FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 30, 2013) – The 3 Wishes fundraiser is not only an extraordinary evening featuring celebrity chefs, outstanding cuisine and festive entertainment, but it will also include seven live auction lots that were specially designed for the over-the-top event.
The Nov. 8 event, benefiting Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida and Make-A-Wish of Southern Florida, will take place at the “Cave of Wonders” at Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in the River District of Fort Myers.
“We are honored and thrilled by the generous donors of these special auction items,” said Michele Eddy, co-chair of the second annual event. “This live auction will elevate our event and enable us to donate even more money to the three children’s charities.”
FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 7, 2013) – Amy Sedlacek, ABC-7 morning anchor, will emcee 3 Wishes benefiting Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida and Make-A-Wish of Southern Florida.
The event, now in its second year, will take place Friday, Nov. 8 at Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in the River District of Fort Myers.
Sedlacek has a double major in print and broadcast journalism from Hastings College in Nebraska and has been in broadcasting for more than a decade. She is also chair of the Make-A-Wish of Southern Florida President’s Council for Lee County and an active wish granter for the past five years granting more than 20 wishes.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 2, 2013) – Mary and Norman Love and the pastry chefs at Norman Love Confections are kicking up their heels during October to benefit Partners for Breast Cancer Care.
In support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the award-winning chocolatier has launched a monthlong fundraiser with proceeds from the sales of pink milk chocolate high-heel pumps in support of Partners for Breast Cancer Care.
Designed specifically for breast cancer awareness, the artisan chocolate shoes are available at the Fort Myers and Naples chocolate salons throughout the month of October.
Includes party with celebrity chefs and chocolate for a year
FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 24, 2013) – While 3 Wishes event organizers recently announced that tickets are sold out for the event of the year, Mary and Norman Love are donating two seats to the Nov. 8 fundraiser that will benefit three local charities.
The $25 chance drawing includes much more than two tickets valued at $1,000 to the event. The prize package also includes a 15-piece box of Norman Love Confections monthly for a year ($725 value), plus an invitation to attend the exclusive (and priceless) VIP day-after reception with the visiting pastry chefs from the Food Network and Bravo at the home of Norman Love. One hundred percent of the proceeds will benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, Ronald McDonald House of Southwest Florida and Make-A-Wish Southern Florida. Only 1,000 tickets are available (need not be present to win; see ticket for rules). Drawing will take place Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 at Norman Love Confections in Fort Myers. Cash or check only.
Norman Love, of Norman Love Confections, was the featured speaker at the Bonita Springs Chamber of Commerce board of directors retreat in August at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa. Love shared his motivational and entrepreneurial message as well as the challenges and issues he faced growing his business on his way to achieving entrepreneurial success. The Bonita Springs Chamber of Commerce promotes an environment where business can grow and prosper and enhance the quality of life of the Bonita Springs area. Norman Love Confections chocolate salons are located in Fort Myers and Naples; and Artisan Gelato by Norman Love, a Euro-chic gelateria, is located in Fort Myers. For more information, visit www.normanloveconfections.com.
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