THE FRIENDSHIP CENTERS OF CHARLOTTE COUNTY’S FIRST “RAISE YOUR GLASS FOR FRIENDSHIP” EVENT TO BE HELD MARCH 28, 2017. This year’s inaugural event will feature bourbon and scotch tasting at The Turtle Club in Punta Gorda to benefit programming for older adults in Charlotte County.

(Punta Gorda, FL) – Jan. 5, 2017 – The Friendship Centers of Charlotte County, a non-profit organization providing services for older adults in Southwest Florida, is hosting its first fundraiser for Charlotte County on March 28, 2017 at The Turtle Club in Punta Gorda from 6-8 pm.

“The event will be an elegant affair with fine bourbon and scotch tasting,” said event Chair Kathy Silverberg, immediate past chair of Friendship Centers’ Board of Governors. “It will be a great evening of fun and friendship, with all proceeds going to benefit our clients in Charlotte County.”

Co-chaired by Silverberg and John R. Wright, president of the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce, the event proceeds will help the Charlotte County staff continue to provide needed programs for the hundreds of older adults who visit the dining sites, home-bound seniors who have nutritious meals delivered and those who receive friendly visits from our dedicated volunteers.

Sponsorships are available at various appropriately-named levels including top shelf, premium, call and well, with opportunities to have your business name in the program, a logo on the website page, complimentary tickets and more depending on the level of sponsorship. Individual tickets are $65 each and are available by calling 941.556.3205 by March 21, 2017 or registering online.

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