Red Carpet Reception

Each registrant will have the opportunity to be photographed by a professional with a backdrop fitted for a queen. And before the gala begins, each registrant will have a chance to network with three upcoming woman businesses in the Tallahassee area.

Fine Dining
Menu peek: Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Chicken, Maple Glazed Salmon, green beans with bacon, peppers and onions, Italian vegetable saute’, Herb roasted baby red potatoes.

Come expecting an exquisite five-course meal with servers who are ready to wait on you from the moment you step into the gala. Guests enjoy lively conversation and musical entertainment with great views and remarkable service. It’s the fining dining experience gala guests look forward to each year!

Be Inspired!

Keynote Speaker: Paula DeBoles-Johnson

Often touted as, “a high energy- thought provoking – agent of change…. a grower of greatness,” Paula has provided her expertise in working with youth, families and women at numerous conferences and roundtable events across the country including the National Board of Governors, Department of Health and Human Services and the Corporation for National and Community Service. She is passionate about community service, women and girls issues and lives by the philosophy that, “nothing that you will ever do for children is wasted!”    See Bio

Award Presentations

The Oasis Sapphire Award for single moms or the Rise Above Award for female college students will be a blessing to several women who need help to overcome adversity and serious financial hardship. The gala includes a special presentation to recognize award winners.

Submit a Nomination