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Saturday, April 20th, 2024

Michael's On East, Sarasota, FL

Event Chairs: Aimee Chouinard and Terry McKee

Honorary Chair: Dr. Dean Sutherland

Please enjoy this special video message from our event co-chairs Aimee Chouinard and Terry McKee!

Cause 4 Hope Gala Gets Star Power

Award-Winning TV Newscaster turned Top Realtor, Ray Collins, brings his expertise to Neuro Challenge Foundation's event

White male with a pink collard button up shirt and a black suit jacket.Ray Collins was an award-winning TV newscaster who has now become one of the top Realtors in the area.

In each of his first two years, he won back-to-back awards for Coldwell Banker for producing more than $20 million dollars in annual sales.

Ray is Vice Chairman of the Sarasota County Charter Review Board—the panel that decides which issues should make it to the ballot. He is Advisor to the CEO of the Sarasota Private Trust Company specializing in business development. Ray is also a media consultant, publicist and trainer.

He has been published more than 100 times as a Travel Writer, reviewing resorts around the world.

Ray anchored “Good Day Tampa Bay Weekends” on Fox 13 News and “Good Morning Suncoast on ABC 7.”

He is the MC for several galas and fundraisers each year in the area, and is also the ‘Voice’ of the annual pro tennis tournaments in Sarasota and Naples, and the pro golf event in Lakewood Ranch.

Ray is from Buffalo and graduated from St. Bonaventure University in upstate New York where was inducted into the campus radio station’s Hall of Fame.

Ray and his wife, Erin, live in downtown Sarasota and enjoy tennis, pickleball, bike riding and yoga.

thank you cause4hope sponsors

Cause 4 Hope raises funds needed to provide year-round education, therapeutic and support programs and one-to-one care advising for people with Parkinson’s and their caregivers. Because of you, and generous donors like you, nearly 3,000 families receive support from Neuro Challenge every year to help them navigate their Parkinson’s journey.

Join us for an uplifting and joyful evening at Michael’s on East in Sarasota, Florida. Start your night off with a handcrafted cocktail or mocktail and enjoy the immersive experiences on display showcasing Neuro Challenge’s programs and services. Following your delightful culinary experience, the energy in the room rises as you place your winning bid on luxury items and once-in-a-lifetime experiences in the Cause 4 Hope Live Auction.

During the Mission Moment, we hope you will lift your bid paddle and make a pledge to support the local Parkinson’s community through the work of Neuro Challenge.

Neuro Challenge offers all programs and services at no cost to people with Parkinson’s disease and their families.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, contact us.

Check out these photos from previous Cause 4 Hope events!

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