FORT MYERS, Fla.-- The 3rd Annual Haitian Heritage Scholarship Gala is a fundraiser to help Haitian students in our area go to college.
The event is hosted by the Haitian-American Club of Lee County. The gala is on Monday, October 22 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theater in Fort Myers.
Proceeds from the event will help the organization award four $1,000 scholarships to Haitian-American 12th grade students in Lee County schools. The students are selected based on their scholarship and financial need.
According to the HADC, there are more than 25,000 Haitian-Americans living in Lee County.