You won’t want to miss the State College of Florida Foundation’s Avenues to the Future, featuring a lobster and filet mignon dinner from Pier 22, specialty drinks from Three Daughters Brewing and Siesta Key Rum and an auction that includes a 7-night island resort stay in Belize, a private chef dinner for eight, or a fourth of July get-a-away on Siesta Key. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota, 5840 26th St. W., Bradenton.
SCF music students will serenade guests as they stroll the Avenues across the campus. Guests will be able to tour the new Library & Learning center, meet SCF students and faculty and get a behind-the-scenes view of SCF’s top programs. More than 60 silent auction items include pet boarding, a flying trapeze class, a night at the opera, an Alex Rodriguez autographed baseball, a Derrick Brooks autographed football, golf packages and framed landscape and nature prints from Grant Jefferies Photography.
The title Sponsor is SEI Investment Company. Gold sponsors are BMO Harris Bank, LEMA Construction, Mosaic, iHeartMedia Inc. Mark & Alix Morin and Pam & Bibb Swain. Silver sponsors are Manatee Memorial Hospital, Premier Community Bank and Early Learning Coalition of Manatee County. Bronze Sponsors are Dianne Anderson & Charles Knowles, CS&L CPAs, Dolphin Aviation, Florida Power & Light, Stanley Kane and Lakewood Ranch Commercial Realty. Sponsorships are still available.
Tickets to the premier event are available now. For more information or to purchase individual tickets, call 941-752-5390 or visit SCF-Foundation.org.