Special Equestrians ‘Taste of Love’


March 15, 2020 to March 15, 2020
05:00 PM untill 09:00 PM


  – Special Equestrians' 17th annual culinary extravaganza, Taste of Love will be held Sunday, March 15, 2020 from 5 to 9 p.m. at The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon located at 2158 Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers.  The event theme is "Taste of Love Makes the Merry Go Around" and will feature dishes from popular area restaurants and chefs, wine tasting, live and silent auctions.   Celebrity auctioneer Jay Severson and award-winning radio and television personality Gina Birch will oversee the evening's events.  Nearly 500 guests attended the event in 2019, raising more than $200,000 for the local nonprofit organization. Tickets are $100 per person and may be purchased online at www.specialequestians.net or by calling (239) 851-7070 or emailing jtfifer@gmail.com.   All proceeds from Taste of Love will benefit Special Equestrians, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children and adults with disabilities by providing a structured therapeutic horseback riding and carriage driving program and other equine assisted activities.  Special Equestrians has been awarded Premier Accredited Center status by PATH Intl. (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship). Serving Lee, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties, Special Equestrians is a United Way Partner Agency that has been serving southwest Florida for more than 30 years.   Event Sponsors to date include:  Wells Fargo, Garden Street Iron & Metal, John S. Fifer, M.D., Seminole Casino, Platinum Table Sponsors: Architectural Metals of SW Florida, Everglades Farm Equipment, Henderson Franklin, Lovelace Farms, MVP Realty/Lee and Marie Kitsberg, Sarlo Mowers, The Dorcey Law Firm, The LaPorta Family, USB The Maurillo Group and Waterside Aesthetic Dentistry.  Gold Table Sponsors:  Club Care, C-2-C Landscaping and Riverdale Dental Associates/Gateway Dental Suites  Silver Table Sponsor:  Cummings Law  Bronze Table Sponsors:  Bechtol Chiro & Wellness Center, Dave & Cheryl Copham, Edison National Bank, Green Schoenfeld & Kyle, LLP,  ISEC Incorporated, Jason’s Deli, Lawhon’s Grocery, Lee Dental Care, Moon Plumbing, Northern Contracting, Pulte Group, Target Roofing, Toll Law, Vein Specialists – Dr. Magnant.  Media sponsors include The News-Press, Florida Country Magazine, Florida Weekly, Palm Printing and Signs Now.   Additional sponsorship and underwriting opportunities are available at www.specialequestrians.net or by calling Freda Jones at (239) 565-3792 or flj@rbsc.net or Jan Fifer at (239) 851-7070 or jtfifer@gmail.com.      


The Ranch Concert Hall & SaloonView map
2158 Colonial Boulevard,
FORT MYERS, 33907, FL, 1234

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