Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Spring Luncheon raises nearly $58,000 for Hope


The Friends of Hope Women’s Committee recently hosted its annual Spring Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa, raising nearly $58,000 to benefit Hope Hospice and its Hope Kids Care and pet programs.

“The continued support of The Friends of Hope Women’s Committee allows us to fulfill our mission to provide comforting care to all who need our help,” said Samira K. Beckwith, president and CEO of Hope HealthCare Services. “We are so grateful for the committee’s dedication, for our sponsors, and for all who made this year’s Spring Luncheon a success.”

Event chairs Barbara Caccese, Etta Smith and Signe Wynne, along with event committee members, coordinated the celebration for more than 300 guests.

The afternoon’s events included boutique shopping, raffle prizes and a fashion show hosted by Master of Ceremonies Robert Van Winkle from NBC-2 featuring spring apparel from Worth New York and Loretta Bridal Boutique of Bonita Springs.

Event sponsors included Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wynne, American House, Northern Trust, Bonita & Estero Magazine and the Spring Luncheon Committee.