Media Relations2020-01-27T17:00:31-05:00

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Tickets available for 10th Annual Golisano Children’s Hospital Fashion Show

Tickets and sponsorships are still available for the 10th annual Golisano Children’s Hospital Fashion Show set for Dec. 6 at Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa to benefit Kids’ Minds Matter, Golisano Children’s Hospital mental and behavioral health program. An elegant affair, the event will feature a gourmet luncheon, fashion show and several opportunities to support the regional healthcare priority. Attendees can participate in the silent auction, bidding on items like hotel stays, handbags, artwork, autographed merchandise, social outings [...]

Mayor Henderson and Dozens From the Swfl Community Go Bald During Pediatric Cancer Month

City of Fort Myers Mayor Randy Henderson joined Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida Chief Administrative Officer Armando Llechu, and dozens of others including doctors and team members, community leaders and influential individuals from Southwest Florida, to have their heads shaved by pediatric cancer patients on Friday, Sep. 27 during the second annual Clips for Cancer event. To raise awareness and drive philanthropic support for local children with cancer, these “hero sidekicks” asked the Southwest Florida community to make donations [...]

Golisano Children’s Hospital Rumrunners’ Celebrity Chef Night raises $110,000 to help children & families in their fight against cancer

The 16th annual Rumrunners’ Celebrity Chef Night raised $110,000 to support Barbara’s Friends, Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida’s Cancer Fund, which assists children and their families in their fight against cancer. The popular event, held Aug. 14 at Rumrunners restaurant at Cape Harbour, attracted more than 175 guests and featured culinary creations from local celebrity chefs including Chef Todd Johnson and Chef Ralph Centalonza of Rumrunners, Chef Harold Balink of Harold's Restaurant, Chef Norman Love of Norman Love Confections [...]