March 27, 2018 | St. Petersburg, FL – The Leadership St. Pete® (LSP) Class of 2018 will host their second fundraising event, “Sailing into the Future,” on April 10th, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM, to raise money for a renovation project for SailFuture Group Home for Boys. The event will be held at St. Petersburg Yacht Club located at 11 Central Ave in St. Petersburg. Register at bit.ly/lspsailing.
Tickets can be pre-purchased at a discounted rate of $50. Tickets at the door will be $75.
This cocktail style event will include an open wine bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and a silent auction. Learn more about the LSP Class of 2018’s project and meet the executive director of this innovative program for high-risk teenage boys in the foster care system. SailFuture executive director Mike Long will discuss the program and introduce one of the SailFuture residents. A SailFuture introduction video will feature testimonials from graduates, current residents and executive director Mike Long. After the presentation, mingle with the LSP class members to hear how they will be helping SailFuture in the coming months.
“It has been inspiring to witness the Leadership St. Pete® Class of 2018’s sincere devotion to this year’s project,” said Janette Dean, 2018 LSP Chair. “They are committed to the vision and mission of SailFuture, an entrepreneurial nonprofit, and to giving these young men a better learning environment with additional opportunities for success in life.”
More information can be found at www.stpete.com/SailFuture.
Please direct media inquiries regarding LSP to one of the following media contacts:
LSP Marketing Committee Chair
Chair, LSP Class of 2018
Chair-Elect, LSP Class of 2019
About Leadership St. Pete®
The mission of LSP is to identify, recruit and develop leaders who represent the diversity of our city and who will assume future leadership roles in our community. The LSP program is made possible through the generous support of community partners like Duke Energy, Eckerd Leadership Development Institute, Heritage Insurance and Collaborative Labs at St. Petersburg College, Patron Sponsors of the Class of 2018. Learn more at www.leadershipstpete.com.
About the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce®
The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce®, originally founded in 1899, now serves over 1,300 member businesses and organizations. Continually identifying ways to create and enhance opportunities to do business in St. Petersburg, the Chamber works to improve the local economic climate and to build a thriving business environment. The Chamber represents perspectives of local business in St. Petersburg, providing and fostering leadership on important business and community issues. Information is available at stpete.com.