FORT MYERS, Fla. (Aug 23, 2016) – The Junior League of Fort Myers, Inc. (JLFM) will hold its 34th Annual Taste of the Town on Sunday, Nov. 6 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at JetBlue Park, located at 11500 Fenway South Drive in Fort Myers.
The Junior League’s Taste of the Town is Southwest Florida’s original “taste” event and one of the largest outdoor food and entertainment festivals. This is the signature fundraising event of the Junior League of Fort Myers.
Funds from this one-day event benefit the JLFM, whose volunteer mission provides thousands of dollars annually in volunteer services and donations to programs supporting women and children in Southwest Florida. Past funds have supported the Junior League’s national program Kids in the Kitchen to help fight childhood obesity, life-skills training with at-risk girls, programs to support early-learning and childhood literacy, as well as work throughout the community in partnership with many local non-profit organizations through the League’s Helping Hands program.
Restaurants who have already committed for the 2016 event include Bonefish Grill, Connor’s Steak & Seafood, Dixie Fish Co., Doc Ford’s, Famous Dave’s, Fathoms Restaurant & Bar, Kona Ice, Love Boat Ice Cream, Matanzas on the Bay, Mona Lisa Italian Restaurant, Melting Pot, Nemo’s Sports Bistro at HeadPinz, PDQ, Pinchers Crab Shack, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Texas Tony's and Tijuana Flats.
Interested restaurants or food truck vendors may reserve a spot at this year’s event by calling 239-277-1197 or emailing TOTrestaurants@jlfm.org. Space is being limited to just 40 restaurants and spots are filling up fast. The deadline to reserve is September 9th.
A member of the Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc., the Junior League of Fort Myers, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization made up of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. JLFM membership is open to all women aged 21 and older of all races, religions and national origin who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to voluntarism. For more information about the JLFM, call 239-277-1197 or visit www.jlfm.org. For more information about the JLFM annual fundraiser Taste of the Town, email firstname.lastname@example.org. or visit www.jlfmtaste.com