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JASWFL to induct laureates Reinhold Schmieding and Brian Stock into Hall of Fame

PHOTO 1 - Reinhold Schmieding

Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available for the Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2015 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County to be held on Thursday, Oct. 29 with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. Mutual of Omaha and Mutual of Omaha Bank are this year’s event title sponsors. During the event, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct Reinhold Schmieding of Arthrex, Inc. and Brian Stock of Stock Development into the 2015 Business of Hall of Fame, Collier County. To reserve tickets or become a sponsor, visit www.JASWFL.org or call 239-225-2590.

The prestigious award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who serve as role models for youth through their professional accomplishments and commitment to the community. Schmieding and Stock will join a distinguished group of individuals who have been inducted into the Business Hall of Fame since it was founded in 1988.

PHOTO 2 - Brian Stock

Business sponsorships are available and include entrance to the event with premium diamond sponsorships at $10,000, platinum level sponsorships for $7,500 and gold level sponsorships for $5,000. These levels include eight seats, with an additional two seats reserved for students. Additional sponsorships available are silver sponsor level for $1,800 (eight seats with two additional seats for students) and bronze sponsor level for $900 which includes tables of four plus a reserved seat for one student. Individual seats are also available for $250 each.

Sponsors also are needed to support student admission, which is $125 per ticket. Junior Achievement students attending the event will have an opportunity to practice their etiquette skills while interacting with local professionals. Additionally, full-page and half-page advertisements are available in the event program book for $1,000 and $500. To reserve tables, individual tickets or to become a sponsor, call the Junior Achievement office at 239-225-2590 or visit www.JASWFL.org. Proceeds benefit local Junior Achievement programs.

About Junior Achievement:

Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. Through a dedicated volunteer network, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida Inc. provides in-school and after-school programs for students in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties that focus on three key content areas: work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. Today, JA reaches 4.4 million students per year in 116 markets across the United States, with an additional 5.8 million students served by operations in 121 other countries worldwide. For more information about Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida visit www.JASWFL.org, call 239-225-2590 or info@jaswfl.org.