Signature Event Planning – Honored to Give Benefit & Award Ceremony

The Communicative Edge

Monday, November 09, 2009

In recognition of National Philanthropy Day, the ‘Honored to Give’ benefit and award ceremony celebrates individuals and businesses who strive to improve the greater community of Southwest Florida.

The 2009 Philanthropists of the Year are profiled in the annual issue of Gulfshore Life’s Social Register, and the event, benefiting The Outstanding Youth Scholarship Fund, is presented by the Community Foundation of Collier County and the Southwest Florida Community Foundation. The categories were originally established by the National Association of Fundraising Professionals, which organized the first National Philanthropy Day in 1986.


The 2009 Philanthropists of the Year include:

Outstanding Philanthropist – Jack and Shelley Blais

Outstanding Small Business – Mark Loren Designs

Outstanding Youth – Signé Thomas

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – Brenda Tate

Outstanding Large Business – Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union

Outstanding Small Business – Yamron Jewelers

The Communicative Edge – Event Planning Services:
* Press Release
* Event Promotion
* Event Timeline
* Script and Speeches for Presenters
* Audiovisual Presentation of Honorees
* Audiovisual Team Management & Direction
* Signage
* Event Program
* Invitations
* Seating Chart and Check-In
* Local Sponsorships
* Décor, Flower and Linen Selection
* Food and Beverage Selection
* Photographer Selection
* Gift Selection

* Award Selection
* Event Setup, Rehearsal, Breakdown, and more



Presented by:
Community Foundation of Collier County
Southwest Florida Community Foundation

Hosted by:
Gulfshore Life


The Outstanding Youth Scholarship Fund


Quail West Country Club, Naples, FL

Event Sponsors:
Lee Memorial Health Systems
Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union

Media Sponsor: