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GrayRobinson, P.A. Announced As Presenting Sponsor of JPMF Benefit Gala

Jess Parrish Medical Foundation (JPMF) has announced the law firm of GrayRobinson, P.A. as the presenting sponsor for this year’s “Glamour, Glitz & Games Under the Big Top!” Benefit Gala on Friday, October 25, 2013, from 8:00 pm to midnight at La Cita Country Club in Titusville.

Proceeds from the gala will benefit The Children’s Center, which is an early childhood development center for both special needs and typically developing children.

“It is our privilege to be the presenting sponsor of this great event for the second year in a row because we believe in the mission of The Children’s Center and know it is helping hundreds of children and their families have a better future,” said William A. Boyles, shareholder at GrayRobinson, P.A.

The ringmaster will welcome guests as they enter the glamorous world of the Big Top, where they will enjoy vintage carnival games, cirque performances, and delectable circus-inspired fare. Guests will also have a chance to bid on spectacular live and silent auction items, such as golf adventures, culinary experiences and trips of a lifetime! The feature entertainment for the evening includes two performers from NIL Entertainment, which has performed with Cirque du Soleil, Celebrity Cruise Lines, Disney, Busch Gardens, and many others around the world.

The underwriting committee has secured sponsorships from numerous community members and organizations. “Ringmaster” sponsors include: TD Bank and Hitesh and Shital Patel.

As a “Trapeze Artists” level sponsor, Jon Miller has graciously donated $5,000 in gift certificates to his jewelry store, Jon’s Fine Jewelry in Cocoa Village. Guests will have a chance to win a $2,500 gift certificate to his store by purchasing a raffle ticket, or they can bid on one of the live or silent auction items for the remaining $2,500 in gift certificates.

“I chose to be a sponsor for the fourth year in a row because this is such a great event that will benefit so many children in our community. Each year the event surpasses my expectations and I can’t wait to see what’s in store for us this year,” said Jon Miller of Jon’s Fine Jewelry.

Other sponsors at the time of this release include: “Center Ring” sponsor, Jaime and Melissa Lugo; “Trapeze Artists” sponsors, Brevard Indo-American Medical and Dental Association, Boggs Gases, FLORIDA TODAY, Industrial Steel, Inc. / Fred and Misty Wilson, SCB Marketing, and N. Christine Sylvester; and “Acrobats” sponsors, Atlantic Business Systems, Bank of America, La Cita Golf and Country Club, Team Health Anesthesia and Parrish Anesthesia Specialists, Team Health Emergency Medicine Coastal Division, and Wells Fargo. Other generous sponsors will be recognized at the gala.

“We’d like to thank all our sponsors who will be helping make a real difference in the lives of countless children in our community,” said Christopher Broome, Esquire, chairman, JPMF board of directors.

Event co-chairs are Chris and Kelley Broome, and Randy and Mary Coleman. Other committee members are Judy Allender, Richard Boggs, Lori Duester, Tara Edginton, Betty Greene, Randa Itani, Lisa Mathews, Lisa McAlpine, Carla McRae, Jim Musick, Katherine Musick, Laura Norris, Esther Porta, Debby Settle, Barbara Terhune, Misty Wilson and Holly Woolsey. The event design and production is being done by Rachel Nave Hobgood of Nave Event Designs.

General admission tickets to the gala may be purchased for $100 per person. Additional sponsorships are available starting at $350. Space is limited. Register online at or call Jess Parrish Medical Foundation at 321-269-4066.