|Ernest Block, Susan Block and Chelsea Savoy with friend (2007)|
One Night . . . To Celebrate
Excellence in Trauma Care
Highlights: A multimedia presentation with dramatic lights, sounds and images brings true stories to life, with personal testimonies from trauma survivors and Orlando Health’s Level One Trauma team. Guests enjoy a seated multi-course dinner.
When: April 19
Where: Grand Court at The Mall at Millenia
Benefits: Level One Trauma Center at Orlando Regional Medical Center
Itinerary: 6:15 p.m. champagne reception, 7:45 p.m. dinner, 9 p.m. program, 9:25 p.m. closing remarks
Tickets: $750 pair of tickets; $3,500 table of 8; limited sponsorship opportunities available
Contact: 321-841-5836, orlandohealth.com/onenight
Hearts of Gold
|Greg and Joanne Stake with Trish and Mike Gallagher (2007)|
Highlights: Coalition for the Homeless hosts its annual premier fundraising event at Hard Rock Live. The evening will feature VIP receptions at Hard Rock’s Art Bar and Lennon Room, a silent auction and a concert by classic rock supergroup REO Speedwagon.
When: April 24
Where: Hard Rock Live, Universal CityWalk
Benefits: Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida
Itinerary: VIP reception 6 p.m.; doors open 5:45 p.m. Concert 8 p.m.; doors open 7:45 p.m.
Entertainment: REO Speedwagon concert
Dress: Business casual
Tickets: Concert tickets $37-$52; patron ticket with VIP reception and concert $200; sponsorship opportunities available, $2,500-$10,000
Contact: 407-426-1265, centralfloridahomeless.org
Field of Dreams Gala
Highlights: Members of Santana, Journey, Steppenwolf, Toto, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Boston will all perform at the 2nd annual Field of Dreams Gala. WESH-Channel 2 anchor Jim Payne emcees; the event includes a live auction and a seated surf-and-turf dinner.
When: April 18
Where: University of Central Florida, IOA Plaza North
Benefits: Kids House of Seminole
Itinerary: 6:30 p.m. cocktail reception and silent auction, 8 p.m. seated dinner and program, 9 p.m. live auction, 9:30 p.m. live entertainment
Dress: Sports-themed creative black tie
Tickets: $250 individual; table sponsorships available starting at $2,500
Contact: 407-324-3036, kidshouse.org