Sunset at St. Charles Yacht Club
Hosted by Sandy Stilwell-Youngquist and St. Charles Yacht Club to benefit PACE Center for Girls, Lee County
PACE Center for Girls, Lee County recently raised more than $35,500 during its ‘Sunset at St. Charles Yacht Club’ Love That Dress! collection event on June 5 hosted by Sandy Stilwell-Youngquist and St. Charles Yacht Club in Fort Myers. A collection event for PACE Lee’s 10th season of Love That Dress!, the event was emceed by Gina Birch and ABC-7’s Mackenzie Bart and featured smooth jazz and Latin sounds by Marc Vee and extensive silent and live auctions featuring packages from local businesses. A Progressive Dinner, hosted by residents of St. Charles Harbour, is expected to raise an additional $5,000 once the few remaining spots are filled. Nearly 200 dresses were collected during the gathering to be sold at discounted prices during Lee County’s Love That Dress! event on Aug. 22, with all proceeds benefiting PACE educational programs and therapeutic social services, which impact middle school and high school age girls and young women.
Sponsors of the event included Sanibel Captiva Community Bank, Bateman Contracting, Domino’s Pizza, Dorothy Fitzgerald, Richard and Sandy Heinrich, M. Elizabeth Byck, Dean and Lori Munro, Tim and Sandy Youngquist, Adore Cosmetics, Advanced Aesthetic Solutions, Jay Brown, 96.9 WINK-FM, Fort Myers Infiniti, New Beginnings, Gulfshore Life, Comcast Spotlight, Living Local, Florida Weekly, TOTI Media, South Seas Island Resort, Island Sun and the River Weekly News.