FBFN Foundation’s 2014 Fundraiser Features Local Media Celebrity and Noted Educator

Fort Bend Friends and Neighbors Foundation (FBFN) invites the community to their annual fundraiser supporting the organization’s scholarship program benefiting the students of Fort Bend County. This year’s event, “Bloom Where You’re Planted,” will be held on Friday, October 24th at Safari Texas Ranch. Jacquie Baly, local radio/television personality, is Honorary Chairwoman and event emcee. Ken Kaser, Director of the University of Houston Conrad Hilton Hotel Management College and author of acclaimed education textbooks, will deliver the keynote address.

FBFN Foundation, the charitable arm of Fort Bend Friends and Neighbors social club, exists to carry forward its scholarship program through fundraisers, donations and community support.  Proceeds from this event will advance the awarding of scholarships to eligible students within Fort Bend County who plan to attend college at one of the Fort Bend County colleges, including University of Houston Sugar Land, Houston Community College and Wharton Junior College including Fort Bend Technical Center.

Registration begins at 10:30 am, and the event will offer several fun and exciting fundraising opportunities including a silent auction, wine pull, bakery cafe and much more. Sponsorship oppor-tunities are available ranging from $600 to $2,500. Sponsor benefits include premier reserved seating, complimentary program advertisement and more. VIP reservations of $60 include reserved seating and more. Individual reservations are $40. Reservation deadline is October 9th.

For more information on sponsorships, donating silent auction items or volunteering, contact Carolyn Silva at donations@fbfnfoundation.org or visit www.FBFNFoundation.org.