Fort Myers, FL, November 18, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Dinner Under Construction, a private event to benefit the building fund for the Harlem Heights Cultural Arts and Community Center, brought together 100 friends of the late Bruce Gora at the site of the architect’s last unfinished work. Hosted by Carolyn Gora and The Heights Foundation, the dinner raised over $145,000 to name the Art Gallery in honor of Bruce Gora. Donors of $10,000 or more will receive a limited edition, custom piece, designed specifically for this event from Mark Loren Designs.
About the Heights Foundation
The Heights Foundation is a grassroots organization that works to break the cycle of poverty in the Harlem Heights neighborhood. The Foundation’s mission is to promote family and community development, support education and wellness, and provide the benefits of the cultural and expressive arts through a variety of programs. The Foundation is also focused on building a center in the Harlem Heights community to provide space for instruction and performances in cultural arts as well as act as a community center for education and human services programs.
Located off Gladiolus Drive and bordered by Summerlin Road and McGregor Blvd., approximately 1,200 children live within the boundaries of Harlem Heights. According to the US Census, over one-third (36%) live below the Federal poverty level, a rate that is 100% greater than the Lee County average.
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Carolyn Rogers, PR Counsel 239-278-3900 or cell 239-850-5020