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Designing Women Boutique Confirms Date for 15th Annual Gala

December 3rd, 2017

    SARASOTA, FL, July 01, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Save the date for December 3rd when Designing Women's Boutique presents a "Jazzy Night", their 15th annual fundraising gala that will be held at Michael's On the Bay in beautiful Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. Each year the gala keeps receiving more notoriety largely due to the positive feedback, growing number of attendees and funds raised for grants. This highly anticipated event will include live jazz-inspired entertainment, an auction, and a photo booth, etc.

"We are thrilled with what we have instore for this year's jazz-inspired gala. Michael's On the Bay is the perfect venue for such an evening that presents such excitement to all in attendance," said Ida Zito, president of the DWB board.

The evening begins at 5:30 P.M. with cocktails and hors d'oeurves overlooking the stunning Sarasota Bay, followed by dinner at Michael's On the Bay. One of the most decorated parts of the evening will be the variety of live talent that will be performing which includes The West Coast Black Theatre Troop, Broadway and television actress Savannah Wise and John Rinell with a four to five piece accompaniment.

"We really wanted to outdo ourselves this year by providing the finest entertainment," said Rita Greenbaum, one of the co-chairs on the DWB board. "Adding an array of jazz-inspired acts will be sure to set the mood for this year's jazzy nights' theme."

The 15th annual gala is co-chaired by Melissa Furman and Rita Greenbaum. Supporting Rita and Melissa are gala committee members Diane Roskamp, Linda Gross, Savannah Wise, Carolyn Michel, Ida Zito, Joan Campo-Liga, Janet Hammer, Renee Shaed, Elizabeth Spingler and Carole Crosby.

All proceeds from the event will go towards funding Designing Women's grant program that benefits local arts and human services organizations. Tickets are $250 and may be purchased online at

About Designing Women
Established in 2002, Designing Women Boutique is Sarasota's premier non-profit boutique featuring upscale fashions, jewelry, fine art and home goods. They also offer concierge estate liquidation and downsizing services. Through their sale of consigned, donated and new merchandise as well as sponsorships, donations and other fundraising activities, DWB has granted over $1.75 million to more than 75 local recipients. Their mission is to grow funding for the benefit of Sarasota's arts and human services organizations.

DWB is located at 1226 North Tamiami Trail. For information, call 941-366-5293 or go to

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