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Sunset Cruise & Black Salt Catering for 12

fiesta-foreverStep aboard Image Yacht Charter’s beautiful ‘Fiesta Forever’, a 76′ Lazzara Yacht at Gulf Harbour Marina for a two-hour sunset cruise. The creative minds of Black Salt Catering will provide gourmet hors d’oeuvres and refreshments on board.   Watch a spectacular sunset as you cruise along the Caloosahatchee River.

Firefighter Dinner for 10 at the Iona-McGregor Firehouse

firefightersYou and your friends will be picked up in a luxury limousine and travel in comfort and style to the Iona-McGregor Fire Station.  Enjoy an extraordinary dinner prepared for you by the firefighters.  Get a personal tour of the Firehouse.  At Station 75 on Pine Ridge Road in Fort Myers.

Eight Course Dinner for 20 Guests

GloriaTravel the globe with chefs Gloria Jordan and Andy Hyde as they prepare eight courses of international culinary delights for 20 guests in your home.

Exquisite wine pairings and highly-skilled service staff will impress your guests with every detail Andy Hyde - Copyattended to.  Pamela Beckman of Bon Soiree events will assist the winner with theme, rentals and logistics.  Photographer Mila Bridger will capture the evening with stunning candids that will preserve the memory of this one-of-a-kind experience.

Stunning Mark Loren Earrings

loren 2016 lynThese one-of-a-kind earrings have been handcrafted by the national award-winning team at Mark Loren Designs. The “ear pendants” are made with large and rare, iridescent soufflé pearls that illuminate with a peach to golden color. Emerging from the bottom of the pearls are ancient (300AD) Roman silver earring elements that echo a serpent style. The ear pendants can be suspended from the included 14k white gold, diamond mini-hoops with .38cts of diamonds or one can be attached to the included diamond clip bale and black silk cord to be worn as a single pendant. The mini-hoops can also be worn separately while wearing the pendant as a necklace.

Send a Kid to Summer Camp & After School Enrichment

heights kids 1Our summer academic, recreation and arts programs ensure that our kids are safe and ready to return to school. Our supportive After School program helps children improve their grades and their teachers report positive growth in the students’ behaviors, effort and motivation.  We believe that kids growing up in Harlem Heights should have the same opportunities as the children growing up in neighboring communities. We believe every child can develop strong character and integrity, regardless of circumstances.  We believe every child has a purpose.   With your help we can ensure that our kids have a safe and supportive environment to learn and grow.

Take a Bite Out of the Big Apple

See the best of New York City with this package of fine dining and cosmopolitan culture for two travelers!  Enjoy three nights and four luxurious days at The Plaza Hotel near Central Park.  Three unforgettable dining experiences –  Savor lunch or dinner (your choice) tasting menus at a trio of New York’s top restaurants-Per Se, Del Posto and Eleven Madison Park.  See the bright lights of Broadway with two orchestra-level seats to your choice of show and be treated to a private VIP tour of Lincoln Center.   We’re also including a $750 travel gift card, a $1,000 gift certificate from Brodeur Carvell Fine Apparel, a $500 gift certificate from Jennifer’s, a women’s haircut, color and style by the artists at Bare Roots Salon & Apothecary and a men’s haircut and shave at Cigar Cutters.

Visit Darryl Pottorf’s Studio & Choose an Original Artwork

pottorfVisit Pottorf’s studio and choose your original piece from an extensive collection of 3′ x 3′ original mixed media paintings in aluminum frames.  He creates two-dimensional works by traveling the world photographing images which he transfers onto paper. He overpaints the images and they appear beneath a powdery veil that subdues color and form. Pottorf’s works have the physical attributes of oil on canvas and the surface delicacy of watercolor.  For more than 20 years, Pottorf first assisted and later collaborated with Robert Rauschenberg, and his work has been exhibited at galleries and museums around the world.

Los Angeles & The American Music Awards

taylorYou and a guest will head to Los Angeles to take in the 2016 American Music Awards.  See top recording artists perform. You’ll have two front row theater box tickets overlooking the orchestra section and your seats will include fully catered food and alcoholic beverages.  You’ll stay at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire in for three nights and four days.  We’re including a $750 airline gift card, a $300 gift card from Hollie’s Boutique and for the gentleman, a haircut and clean shave courtesy of Cigar Cutters.  (November 2016)

Wine Dinner for 8 by Crave Culinaire & The Wine Merchant

brian-rolandEnjoy a 4 course food and wine pairing for 8 prepared in your home by local celebrity chef Brian Roland.  The package includes wine pairings for each course from The Wine Merchant, professional event photos by Mila Bridger Photography, all food preparation, setup and clean up.  Chef Brian will design the menu with you or you can trust in him to prepare an experience that will keep your guests talking for a long time.

Six Senses Dinner at Cru

cruSeasonally inspired Florida-fresh multi-course dining experience for 6 guests by Chef Bob Boye of Cru.  You and your guests will be treated to a creative culinary evening not to be missed!  Outstanding wine pairings will make your night unforgettable.

The Perfect Pairing

Renowned Chefs Loretta Paganini and Andy Hyde will dazzle guests with a multi-course Mediterranean extravaganza in the modern and sleek concept house by Dwayne Bergmann Interiors located in Fort Myers.  The master vintners of Benovia Winery will supply luscious wine pairings to complement the chefs’ creations.  Don’t miss your opportunity to
experience these standout culinary experts as they bring their talents together for this spectacular evening!  Space Andy Hyde - Copyis limited.  Reserve your experience at $750 per person.  Date:  March 7, 2016