2016 SCHOLARSHIP PARTY and HAPPY NEWS ... Because of our Silent Partner, Countryside Bowling Lanes, and Big Donation from Clearwater Threshers MLB, we will be granting two (2) More SHEP Award in 2016!!!!
PLUS provide THANK YOU PARTY for our Board of Directors, Volunteers and Supporters
BE SURE TO FREQUENT OUR 2016 DONORS & SPONSORS:
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tampa Bay Lightning
Holiday Inn Suites Clearwater Beach
McDonald/Casper's Company; Burger 21 Tampa; Ruth Eckerd Hall; Armed Forces Military Museum;
Acquatica Orlando; Sea World Orlando; Busch Gardens; Chick-Fil-A; PF Chang's Countryside Mall and Yacht Starship
HELD on December 1, 2017 gave us yet another SUCCESS and FUN NIGHT!
A= Achievers; B = Board; C = Champion Sponsors/Auction Providers and D = Donors
"UN" ... incase you did not know our "UN" Auction is where you do not need to be present to BID on Autographed items or other Auction packages. WE will be positing our online MiniAuction connection for all your bidding pleasure. YEAH!
Thanks to our EARLY Donors: Shephard's Beach Resort, Cabot Cheese, Amici's Catered Cuisine, Tampa Bay Lightning, Tampa Bay Rays, Tampa Storm, MOSI, Florida Aquarium, Big Cat Rescue, along with 22 Autographed Footballs from various NFL Players and special thank you to Spectrum TV for promoting the event on Spectrum Stations!
2014 ABCD BANQUET - Was held December 2014 as our fund raising ticketed dinner event, open to the public!
YES even the kids come out and have fun ... Our First Annual event where three kids created a video on site of their night! SUCCESS!
We will celebrate annually, our year end with A-Achievers; B-Board; C-Champions/Sponsors; and D-Donors with special guest emcee and a Sports Silent Auction during the evening. 2014 SPONSOR = GrillSmith Clearwater
This is our Family Fun day where the whole family can enjoy a variety of fun activities in a safe environment while supporting your local not for profit Unique event. Entry into event is free with free lite foods, please know however beverages and activities have a small fee for participation. 2017 event was held on Saturday September 17 from 10 AM through 4 PM SUCCESS with 150 attendees and another scholarship getting ready to be presented because of this Wonderful Event!
EXPERIENCE: Live Music; lite foods with beverages and interactive opportunity activities such as Chinese Auction; Bicycle or Onsite Scavenger hunt; Grape Stomping experience since September is Grape/Wine Harvest season in California plus more FUN activities scavenger hunt for the kids! Straight Up Blues Band & Nalisio Traveris entertained us again!
2017 SPONSORS = JJ Taylor, Inc.; Cabot Cheese; Amici's Catered Cuisine; Elite Party/Rentals & o2b Fun.
SPONSORED BY: Dr. Cesar Lara; BeeWell and Westchase Limo, Presented by o2b Fun, Inc. FIRST Annual held in 2016!
Health & Beauty Fair/Trade Show was held on October 26 at Westchase Golf & Country Club in the Club House located in Westchase!
Check out who all will be participating Wednesday October 26 from 12 noon until 7 pm:
Michelle Curtis, Real Estate; Patti Arturo, Bee Well Nutrition; Diana Kilty, 31 Products; Jody Sander,s Medicare Leads; Renee Garcia, Mary Kay; Lori Goede,; Westchase Jazzercise; Chelsea Swee,t Fast Track Urgent Care Center; Cassity Troix, Galloway Orthopedics, LLC; Paul Mathews, Walgreen (also giving FREE Flu Shots); Daniel Sallade, Financial Representative; Allison Coney, Planet Beach; Andre, Westchase Limousine; Brandon Ahlgren, Elite Events & Rentals; Michael Lamando, Amici’s Catered Cuisine; Pam Branson, Dr Cesar Lara, MD; Elliot, Countryway Eye Care; Stephanie Jones, Meridien Research; Brittany, Empower Adventures; and Brad, Big Promise Studios
Silent Auction Donors are: Lowry Park Zoo; 31 Products/Diana Kilty; TBSA Oldsmar; Applebee’s Oldsmar; Tap Room; Hot Tuna; The Escape; TGI Friday; Traditional Taekwando Westchase; Westchase Limousine; SeaWorld; DeLites Ice Cream; Chili’s Oldsmar; Famous Pizza; Cody’s Roadhouse; TB Lightning wreath; LIA Jewelry; McDivots; Brass Tap; Yankee Candles; City Fish; Buffalo Wild Wings; Sea Sea Riders; and Victoria Secrets.
2015 SCHOLARSHIPS went to: Tarpon Springs High; Countryside High; Plant City High; Pinellas Tech School; Derrick Brooks Student Foundation; Nielsen Tech Student; Greco Middle; Marshall Middle; Tyrone Middle; Webb Middle; Leto High School and Countryside Christian Center Academy. NOTE also cash grants given to Oldsmar Cares; Countryside Cares; Freedom High School; American Cancer Society; Lou Gehrig Foundation; Make Them Matter and Pinellas Pregnancy Center.
2015 SPONSORS = Chick-Fil-A; Bright House Networks; Ruth Eckerd Hall; Paradise Pizza Clearwater; Straz Center; McDonald's; Clearwater Marine Aquarium; Tampa Bay Rays; Sharp Hair Design; Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza; New Leaf Photography and Clearwater Threshers ... YEAH and THANK YOU! NOTE a Family Event Open to the Public and Students of all ages! Student & Parent Scholarship Party is for ALL Scholarship nominees along with the School Staff, School Friends, and Families to enjoy a time of food, games with prizes and see the presentation of Educational Cash Scholarships being awarded.
HELD on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 and thanks to everyone another successful year for TB Area Kiddos!
NEW for 2017: Sponsorship opportunities included Business Card; Table Sponsor; 50/50 drawing; Wine Wall/Cork Pull AND Cultural Experience of Hawaii Hula Dancers with Interaction from our Attendees!
TWO -2- Anonymous Sponsors which we owe a big thank you!
The Hotel Zamora http://www.thehotelzamora.com/
The Brazilian Court http://www.thebraziliancourt.com/
Saddlebrook Resort Tampa http://www.saddlebrook.com/?_vsrefdom=saddle-ppc
Beso Del Sol Resort http://www.besodelsolresort.com/
Sheraton Suites Tampa Airport Westshore http://www.sheratonsuitestampaairport.com/
Holiday Inn Oldsmar http://www.reservations.com/hotel/holiday-inn-express-hotel-and-suites-tampa-northwest-oldsmar?rmcid=rcc11
Beau Rivage http://www.beaurivage.com/hotel
Jet Blue Airlines at http://www.jetblue.com
Southwest Airlines at https://www.southwest.com
Amici’s Catered Cuisine ~ Made to order Pasta station w/meat http://www.amiciscatering.com/
Fine Wines ~ Wide array of wines for sampling http://edsfinewines.com/
Grillsmith Clearwater ~ Napa Valley Salad https://grillsmith.com/
Newk's Bakery Clearwater ~ Assorted desserts baked fresh daily https://www.newks.com/
Publix ~ Champagne and Soda selections http://www.publix.com/products-services
Royal Cup Coffee ~ Regular and Adult Infused coffees http://www.royalcupcoffee.com/
Sam’s Club ~ Appetizers of fruit, cheeses and crackers http://www.samsclub.com/sams/
Costco Club ~ Paper products and other items needed for event https://www.costco.com/
Water Boys ~ Cold Bottled water https://www.waterboyinc.com/
Flamestone Oldsmar http://flamestonegrill.com/
Ocean Flame Restaurant in Shephard's Beach Resort http://www.shephards.com/
BeeWell and Sharp Hair Design http://www.sharphairdesign.com/
Harbor Graphics ~ See LISA ~ http://harborgraphics.net/
Lowe’s Oldsmar https://www.lowes.com/store/FL-Tampa/2639?cm_mmc=YEXT-_-SiteLink-_-2639-_-Lowes
Nalisio Traveras ~ Jazz Entertainer http://nalisio.com/
Newhouse Media Group http://www.newhousemediagroup.com/
The Complete Auction http://www.thecompleteauction.com/
Elite Party & Rentals http://eliteeventsandrentals.com/
Wacky World Oldsmar http://wackyworldstudios.com/
Jacqueline Faust Photography https://www.facebook.com/JacquelineFaustPhotography
Cole Media Productions https://www.colemedia.com/
FOP Pinellas Lodge #43 ~ Tiller Law Group ~ Ranmar Development ~ SHEP Family ~ Ed's Fine Wines ~ Maher Chevrolet ~ DeBartolo ~ NASCAR Car Wash
BUSINESS CARS SPONSORS: Real Estate ProMax/Stephanie Thomopoulos (Mybrokersteph@yahoo.com) and Sophiscated Hair & Nails/Sydney McGrain (727-785-8579)
Mystery Box Challenge Silent AND/OR LIVE Auction ~ BIG THANKS AND PLEASE SUPPORT:
McDonalds Tampa Bay/Casper's Corporation; Beall's Oldsmar; Empower Adventure; Busch Gardens; Aquatic; TB Lightning; Tae-Kwan-Do Child & Adult packages; Outback Steak House; Congo River Putt-Putt; MOSI; The Tropical Boat Tours; Sharp Hair Design; Starlite Cruises; Celebration Station; Clearwater Marine Aquarium; Painting with a Twist Safety Harbor; Premiere Jewelry/Nanette Pluhar; Dinosaur World; 31 Products/Diana Kilty; Judy Glenn/Tracey Arehart; Paddle Board/Kathleen Slaven; Catch Twenty Three; Heat Etching/Julia ValBalen; Truly Forever Bridal; Ballard Designs; Florida Aquarium; Royal Cup Coffee; TB Lighting/TBSA; TB Lightning/Nielsen; TB Lightning/Jerry Kilty; SeaWorld; Old McMicky Farm; Chick-Fil-A Oldsmar; Smokey Bones; Little River Band/REH; Bee Well; Armed Forces Museum; COBB Theatre; AMC Theatre; Whoopie Goldburg/REH; Perkins Restaurant; Tampa Bay Downs; Jimmy John's Oldsmar; BJ's Restaurant Pinellas Park; Acropoli Restaurant; Damsel In Defense/Lisa Kane; Mary Kay/Renee Garcia; TBSA Skating Party; Fred Astaire Dance and variety of Autographed Memorabilia.
Another great AWARDS BANQUET for our A(achievers); B(Board); C(Champion Sponsors); D(Donors) which is always open to the public. Awards were recognized by our scholarship winners; donors; sponsors; board of directors as well our host GrillSmith Clearwater! "UN" Auction is always open via internet to everyone is USA! Thanks to all our sponsors!
Reds, Whites & Jazzy Blues – this means: Reds & Whites are the wines; Jazzy Blues are the two types of LIVE Bands that will be entertaining you. We will have Amici’s Catered Cuisine and Cabot Cheese providing food along with JJ Taylor providing beer. and Ed's Fine Wines providing all spirits! There will be a silent Chinese auction going on and we are look forward to seeing you there. Date will be Friday, October 21 from 5-10 p.m. Tickets will be $25 for adults in advance and children under 12 enter FREE! NOTE – LIMITED Space so get your tickets early! We will have Elite Events & Rentals providing us with a Beautiful White Tent, linens and chairs for your enjoyment!WOW 2016 our First Year Sold out in less than 30 days and this was our first year ... can't wait to see what 2017 holds. See you under the stars on the links!
Cabot Cheese https://www.cabotcheese.coop/
JJ Taylor http://www.jjtaylor.com/
Amici’s Catered Cuisine http://www.amiciscatering.com/#welcome
Ed’s Fine Wines http://edsfinewines.com/
Nalisio Traveris will be our Jazz Player and Straight Up Blues Band will be playing Blues! Chinese Auction will be going on
ADDRESS OF EVENT = 501 Brooker Creek Blvd, Oldsmar, FL 34677 ... on the ROOFTOP look for signs on Brooker Creek!
We ADDED NEW in 2018 is in our First VIP Party prior to the event with: Dick Crippen ~ Jack Harris ~ Congressman Gus Bilirakis ~ House of Representative Chris Latvala ~ Mayor Doug Bevis ~ Reginald Roundtree of TV 10!
NEW in 2018 Signature Drink … One Complimentary for each attendee
NEW in 2018 THEMED EVENT ... Speakeasy Gatsby
NEW in 2018 = Mrs Suda’s dance Students, presenting a Chicago Dance Presentation
New is 2018 = Testimonials from Several of our 2017 Scholarship Winners
THANK YOU TO:
Food/Bev Sponsors ~ Amici's Catered Cuisine ~ Earth Fare Oldsmar ~ Flamestone Oldsmar ~ GrillSmith Clearwater ~ Little Donut House ~ Newk's ~ Publix ~ Sam's Club ~ Costco ~ Great Bay Budweiser ~ Ed's Fine Wines ~ Water Boys ~ Kawha Coffee ~ Winn Dixie
TABLE SPONSORS: Ranmar Development http://ranmardevelopment.com ~ FOP Lodge #43 Pinellas ~ Pilot Bank http://www.pilot.bank ~ Adalay Cabinets http://adalay.com ~ Tiller Law Group http://www.thetillerlawgroup.com ~ SHEP ~ o2b Fun Inc. ~ DeBartolo ~ Ed’s Fine Wines ~ Spectrum
RESORT Sponsors (Confirmed) ~ The Peabody Memphis; Sirata Beach Resort; Beau Rivage Biloxi Resort; Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort; Holiday Inn Clearwater BEACH; Shephard's Beach Resort; Tampa Embassy Suites; South Seas Island Resort; Beso Del Sol Resort; Holiday Inn Oldsmar and Safety Harbor Resort/Spa.
2015 ROOFTOP SUITCASE PARTY this is a upscale ticketed dinner event where Every Ticket holder is Guaranteed to WIN. The Jetsetter ticket guarantees a Florida Stay-Cation for two (2). OR the First Class ticket guarantees the Individual wins a $50 restaurant gift card with a nice bottle of wine. In Addition we host a Live Auction at this event which is a Fly Away Stay-Cations for two noting this Auction is separate from your ticket price.
This event has been a hit since it was created by Brenda back in 1999 and NOW we haveRevised, Revamped and Renamed to Ensure Everyone that purchases Jetsetter or First Class Tickets WIN! It is with Pride that we state 2015 Presenting Sponsor: Bright House Networks; Venue Sponsor: Nielsen; North-East-South-West Sponsors: Ferman BMW; Nicholas Insurance Group; Southwest Airlines and New House Media Group helped to underwrite this event.
Our 2015 Food and Beverage Sponsors: Ed's Fine Wines; Great Bay Distributing; Water Boyz; Publix; Winn-Dixie; Amici's Catered Cuisine; GrillSmith Clearwater; PF Chang's Clearwater; and Bon Appetit Dunedin.
Our 2015 Auction Sponsors: CTwo Hotels; Beau Rivage and Southwest Airlines.
Our 2015 First Class Sponsors: Ed's Fine Wines; Ocean Flame; PF Chang's Clearwater; GrillSmith Clearwater; and Flamestone American Grill Oldsmar!
Our 2015 Jetsetter Florida Stay-Cation Sponsors: The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota; Tideline Resort; Holiday Isles Resort; Courtyard by Marriott; Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach; Shephard's Beach Resort; South Seas Island Resort; Barrymore Hotel; Saddlebrook Resort; Safety Harbor Resort & Spa; Hilton Garden Inn Palm Coast; Hilton Garden Inn; Holiday Inn Oldsmar; and Innisbrook Golf.
Our Decoration Sponsors: Sharp Hair Design; Wacky World and Lowe's.
PLEASE be sure to frequent all our 2015 sponsors as without them we could not grant scholarships!
Looking for product donations, sponsors and Scholarship Applications are open until April 30, 2018
Can't Wait to Give out Scholarships and Honor Our Kiddo's
THANK YOU ALL OUR SUPER HERO DONORS
Chick-Fil-A Tampa Bay
Caspers Corporation Tampa Bay
Held on Thursday, March 3, 2016 from 6-10 p.m. EST on the Actual Rooftop of Nielsen in Oldsmar, FL!
COME PARTY DOWN as the SUN GOES DOWN on the Rooftop with us! This event is a dressy adult party with a four-course meal; adult beverages; live Jazz entertainment; live auction by a licensed professional auctioneer Chris Bohr and prizes to be won by everyone! Set for Thursday, March 3, 2016 from 6-10 p.m. EST (note this is a dressy event No Jeans/Shorts - MUST Be Present to win Prizes)
SIGNATURE EVENT FOR 2016 SPONSORS!!!!!
PRESENTING Sponsor: Bright House Networks http://www.brighthouse.com
NORTH – SOUTH – EAST – WEST SPONSORS:
Newhouse Media Group http://www.newhousemediagroup.com
Elite Events & Rentals http://eliteeventsandrentals.com/
Chris Bohr of Complete Auctions at http://thecompleteauction.com/
Nalisio Traveras LIVE JAZZ Entertainment http://deliteentertainment.com/solo-artist/saxophonist-nalisio-taveras/
Ferman BMW of Palm Harbor at http://www.fermanbmw.com/
DeBartolo Family Foundation at http://www.debartolofamilyfoundation.com/
The Taste of Tampa Bay Magazine http://www.thetasteoftampabay.com/
Harbour Graphics at http://www.harbourgraphics.net/
OUT OF STATE OF FL. Auction Sponsors: Beau Rivage http://www.beaurivage.com/hotel Margaritaville Island Hotel http://www.margaritavilleislandhotel.com/
Jetsetter or Stay-Cation Sponsors (Must be Present to win Prizes):
Saddlebrook Resort & Spa at http://www.saddlebrook.com
Sheraton Sand Key http://sheratonsandkey.com/
Plantation On Crystal River http://www.plantationoncrystalriver.com/
Holiday Inn Suites Clearwater Beach http://www.clearwaterbeachhi.com
Shephards Beach Resort http://www.shephards.com
Safety Harbor Resort & Spa http://www.safetyharborspa.com/
South Sea Island Resort http://www.southseas.com/
Holiday Isles Oceanfront Resort http://www.holidayisleoceanfront.com/
Pelican Grand Beach Resort http://www.pelicanbeach.com/
Holiday Inn Oldsmar http://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/oldsmar/oldfl/hoteldetail?cm_mmc=GoogleMaps-_-ex-_-USEN-_-oldfl
Innisbrook Resort http://www.innisbrookgolfresort.com
The Hotel Zamora http://www.thehotelzamora.com/
Embassy Suites Westshore Tampa http://embassysuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/florida/embassy-suites-by-hilton-tampa-airport-westshore-TPAFLES/index.html
Food Sponsors: Amici’s Catered Cuisine https://www.amiciscatering.com – Grillsmith Clearwater Location https://www.grillsmith.com – Newk’s Eatery Clearwater Location at https://www.newks.com/
Beverage Sponsors: Royal Cup Coffee https://www.royalcupcoffee.com ; Ed’s Fine Wines https://www.edsfinewines.com ; Great Bay Distributing https://greatbaybud.com ; Water Boys at http://www.waterboyinc.com/
Decoration Sponsors: Sharp Hair Design https://www.sharphairdesign.com – Wacky World Studios https://www.wackyworldstudios.com – Lowe’s Hillsborough Ave, Tampa https://www.lowes.com – TBSA http://tbsa.com/ – Publix http://publixcharities.org/ – Winn-Dixie Dunedin https://www.winndixie.com/ –
DIAMOND CHAMPAGNE Sponsored by: COSTCO and o2b Fun, Inc.
“MYSTERY BOX” & "COACH" SPONSORS: Catch Twenty-Three; Westchase Golf; Armed Forces Museum; Ruth Eckerd Hall; PF Chang’s; Congo River Golf; Flamestone; Wing House Palm Harbor; Orange Theory Palm Harbor; TB Lighting Tickets/Nielsen; StarLite Cruises; Wine Basket/o2b Fun, Inc; SportClips; Buffalo Wild Wings; Tampa Bay Downs and McDonalds Corp.!
ROOFTOP PARTY - This is our largest Signature Event, it's an Upscale Adult only dinner event open to the public where attendees enjoy adult beverages with a four course meal, live entertainment, live professional licensed auctioneer and tons of prizes to be won.
ALL PICS are UP for Each year and can be found at https://www.facebook.com/o2bfuninc
ALL VIDEO'S are UP for Each year and can be found on YouTube under Brenda Geanakos
REDS, WHITES and JAZZY BLUES- Fun Saturday afternoon of Jazz and Blues music with Red & White Wines with heavy snacks; interactive fun for the kiddos and Chinese Auction for your bidding.
SCHOLARSHIP PARTY - This event is for Students, Parents, School Staff and all their friends/family plus the Public is invited! The event is a time of games with prizes, food, beverages and Awards to all our Scholarship Winning Students!
ABCD Banquet with "UN" Event Auction - This a ticketed event that stands for: A=Achievement; B=Board; C=Champion Sponsors and D=Donors Elegant Dinner and Awards Banquet. This event is also open to the public and we hold a Unique items with tons of Sports Memorabilia items for a Silent Auction... the "UN" part is anyone that has a laptop; iPad or cell phone can participate anywhere in the USA as well from their homes!
FREQUENTLY We host One Time Events and know All FUNDS Raisedin ALL our events provide Educational Scholarship Grants to 8th Grade Students headed into High School with a Educational Summer Camp experience PLUS to College Bound Student will enjoy a Scholarship to a Florida College of their choice. Applications are available on line Annually in February with deadline to be returned no later than April 30 annually.
SEE OUR STUDENTS page for details! THANK YOU FOR THE SUPPORT Tony Dungy & NFL Ryan Nece!
HOST ~ Grillsmith https://grillsmith.com/
Gift & Auction Sponsors: Caspers McDonalds; Westchase Golf; Big Cat Rescue; Armed Forces; Ruth Eckerd Hall; Clearwater Marine Aquarium; Straz Center; Holiday Inn Suites Clearwater Beach; Shephard's Beach Resort; and Clearwater Yacht Club! PLUS ALL Our Usual Celebrity Autographed Memorabilia!
THANKS as we Celebrate: Achieving Students; Board Members; Champion supporters and Donors!
PLEASE BE SURE TO THANK AND FREQUENT OUR SPONSORS!