21, 6 p.m., location TBD

Tickets: $250

Dress code: Semi-formal

Chair: Trudi Kemmis

leehealthfoundation.org

 

SWFL Children’s Charities Inc.

Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

Jan 21-22, in private homes and at Florida SouthWestern State College

Tickets: $1,500

Dress code: Resort-casual

swflwinefest.org

 

Clinic for Rehabilitation of Wildlife Inc. (CROW)

Wild About CROW

Jan. 22, details TBD

crowclinic.org

 

Lee County Coalition for a Drug-Free Southwest Florida Inc.

Busey Bank Run for Prevention

Jan. 29, 8 a.m., at Jaycee Park

Tickets: $25

Dress code: Athletic

Chairs: Jon Engh, Cape Coral Deputy Chief of Police Lisa Barnes

runsignup.com

 

 

FEBRUARY

 

COLLIER

 

The Shelter for Abused Women & Children Inc.

Mending Broken Hearts with Hope Luncheon

Feb. 4, 11 a.m., at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

Tickets: $400

Dress code: Business attire

Chairs: Diane and Dan McCaw

naplesshelter.org

 

Champions For Learning

Night of Champions

Feb. 4, 6 p.m., at Arthrex One

Tickets: $350

Dress code: Cocktail

Chair: Denise Murphy

championsforlearning.org

 

Saint Ann School Foundation Inc.

Heart for Education Gala

Feb. 4, 6 p.m., at Wasmer Athletic Field at Saint Ann School

Tickets: $250

Dress code: Casual elegance

Chair: Tina Ferrao

stann.net

 

Habitat for Humanity of Collier County

Give to the Max XI Dollar-for-Dollar Matching Challenge

Feb. 4-7, 12 p.m., virtual

Tickets: Free, donations appreciated

habitatcollier.org

 

Naples Garden Club Inc.

Naples Garden Club House & Garden Tour “Behind the Hedges”

Feb. 5, 8 a.m., at private gardens throughout Old Naples and Port Royal

Tickets: From $150

Dress code: Casual, comfortable walking shoes—no high heels

Chairs: Mary Schmidek, Gail Camalier

naplesgardenclub.org

 

St. Matthews House Inc.

Cars on 5th Concours

Feb. 5, 10 a.m., on Fifth Avenue South

Tickets: $30, sponsorships available

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Tom O’Riordan

stmattewshouse.org

 

Naples Pathways Coalition Inc.

Paradise Coast Trail Community Celebration

Feb. 5, 1 p.m., at Baker Park

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Michelle Avola-Brown

naplespathways.org

 

Marco Island Center for the Arts

Annual Gala: New Beginnings

Feb. 5, 5:30 p.m., at Island Country Club

Tickets: $250

Chairs: Aldo and Mary Pat Palombo

Honoree: Dawn Henderson

marcoislandart.org

 

Holocaust Museum and Cohen Education Center of Southwest Florida Inc.

Never Again, with Southwest Florida Jewish Pioneer Jack Nortman (Sunday Brunch)

Feb. 6, 11:30 a.m., at Hilton Naples

Tickets: $95

Dress code: Semi-formal

Chairs: Ellen Seigel, Sandra Lee Buxton

hmcec.org

 

Jewish Historical Society of Southwest Florida Inc.

Never Again, with Southwest Florida Jewish Pioneer Jack Nortman (Sunday Brunch)

Feb. 6, 11:30 a.m., at Hilton Naples

Tickets: $95

Dress Code: Brunch, semi-formal

Chairs: Ellen Seigel, Sandra Lee Buxton

jhsswf.org

 

United Arts Council of Collier County Inc.

Mardi Gras Music & Art Celebration

Feb. 6, time TBD, at Paradise Coast Sports Complex

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Mardi Gras attire

uaccollier.org

 

Friends of the Library of Collier County Inc.

Nick Linn Lecture Series

Feb. 7, 12 p.m., at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, Grand Lawn Pavilion and virtual

Tickets: $300 (virtual); $325-$600 (in-person, members only)

Dress code: Business-casual

Chair: Trish Benisch

collier-friends.org

 

The Naples Players Inc.

Front & Center Gala

Feb. 8, 6 p.m., at The Naples Players, Sugden Plaza

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Cocktail

Chair: Cheryl Waterhouse

naplesplayers.org

 

Opera Naples Inc.

Annual Gala Starring Joseph Calleja

Feb. 9, 5:30 p.m., at Arthrex One

Tickets: $500; sponsorships start at $5,000

Dress code: Black-tie

Chairs: Sondra Quinn, Louise Ost, Cyndy Stegemann

operanaples.org

 

American Cancer Society Inc.

Imagination Ball

Feb. 11, 6 p.m., at JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort

Tickets: $250

Dress code: Black-tie optional

acsfdmi.ejoinme.org

 

Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens

Zoobilee: Feast with the Beasts

Feb. 11, 6 p.m., at Naples Zoo

Tickets: $100

Dress code: Casual chic

Chairs: Nikkie Dvorchak, David Ruben

napleszoo.org

 

Naples Art

Scene to be Seen

Feb. 11, 6:30 p.m., at Naples Art

Tickets: $125

Dress code: Fashion forward

naplesart.org

 

Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida Inc.

23rd Annual Parkinson’s Walk

Feb. 12, 9 a.m., at Baker Park

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Casual

parkinsonassociationswfl.org

 

Asian Professionals Association SWFL Inc.

18th Annual AsiaFest “Year of the Tiger” Celebration

Feb. 12, 11 a.m., at Mercato Event Lawn

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Outdoor-casual

Chairs: Pearl Cruz, Colin Feng

facebook.com/asiafestswfl

 

STARability Foundation Inc.

2022 STAR Gala: Light the Night

Feb. 12, 5:30 p.m., at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples

Tickets: $500

Dress code: Black-tie optional

Chairs: Holly Shapiro, Jennifer Marchionda

starability.org

 

Friends of the Library of Collier County Inc.

Nonfiction Author Series

Feb. 14, 8:30 a.m., at the Kensington Golf & Country Club and virtual

Tickets: $250-$300

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Lew Paper

collier-friends.org

 

TheatreZone Inc.

TheatreZone’s Valentine Soiree

Feb. 14, 6 p.m., location TBD

Tickets: $250

Dress code: Cocktail attire

Chair: Sarann Kraushaar

theatre.zone

 

Christ Child Society of Naples Inc.

Keep the Wheels Rolling

Feb. 14-March 25, virtual

Chair: Gloria Gaughan

christchildnaples.org

 

First Tee of Naples/Collier

The Chubb Classic – Pro/Am

Feb. 15-20, 8 a.m., at Tiburón Golf Club

Tickets: $2,500

Dress code: Golf attire

Chair: Cindy Darland

firstteenaplescollier.org

 

Fun Time Early Childhood Academy Inc.

Signature Gala: Let’s Get Wild! Join the Safari

Feb. 17, 6 p.m., at Royal Poinciana Golf Club

Tickets: $450

Dress code: Safari attire

Chairs: Fran O’Sullivan, Lisa Sanchez

funtimeacademy.org

 

Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (CMON)

Night at the Museum

Feb. 19, 6 p.m., at CMON

Tickets: TBD

Dress Code: Superhero attire

Chairs: Sonya and Brian Sawyer

cmon.org

 

YMCA of South Collier Inc.

YMCA of South Collier Gala

Feb. 19, 6 p.m., at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort

Tickets: $225

Dress code: Cocktail

marcoymca.org

 

Avow Inc.

Avow’s Charity Adventure

Feb. 19, at Ferrari of Naples

avowcares.org

 

Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce

Children’s Business Fair

Feb. 22, 9 a.m., at Cambier Park

Tickets: $30

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Garrett Richter

napleschamber.org

 

Boys & Girls Club of Collier County Inc.

Youth of the Year

Feb. 22, 5:30 p.m., at Pelican Bay

Tickets: $750

Dress code: Cocktail, semi-formal

Chair: Audrey Pengelly

bgccc.com

 

Marco Island Historical Society Inc.

A Pirate’s Life for Me

Feb. 22, 5:30 p.m., at Island Country Club

Tickets: $225

Dress code: Pirate attire or smart-casual

Chairs: Jim and Allyson Richards

themihs.org

 

Naples Woman’s Club Inc.

Culinary Adventure

Feb. 23, 11:30 a.m., at various Naples restaurants

Tickets: From $150

Dress code: Dressy casual

Chair: Stacy Vermylen

culinaryadventurenaples.org

 

Freedom Waters Foundation

Kind Mariners Ball – From Sea to Shining Sea

Feb. 24, 5:30 p.m., at Naples Sailing & Yacht Club

Tickets: $350

Dress code: Yacht attire

Chairs: Pam and Bob Karll

freedomwatersfoundation.org

 

English-Speaking Union of the United States, Naples Branch

Annual Churchill Dinner

Feb. 24, 6 p.m., location TBD Tickets: $200

Dress code: Black-tie

Chairs: Ellen Weise, Karen Lannan

churchillsociety.org

 

Asian Professionals Association SWFL Inc.

The 4th Annual Asian Food Fest

Feb. 25, 5 p.m., at Millennial Brewing Co.

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Outdoor-casual

Chairs: Kyle Cebull, Pearl Cruz

millennialbrewing.com

 

Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida Inc.

The Choice Affair

Feb. 26, 6 p.m., at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Cocktail attire

myplannedparenthood.org

 

Voices of Naples Inc.

Singing for Scholarships Concert

Feb. 27, 3 p.m., at Naples United Church of Christ

Tickets: $25

Dress code: Business-casual

voicesofnaples.org

 

Friends of the Library of Collier County Inc.

Nick Linn Lecture Series

Feb. 28, 12 p.m., at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, Grand Lawn Pavilion and virtual

Tickets: $300 (virtual); $325-$600 (in-person, members only)

Dress code: Business-casual

Chair: Trish Benisch

collier-friends.org

 

Educational Pathways Academy

Growing Our Future Celebration

February, date and time TBD, at Educational Pathways Academy

Tickets: $50

Dress code: Casual

educationalpathwaysacademy.com

 

Hope for Haiti Inc.

Naples Celebration Event

February, details TBD

Dress code: Formal

hopeforhaiti.com

 

LEE

 

Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife Inc.

Burrowing Owl Festival 2022

Feb. 2, time TBD, at Rotary Park Environmental Center

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Pascha Donaldson

ccfriendsofwildlife.org

 

The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools Inc.

Take Stock in Children Strides for Education 5K

Feb. 5, 7:30 a.m., at Florida Southwestern State College, Lee Campus

Tickets: $30, $25 (teachers) and kids

Dress code: Athletic attire, casual

flcpsstrides5k.com

 

Lee County Coalition for a Drug-Free Southwest Florida Inc.

Drug House Odyssey: A Lee County Prevention Event

Feb. 9, 5 p.m., at Lee County Civic Center

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Casual, walking shoes recommended

Chairs: Jon Engh, Cape Coral Deputy Chief of Police Lisa Barnes

drugfreeswfl.org

 

“Ding” Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge

Go Wild for “Ding”

Feb. 9, 5:30 p.m., at The Community House

Tickets: $150

Dress code: Resort style

dingdarlingsociety.org

 

Special Equestrians Inc.

Ride-A-Thon

Feb. 12, 7:30 a.m., at Babcock Ranch

Tickets: $50

Dress code: Jeans

Chair: Jan Fifer

specialequestrians.net

 

Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation Inc.

FGCU Day: Celebrating 25 years

Feb. 12, 10 a.m., at FGCU

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Casual

fgcu.edu

 

The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools Inc.

STEMtastic Day of Discovery

Feb. 12, 10 a.m., at Lee County Public Education Building

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Casual

leeschoolfoundation.org

 

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida Inc.

27th Annual Storybook Ball

Feb. 12, 6 p.m., at Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa

Tickets: $325, sponsorships from $1,000

Dress code: Black-tie optional, themed attire

rmhcswfl.org

 

Everglades Wonder Gardens

Enchanted

Feb. 17, time TBD, at Everglades Wonder Gardens

Tickets: $225

Dress code: Cocktail

wondergardens.org

 

Midwest Food Bank Florida

2022 Gala Auction Fundraiser

Feb. 19, 6 p.m., at Luminary Hotel & Co.

Tickets: $150

Dress code: Formal

Chair: Kelly Apfel

midwestfoodbank.org

 

American Heart Association

2022 Go Red for Women Luncheon

Feb. 22, 12 p.m., at Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Red business-casual

swflgored.heart.org

 

ECHO

Long Table Farm Dinner

Feb. 22, 6 p.m., at ECHO Global Farm

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Business-casual

Chair: Amy Wiggins

echonet.org

 

Partners for Breast Cancer Care Inc.

Give Your Heart to Breast Cancer Care Luncheon & Fashion Show

Feb. 24, 11 a.m., at Legends Golf & Country Club

Tickets: $50

Dress code: Business-casual

Chairs: Pamela Gordon, Janet Darnell, Rosemary Mitchell

pfbcc.org

 

Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife Inc.

2022 Burrowing Owl Festival-Wildlife & Environmental Expo

Feb. 26, 10 a.m., at Rotary Park Environmental Center

Tickets: $5

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Paul Bonasia

ccfriendsofwildlife.org

 

Florida Repertory Theatre Inc.

Florida Rep 2022 Gala

Feb. 26, 5:30 p.m., at Caloosa Sound Convention Center & Amphitheater

Tickets: $250

Dress code: Cocktail

Chairs: Renee Pesci, Dinah Bloomhall, David Fritz

floridarep.org

 

Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida

March to a Million Meals

Feb. 26, details TBD, virtual on WINK TV

harrychapinfoodbank.org

 

Home Base Veteran and Family Care Southwest Florida

Run to Home Base

February, date TBD, 7 a.m., at JetBlue Park at Fenway South

Tickets: From $35

Dress code: Athletic

Chair: Jason Cooper

runtohomebaseflorida.org

 

 

MARCH

 

COLLIER

 

Friends of Foster Children Forever Inc.

15th Annual Boogie Bash

March 1, 6 p.m., location TBD

Dress attire: Semi-formal

Chairs: Dee DeLuca, PJ Fuerstman-Meyer, Nicole Roland

friendsoffosterchildren.net

 

The League Club Inc.

Naples Tables 2022, The Goodness of Gathering

March 2, 10 a.m., at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

Tickets: $375

Dress code: Business-casual

Chair: Ann Horton

leagueclub.org

 

Books for Collier Kids Inc.

Stay at Home and Read Celebrating Dr.Seuss’ Birthday

March 2, 12 p.m., at various private homes in Naples and virtual

Tickets: $500 donation

Dress code: Casual

Chairs: Nora Kolmer, Mary Henrikson, Joe Charles

booksforcollierkids.org

 

Child’s Path Inc.

An Evening in Monte Carlo: Bet on a Bright Future

March 3, 5:30 p.m., at the Naples Sailing & Yacht Club

Tickets: $275

Dress code: Cocktail (black, white and/or red is suggested)

Chair: Ann Horton

childspath.org

 

Conservancy of Southwest Florida Inc.

Magic Under the Mangroves

March 3, 5:30 p.m., details TBD

Chair: Terry Edwards

conservancy.org

 

Pathways Early Education Center of Immokalee Inc.

Smuggler’s Cove

March 3, 5:30 p.m., at Larry and Laurie Leppo’s Chateau Leppo

Tickets: $350

Dress code: Medieval-chic or pirate attire

Chairs: Kathy Miller, Donna Issenmann

pathwaysearlyeducation.org

 

Holocaust Museum and Cohen Education Center of Southwest Florida Inc.

“Triumph 2022” Annual Fundraising Event

March 3, 6 p.m., at Arthrex One

Tickets: $350

Dress code: Cocktail attire

Chairs: Maureen Lerner, Nancy White, Diane McGinty

hmcec.org

 

American Cancer Society Inc.

Bucket List Bash

March 5, 6 p.m., at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

Tickets: $750

Dress code: Cocktail

acsbucketlistbash.com

 

Royal Palm Academy Inc.

Annual King’s Gala

March 5, 6:30 p.m., at The Club at Olde Cypress

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Resort-chic

Chairs: Roxanne Bambabakis

royalpalmacademy.org

 

Grace Center Foundation

Experience Ethiopia

March 5, details TBD

gracecenterfoundation.com

 

Immokalee Foundation Inc.

Charity Classic Pro-Am Golf Tournament

March 7, 8:30 a.m., at The Old Collier Golf Club

Tickets: $5,000, $8,500/couple (includes exclusive Pairings Party on March 6)

Dress code: Golf attire

Chair: Don Fites

immokaleefoundation.org

 

Friends of the Library of Collier County Inc.

Nonfiction Author Series

March 7, 8:30 a.m., at the Kensington Golf & Country Club and virtual

Tickets: $250-$300

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Lew Paper

collier-friends.org

 

Gulfshore Playhouse Inc.

Bubbles, Baubles and Broadway Under the Big Top

March 7, 5 p.m., at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples

Tickets: $600; sponsorships start at $10,000

Dress code: Courageous fashion encouraged

Chairs: Patty and Jay Baker

gulfshoreplayhouse.org

 

Heil Luthringer Foundation Inc. (for MS)

Polka Dots, Pearls, Pasta & Pizza Ladies Luncheon Fundraiser

March 8, 11:30 a.m., location TBD

Tickets: $125

Dress code: Casual chic

Chair: Dr. Debbie Heil

empowermenteducation.org

 

Alliance for Period Supplies of SWFL Inc.

Party with a Purpose

March 8, details TBD

apsofswfl.org

 

Avow Inc.

Avow Appraisal Day

March 9-10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Avow Campus

Tickets: $150

Dress code: Business-casual

Tickets: $50 for two appraisals

avowcares.org

 

Marco Island Shell Club Inc.

40th Shell Show & Sale

March 10-12, 10 a.m., at New Life Community Church

Tickets: $3

marcoshellclub.com

 

The Village School of Naples

Around the World in a Knight

March 12, 5:30 p.m., at Grey Oaks Country Club      

Tickets: $275  

Dress code: Cocktail  

Chairs: Sarah Germain, Samantha Moran, Maggie Talford  

villageschoolnaples.org

 

Naples Pathways Coalition Inc.

16th Annual Naples Bike Brunch

March 13, 7 a.m., at Lowdermilk Park

Tickets: $20-70

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Michelle Avola-Brown

naplespathways.org

 

Gargiulo Education Center

A Table at LeCirque Seaside

March 14, details TBD, at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

Dress code: Black-tie optional

gargiuloed.org

 

Panira Healthcare Clinic Inc.

Panira Clinic Annual Fundraiser

March 17, 5:30 p.m., at Naples Princess Cruises

Tickets: $90

Dress code: Business-casual

panirahealthcareclinic.org

 

United Arts Council of Collier County Inc.

Saint Patrick’s Day Music & Art Celebration

March 17, time TBD, at Paradise Coast Sports Complex

Dress code: Green attire

uaccollier.org

 

Friends of Rookery Bay Inc.

Bash for the Bay

March 18, time and location TBD

Chairs: Sandra Lee, Reg Buxton

rookerybay.org

 

JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, South Gulf Coast Chapter)

JDRF Hope Gala

March 19, 6 p.m., at Elite Jets

Tickets: $400

Dress code: Black-tie optional

Chair: Joe P. Lacher Jr.

jdrf.org

 

Magee-Womens Research Institute and Foundation

Women’s Health Symposium

March 19, 10 a.m., at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

Dress code: Casual

mageewomens.org

 

Seacrest Country Day School

Cirque Des Arts | Seacrest Gala 2022

March 19, 6 p.m., at Seacrest Country Day School

Tickets: $250

Dress code: Formal

Chair: Madison Hunt

seacrest.org

 

Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice – Catholic Charities Collier County

The Emerald Ball

March 20, 6 p.m., at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

Tickets: $400

Dress code: Black-tie

Chair: Barbara Neff

catholiccharitiesdov.org

 

Friends of the Library of Collier County Inc.

Nick Linn Lecture Series

March 21, 12 p.m., at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, Grand Lawn Pavilion and virtual

Tickets: $300 (virtual); $325-$600 (in-person, members only)

Dress code: Business-casual

Chair: Trish Benisch

collier-friends.org

 

Greater Naples AAUW Charitable Foundation Inc.

Celebration of Women’s History Month: Dr. Catherine Hackney, “Leading from a Feminist Soul”

March 21, 5:30 p.m., at The Quarry

Tickets: $75

Dress code: White suffragette attire

Chair: Laura Candris

greaternaples-fl.aauw.net

 

Naples Woman’s Club Inc.

13th Annual Dining for Philanthropy

March 22, 6 p.m., at Naples Woman’s Club

Sponsorships: $250-$5,000

napleswomansclub.org

 

Naples Woman’s Club Inc.

Culinary Adventure

March 23, 11:30 a.m., at various Naples restaurants

Tickets: From $150

Dress code: Dressy casual

Chair: Stacy Vermylen

culinaryadventurenaples.org

 

Neighborhood Health Clinic Inc.

Spring Luncheon

March 24, 11 a.m., at Neighborhood Health Clinic

Tickets: $125

Dress code: Country club-casual

Chair: Susana Rogers

neighborhoodhealthclinic.org

 

Lighthouse of Collier Inc.

Dining in the Dark

March 24, 5:30 p.m., at Hilton Naples

Tickets: $200

Dress code: Business-casual

lighthouseofcollier.org

 

Jewish Federation of Greater Naples Inc.

Thursday, Power of Community

March 24, 7 p.m., location TBD

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Cocktail attire

jewishnaples.org

 

Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida Inc.

A Step Forward, Overcoming Obstacles – Lunch and Celebrity Speaker Fundraising Event

March 25, 11 a.m., at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Business-casual

parkinsonassociationswfl.org

 

David Lawrence Centers Inc.

Sound Minds™ Luncheon

March 25, 12 p.m., at Arthrex One

Tickets: $100 (virtual), $250 (in-person), sponsorships available

Dress code: Business-casual

dlcsoundminds.org

 

Collier Resource Center Inc. (CRC)

Mystery Party

March 25, 5 p.m., details TBD

Dress code: Cocktail

collierresourcecenter.org

 

Youth Haven Inc.

Starry Nights Gala

March 26, 6 p.m., at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

Tickets: $500

Dress code: Black-tie optional

Chairs: Jacqueline Ressa, Ingrid Aielli

youthhavenswfl.org

 

Friends of the Library of Collier County Inc.

Nonfiction Author Series

March 28, 8:30 a.m., at the Kensington Golf & Country Club and virtual

Tickets: $250-$300

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Lew Paper

collier-friends.org

 

Sunlight Home of Collier County

Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show

March 29, 11 a.m. at Naples Grande Beach Resort

Tickets: $130; sponsorships available

Dress code: Spring casual

sunlighthome.org

 

Naples Botanical Garden

Hats in the Garden

March 30, 11 a.m., at Naples Botanical Garden

Tickets: From $750; tables from $15,000

Dress Code: Garden chic with a festive chapeau

Chair: Linda Koehn

naplesgarden.org

 

Collier County One Hundred Club Inc.

Collier County 100 Club Annual Dinner

March 30, 6 p.m., at the Naples Hilton

Tickets: $75

Dress: Semi-formal

collier100club.org

 

Everglades Foundation Inc.

ForEverglades Naples

March 31, 5:30 p.m., at Arthrex One

Tickets: $750-$25,000

Dress code: Cocktail-casual

Chairs: Ellin Goetz, Marshall Field V

forevergladesnaples.org

 

Marco Island Center for the Arts

2nd Annual Wine Auction and Tasting

March 31, 6 p.m., at Marco Island Center for the Arts

Tickets: $150 (before Dec. 31)/ $200 (after Dec. 31)

Dress code: Resort Casual

Chairs: Scott Gilbert, Jolee Farro, Bill and Linda Lee, Kathy Bartram

marcoislandart.org

 

Pan-Florida Challenge Inc.

Pan-Florida Challenge Cancer Ride

March, 8 a.m., location TBD

Tickets: $55-$150

panfloridachallenge.org

 

LEE

 

Gulfshore Opera Inc.

Style and Song Luncheon

March 3, 12 p.m., at Grey Oaks Country Club

Tickets: $75

Dress code: Business-casual

gulfshoreopera.org

 

Hodges University Inc.

Putting It In Gear!

March 5, 9 a.m., at Hodges University

Tickets: Free in advance, $15 at the door

Dress code: Casual

Chairs: Leticia Pizarro, Peter Thomas

flacarshows.com

 

Gulfshore Opera Inc.

Gulfshore Opera Gala, Romeo & Juliet Ball

March 6, 4 p.m., at First Presbyterian Church of Bonita Springs

Tickets: $250 (gala package), $35-$75 (concert only)

Dress code: Semi-formal

Chairs: Stephanie Schwetz, Becky Wilder

gulfshoreopera.org

 

ECHO

ECHO’s Global Food and Farm Festival

March 9-12, 9 a.m., ECHO Global Farm and virtual

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Casual

Chair: John R. Smith

echonet.org

 

Community Cooperative Inc.

Sam Galloway, Jr. & Friends Soup Kitchen Benefit

March 10, 5:30-10 p.m., at Sam Galloway Ford

Tickets: $200

Dress code: TBD

communitycooperative.com

 

Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra Inc.

25th Anniversary Gala & Auction

March 12, 6 p.m., at Marriott Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa

Tickets: From $200, sponsorships available

Dress code: Black-tie

gulfcoastsymphony.org

 

Special Equestrians Inc.

Taste of Love

March 13, 5 p.m., at The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon

Tickets: $100

Dress code: Casual attire

Chairs: Adele Smith, Freda Jones, Jan Fifer

specialequestrians.net

 

Pace Center for Girls Inc., Lee County

Grande Dames Tea

March 17, 1 p.m., at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre

Tickets: $60

Dress code: Tea party

Chair: Mark Blust

pacecenter.org

 

Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva/Zonta Foundation of Southwest Florida

Peek at the Unique

March 19, 9 a.m., in private homes on Sanibel and Captiva Islands and virtual

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Business-casual

Chair: Judy Langley

zontasancap.org

 

LARC Inc.

Wine Dinner to Benefit the Lori Carroll Collins Scholarship Fund

March 19, time TBD, at Misty Morning Barn

larcleecounty.org

 

Bonita Springs YMCA

WHY Cook Dinner

March 22, 6 p.m., at Bonita Springs YMCA

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Business-casual

swflymca.org

 

Bishop Verot Catholic High School Inc.

10th Annual Gala & Auction

March 22, time TBD, at Bishop Verot Catholic High School

Tickets: $100

Dress code: Casual

bvhs.org

 

The Heights Foundation Inc.

Love Your Neighbor

March 22, time TBD, at The Heights Center

Dress code: Resort dressy

heightsfoundation.org

 

New Horizons of Southwest Florida Inc.

Spring Soiree

March 22, details TBD

Chair: Becky Willis

newhorizonsofswfl.org

 

Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs

Annual Luncheon

March 23-24, 11 a.m., at the Performing Arts Center, Hinman Auditorium

Tickets: $73

Dress code: Business-casual

Chair: Susan Bridges

artcenterbonita.org

 

Lee County Coalition for a Drug-Free Southwest Florida Inc.

Pickleball for Prevention

March 24-27, 8 a.m., at Bonita Springs YMCA

Tickets: $50

Dress code: Athletic

Chairs: Riley Leisman, Meaghan Palumbo, Hannah Vogel

drugfreeswfl.org

 

Community Pregnancy Clinics Inc.

2022 Life Saver Event

March 25, 5:30 p.m., at Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa

Tickets: $720 for two

Dress code: Business attire

Chair: David Joyce

community4life.com

 

American Heart Association

2022 SWFL Heart Ball

March 26, 7 p.m., at Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa

Tickets: $500

Dress code: Formal

Chair: Jason Grabowski

swflheartball.heart.org

 

“Ding” Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge

Project Refuge: A Haute Couture Fashion Show Using Trash

March 31, 11:30 a.m., at The Community House

Tickets: $125

Dress code: Stylish

luncheon attire

dingdarlingsociety.org

 

 

APRIL

 

COLLIER

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast Inc.

Rally For Littles

April 1, 8 a.m., at Ultimate Garages

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Casual

Chairs: Dr. James Buonavolonta, Gianluca Corso

bbbssun.org

 

Asian Professionals Association SWFL Inc.

The 2nd Annual International FEST2022

Apr. 2, 11 a.m., at Mercato’s Event Lawn

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Outdoor-casual

Chairs: Valerie Cope, Pearl Cruz

facebook.com/mercato

 

Multiple Sclerosis Center of Southwest Florida Inc.

A Vintage Affair

April 2, 4:30 p.m., at The Vineyards

Tickets: $400

Dress code: Black-tie

Chair: Shannon Diener

mscenterswfl.org

 

Children’s Advocacy Center of Collier County

Beach Ball Cuisine: French Market

April 2, 6 p.m., at The French Brasserie Rustique

Tickets: $400

Dress code: Casual

caccollier.org

 

Community School of Naples

Angel Ball

April 2, details TBD, at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

communityschoolnaples.org

 

Swinging With Purpose Inc.

It’s All About the Masters 2022

April 6, 1 p.m., location TBD

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Golf attire

swingingwithpurpose.org

 

Ricky King Children’s Fund

Wines Around the World

April 7, 6 p.m., at Shula’s Steak House

Tickets: $250

Dress code: Cocktail attire

Chair: Heather Tice

rickykingfund.org

 

Children’s Advocacy Center of Collier County

Pinwheels at the Pier

April 8, 8 a.m., at Naples Pier

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Beach-casual

Celebrity Host: Peter Busch

caccollier.org

 

St. Matthews House Inc.

2022 Dean Lind Memorial Golf Classic

April 11, 8:30 a.m., at Tiburón Golf Club

Tickets: $1,000, sponsorships available

Dress code: Golf attire, (no denim)

Chair: Joe Trachtenberg

stmatthewshouse.org

 

The Shelter for Abused Women & Children Inc.

Bags & Bow Ties

April 13, 4 p.m., at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

Tickets: $400

Dress code: Cocktail

Chairs: Roz Travis, Judi Embrescia

naplesshelter.org

 

The Joey D. Foundation

Black & White Gala

April 20, 5 p.m., at Naples Grande Beach Resort

Tickets: $500

Dress code: Black-tie

Chairs: Jen DiPascale, Jackie Emma, Tammy Simmons

thejoeydfoundation.com

 

St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic School

Seton 40th Anniversary Celebration Gala

April 22, 5:30 p.m., at St. Peter the Apostle Spirit Center

Tickets: $75

Dress code: Cocktail-casual

Chair: Gina Groch

saintelizabethseton.com

 

Champions For Learning

Golden Apple Celebration of Teachers

April 22, 6 p.m., at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

Tickets: $250

Dress code: Business attire

Chair: Denise Murphy

championsforlearning.org

 

Gene Doyle Memorial Foundation

Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament Captain’s Meeting & Angler’s Kickoff Party

April 22, 7 p.m., at Sunshine Ace Hardware, Naples

Tickets: $100, free for tournament registrants.

Chairs: Mary Payne, Rebecca Vaccariello

genedoyle.org

 

Gene Doyle Memorial Foundation

Gene Doyle Fishing Tournament

April 23-24, 7 a.m., at four launch sites and inshore salt water around Collier County

Tickets: $75/child, age 6 and younger; $125/child, ages 7-15; $250/adult, age 16 and older; $625/family of four

Dress code: Casual fishing gear

Chairs: Mary Payne, Rebecca Vaccariello

genedoyle.org

 

Friends of the Museum of the Everglades

Tamiami Trail Anniversary

April 23, 10 a.m., at Museum of the Everglades

Tickets: Free

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Jaye Brunner

evergladesmuseum.org

 

YMCA of South Collier Inc.

Taste of Marco

April 24, details TBD

marcoymca.org

 

St. Vincent de Paul Society, Naples

SVdP Naples Meals on Wheels Golf Tournament

April 25, time and location TBD

Dress code: Golf attire

Chairs: Joe Granda, Diane Van Parys

svdpnaples.org

 

Naples Classical Academy

Annual Gala

April, date TBD, 6 p.m., location TBD

Tickets: $150

Dress code: Semi-formal

Chair: Bettina Adams

naplesclassical.org

 

LEE

 

Home Base Veteran and Family Care Southwest Florida

Kensington Golf and Country Club’s Home Base SWFL Golf and Family Day

April 2, 10 a.m., at Kensington Golf & Country Club

Tickets: $300

Dress code: Golf attire

Chair: Gen. Fred Franks

homebase.org

 

Lee BIA Builders Care

11th Annual BBQ, Bands & Brew

April 2, 11 a.m., at Centennial Park

Tickets: $10

Dress code: Outdoor-casual

Chair: Crystal Stouten

bbqbandsandbrew.com

 

Multiple Sclerosis Center of Southwest Florida Inc.

A Vintage Affair

April 2, 4:30 p.m., at The Vineyards

Tickets: $400

Dress code: Black-tie

Chair: Shannon Diener

mscenterswfl.org

 

SanCap Cares

SanCap Cares 22nd Annual Island Celebration (for Golisano Children’s Hospital)

April 3, 5 p.m., at The Sanctuary Golf Club and virtual

Tickets: From $1,500

Dress Code: Island cocktail

Chair: Valerie Tutor

sancapcares.org

 

The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools Inc.

The Golden Apple Recognition Banquet

April 8, 5:30 p.m., at Caloosa Sound Convention Center & Amphitheater

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Black-tie

leeschoolfoundation.org

 

Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation Inc.

FGCU: 25th Anniversary Gala

April 9, 6 p.m., at Alico Arena

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Semi-formal

fgcu.edu

 

Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Inc. (SCCF)

Beer in the Bushes

April 16, 6 p.m., at SCCF

Tickets: TBD

beerinthebushes.com

 

Clinic for Rehabilitation of Wildlife Inc. (CROW)

Southern Comfort

April 22, details TBD

crowclinic.org

 

Best Buddies Southwest Florida

Southwest Florida Friendship Walk

April 30, 7 a.m., at Miromar Outlets

Tickets: Free

Dress: Casual

Chair: Jennifer Mackler

bestbuddiesfriendshipwalk.org

 

The Family Initiative Inc.

2nd Annual Autism Acceptance Awards

April 30, 6:30 p.m., location TBD

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Smart casual

fi-florida.org

 

 

MAY

 

COLLIER

 

Naples Therapeutic Riding Center Inc.

Kentucky Derby Party

May 7, 4 p.m., at Naples Therapeutic Riding Center

Tickets: $125

Dress code: Derby-inspired

naplestherapeuticridingcenter.org

 

Marco Island Center for the Arts

9th Annual Golf Tournament

May 7, time TBD, at Island Country Club

Tickets: TBD

Chair: Bruce Robertson

marcoislandart.org

 

Redlands Christian Migrant Association Inc. (RCMA)

Lipman Family Farms Golf Classic

May 14, 7:30 a.m., at Naples Heritage Golf and Country Club

Tickets: From $275, sponsorships starting at $1,000

Dress code: Golf attire

Chairs: Jaime Weisinger, Michael Foley

rcma.org

 

Humane Society Naples Inc.

Dancing with the Local Stars-Naples

May 19, 6 p.m., at Artis—Naples

Tickets: TBD

Dress code: Dressy casual

Chairs: Brad Jamison, Dr. Cyndi Yag-Howard

hsnaples.org

 

LEE

 

LARC Inc.

4th Annual Aiming for Ability Clay Shooting Fundraiser

May 6, 8:30 a.m., at Sarasota Trap Skeet & Sporting Clays

larcleecounty.org

 

New Horizons of Southwest Florida Inc.

Annual Golf Tournament

May 7, time TBD, at West Bay Club

Dress code: Golf attire

Chair: Wendy Kephart

newhorizonsofswfl.org

 

Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida Inc.

11th Annual Goodwill Golf Classic

May 22, 8:30 a.m., at River Hall Country Club

Tickets: $125/golfer, $500/foursome

Dress code: Country club-casual

goodwillswfl.org

 

March of Dimes Inc.

March for Babies

May 22, time and location TBD

marchforbabies.org

 

 

JUNE

 

COLLIER

 

Collier County Hunger & Homeless Coalition Inc.

Ongoing Campaign to End Senior Citizen Homelessness

June 30, details TBD, virtual

collierhomelesscoalition.networkforgood.com

 

 

JULY

 

COLLIER

 

Pathways Early Education Center of Immokalee Inc.

Pathways 4th of July Cruise

July 4, 7 p.m., on Naples Princess

Tickets: $150

Dress code: Casual, patriotic

Chairs: Pathfinders Auxiliary Club

pathwaysearlyeducation.org

 

Friends of Foster Children Forever Inc.

Friends of Foster Care/Back to School Shoes

July, time and date TBD, at Golden Gate Community Center

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Julie McLeod

lacesoflove.org

 

Guadalupe Center Inc.

Guadalupe/Snyderman’s Shoes Back to School

July at Snyderman’s Shoes of Naples

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Jeanne Nealon

lacesoflove.org

 

LEE

 

Zonta Club of Bonita Springs-Estero

July Social & Member Recruitment

July 21, 5:30 p.m., time and location TBD

Tickets: Free

Chair: Carol Sissman

zontabonitaestero.eventbrite.com

 

Multicultural Centre of Southwest Florida Inc.

The 23nd Annual Big Backpack Event

July, time TBD, at Fort Myers Skatium

multicultural-centre.org

 

 

SPRING

 

COLLIER

 

Domestic Animal Services

Pets in the Park

Spring, details TBD

Tickets: Free (fee for adoptions)

Dress code: Casual

Chair: Darcy Andrade

collierpets.com

 

First Tee of Naples/Collier

Golf Marathon

Details TBD

Tickets: Free, donation based on holes played

Dress code: Golf attire

Chair: Cindy Darland

firstteenaplescollier.org

 

Kiwanis Club of Northside Naples

Reverse Raffle

Spring, details TBD, virtual

northsidenapleskiwanis.portalbuzz.com

 

LEE

 

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida Inc.

Business Hall of Fame

Spring, date and time TBD

Dress code: Business attire

Chair: Stacy L. Herring

jaswfl.org

 

Ride Nature Corp.

Wake Church

Date TBD, 10 a.m., at Revolution Cable Park

Tickets: $15

Dress code: Swimsuits

ridenature.org