Annual Event Honoring Our

Major Donors 

and

Lions Of Judah

 

Major Gifts and Lion of Judah Donor Appreciation Dinner, Wednesday, January 8th, 2020  

6pm-9pm

Venue Naples, 13240 Tamiami Trail N Suite 205, Naples, FL 34110

Event Co-Chairs: Rosalee Bogo and Phyllis Seaman


 

Major Donors and Lion of Judah Event                                                              

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Thank you for supporting us!

 

For more information contact Julie Hartline, Campaign Associate 239-263-4205

On January 8th, 2019 the Jewish Federation of Greater Naples

rolled out the RED CARPET honoring

Major Gifts and Lion of Judah Donors

at Venue Naples.

Event Co-Chairs Rosalee Bogo, and Phyllis Seaman, welcomed over 100 guests! We are pleased and proud to announce we have many new Major Donors and 15 new Lions of Judah. Karen Deutsch, Campaign Chair, shared with everyone the success of our 2019 Annual Campaign to date, and expressed the ongoing needs of our community.  We honored Rosalee Bogo as this year’s Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Awardee, and announced many new and exciting changes happening at the Jewish Federation of Greater Naples.

Guests enjoyed a dining experience by Crave Culinaire and entertainment  by local celebrity musician Matty Jollie, featuring favorites by classic legends, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Michael Buble.

 

Thank you to all of our guests for your continued support of the Jewish Federation of Greater Naples and our community.  We hope you had a great time and will join us again next year.

Major Gifts and Lion of Judah Donors Appreciation Dinner and Entertainment

Venue Naples

January 8th

“Something for Everyone A Comedy Tonight” was the theme of this year’s annual Major Gifts and Lion of Judah donor appreciation dinner.

Event Co-Chairs Rosalee Bogo and Phyllis Seaman welcomed over 100 guests at Venue Naples on Wednesday evening, January 8th.  We thank you both again for working so diligently on making this event so special, meaningful and entertaining.

Special thank you to Theresa Fletcher Executive Vice President/General Manager of Hotwire Communications for sponsoring this special evening.  Our community business partners help support our fundraising efforts so to not divert funds from our meaningful and important events and programming.

 

Rosalee Bogo welcomed and thanked our guests for being a part of our growing community.

We are pleased and proud to announce the number of our Major Gifts and Lion of Judah donors are growing by leaps and bounds.

Phyllis Seaman announced and recognized our that our Women of Philanthropy Division - Lion of Judah is up to a roaring seventy and growing.  Welcome to our new Lions and new Ruby Lions who were in attendance. 

Campaign Chair Karen Deutsch shared great news about the state of our 2020 Annual Community Campaign’s momentum to reach our target goal of $1,350,000.  After this wonderful, engaging and meaningful event, our Annual Community Campaign is now at $961,558! Many thanks and appreciation to our Major Donors and Lion of Judah guests who represent 65% of our total Annual Community Campaign dollars.

But wait…there’s more!  The passion and enthusiasm for giving was sparked by Estelle and Stuart Price who provided a matching challenge of up to $25,000 (again!) to those present to increase their 2020 Annual Community Campaign commitments.

After dinner, guests enjoyed some laughter from the comedic stylings of Peter Fogel. Peter has appeared on over 22 TV shows including HBO’s Comedy Central and Married with Children.  He’s been the National Touring Star of the hit comedy “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m in Therapy!”  For the last three years he’s been playing in “Til Death Do Us Part – You first directed by Academy Award Nominee Chazz Palminteri.

Thank you to all our guests for your continued support of the Jewish Federation of Greater Naples and our community. Because of YOU we are able to transform lives, support individuals and programs, organizations and advocacy efforts that continue to build and strengthen our Jewish Community locally, throughout the United States, around the world and in Israel.

We hope you had a great time and will join us again next year.

                                                                                                                 

IT ALL STARTS WITH YOU!

 

 

For more information, please contact:

Rosalee Bogo :  rabogo@comcast.net

Phyllis Seaman: phyllisseaman47@gmail.com


 

In 2017, our very own Phyllis Seaman was recognized as the award recipient.

At our October 9th Board meeting we presented Rosalee Bogo, this year’s Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Award winner, with her certificate.  The Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Award honors extraordinary women who have set a high standard for philanthropy and volunteerism. Rosalee will also be recognized for this award at the International Lion of Judah Conference in January 2019.

Rosalee Bogo at the International Lion of Judah Conference as the 2019 Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Awardee.

International Lion of Judah Conference. Pictured left to right: Karen Deutsch, Phyllis Seaman, Goldie Bertone, Jane Schiff, Rosalee Bogo, Marcia Cohodes, Lisa Ratner and Paula Filler.