TITUSVILLE —Plans are underway for Jess Parrish Medical Foundation’s annual benefit gala, Treasure Island, which takes place on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 5-10 p.m. at Cruise Terminal One, Port Canaveral. GrayRobinson, P.A., and William and Laura Boyles are presenting sponsors for the event.

More than 400 guests are expected to attend. Guests will enjoy signature cocktails, a tropical island inspired dinner and treasure hunting at the silent auction. 1,000 pieces of gold will be at stake in the Hooks ‘n Tails costume contest. Guests are encouraged to wear elegant pirate and mermaid inspired attire; $500 prize for the best mermaid and $500 for the best pirate will be awarded.

Event proceeds will benefit The Children’s Center to fund current and future needs and help bring the center into its 20th year of providing access to services, guidance and support for children and their families.

“GrayRobinson, P.A. and William and Laura Boyles are honored to once again partner with Jess Parrish Medical Foundation as presenting sponsor of this year’s benefit gala,” said William A. Boyles, shareholder at GrayRobinson, P.A. “As presenting sponsor, it is gratifying to know that our investment is providing access to high-quality care that develops Strong Families for Life® and will continue to provide future generations of our children with a safe place to learn, grow and reach their full potential.”

Holly Carver and Laura Anne Pray are co-chairs for the event. Gala committee members include, Judy Allender, Winnie Brewer, Kelley Broome, Mary Coleman, Lauren Coyne, Carlos Diaz, Lori Duester, Voncile Franklin, Betty Greene, Samantha Guyre, Nadine Itani, Jessie Kirk, Elizabeth Kump, Melissa Lugo, Christina Morrison, Susan Morse and Dr. Tanya Taival.

“We are overjoyed by the tremendous support we have received for Treasure Island, and are thrilled to have so many organizations and community partners joining us to make a difference in the health of our community,” said Judy Allender, event underwriting chair.

Individual gala tickets are available at $125 and sponsorship opportunities are offered starting at $500. Space is limited.

For more information about sponsorship packages, to donate tax-deductible auction items or to purchase general admission and chance-drawing tickets, please contact Jess Parrish Medical Foundation at 321-269-4066 or visit parrishmedfoundation.com/gala.

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