Thursday, May 13, 2021

Gatsby Gala to benefit FGCU students



Young professionals in Southwest Florida are invited to a ball to benefit Florida Gulf Coast University students who have overcome major life obstacles.

The Great Gatsby Gala will be the first fundraising ball held exclusively for Southwest Florida’s young professionals. The event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 7 p.m. until midnight at The Knickerbocker of Naples, 2225 23rd St., S.W., Naples.

In addition to raising funds for the students through the FGCU Foundation’s Dr. Bart S. and Peggy I. Cuderman Endowed Scholarship, the event will include the presentation of a Young Professional of the Year Award.

Sponsorship opportunities are available and range from $500 to $5,000. In addition, the organizing committee is accepting donations of prizes ranging from gift baskets to golf outings, gift cards and hotel accommodations.

For more information, visit the gala’s Facebook page at Order tickets at


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