Tickets are still available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s (JA) 2011 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County. The dinner and awards ceremony will take place April 20 at 5 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Estero. All proceeds benefit JA programs for students in Southwest Florida. To purchase individual tickets and table sponsorships, call the Junior Achievement office at 239-225-2590 or visit www.jaswfl.org.
At the 2011 Business Hall of Fame, Lee County event, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct Dr. Daniel Dosoretz, president and CEO of Radiation Therapy Services Inc./21st Century Oncology, and Tony Lapi, president and CEO of Rochester Resorts Inc./’Tween Waters Inn. The prestigious award recognizes prominent business leaders for their professional accomplishments and commitment to the community.
Individual seats are $250. A silver table sponsorship, which is available for $1,650, includes eight tickets to the event and provides two student sponsorships. Bronze table sponsorships, available for $850, include four tickets to the event. In addition, student sponsorships, which provide young people the opportunity to attend the Business Hall of Fame event, are available at the cost of $125 per ticket. By attending the event, students have a first-hand opportunity to practice business etiquette skills and interact with local professionals. Space is limited.
The event title sponsor is BB&T-Oswald Trippe and Company and BB&T, and the gold sponsors include: 21st Century Oncology, Edison National Bank, Edison State College, Gulf Coast Business Review, Hope HealthCare Services, Leading Edge Financial Group Inc., Lee Memorial Health System, Liberty Partners Group, McHale Caruso Scullion and Knox Certified Public Accountants, Northwestern Mutual Financial Network and Vestar Capital Partners.
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, 126 individual area operations reach 4 million students in the United States, with an additional 5 million students served by operations in 120 other countries worldwide. For more information, contact the Southwest Florida office at 239-225-2590 or visit www.JASWFL.org.