PARTY PICS

Naples Yacht Club

WHAT: Seventy-Third Annual Fleet Review and Commissioning Ceremony CELEBRATES: The club’s anniversary and the grand opening of its clubhouse WHERE: Naples Yacht Club

Humane Society Naples

WHAT: Dancing with the Local Stars SUPPORTS: Sheltering animals, locating permanent homes, and advocating for responsible pet ownership. WHERE: Sugden Community Theatre. This event...

Provident Jewelry, Naples

WHAT: Annual Holiday Party WHO: Provident Jewelry guests and their family and friends WHERE: Provident Jewelry, Naples. The event was sponsored by Naples Illustrated.

SWFL Children’s Charities

WHAT: Painting a Difference: Putting Kids First Pre-Event Reception CELEBRATES: Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, which benefits Golisano Children’s Hospital, Florida Gulf Coast...

Gulfshore Playhouse

WHAT: Rising Stars: An Afternoon on the Red Carpet SUPPORTS: Arts education programs that transform, invigorate, and enhance students’ lives. WHERE: The Ritz-Carlton, Naples. The event...

Neighborhood Health Clinic

WHAT: Neighborhood Bash: Party at The Clinic CELEBRATES: Two decades of volunteer efforts that have provided affordable medical and dental care to Collier County’s working,...

Golisano Children’s Hospital

WHAT: Farm to Table Cultivation Dinner SUPPORTS: Pediatric and behavioral health care at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. WHERE: At the Naples home of Ashley...

Naples Historical Society

WHAT: Christmas Gala SUPPORTS: Research, maintenance, and restoration efforts, and education programs that preserve Naples history and heritage. WHERE: Historic Palm Cottage and the Norris Gardens,...

Path2Freedom

WHAT: Fourth Annual Red Gala SUPPORTS: Path2Freedom programs that create hope and healing for child victims of human trafficking. WHERE: Hilton Naples

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida

WHAT: 2019 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County HONORS: Outstanding entrepreneurs who serve as role models for youth through their professional accomplishments and commitment...

Naples Children & Education Foundation

WHAT: Volunteer Appreciation Brunch HONORS: Volunteers who support the programs of the Naples Children & Education Foundation, which seeks to improve the physical, emotional,...

Naples Children & Education Foundation

WHAT: Twentieth Anniversary Kickoff Celebration HONORS: Naples Children & Education Foundation trustees who support the Naples Winter Wine Festival, which is celebrating two decades...

Community Foundation of Collier County

WHAT: Celebration of Philanthropy HONORS: Nonprofit and civic organizations, and local businesses and philanthropists WHERE: Grey Oaks Country Club, Naples. The event was sponsored by Naples...

The Naples Zoo as Caribbean Gardens

WHAT: Zoo Gala — Adventure in South America SUPPORTS: Programs that provide an educational and engaging experience that inspires guests to respect and protect wildlife,...

Naples Botanical Garden

WHAT: Sixteenth Annual Hats in the Garden SUPPORTS: Fund-A-Need, Garden for All, which expands access for deserving families WHERE: Naples Botanical Garden. The event was...

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt

What: Ninety-Fifth Anniversary Party Celebrates: The founding of one of the largest law firms in Southwest Florida, which opened in 1924 and employs nearly...

Gulf Coast International Properties

What: Client appreciation event Celebrate: Customers, friends, and business associates of Gulf Coast International Properties. Where: Hamilton Harbor Yacht Club, Naples. The event was sponsored by...

Collier Building Industry Association

What: CBIA Sand Dollar Awards Recognizes: Excellence in building, development, landscaping, interior design, remodeling, commercial design, advertising, marketing, and sales. Where: The Ritz-Carlton, Naples.  The event...

Preferred Travel of Naples

What: Thirty-fifth anniversary party Celebrates: More than three decades of global relationships with cruise lines, hotels and resorts, and other luxury travel providers that...

Golden Paws Assistance Dogs

What: Open house and puppy-naming event Supports: Independence for combat-wounded veterans and children with disabilities through partnerships with skilled assistance dogs. Where: Golden PAWS Assistance...

Naples Children & Education Foundation

What: Celebrity Startender Series, which features local luminaries tending bar for charity Supports: NCEF programs that benefit charitable efforts to improve the physical, emotional, and...

Naples Botanical Garden

What: Hats in the Garden Kickoff Reception Celebrate: Hats in the Garden, an annual fundraiser that supports the Naples Botanical Garden, which welcomes nearly...

Pace Center for Girls Collier

What: Love That Dress Supports: Programs that provide girls and young women opportunities for a better future through education, counseling, training, and advocacy. Where: The Ritz-Carlton...

STARability Foundation

What: Pre-opening reception of the STAR Store: Upscale Resale & Stellar Art  Supports: STARability programs that emphasize teamwork, community awareness, and respect for people...

RCMA

What: Twentieth Annual Lipman Golf Classic Supports: Students from migrant and low-income families in RCMA development centers, family child-care homes, charter schools, and after-school programs...

Naples Children & Education Foundation

What: Annual Grant Awards Ceremony Celebrates: The nearly $16 million raised during the 2019 Naples Winter Wine Festival, which was founded by NCEF. The...

Naples Therapeutic Riding Center

What: Kentucky Derby Party Supports: Therapeutic horseback riding and other equine-facilitated group services for children and adults with special needs Where: Naples Therapeutic Riding...

Guadalupe Center

What: Old Hollywood Signature Event Supports: Educational programs that seek to break the cycle of poverty for children who live in Immokalee Where: The Ritz-Carlton Golf...

Wedding Issue Launch Party

What: Wedding Issue Launch Party hosted by the Hoffmann Companies Celebrates: Naples Illustrated’s May/June wedding-themed issue Where: The Bevy, Naples

Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida

What: Luncheon with Dr. Andrew Weil Supports: Programs that provide primary medical services to patients regardless of their income or insurance status. Where: A...

Rookery Bay Research Reserve

What: Friends of Rookery Bay Tenth Annual Bash for the Bay Supports: Youth science education, coastal research and conservation, and volunteer and outreach programs. Where: Rookery...

Pace Center for Girls Collier

What: Crazy Pantz Supports: Pace programs in Immokalee that enable young women to complete their education, build self-esteem, and develop relationship skills. Where: Inspira, Naples. The...

Naples Art Association

What: For the Love of Art Sixty-Fifth Anniversary Celebration Supports: The continuous creation of a visual arts center that inspires and empowers artists and the...

Nami Collier County

What: Sips and Saddles, An Afternoon of Dressage on the Green Supports: Education, housing, employment, and advocacy programs of the National Alliance on Mental...

Friends of Foster Children Forever

WHAT: Twelfth Annual Boogie Bash “Roar into the ’20s” SUPPORTS: Programs that provide educational and enrichment opportunities for children who enter, or are at risk...

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

WHAT: Event celebrating Barbara and Jack Nicklaus as Champions for Children HONORS: The Nicklaus family for their support of the Nicklaus Children’s Health System, which...

Collier County 100 Club

What: Bourbon & Burgers Supports: The fundraising efforts of the Collier County 100 Club, an organization that provides immediate financial assistance to first responders...

The League Club

What: Naples Tables Supports: The League Club’s mission to strengthen communities through fellowship, education, volunteerism, and philanthropy. Where: The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples. The...

Golisano Children’s Hospital

What: Kids’ Minds Matter Secret Garden Gala Supports: Pediatric mental and behavioral health care at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, a part of...

The Immokalee Foundation

WHAT: Preferred Travel of Naples’ Dazzling World of Travel event SUPPORTS: Programs that provide educational and career-building opportunities for Immokalee-area students, with the help of...

Marco Island Historical Society

WHAT: Twenty-Fifth Annual Gala SUPPORTS: Museum and outreach programs to preserve and share the history and heritage of Marco Island and the surrounding community. WHERE: Island...

Champions For Learning

WHAT: Fifth Annual Night of Champions HONORS: Community members who improve the lives of students through mentoring, leadership, and collaboration with educators. WHERE: Naples Grande Beach...

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