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American Red Cross Southern Gulf Chapter Celebrates 100 Years At First Centennial Gala

Fort Myers, Fla., March 5, 2018 —This Friday, March 9, the American Red Cross Florida’s Southern Gulf Chapter will host its first Centennial Celebration & Gala, chaired by Elizabeth Star.

The Gala will honor founders and celebrate 100 years of service in the community at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Fla. 

The event will begin at 6 p.m. with a reception dinner followed by an exceptional presentation showcasing the impact the Red Cross has made in the community in the last century. 

“It is with great pride that we honor the work of the Red Cross volunteers and personnel in our community,” said Star, Committee Chair. “We are thankful for the Red Cross’ dedication to serving the Southern Gulf region.”

For a century the Red Cross has been there for the Southern Gulf Region and will continue to be there to help the community in times of need. Florida’s Southern Gulf Chapter currently serves nearly 1 million residents in Collier, Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties. 

To purchase tickets for the Southern Gulf Chapter’s Centennial Gala, please contact Susan Solomon via email at or by phone at (239) 785-3654.


About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or visit us on Twitter at @SFLRedCross.

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