Portfolio Naples November 2021 - Page 52

SPECIAL OLYMPICS FLORIDA Above photo : Moran Wealth Management Team ( L to R ) Angel Nurse , Christina Shaw , Ryan Frank , Tom Moran , Corey Grant , Ashley Buboltz , Don Drury , Kylen Moran and Mike Mongin

Friends and supporters of Special Olympics Florida gathered at the Ritz- Carlton Naples for a VIP event to kick off the upcoming Yacht Hop fundraiser . Special Olympics Florida President and CEO Sherry Wheelock was on hand to personally thank event sponsors which included long-time supporter , Tom Moran , founder & CEO of Moran Wealth Management .
Honorary Chairman Senator Rick Scott is pleased to partner with Special Olympics Florida for its inaugural Yacht Hop taking place on November 13 , 2021 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the famed Naples Yacht Club . The evening will include signature cocktails , live music , and an array of culinary delights prepared by the renowned Chef de Cuisine . Guests will have the opportunity to hop on and off exquisite vessels and enjoy the fresh ocean air and beautiful sunset .
Special Olympics Florida provides year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities , giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness , demonstrate courage , experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts , skills , and friendship with their families , other Special Olympics athletes , and the community . With 49 years of changing lives behind us , Special Olympics Florida is part of the largest provider of fitness training , education and athletic competition in Florida as well as the largest provider of healthcare for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities . Special Olympics Florida Collier County has over 2,400 athletes and Unified partners that are served in 12 different sports and over 19 competition opportunities provided throughout the county and state . All services are provided free of charge to athletes and their families . The program is made possible by the support of hundreds of volunteers who organize sports events , coach , publicize , raise funds and help administer the organization .
“ Let me win . But if I cannot win , let me be brave in the attempt .”
A limited number of tickets are still available . Please visit Give . SpecialOlympicsFlorida . org / NaplesYachtHop2021 or contact Kristine Aristide at 305-407-4627 .
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