FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 05, 2021) — The Uncommon Friends Foundation is hosting its annual Uncommon Evening Gala at the Burroughs Home and Gardens on Nov. 10. The cocktail reception is from 6-6:45 p.m. with dinner starting at 7 p.m.

The foundation’s signature event celebrates the organization’s core values, awards scholarships to deserving individuals and showcases the recipient of the business ethics award. This year’s award nominees are Scotlynn, CONRIC PR + Marketing, and Sanibel Captiva Community Bank.

Uncommon Evening will include a tour of the historic Burroughs Home and riverfront dining. The Gala will also feature John Morgan from Morgan and Morgan as the distinguished guest speaker of the night.

The Gala raises funds to support its mission for character education, business ethics, scholarships, and historical preservation. Support of sponsors and individuals throughout the community is essential to the foundation’s success. For more information, contact the Foundation’s office at 239-337-9503 or email Executive Director Heather Fitzenhagen at

About Uncommon Friends Foundation

Founded in 1993 to carry out the generational values of Fort Myers, the Uncommon Friends Foundation is dedicated to lifelong character-building among today’s youth and business leaders, as it inspires future leaders toward excellence of character, a spirit of innovation and a sense of purpose. It is located at the historic Burroughs Home & Gardens on the waterfront in downtown Fort Myers, offering a sheltered pavilion and dazzling water views for public and private events as well as year-round tours. For more information, call 239-337-9503.

Uncommon Friends Membership Meeting 2011
Business Ethics Luncheon 2012
2016 Scholarship Recipients
2019 Business Ethics Luncheon at FGCU
2019 Uncommon Evening: Pearls of Wisdom
Business Ethics Award Recipients
Champion Teachers
Historic Images
Honorary Lifetime Membership Winners
Royal Palm Yacht Club Ladies Visit Burroughs Home
Scholarship Recipients