Leadership St. Pete Alumni Association issued the following announcement on March 1.
The Leadership St. Pete® (LSP) Class of 2018 will host their first fundraising event, “Setting Sail,” on March 8, 2018, 6-8pm, to raise money for a renovation project for SailFuture Group Home for Boys. The event will be held at Rococo Steak located at 655 2nd Ave S, St. Pete. Register at bit.ly/LSPSailFuture.
This cocktail style event will include a minimum 50/50 raffle, cocktails, and hors d’oevres. Learn more about the LSP Class of 2018’s project and meet the executive director of this innovative program for high-risk teenage boys in the foster care system. SailFuture executive director Mike Long will discuss how the program's combination of challenging sailing experiences, counseling, experiential education and long-term housing changes the trajectory of these boys’ lives, and prepares them for a future of community contribution and leadership. After the presentation, mingle with the LSP class members to hear about the details of how they will be helping SailFuture in the coming months. More information can be found at www.stpete.com/SailFuture.
"The Leadership St. Pete Class of 2018 is already devoting themselves wholeheartedly to this project," said Janette Dean, Chair of LSP Class of 2018. “Their passion for SailFuture as a unique, entrepreneurial nonprofit in St. Pete is evident by the selection of the home as their class project and through continued efforts to give these young men a better learning environment with additional opportunities for success.”
Please direct media inquiries regarding LSP to one of the following media contacts:
LSP Marketing Committee Chair
Chair, LSP Class of 2018
Chair-Elect, LSP Class of 2019
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