Naples Daily News: Two years after a Christmas diagnosis of leukemia, boy, 9, hopes donations for his artwork help other kids with serious illnesses Click here to download the pdf
A love of racing games and Hot Wheels cars were the inspiration for the artwork created by nine-year-old Jay Aponte, child artist for the 2014 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest. His original watercolor and pencil painting will be auctioned at the Wine Fest Grand Tasting and Auction Saturday, Feb. 22. Jay is a frequent [...]
The 2014 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest officially kicked off with the Kosta Browne Signature Vintner Dinner Sunday, Dec. 1 at Angelina's Ristorante in Bonita Springs. The Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest begins with dinners featuring select vintners and local chefs in private homes from Fort Myers to Naples Friday, Feb. 21. The [...]
Naples Daily News: Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest Dinner Hosts Get Advice Click here to download the pdf.
The News-Press: New and returning chef-wine organizers met Monday to start arranging their private dinners as part of the 2014 fundraising extravaganza Click here to download the pdf
Elaine Hawkins and Dorothy Fitzgerald have been named chairpersons of the 2014 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest event. The fundraiser will be held Feb. 21-22, 2014 at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club. Hawkins is president of Fort Myers-based Private Client Insurance Services and Specialty Risk Management Services. Active in the community, she sits [...]