Mark Loren

Norman LoveTickets and sponsorship opportunities for the Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida 2014 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County to be held April 17 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa. Tickets are available at www.jaswfl.org. During the dinner and awards ceremony, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct laureates Norman Love of Norman Love Confections and Mark Loren of Mark Loren Designs. 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 still 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 four 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. To reserve tables, purchase individual tickets or to become a sponsor, call the Junior Achievement office at 239-225-2590. Proceeds benefit local Junior Achievement programs.

The Title Sponsors are BB&T Bank and BB&T-Oswald Trippe and Company. The 15th Anniversary Sponsor is Comcast. Gold Sponsors areAudi Fort Myers, CenturyLink, Chico’s FAS, Edison National Bank, LeeSar and GATES. As sponsors, these local businesses help ensure that Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida can continue to provide programs for students in Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties that focus on the principles of work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy.

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 more than 12,000 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 117 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 or contact Anne Frazier at 239-225-2590 or info@jaswfl.org.