An Evening For Better Tomorrows – 2022

Event Sponsors







Fran & Dick Gozon

Karen Heithoff

Gary Kauffman

Roberta & Robert Obler

Earl S. Prolman

Kermit S. & Jenny W. Sutton



The Coplin Wealth Management Group
at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC. Member SIPC

Iqbal & Shelby Mamdani Foundation 

Dr. Stephen & Penny Pomeranz

Matt Koch & Roz Travis


~ Click here for sponsorship opportunities. ~

Patron Tables Are Available

$10,000 FOR A TABLE OF 10.

Patrons will have preferred seating, special signage
and will be recognized on our website, 
program and rolling credits.


Patty and Jay Baker
Brian Bremer
Steven and Caroline Coplin
Allison and Barry Fiedel
Polly and Prentiss Higgins
Liz and Alan Jaffe
Eloise and Elliot Kaplan
Carol and Marvin Lader
Barbara and Bob Levine
John Levy and Gail Rothenberg
Rena and David Rutstein
Lety and Stephen Schwartz
Solot & Karp Family Foundation
Lucinda and T.L. Stebbins








$8,750 of the $10,000 Patron Table price is tax deductible.

Covid-19 Gala Regulations

Naples Senior Center is committed to providing a safe environment for all guests at the 10th Annual Evening for Better Tomorrows, Dare to Dream Gala, on January 8 at Royal Poinciana. In abundance of caution, we have outlined several important steps to ensure the health and wellbeing of all attendees:

  • At check-in, guests will be required to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or negative COVID-19 test administered no more than 24 hours prior to the Gala. Copy of vaccination card on mobile device or physical copy are acceptable forms of verification. Should you wish to provide verification in advance, you can email a copy of your vaccination card to
  • Guests who enter Royal Poinciana to use the restroom facilities throughout the duration of the evening will be encouraged to wear masks.
  • Social distancing is strongly encouraged. All guest tables will be spaced at least 6 feet apart.
  • “Air Hugs” and elbow bumps are preferred greetings.
  • Disposable masks will be available at the check-in table upon arrival.

Tickets Available Now!
Tickets are $450 per person

To purchase tickets, or if you would like more information,
please contact Jayne Schandl at (239) 325-4444 or

If you are interested in purchasing a PATRON TABLE, please call the number listed above.

$325 of the $450 ticket price is tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law.