‘Dancing with Hope’ showcases students’ talents to benefit Hope Hospice and Gulfshore Ballet
Hope HealthCare Services and Gulfshore Ballet present “Dancing with Hope,” featuring former Miami City Ballet principal dancers Iliana Lopez and Franklin Gamero, on Saturday, March 9. The performance benefits both organizations and takes place at Edison State College’s Rush Auditorium, located in the “J” building at 8099 College Parkway in Fort Myers. Advanced dancers from Gulfshore Ballet, Southwest Florida’s premier, not-for-profit school of classical ballet, will present a two-part performance, with live piano accompaniment, under the guidance of one of the school’s renowned artistic directors. Light refreshments will be served starting at 5:30 p.m., with a variety of dance costumes on display. An outdoor garden reception for VIP guests begins at 4:30 p.m. and features live music and champagne with Gulfshore Ballet’s directors. The showcase performance begins at 6 p.m. Individual tickets are $100, and VIP tickets are $200. Sponsorships begin at $1,500. For reservations or additional information, contact 489-9164 or visit http://hopehcs.org/dancing. Gulfshore Ballet, a not for profit, 501 (c)(3) school of classical ballet, provides classical training in the Russian, Cuban and American ballet techniques to dancers of all ages. The school also offers instruction in pre-ballet, adult, jazz, contemporary/lyrical and tap dance. For more information, visit www.gsballet.org. Hope HealthCare Services – recipient of the 2012 Business Ethics Award presented by the Uncommon Friends Foundation – is a registered d/b/a of Hope Hospice and Community Services, a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) status community-based agency, nationally recognized as a leader in providing high-quality, innovative care. Hope Hospice, a program of Hope HealthCare Services, is accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program, the national leader in improving the quality of care in the home-care industry, and is a recipient of the nationally acclaimed Circle of Life Award for excellence and innovation in patient care. For more information, call 855-454-3100 or visit www.HopeHCS.org.
Edison State College Fort Myers
8099 College Pkwy, Fort Myers, FL 33919