Stepping Out for Scholarships Event to Benefit Hodges University Students
Saturday, March 11, 2017, Hodges University will host its annual “Stepping Out
for Scholarships” event benefiting Hodges University’s Friends of the
University Scholarship Fund. The event will be held from 6:00-10:00 p.m. at the
Grey Oaks Country Club in Naples.
is Hodges University’s premier scholarship fundraising event of the year. The
monies raised will benefit qualified and deserving students who need financial
help in starting and/or finishing their degree,” said Tim Hall, director of
development at Hodges.
year, guests will enjoy an elegant dinner and have the opportunity to
participate in a “Treats for Tuition Dessert Dash.” Guests at each table will
combine their bids to claim a delicious dessert from the various selections
provided by local bakeries, restaurants and pâtisseries. The table with the
highest bid will be the first to dash to the dessert table to pick the dessert
of their choice.
events throughout the evening will include a wine pull, in which guests can pay
$20 for the chance to choose from 100 covered bottles of wine. Similar to the
wine pull, guests will also enjoy the wall of boxes. For $20, guests may select
a box, which will contain a gift ranging from cash prizes to weekend getaways
to golf foursomes to elegant dinners at some of Naples’ finest restaurants.
will also highlight its alumni leaders featured in the “Follow the Leader”
campaign, as well as recognize alumni who were selected as Students of the
are proud to host this annual event, which benefits the students of Hodges
University and encourages them to continue their pursuit of a higher
education," said Dr. Donald Wortham, president of Hodges University.
“Events such as ‘Stepping Out for Scholarships’ provide help to deserving
students, but are also an investment in workforce development and the region’s
stock of human capital, since these future professionals overwhelming go on to
work and live in our Southwest Florida communities.”
presenting sponsor for this year’s event is CenturyLink. Additional sponsors
include Stock Development and Stilwell Enterprises.
for the event are $250 per person or $2,000 for a table of eight. To register
online, visit https://hu.formstack.com/forms/stepping_out.
For more information regarding the event or sponsorship opportunities, contact
April May at (239) 598-6153 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.