March 11 , 2018
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Ranch Concert Hall and Saloon, FORT MYERS
Special Equestrians’ annual culinary extravaganza, Taste of Love will be held Sunday, March 11, 2018 from 5 to 9 p.m. and returns to The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon located at 2158 Colonial Boulevard in Fort Myers. The event theme is “Back at the Ranch” and will feature dishes from popular area restaurants and chefs, wine pairings, live and silent auctions and entertainment.
Celebrity auctioneer Jay Severson and award-winning radio and television personality Gina Birch will oversee the evening’s events. Nearly 500 guests attended the event in 2017, raising more than $200,000 for the therapeutic horseback riding program. Tickets are $100 per person and may be purchased online at www.specialequestians.net or by calling (239) 851-7070 or emailing [email protected]
All proceeds from Taste of Love will benefit Special Equestrians, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children and adults with disabilities by providing a structured therapeutic horseback riding program and equine assisted activities. The Special Equestrians therapeutic riding program has been awarded Premier Accredited Center status by the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship. Serving Lee, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties, Special Equestrians is a United Way Partner Agency that has been serving southwest Florida for more than 30 years.
Sponsors to date include The Gertrude Nielsen Charitable Trust, John Fifer, M.D., Lovelace Farms, MVP Realty/Lee and Marie Kitsberg, Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee, UBS/The Maurillo Group and Waterside Aesthetic Dentistry. Media sponsors include Florida Weekly, Gulfshore Life and The News-Press Media Group. Additional sponsorship and underwriting opportunities are available at www.specialequestrians.net or by calling Freda Jones at (239) 565-3792 or [email protected] or Jan Fifer at (239) 851-7070 or [email protected]
Additional sponsorship and underwriting opportunities are available at www.specialequestrians.net or by calling Freda Jones at (239) 565-3792 or [email protected] or Jan Fifer at (239) 851-7070 or [email protected]