Valerie's House, a Southwest Florida nonprofit devoted to providing support to grieving children,will hold an inaugural fund raising event on Oct. 13 entitled "Under the Stars at Shangri-La."
The event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the historic Shangri-La Springs Hotel at 27750 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs,
Fire dancers, a calypso band with steel drum, and a live performance by a Valerie's House child singer/songwriter will provide entertainment for the special event. Silent auction packages to support the program include one-of-a-kind gold signature necklaces created just for Valerie's House, special art creations by Valerie's House children, and other packages. Tickets are available at $100 each, with tables of eight for $1,000.
Event sponsors include Cape Christian Fellowship Church, FineMark National Bank & Trust, HBK CPAs and Consultants, HBKS Wealth Advisors, Lee Health, Lee County Electric Cooperative (LCEC), LeeSar, Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company, U. S. Sugar Corporation, and the Wildcat Run Charitable Foundation. Sponsorships range from $2,500 to $10,000 and are still available atwww.ValeriesHouseSWFL.org.
Valerie's House provides a safe, comfortable place for children to share, grieve and heal together following the death of a close family member. It currently serves more than 70 children and their families from Lee, Collier, Charlotte, and Hendry counties. Valerie's House is at 1618 Avalon Place in downtown Fort Myers, with satellite locations in both Cape Coral and Naples opening soon.
For more information, visit www.valerieshouseswfl.org/contact-us/, or email firstname.lastname@example.org