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Cheers to 35 Years!

Our Anniversary Celebration is Going Virtual!

You are cordially invited to “Cheers to 35 Years!”– Celebrating Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center’s 35-year journey – providing hope and empowerment to individuals with vision loss.

Cheers to 35 Years! will be held on Thursday, October 22 from 6:35-7:35 pm. Please join us for an evening of inspiration as we share our successes, honor our friends and highlight client stories that reflect our mission. We are excited to spend the evening with you, virtually in the comfort of your home.

In light of these difficult times, your participation in this virtual event and kind donations are ways to strengthen our community and ensure that visually impaired individuals will continue to learn, grow and be productive members in our community at NO COST.

Joining us to toast our past and our future are Phil Mancini and Michael Klauber, co-owners of Micheal’s on East. You will not want to miss this event!

HERE’S HOW TO JOIN US!

  1. Register as a sponsor or purchase your tickets at Cheers to 35 Years! Reservations
  2. Purchase Raffles for a beautiful basket of delightful champagne and treats.
  3. Share the Event by inviting family and friends to your virtual table.
  4. Visit us on Facebook to follow us for the latest event information.
  5. Pick Up your special commemorative gift package from the Lighthouse, 7318 N. Tamiami Trail on October 20 & 21 (pick-up times can be scheduled).
  6. Join Us Live on Thursday, October 22 at 6:35 pm for “Cheers to 35 Years! The Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the virtual event.

PURCHASE YOUR SPONSORSHIP AND TICKETS TODAY!

Event Reservation
$35 per ticket

  • Commemorative gift bag

Raffle $10

Champagne gift basket

Get ready to fall off of your virtual chair, because this champagne gift basket delivers champagne legends, surrounded by an assortment of gourmet sweets, nuts and cookies.

This basket is the definition of sweet delicious luxury, valued at $270

  • Veuve Clicquot Rosé Champagne
  • Veuve Clicquot Demi Sec Champagne
  • Godiva Signature Dozen Truffles
  • Sweet Jubilee Milk, Dark & White Chocolate Pretzel Twists
  • Klara’s Gourmet Coconut Macaroons
  • Dave’s Sweet Tooth Toffee Dark Chocolate
  • Sahale Snacks Pistachios Glazed Mix
  • Carr’s Entertainment Cracker Collection
  • Cinnamon Candle
  • 4 stemless champagne glasses with logo
  • Cocktail Plates and Napkins
  • You don’t have to attend to buy a raffle ticket

Donations

Your financial gifts, in any amount, are essential to our daily operations. Donations allow us to continue providing our programs and services to the visually impaired at NO COST.

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS*

*Some benefits have publishing deadlines. A portion of your sponsorship and ticket price is tax deductible.

Presenting $1,200

  • Two tickets to Cheers to 35 Years!
  • Top logo placement with link on event webpage
  • Sponsor name included in press release
  • Sponsor name and level displayed and acknowledged during virtual event
  • Pre and post event emails acknowledgement
  • Sponsor and levelacknowledgement in newsletter recap of event
  • Acknowledgement on social media
  • Record a welcome message for the live virtual event
  • Two commemorative gift packages

Lead $700

  • Two tickets to Cheers to 35 Years!
  • Logo placed with link on event webpage
  • Sponsor name included in press release
  • Sponsor name and level acknowledged during virtual event
  • Sponsor and level acknowledgement in newsletter recap of event
  • Acknowledgement on social media
  • Two commemorative gift packages

Supporter $500

  • Two tickets to Cheers to 35 Years!
  • Logo placed on event webpage
  • Sponsor name and level acknowledged during virtual event
  • Sponsor and level acknowledgement in newsletter recap of event
  • Acknowledgement on social media
  • Two commemorative gift packages

Thank You to Our Sponsors

David and Ann Cruikshank
Aviva Campus for Senior Life
Kimberly Tocci
5CK LLC
Venice Avenue Dermatology
Martin Rometsch and Wilhelmine Weise-Rometsch

For more information, please email Terri Medina.mailto:terri.medina@LighthouseEducationCenter.org