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Pace Center for Girls, Lee County to host 2019 Tides of Change Nov. 8

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County has announced its fundraising event Tides of Change, to be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, at MarineMax, 14030 McGregor Blvd. in Fort Myers.

Pace Center for Girls invites the community to help chart a smoother course for at-promise young women in Lee County through its Tides of Change event, which supports vital academic and social services for middle and high school girls, serving as a lifesaving compass that points them toward a brighter future.

Guests at the event will have a “yacht” of fun with shoreside evening cocktails, dinner and dancing dockside at MarineMax Fort Myers, and will have the opportunity to raise their paddles to bid on an array of wave-making live auction lots in support of Pace Center for Girls.

The signature event is led by co-chairs John Agnew and Suzanne Boy with Boy Agnew Potanovic Law Firm. The Fort Myers Police Department has been named the North Star (title) sponsor of the event.

A range of additional course-charting sponsorship opportunities are now available for the nautical-themed event, including Anchorage sponsorships at $10,000, Helmsman sponsorships at $7,500, Compass sponsorships at $5,000, Beacon table sponsors for $1,500, and in-kind sponsorships for décor, media, printing and program and live auction package donations.

“Seas” the day when ticket sales begin Monday, Sept. 2, with admission $200 per person. Proceeds will benefit Pace Center for Girls, Lee County and its strength-based, gender-specific programs that guide Pace girls in finding their voice and achieving their potential.

To purchase tickets, or to learn more about sponsorship opportunities, visit www.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.

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