Hope Spot Gala 2024

Hope Spot Anniversary Gala

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Feburary 18th, 2024

Fenway Hotel, Dunedin FL

5:00pm - 9:00pm


It’s time for Blue-Green Connections’ annual fundraiser and celebration of our Florida Gulf Coast Hope Spot.

Join us for an elegant evening gala at the historic Fenway Hotel in Dunedin. Enjoy live jazz music with Peggy Morris and socialize with like minded individuals from 5-6pm. Then enter the ballroom where captivating speakers will engage a roomful of guests dining on chef prepared, sustainably sourced fare. Learn about the importance the Florida Gulf Coast, sustainable actions and on-going efforts to keep it healthy for generations to come. Top the night with dessert and a silent auction!


Tickets available now!


Speakers/Presenters include:

--- Paige Konger-Henry - Blue-Green Connections Board of Directors

--- Zoe Caraffi - Tampa Bay Watch

--- Kelly McAdams - Clearwater Marine Aquarium

--- Ryan M - Youth founder of The Fishes Wishes

--- Dr. Philip Gravinese - Co-director of Youth Making Ripples Film Festival

--- Kurt Allebach - Ecosphere Restoration

--- Natalie Gass - City of Dunedin, Sustainability Program Manager

--- Bryan Vera - Wildscape Productions

--- Kevin Claridge - Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium

--- Shelby Thomas - Ocean Rescue Alliance


Music by Peggy Morris Funk, Jazz, Latin, R&B/Soul


We thank you for your interest!  Proceeds from this event help to fund Blue-Green Connections and support our mission of sustainable use of land and waters.



Join Us For An Elegant Evening!

Purchase Your Tickets

This is our annual fundraiser.   Many thanks to our supporters (you!) whose contributions allow us to fulfill our mission year after year.  Early Bird tickets are available now! Get yours before they're gone!

Silent Auction - Bid & Donate

Silent Auction is NOW LIVE!  Additional items will be added between now and February 18th as new items arrive.  Some items may be available at "Buy Now" prices, so check back periodically!

Our Sponsors

Many thanks to our Sponsors who make these events possible!

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