HOPE South Florida’s Annual TasteHOPE Gala committee kick-off 50-day countdown to BIG event
BROWARD COUNTY, FL – The countdown has begun for HOPE South Florida’s (HSF) annual signature fundraising event, TasteHOPE Gala. The Annual TasteHOPE Gala is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 at the Signature Grand, 6900 W. St. Rd. 84 Davie, Fla. The event is the largest for HSF whose efforts focus on providing HOPE to the homeless and hurting in Broward County by providing Crisis and Rapid Rehousing, Family Support Teams, and Shared Meals six nights a week to 150-200 homeless men and women.
Honorees for the evening are: Pastor Brett Opalinski, Christ Community Church; Rev. Dr. Christopher Benek, First Presbyterian Church; Paul Gore, Gore Family Foundation; Patrick Giradin, Q’Straint; Gregg Wallick, Best Roofing; Stacy Foundation; Tom Shelton; Steve Shelton; Mayor Peter Bober, City of Hollywood; Mayor Jack Seiler, City of Fort Lauderdale and Marty Kiar, Broward County Government.
Our keynote speaker for the evening is Vice Mayor & District 8 Commissioner, Barbara Sharief. As a County Commissioner, Barbara promotes job creation, economic deveolpment, tourism, neighborhood revitalization, education and quality care for the elderly and children. She has spent her first term advocating for the much needed funding of programs to reduce homelessness.
The event will include a VIP reception with sponsors and honorees, silent and live auctions, dinner, a short program, award presentations and live entertainment.
The 2016 Taste HOPE Gala Committee members are: Ramona Orlandi, First Baptist Church Pompano Beach; Joe-Ann Fletcher, M.Ed., President VIP Training and Consulting Services; Sue-Ann Robinson Esq., Robinson Caddy Law; Daphnee A. Sainvil, Broward County Boards of County Commissioners; Colleen Brown, Colleen Brown Photography and Jackie Ancira, First Baptist Church Downtown.
Our key sponsors for the evening include Holy Cross Hospital, Richard D. and Colleen Fain, Chairman and CEO of Royal Caribbean International and Brenda Rivers, Carrie Concessions. Other sponsors include Best Roofing, Tiffany’s Jewelers, Holman Honda, Elite Island Resorts and Royal Caribbean International.
Sponsorships & tickets are still available. Please call (954) 203-7861 or visit our website at www.hopesouthflorida.org .