March 26 event to recognize Linda Brown, Doris Colgate and Mary Fischer

Tickets are now available for Pace Center for Girls, Lee County’s 2019 Grande Dames Tea, to be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26 at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, 1380 Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers.

Each year, Pace’s Grande Dames Tea honors women who exemplify the organization’s guiding principles and have made a significant impact on the community through decades of service and helping others. The event’s theme, “The Wisdom of Time – Honoring the Female Spirit,” represents the unique perspectives and powerful insight that these women have gained throughout their life journeys, and the importance of passing this knowledge along to future generations.

During the 2019 Grande Dames Tea event, Pace will recognize, Linda Brown, Doris Colgate and Mary Fischer for their roles in business, community and philanthropy. Honorees will share words of wisdom and advice during this inspirational event, which also features a Q&A session and special performances by the Pace girls.

Admission is available at $60 per person and $500 for tables of eight. Proceeds will benefit Pace and its strength-based, gender-specific programs that guide Pace girls in finding their voice and achieving their potential. Attendees are encouraged to wear their favorite tea party hat.

To purchase tickets, or to learn more about sponsorship opportunities, visit www.pacecenter.org/locations/lee or call 239-425-2366.

About Pace Center for Girls, Lee County

Since 2007, Pace Center for Girls, Lee County has been providing girls and young women an opportunity for a better future through education, counseling, training and advocacy. The gender-specific, strength-based program is one of 22 Centers throughout Florida, and is known throughout the nation as a best practices model for diverting girls from the juvenile justice system. Pace is a registered not-for-profit organization that relies on the support of individuals, businesses, civic/community organizations and churches in Lee County in order to serve girls and their families. Since its inception, Pace Center for Girls, Lee County has served more than 650 at-promise girls and young women, believing each one deserves an opportunity to find her voice, achieve her potential and celebrate a life defined by responsibility, dignity, serenity and grace. For more information on Pace Center for Girls, Lee County, call 239-425-2366 or visit www.pacecenter.org/locations/lee.