The 11th annual "Taste of Boca Grande" will be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, at the Boca Bay Pass Club under the big tent for rain protection and better acoustics.
Last year, "The Taste" raised more than $31,500 for the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Fort Myers. During the past nine years, the Boca Grande event has raised more than a $250,000 through The Taste.
Tickets are $85 and can be purchased at the Boca Bay Pass Club, the Boca Grande Club, BRC Real Estate, 333 Park Ave., and from Nick Kaiser, 964-0141, and Thor Johnson, 964-0697.
Taste of Boca Grande organizers credited for raising $31,500 for the Harry Chapin Food Bank Feb. 6 at the Boca Bay Pass Club, from left: Terry Bisset, general manager of the Boca Bay Pass Club; Nick Kaiser of Boca Grande; Joyce Jacobs, associate director Harry Chapin Food Bank; Al Brislain of Harry Chapin; Kathy Hawken, Brian Corcoran, Blanche Johnson, Thor Johnson and Hawley Botchford, former executive director of the Harry Chapin Food Bank.
More than 30,000 families in a five-county area depend on food from the Harry Chapin Food Bank.
What: Taste of Boca Grande
Where: Boca Bay Pass Club
When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 4
Why: To benefit the hungry of Southwest Florida through the Harry Chapin Food Bank
On sale: At the Boca Bay Pass Club, Boca Grande Club, BRC Group and from Nick Kaiser, 964-0141, and Thor Johnson, 964-0697.