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
“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
www.parrishmedfoundation.com/register or call Jess Parrish Medical Foundation at 321-269-4066.