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A Step Forward, Overcoming Obstacles – Lunch with Celebrity Speaker Dr. Ben Carson (Fundraising Event)

March 25, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


WHAT: A Step Forward, Overcoming Obstacles – Lunch with Celebrity Speaker Dr. Ben Carson (Fundraising Event)

WHERE: Ritz Carlton Beach Resort, 280 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, Naples, FL 34108

WHEN:  Friday, March 25, 2022, 11:30 am

WHO: Presented by and benefitting the Parkinson’s Association of Southwest Florida

COST: Individual Tickets: $300 (Includes lunch and presentation by Dr. Ben Carson.)

​VIP Tickets: $500 (Includes access to a private VIP prelunch reception with Dr. Carson and his wife, and lunch and presentation by Dr. Ben Carson)

INFORMATION: (239) 417-3465

Mark your calendars for Friday, March 25, 2022, for the Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida’s signature fundraising event:  “A Step Forward: Overcoming Obstacles” You won’t want to miss this opportunity to hear Dr. Ben Carson’s inspirational speech and enjoy a spectacular lunch while supporting the Parkinson Association of SWFL’s mission to help our friends, neighbors and loved ones live well with PD right here in our community.


Dr. Ben Carson is a former US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and neurosurgeon who performed the first successful separation of occipital craniopagus conjoined twins. Carson also refined a technique known as hemispherectomy, in which one-half of the brain is removed to prevent seizures in persons with severe epilepsy. Dr. Carson was a candidate in the 2015 presidential primaries before accepting the position as the 17th United States Secretary of HUD where his team was responsible for many innovative programs such as the Foster Youth to Independence program (FYI) which helps youth who have aged out of foster care obtain the support necessary to set them on a trajectory of success. His story of overcoming obstacles is certain to inspire. Sponsored by BrightStar Care, The Wellington Group, The George and Helen Fox Family Foundation, FineMark National Bank and Trust, Kaye Lifestyle Homes, Life in Naples Magazines, and Jim and JoAnne Hobin.

Tickets are available online at or by calling our office at 239-239-417-3465.l


March 25, 2022
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida
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The Ritz-Carlton Naples
280 Vanderbilt Beach Road
Naples, 34108
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