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July 23, 2019 

Installation and 80’s Celebration Theme

Members and Visitors – join us for our very fun evening 

Hilton, 5111 Tamiami Trail North

5:15 pm – 5:55 pm Meet & Greet in lobby

6:00 to 7:45 Meeting

Installation and AWARDS

Installation of our 2019-2020 Board

Officiated by

Chief Stephanie Spell – Collier County Sheriff’s Office

  Chief Stephanie Spell heads the Community Engagement Department within the Collier County Sheriff’s Office.  As a member of Sheriff Kevin Rambosk’s executive command staff, she provides leadership for several law enforcement bureaus, including Public Information and Media Relations, Crime Prevention, Planning and Research, Victim Advocate, Senior Services, Minority Affairs and Volunteers.

Chief Spell has been with the Collier County Sheriff’s Office since 1987. Chief Spell earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Safety Management and a Master’s Degree in Administration.  Chief Spell is an adjunct professor at Barry University and currently serves as Chairperson of board of directors of Leadership Collier Foundation, the League of Courageous Women. Spell serves as president of the board of directors of Youth Haven and is vice president of the Naples Backcountry Fly Fishers Club.  Chief Spell also served on the Grievance Committee of The Florida Bar and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy’s Florida Executive Development Seminar, Leadership Collier, Greater Naples Leadership and Leadership Florida.  Chief Spell was also named as one of the 2013 Women of Power by Florida Weekly, a 2018 Leading Lady by Naples Illustrated, a 2019 Women of Initiative by the Women’s Foundation of Collier County and was recognized as the 2018 Outstanding Community Citizen by the NAACP.  Chief Spell is also a partner in the award winning public relations and marketing firm, C2 Communications and is co-publisher of the digital content marketing newsletter, the SWFL 100. Chief Spell is a watercolor artist and an accomplished outdoors-woman who enjoys fly fishing, skeet shooting and adventure travel.

Our Fabulous 80’s Celebration Theme 

Since our chapter was founded 30 years ago…as the 80’s were in full swing…let’s go all out and dress for that time!  Do you still have a flouncy mini-skirt?  Lace leggings?  An off the shoulder bright neon T shirt?  Big sunglasses? Denim fringe jacket?  Any jacket with BIG shoulders?  Props will be available for our “Photo Booth Wall”!  Come ready to be in pictures! And a prize for the best voted 80’s outfit!  Come dance to the music of the 80’s and party, party, party!


Our featured  Business of the Month member is:

Check out their information at http://abwaneapolitan.org/member-business-of-the-month/


 Salad : Mixed Field greens, mandarin oranges, candied pecans, and gorgonzola cheese with Raspberry Vinaigrette.

Entrée:  6oz Grilled Flank Steak (Gluten Free upon request) Bordelaise Sauce, Garlic Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes and Sautéed Green Beans.

Dessert: Caramel Apple Pie


Salad: Mixed Field greens, mandarin oranges, candied pecans, and gorgonzola cheese with Raspberry Vinaigrette.

Entrée: Pumpkin Ravioli  ( Vegetarian only) With pesto sauce and sautéed vegetables

Dessert: Fresh Sliced Fruit

ABWA Member  $39 Reserve through our automated system.

ABWA Guest $43  Reserve through our automated system.

Reservation Deadline Friday, July 19, 2019 at NOON.  The reservation system on Eventbrite will close at noon.   A $5 SURCHARGE for late reservations will be charged and no guarantee space will be available.  RESERVE NOW PLEASE

If you run into any problems with the reservation system or have questions, please contact Sam Black at 314-517-0447 </span  “>sam [at] samblack [dot] com .