Tickets and sponsorship opportunities for the Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2012 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County to be held Oct. 30 at the Waldorf Astoria Naples are now available at www.jaswfl.org. During the dinner and awards ceremony, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct Laureates Philip J. McCabe, CEO and owner of Gulf Coast Commercial Corporation and founder of the Inn on Fifth and McCabe’s Irish Pub & Grill in Naples, and Richard B. Akin, president/chief executive officer of Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida. The prestigious award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who serve as role models for youth through their professional accomplishments and commitment to the community.
Business sponsorships are available and include tickets to the event with Platinum level sponsorships available for $7,500 and Gold level sponsorships for $5,000. Tables of 10, which include two reserved seats for students, are available for $1,800 (silver sponsor level). Tables of five are available for $900 (bronze sponsor level) and include a reserved seat for one student. Individual seats are also available for $250 each. Tables and tickets to the event can be purchased online at www.JASWFL.org or by calling the local Junior Achievement office at 239-225-2590.
Sponsors also are needed to support student admission, which is $125 per ticket. Junior Achievement students who attend the event have an opportunity to interact with local professionals and practice their etiquette skills. Additionally, full-page and half-page advertisements are available in the event program book for $1,000 and $500 respectively. To reserve tables or individual tickets or to become a sponsor, call the Junior Achievement office at 239-225-2590. Proceeds benefit local Junior Achievement programs.
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 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, 122 individual area operations reach more than 4 million students in the U.S., with an additional 5 million students served by operations in 120 other countries worldwide. For more information about Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida visit www.JASWFL.org or contact Anne Frazier at 239-225-2590 or firstname.lastname@example.org.