UNCOMMON EVENING

November 09, 2022 – 6 TO 9 P.M.

Each year, the Uncommon Friends Foundation and its supporters gather to celebrate the core values and principles of the uncommon friends and award scholarships to deserving recipients, recognize the efforts of a local educator who champions character education in the classroom, and showcase a local business that demonstrates high ethical standards. Join us at the outdoor Gale McBride Pavilion on the riverfront grounds of the Burroughs Home and Gardens located at 2505 First Street in the downtown Fort Myers River District.

Guests can watch the sun set below the horizon, while visiting with new and old friends over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. An elegant dinner precedes the announcements of scholarship winners, as well as the winner of the Champion Character Education Teacher of the Year award and the Business Ethics award.

 

We Count on Support from Our Community and Local Businesses!

The Uncommon Evening Gala is the Uncommon Friends Foundation’s annual signature event that raises funds to support its efforts toward character education, business ethics, scholarships, and historical preservation all year long. Support of sponsors and individuals throughout our community is vital to our success.

 

This year’s event, “Gardens of Greatness!” will be on Nov. 9th at historic Burrough’s Home & Gardens.

 

For more information on tickets or sponsorship, contact our office at 239-337-9505 or via email at Office@uncommonfriends.org

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

Brian Rist, Foundation Chairman

Eunice Bremner and Alexandra Bremner

Uncommon Friends Foundation

The Uncommon Friends Foundation inspires future leaders toward excellence of character, a spirit of innovation, and a sense of purpose.

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2505 First Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901
239.337.9503

heather@uncommonfriends.org

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