Portfolio Naples November 2021 - Page 13

“ Achieving this goal could not have been possible without the dedication of our organization ’ s team , sponsors , trustees and donors ,” said President Ed Bell . “ We are proud of the work we have done for the past 13 years , and we will continue to make strides in our pediatric healthcare systems for many years to come .”
The two-day event kicks off at the Chef Vintner Dinners to be hosted in private luxury homes throughout the region to experience culinary creations from honorary chefs and mindfully paired with exclusive wineries .
The festivities continue at The Grand Tasting and Live Auction on Saturday , January 22 at Florida SouthWestern State College in Fort Myers , Florida , where guests will mingle with culinary specialties and enjoy wine from selected vintners . Guests will raise their paddles for the opportunities to take home international travel vacations , luxury and exhilarating experiences and opportunities to fund additional children ’ s causes .
Sponsors include California Closets , Estero Bay Chevrolet , Jet It , Palm Printing of SWFL and Stock Development . Media partners include Florida Weekly , Gulfshore Life , Naples Daily News & The News-Press . To learn more about the 2022 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest , please visit www . swflwinefest . org . About SWFL Children ’ s Charities , Inc . SWFL Children ’ s Charities , Inc . is a local nonprofit organization that is dedicated to saving children ’ s lives by supporting the region ’ s growing pediatric health care system . The Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest is the organization ’ s annual signature fundraiser . Proceeds from the 2022 event will support pediatric health care services in the Southwest Florida region including the Golisano Children ’ s Hospital . For more information , visit www . swflwinefest . org .
PORTFOLIO MAGAZINE 11