Fort Myers Florida Weekly

Wishmaker’s Ball set for Jan. 9



Save the date for the 10th annual Wishmaker’s Ball set for Saturday, Jan. 9. The signature event will benefit Make- A-Wish Southern Florida in helping to grant wishes to local Southwest Florida children with life threatening medical conditions.

The venue for the Wishmaker’s Ball will be Quail West Golf and Country Club at 5950 Burnham Road in Naples.

This year’s gala will begin with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres followed by dinner, along with the opportunity to bid on an array of sought-after items, experiences and packages in the silent and live auctions.

The organizers are seeking sponsors and auction items for this signature Make-A-Wish event allowing even more wishes to be granted to children in Southwest Florida.

The black-tie affair will provide an elegant evening of purpose, fun and afterdinner dancing. Tickets can be purchased for $250 per individual by calling Lesley Colantonio at 992- 9474 ext. 22 or emailing Sponsorships are available starting at $2,500.

The Southern Florida chapter of Make-A-Wish grants a wish every 16 hours and has granted more than 10,000 wishes since its inception in 1983. The chapter’s vision is to make every eligible child’s wish come true. For more information, visit

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