The Bucket List Bash, American Cancer Society’s signature fundraising gala in Naples, celebrated its 10th anniversary on February 29, 2020 with “An Evening in St. Tropez” at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. Since its inception in 2011, the Bucket List Bash has raised over $6 million in net proceeds to support American Cancer Society’s lifesaving mission. In keeping with Jerri and David Hoffmann’s involvement with local philanthropies, Hoffmann Family of Companies supported the event as a Gold Sponsor.
Under the creative direction of Lark & Willow Events, guests were literally transported to St. Tropez for the evening. French Gendarmes greeted guests while Paparazzi photographers snapped photos as guests entered the Royal Palm Foyer accented with famous iconic St. Tropez locales including Club 55 and Senequier Café. Street lamps with authentic St. Tropez street signs, a 3-D Photo wall hosting black and white photos of Bridget Bardot and floral carts overflowing with fresh lavender, French pastries and varieties of fresh florals added the finishing touches.
Guests were awed as they entered the Royal Palm Ballroom transformed via live video mapping featuring breathtaking scenes of St. Tropez. Elegant gold dining tables hosted magnificent floral displays of deep blue delphinium designed and created by Kaleidoscope Floral. The elegant atmosphere of relaxing and dining in St. Tropez set the scene for generosity contributing to a record breaking year for the Bucket List Bash. The Hoffmann Family of Companies is proud to be a supporter of the American Cancer Society and its continued effort to save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer.
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