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BEYOND OURSELVES BASH (BOB) - Wednesday November 6, 2019

2020 HOME TOUR - Saturday February 1, 2020
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THANKS EVERYONE FOR SUPPORTING THE 2019 HOME TOUR
DETAILS OF 2019 HOME TOUR FUNDS DISTRIBUTIONS- $63,000 :::::
--Crossroads HOPE Academy - $25,000
--Backpack Kidz - $14,000
--Guardian ad Litem - $10,000
--Charlotte County GAP - $ 5,000
--Charlotte County Homeless Project - $ 5,000
--Drug Free Punta Gorda - $ 1,000
--St Vincent de Paul - $ 3,000


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Beyond Ourselves, the community service organization of the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association, meets the third Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. at the PGICA. Visitors are always welcome at our meetings.

In March, 2012 a group of caring residents of the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association decided to form an organization with the only mission: to serve others in the community. They felt a need for a structured organization to continue their efforts.

At the beginning Beyond Ourselves decided to focus on three different missions. The first interest is for the homeless of Charlotte County. Beyond Ourselves has been active with the Homeless Coalition, serving meals, collecting food, and sponsoring the annual “Shoebox Event.” Last year(2018) 315 shoeboxes were filled with personal toiletry items, and given as gifts to residents of the Homeless Coalition.

The second concern is for the wildlife in the beautiful environment of Charlotte Harbor. The Beyond Ourselves members got together with the Peace River wildlife center to educate others and to help support the wildlife center.

The third mission is to help the children of Charlotte County.

The 2019 “Share the love for the kids" Home Tour was a major fundraiser for Beyond Ourselves, which benefitted the children of Charlotte County. Specific charities for 2019 were Crossroads HOPE Academy, Back Pack Kidz, Guardian ad Litem, Charlotte County GAP, Charlotte County Homeless Project, Drug Free Punta Gorda, and St Vincent de Paul. The tour of 6-7 homes each year provides critical funds for these organizations.

$63,000.00 was raised for these organizations with the 2019 Home Tour alone, with another $272,500 raised in past years. TOTAL to date is $335,500. Beyond Ourselves has certainly made a difference for the children of Charlotte County.

In 2016, Beyond Ourselves members started a new fundraiser which we call the Beyond Ourselves Bash (BOB). This was held to raise funds for other Beyond Ourselves charities. This event has been very successful for the last 3 years and in 2018 we raised $6400 for each of these charities: Charlotte County Homeless and Peace River Wildlife Center.

Beyond Ourselves
Thanks to our Generous Sponsors
for the 2019 Share the Love for the Kids- Home Tour
Diamond Sponsors Platinum Sponsors
Harbor Home Builders, LLC Advanced Cabinetry Systems
Jerry Hayes-Re/Max Anchor of Marina Park Anonymous
West Coast Builders Bob & Kathy Amrhein
Tom & Vicki Britton
CKB Creations
Carol & Chris Nasby
Cornerston Builders of SWFL
First Presbyterian Church of Port Charlotte
The Andreae Group @ RE/MAX Harbor
Gold Sponsors Silver Sponsors
Jennifer Calenda, Michael Saunders & Co. Real Estate Robert and Kay Abbs.
Farr Law Firm Amberg Insurance Center, Inc.
Fawcett Memorial Hospital Anthony & Sandra Biell
Friendly Floors Boyette & Miller Construction & Development, Inc
Debra & Jeff Griffith Carmelo's Italian Restaurante
Home Showcase Interiors Charlotte State Bank & Trust
Just Counters & Other Stuff, Inc Creative Window Treatments
Dr. & Mrs. Donald A. Kiah Design Accent Interiors
PGI Paradise Friends Donna & Jeff Clark
Robert Sifrit, Re/Max Anchor Realty Craig & Jan Esterly
TowlesCorp of SW Florida Fero Construction & Remodeling, Inc
Val Ward Cadillac Fulton Pools
Robert Getter,MD MIDISC Spine Care
Barb Heibner RE/MAX Anchor Realty
Hometown Title & Closing Services
Kitchen Classics, LLC
McCrory Law Firm
McDonnell Dermatology
Lisa Neff Realtor RE/MAX Harbor Realty
Lynn Pitz Ballroom and Latin Dances Instruction
PGI Homes, LLC
PGI Singles Club
David & Deborah Porter
Joe & Sue Preece
Quality Treasures
Reliable Screen Protection LLC
Ryan Rupert/Morgan Stanley
Sandstar Homes/Remodeling
Thornberry Custom Builders, Inc
Donald & Miriam Taylor
Bruce & Dorrit Tompkins
Larry & Marcia Vorhees
Z Interior Decorations, Inc.
Friends of the Kids Sponsors
Acer Granite Corp Cayo Costa Dental, Inc.
Charles & Maria Claypool Janet Creed
Joanell & Marv Dyrstad Jack Ferrell Building and Plumbing, Inc
Ralph & Janis Fischer Jeanne Gehrt
Dr. & Mrs. John Grabau Frank & Sue Grazier
JoAnn & Mike Gulvezan Pat and John Halloran
Don & Sandy Helt Karen Hittson
Dave and Mary Lynn Hohengasser Keller Law Office, P.A.
James and Susan Kelley Le Beau Construction, Inc
Mark Peters Landscape Co Tom & Carolyn Milheiser
Joseph and Janet Mustachio Dick & Carol Nieberline
Cheryl and Jude Panetta Panther Hallow Dental Lodge
PGI Floridians Lynn Rogers and John Moore
Roy's Flooring and Decor Nancy Sharpless
Tom & Nanci Stone Stephen & Charlotte Todd
Bonnie and Ed Verminski Webb, Lorah and McMillan, PLLC
Deborah A. Young