Fifteen generous sponsors have stepped forward to support Pace Center for Girls, Lee County’s 2019 Grande Dames Tea, an annual event celebrating local women for their roles in business, community and philanthropy.
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre is the Golden Tea Leaves sponsor for the Grande Dames Tea. Silver Tea Cup sponsors are Edison National Bank and Eunice and Alexandra Bremner. China Teapot sponsors include Mark Loren Designs, Fort Myers Infiniti and Galloway Family of Dealerships, while Silver Teaspoon sponsors are Markham, Norton, Mosteller, Wright & Company, Grande Dame Melvin Morgan and Family Thrift Center.
Ruth Messmer Florist is the Floral Design sponsor, Caloosa Tent & Rental is the Table Setting sponsor, Priority Marketing is the Program Design sponsor and Media Coordinator, The News-Press Media Group is the Media sponsor and Red Door Photography is the Photography sponsor. Jason’s Deli is providing meals for volunteers.
The Grande Dames Tea is an annual event honoring women who exemplify Pace Center for Girls’ guiding principles and have made a significant impact on the community through decades of service and helping others. This year’s honorees are Linda Brown, Doris Colgate and Mary Fischer. The event’s theme for 2019, “The Wisdom of Time – Honoring the Female Spirit,” represents the unique perspectives and powerful insight that these women have gained throughout their life journeys, and the importance of passing this knowledge along to future generations.
The sold-out Grande Dames Tea event will be held on Tuesday, March 26 at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre in Fort Myers.
For more information about Pace Center for Girls, please visit PaceCenter.org/locations/lee or call 239-425-2366.
About Pace Center for Girls, Lee County
Since 2007, Pace Center for Girls, Lee County has been providing girls and young women an opportunity for a better future through education, counseling, training and advocacy. The gender-specific, strength-based program is one of 22 Centers throughout Florida, and is known throughout the nation as a best practices model for diverting girls from the juvenile justice system. Pace is a registered not-for-profit organization that relies on the support of individuals, businesses, civic/community organizations and churches in Lee County in order to serve girls and their families. Since its inception, Pace Center for Girls, Lee County has served more than 650 at-promise girls and young women, believing each one deserves an opportunity to find her voice, achieve her potential and celebrate a life defined by responsibility, dignity, serenity and grace. For more information on Pace Center for Girls, Lee County, call 239-425-2366 or visit www.pacecenter.org/locations/lee.