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3 Wishes fundraiser sells out early

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 11, 2013) – 3 Wishes co-chair, Lori Sampson-Wilson, today announced that the Nov. 8 fundraiser, benefiting Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida and Make-A-Wish of Southern Florida, is sold out.

The event, now in its second year, will take place at the “Cave of Wonders” at Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in the River District of Fort Myers.

The 3 Wishes Cave of Wonders festivities will include a unique progressive dinner where guests will weave their way through the Marketplace to the Sultan’s Palace, and then complete their evening in the Cave of Wonders.

While in the Marketplace, guests will enjoy a silent auction, belly dancers, appetizers with a Moroccan flair prepared by local culinarians, a signature beverage and fire dancers. For dinner, patrons will be lead to the Sultan’s Palace for a three-course meal followed by a live auction. To conclude the evening, guests will gather in the Cave of Wonders for desserts prepared by nationally acclaimed pastry chefs.

“We are overwhelmed with the support we have received from our generous community,” said Sampson-Wilson. “While we no longer have individual tickets for sale, we do have several sponsorship opportunities that are still available to our extraordinary evening.”

Several sponsorship packages are still available. Sponsors include Audi Fort Myers, Norman Love Confections, Dwayne Bergmann Designs, Cardinale, Eyetopian Optical, Chef Keegan Gerhard, Cartier, Planned Perfection, Mark Loren Designs, Palm Printing, Michele Eddy and Myers, Brettholtz & Company PA. Additional sponsors include Berne Davis, Northern Trust, Dr. Charles V. Klucka, Brodeur Carvel, Lipman Farms, Private Client Insurance Services, Future Aviation, Dr. John and Fran Fenning, Ultra Slim Florida, Heico Corporation, Scott Fischer Enterprises, Nuviva Medical Weight Loss, Alliance Financial, Edison Bank, First National Bank, Human Performance Longevity Center and Jenn Sassi. Media sponsor is WZVN ABC-7 with morning news anchor Amy Sedlacek performing the duties of master of ceremonies.

For more information about the event or sponsorships, contact co-chairs Michele Eddy at 239-450-2798239-450-2798 or Lori Sampson-Wilson at 239-850-6697239-850-6697.



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