Live Auction 2018-01-17T16:08:05+00:00

Live Auction

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. has unveiled 38 phenomenal live auction lots that will be up for bid during the 2018 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest’s Live Auction, taking place Saturday, March 3. The extraordinary packages include exclusive international and domestic getaways, delectable wine and culinary offerings, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

The Live Auction is made possible through the generous donations from friends of SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc., including trustees, donors and distinguished vintners, as well as through the travel services of Preferred Travel of Naples, Inc.

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Scott Robertson, Auctioneer

The Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest is proud to welcome back auctioneer, Scott Robertson. Scott is recognized by his peers as one of the top professional full time benefit auctioneers working in the United States today. For over 20 years, he has skillfully conducted hundreds of benefit auctions throughout the country and helped raise millions of dollars for a variety of not-for-profit organizations. Scott is especially pleased to be the auctioneer at this event as he knows first-hand how the money raised today impacts the charities that benefit from the proceeds. CLICK HERE.

Kellie Burns, Live Auction Emcee

Kellie Burns is easily recognized as one of the anchors of NBC2 News at 5:00, News at 5:30 and News at 6. But Southwest Florida residents also know her best for her commitment and dedication to numerous local charities. The Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest is honored to have Kellie’s continued support and as this year’s celebrity emcee. Kellie’s award-winning career includes two Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for Hard News Feature, and Series Feature Reporting. She has also been honored with the Florida Associated Press Award for Long Serious Feature, Individual Achievement and Investigative Reporting. Some of the honors she has received outside the world of television include: Gulfshore Life Magazine’s “Woman of the Year,” “2010 Power Women in Lee County” by Florida Weekly Newspaper and named one of “Southwest Florida’s 47 Power Players for 2010” by Gulfshore Business Magazine.


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