A Night of Luxury at MarineMax Fort Myers Raises Funds for Children’s Hospital

FORT MYERS, Fla., (March 15, 2016) – MarineMax Fort Myers hosted an exclusive, by invitation only, fundraising event to benefit the Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida the evening of March 4, 2016. Guests had the opportunity to step aboard stunning yachts while enjoying cocktails, dinner and entertainment under the stars. During the event MarineMax Fort Myers held a silent auction as well as a live action that raised over $40,000 for the children’s hospital.

CBS affiliate, WINK’s news anchor Jen Stacy guest emceed the event. She posted on her Facebook page, “A beautiful night, filled with fun and laughter, fabulous yachts, and generous boating friends, all for a wonderful cause! Thank you MarineMax Ft. Myers for hosting an incredible event that will have a lasting impact on our local kids and the Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida! I was honored to be a part of it.”

The Golisano Children’s Hospital is a part of the Lee Memorial Health System Foundation. They posted their appreciation on their Facebook page.

“Special thanks to Ryan West and his team at MarineMax Fort Myers for hosting An Evening Under the Stars to benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida! Their inaugural event raised over $40,000 to help children in our community. What a beautiful setting and truly fabulous event!”

“I am exceptionally proud of my team at MarineMax Fort Myers for making this event so successful for this great cause,” explained Ryan West, MarineMax Fort Myers General Manager. “Everyone had a great time while serving the sick or injured children and their families who are our neighbors and friends. The Golisano Children’s Hospital is one of the finest institutions serving our community and beyond.”

To make a donation or for more information, please contact Trudi Kemmis at 239-481-8200 or email trudi.kemmis@marinemax.com.

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