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BREAKING PAR AT GRANDEZZA
March 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm$65
On March 21, Junior Achievement will kick off its 7th annual charity event, Breaking Par at Grandezza. Festivities will begin with an elegant gala dinner starting at 5:30 p.m. The formal evening will feature delicious cuisine, live music, complimentary beer and wine, an incredible live and silent auction, and much more.
The silent auction will include theater tickets, a sightseeing cruise and stays at luxurious local resorts. The live auction will offer exclusive items such as a Grandezza Club Membership, a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry and several amazing trips.
During the gala, Junior Achievement will celebrate the many accomplishments of 2019. Guest of Honor will be Jim Nathan, past laureate of JA’s Business Hall of Fame and former CEO of Lee Health.
On Friday morning, Breaking Par at Grandezza will resume for JA’s signature Shotgun Scramble Golf Tournament, a day on the golf course featuring students from Florida Gulf Coast University’s PGA Golf Management Program.
Tickets for Breaking Par at Grandezza are selling fast! The golf tournament is already sold out; however, tickets for the Gala Dinner & Auction are available for $65. In 2018, Breaking Par at Grandezza raised over $57,000. JA hopes to nearly double this amount in 2019.
Breaking Par at Grandezza serves as the primary funding source for Junior Achievement’s CEO Academy, a weeklong summer camp which teaches students the basics of starting and operating a successful business. Under the guidance of local business leaders, entrepreneurs and FGCU professors, participating students develop a unique business concept and comprehensive business plan, learning lessons in economics, entrepreneurship, ethics, finance, global economy, marketing and international trade.