March 23, 2012
-- Fort Myers and Naples, FL – Walk the red carpet, pose for the paparazzi, sip elegant cocktails, nibble on gourmet food and mix and mingle with the "Shining Stars" of Dress for Success SW Florida at “A Hollywood Night in Black and White,” a glamorous and inspirational fundraiser to help women throughout our area overcome economic obstacles to become self-sufficient and successful.
The glitzy event will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 28 at Clive | Daniel Home in Naples and feature hors d’oeuvres, wine and Norman Love chocolates, and live entertainment by Daniel Melvin & Christine Bradford singing favorite Hollywood tunes. Guests also will meet inspirational speakers Donna Noce-Colaco, President of White House | Black Market, and Joi Gordon, CEO of Dress for Success Worldwide.
Tickets are $60 each or $100 for VIP passes, and can be purchased online at http://www.dressforsuccess.org/swflorida
or call 239-689-4992. All proceeds will benefit Dress for Success SW Florida so that the organization can maintain high standards of the boutique, develop new partnerships for unemployed women, and support job retention programs for women in Southwest Florida.
VIPs in their finest black and white cocktail attire will be treated like celebrities, welcomed by men in tuxes handed champagne and “paparazzi”
snapping their photos as they walk a red carpet into the beautiful party showroom. VIPs will receive swag bags filled with luxe gifts, have chances to win great prizes, and enjoy shopping at a Rodeo Drive-style boutique.
A highlight of the evening will be the makeover “reveal” and personal testimonies of the “Shining Stars,” Dress for Success clients who overcame tremendous obstacles to become confident, self-sufficient women who are succeeding in the workplace. The event is sponsored by White House | Black Market, Clive | Daniel Home, News-Press, e’Bella magazine, Arthrex, Fifth Third Bank, Naples Daily News, Hodges University, Home-Tech, Cintas, CONRIC PR & Marketing, Image Matters, Trini in Private, Riverchase Dermatology and Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc.
About Dress for Success: The mission of Dress For Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. The vision for the Southwest Florida affiliate is to provide an opportunity for socially and economically disadvantaged women in Lee and Collier counties to improve themselves, receive support in career development and feel more confident and empowered. There are 115 Dress For Success locations in seven countries focused on providing career wardrobes and employment counseling to disadvantaged women. Since starting operations in 1997, Dress for Success has helped more than 500,000 women work toward self-sufficiency. For information, email email@example.com, call 239-689-4992 or visit www.DressForSuccess.org/