Jess Parrish Medical Foundation to Host Annual Gala "Treasure Island" Benefiting The Children's Center

TITUSVILLE, FLA. (Aug. 28, 2019)—Extraordinary plans are underway for Jess Parrish Medical Foundation’s (JPMF) annual benefit gala, Treasure Island, which takes place on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 5-10 pm at Cruise Terminal One, Port Canaveral. GrayRobinson, P.A., and William and Laura Boyles are presenting sponsors for the event.

More than 400 guests are expected to attend the swashbuckling evening of romantic elegance. Guests will enjoy signature cocktails, a tropical island inspired dinner and treasure hunting at the silent auction. One thousand pieces of gold will be at stake in the Hooks ‘n Tails costume contest. Guests are encouraged to wear elegant pirate and mermaid inspired attire - $500 prize for the best mermaid and $500 for the best pirate will be awarded.

Event proceeds will benefit The Children’s Center to fund current and future needs and help bring the center into its 20th year of providing access to services, guidance and support for children and their families.

“GrayRobinson, P.A. and William and Laura Boyles are honored to once again partner with Jess Parrish Medical Foundation as presenting sponsor of this year’s benefit gala,” said William A. Boyles, shareholder at GrayRobinson, P.A. “As presenting sponsor, it is gratifying to know that our investment is providing access to high-quality care that develops Strong Families for Life and will continue to provide future generations of our children with a safe place to learn, grow and reach their full potential.”

Holly Carver and Laura Anne Pray are co-chairs for the event. Gala committee members include, Judy Allender, Winnie Brewer, Kelley Broome, Mary Coleman, Lauren Coyne, Carlos Diaz, Lori Duester, Voncile Franklin, Betty Greene, Samantha Guyre, Nadine Itani, Jessie Kirk, Elizabeth Kump, Melissa Lugo, Christina Morrison, Susan Morse and Dr. Tanya Taival.

“We are overjoyed by the tremendous support we have received for Treasure Island, and are thrilled to have so many organizations and community partners joining us to make a difference in the health of our community,” said Judy Allender, event underwriting chair.

The growing list of this year’s event partners include the Shores of Plenty-level sponsors: Injury Centers of Brevard, OMNI Healthcare, Susan Morse and Daniel Levy/UBS Financial Services and Zumpano Patricios; X Marks the Spot-level sponsors: Allender & Allender P.A./Port Commissioner Jerry and Judy Allender, Coastal Ambulance Services and Bob and Jessie Kirk/Kirk Management LLC; Pirate’s Cove-level sponsors: The Broome Law Firm, P.A./Chris and Kelly Broome, HealthFund Solutions, LLC, Hopkins Pharmacy, Julius Miller Scholarship Fund, Person Doyle Mohre & Pastis LLP and Barbara and Terry Terhune. Mermaid Lagoon-level sponsors: Bermello Ajamil & Partners, Inc., Steve and Winnie Brewer, Ashley Byrne, Jamie and Melissa Lugo, Turmy Lum and Oscar Sieveking, Howard and Sandra Rinker, Catherine Spencer, VITAS Healthcare and Fred and Misty Wilson. Captain’s Hideout sponsors: Dr. and Mrs. Anthony Allotta, Boggs Gases, Davies, Houser & Secrest, CPA, P.A., Greg and Lori Gullikson, Dr. Patricia C. Manning, Chris and Lisa McAlpine and Miller & Hurt Wealth Advisors.In-kind event sponsors include Stina Bee Marketing. In-kind media sponsors include Brevard Business News, Florida Today and SpaceCoast Living. Other generous sponsors will be recognized at the gala.

Individual gala tickets are available at $125 and sponsorship opportunities are offered starting at $500. For more information about sponsorship packages, to donate tax-deductible auction items or to purchase general admission and chance-drawing tickets, please contact Jess Parrish Medical Foundation at 321-269-4066 or visit parrishmedfoundation.com/gala. Space is limited.

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