Amy McQuagge joins Guardian ad Litem Foundation’s board of directors

2022-08-11T13:30:38-04:00August 11th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Marketing professional Amy McQuagge has joined the board of directors for the Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit. As a board member, McQuagge is responsible for program oversight, fundraising, event coordination and public awareness campaigns for the Guardian ad Litem Foundation, which has a mission of ensuring that every abused, neglected or abandoned youth in [...]

Pace Center for Girls announces June 23 Love That Dress! collection party on Sanibel Island

2022-06-01T15:16:59-04:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee will celebrate the next Love That Dress! collection event on Thursday, June 23, at By Rachel Pierce Art Gallery on Sanibel Island. Hosted by local artist Rachel Pierce and Sanibel Mayor Holly D. Smith, the collection party will include drinks, appetizers and prize drawings as well as a chance to [...]

‘Sunset at St. Charles Yacht Club’ collection event raises $53,000 for Pace Center for Girls, Lee

2022-05-23T14:56:13-04:00May 23rd, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee recently raised more than $53,000 during its Love That Dress! collection event, “Sunset at St. Charles Yacht Club,” on May 12 in Fort Myers. Taking place at the exclusive St. Charles Harbour & Yacht Club, the evening featured live music, hors d’oeuvres, refreshing cocktails and silent and live auctions offering [...]

Pace Center for Girls announces May 12 Love That Dress! collection event, ‘Sunset at St. Charles Yacht Club’

2022-05-04T15:11:55-04:00May 4th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee announces the return of the Love That Dress! collection event, “Sunset at St. Charles Yacht Club,” on Thursday, May 12. Taking place at the exclusive St. Charles Harbour Yacht Club, guests can enjoy an evening of live music, silent and live auctions, hors d'oeuvres and refreshing cocktails. The live auction [...]

Grande Dames Tea raises $67,000 to benefit Pace Center for Girls, Lee

2022-03-24T11:05:09-04:00March 24th, 2022|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The 2022 Grande Dames Tea has raised $67,000 in support of programs for Pace Center for Girls, Lee. The sold-out celebration was held March 17 at Broadway Palm and honored three local women – Ellie Fox, Susan Kyle and Linda Taylor – for their significant impact on the community. “Ellie, Susan and Linda are three [...]

Pace Center for Girls announces honorees of 2022 Grande Dames Tea

2022-03-02T10:31:43-05:00March 2nd, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee has named Ellie Fox, Susan Kyle and Linda Taylor as the honorees of its 2022 Grande Dames Tea, to be recognized for their significant impact on the community during a sold-out event on March 17. Pace’s annual Grande Dames Tea honors women who exemplify the organization’s guiding principles and have [...]

Pace Center for Girls to host 2022 Grande Dames Tea March 17

2022-02-15T10:03:23-05:00February 15th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee has announced its 14th annual Grande Dames Tea, taking place from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 17 at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers. In celebration of Pace Lee’s 15th anniversary, the nonprofit has named Pace Lee founder Gail Markham as honorary chair of [...]

Believing in Girls Gala raises $208,000 for Pace Center for Girls, Lee

2022-02-09T12:12:37-05:00February 9th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Believing in Girls Gala has raised a record-breaking $208,000 in support of programs for Pace Center for Girls, Lee. The black-tie preferred evening was held Feb. 5 at Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in Fort Myers, and featured cocktails, dinner, dancing, a live auction and raffle. “The energy, positivity and love for Pace [...]

Pace Center for Girls announces auction lots for Believing in Girls Gala

2022-01-26T17:29:36-05:00January 26th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee has announced its lineup of auction lot packages up for bid at the Believing in Girls Gala, a black-tie preferred fundraising event set for Saturday, Feb. 5 in Fort Myers. Proceeds from the evening “Under the Stars” gala support Pace Lee girls and its programs, which provide girls and young [...]

Love That Dress! shopping event raises $65,000 for Pace Center for Girls, Lee

2021-09-15T13:07:29-04:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee’s popular fundraising event, Love That Dress!, has raised $65,000 to support Pace Lee programs. “We’re thankful for all who came out to this year’s Love That Dress!, joining our efforts to empower Pace girls in finding their voice and achieving their full potential,” said Jennifer Cellitti, executive director of Pace [...]

Pace Center for Girls, Lee launches Love That Dress! virtual auction, Women of Influence collection Aug. 13-23

2021-08-12T12:45:38-04:00August 12th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee will host its Love That Dress! virtual auction Aug. 13-23, offering an expansive selection of high-end packages, collections and experiences up for bid to support Pace, Lee programs. Each year, generous donors provide dozens of silent auction packages to feature at Pace, Lee’s Love That Dress! shopping extravaganza. Starting on [...]

Pace Center for Girls brings back Love That Dress! shopping event Aug. 19-21

2021-06-30T14:36:40-04:00June 30th, 2021|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County is bringing back its popular fundraising event, Love That Dress! with a new twist. This year, the event will be three fun-filled days of shopping Thursday, Aug. 19 through Saturday, Aug. 21 at Embassy Suites by Hilton in Estero. Described as the ultimate feel-good shopping spree of the year, [...]

Pace Center for Girls launches Virtual Holiday Auction Dec. 7-11

2020-12-01T14:10:35-05:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County will host its first Love That Dress! Virtual Holiday Auction on Dec. 7-11, offering an expansive selection of high-end packages, products and experiences up for bid to support Pace programs. Each year, generous donors provide dozens of silent auction packages to feature at Pace’s Love That Dress! shopping extravaganza. [...]

#MakeSpaceForPace dress collection campaign breaks collections records for Pace’s Love That Dress! event

2020-09-21T12:58:53-04:00September 21st, 2020|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

  Pace Center for Girls, Lee County’s virtual dress collection, #MakeSpaceForPace, has raised a record number of fashion-forward apparel for its Love That Dress! shopping event. Initially scheduled for fall 2020, Love That Dress! will now take place in 2021, with a new date to be announced. The #MakeSpaceForPace campaign encouraged the community to clean [...]

Pace Center for Girls hosts drive-thru graduation ceremony for Pace class of 2020

2020-06-25T14:48:24-04:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County recently celebrated the graduation of four Pace students with a socially distanced drive-thru celebration. Pace girls Alax, Chantelle, Shinesha and Sophie were honored during a special ceremony held in early June at Pace Center for Girls in Fort Myers. Pace’s executive director, Meg Geltner, delivered the commencement address and [...]

Pace Center for Girls launches #MakeSpaceForPace virtual dress collection campaign

2020-05-08T15:18:39-04:00May 8th, 2020|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County is gearing up for its annual Love That Dress! shopping event with a virtual dress collection that encourages the community to #MakeSpaceForPace. To help build an expansive inventory of fashion-forward apparel for the highly-anticipated Love That Dress! event, Pace is inviting Southwest Floridians to clean out their closets for [...]

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County hosts 2019 Tides of Change

2019-11-26T17:29:29-05:00November 19th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

More than 330 community supporters recently came together for the 2019 Tides of Change in support of Pace Center for Girls, Lee County’s vital counseling and academic programs. Held Nov. 8 at MarineMax Fort Myers, Tides of Change featured an evening of shoreside cocktails, dinner, dancing and a wave-making live auction to help chart a [...]

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County announces sponsors for 2019 Tides of Change

2019-10-18T15:36:59-04:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County has announced the course-charting sponsors of its 2019 Tides of Change event. The Fort Myers Police Department is the North Star Sponsor (title). Boy Agnew Potanovic Law Firm is the Anchorage Sponsor. Cushman & Wakefield Commercial Property Southwest Florida and Scott and Mary Fischer are Helmsman Sponsors, and Lee [...]

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County announces sponsors for 2019 Tides of Change

2019-10-24T14:44:59-04:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County has announced the course-charting sponsors of its 2019 Tides of Change event. The Fort Myers Police Department is the North Star Sponsor (title). Boy Agnew Potanovic Law Firm is the Anchorage Sponsor. Cushman & Wakefield Commercial Property Southwest Florida and Scott and Mary Fischer are Helmsman Sponsors, and Lee [...]

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County to host 2019 Tides of Change Nov. 8

2019-07-01T12:20:30-04:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County has announced its fundraising event Tides of Change, to be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, at MarineMax, 14030 McGregor Blvd. in Fort Myers. Pace Center for Girls invites the community to help chart a smoother course for at-promise young women in Lee County through [...]

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County announces July 17 Love That Dress! collection event, ‘Stetsons & Stilettos River District’

2019-06-24T15:30:37-04:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County’s next Love That Dress! collection event, “Stetsons & Stilettos River District,” will be held on Wednesday, July 17 at the Burroughs Home & Gardens in Fort Myers. Co-chaired by Pace board members Brandie Fennell Duncan and Jennifer Nelson, Stetsons & Stilettos River District presents a western-chic soirée with live [...]

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