Saturday, September 18, 2021

6:00-10:00 PM

Water’s Edge Events Center

 4687 Millennium Drive, Belcamp, MD 

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Price:  $100/person

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Informal Dress
Hawaiian Shirts/Island Chic
Prize Awarded for Best Island-Themed Attire


Food Stations
Cash Bar
Gift Basket Raffle


6:00 PM

Guest Arrivals (Learn More)
Gift Basket Ticket Submission Opens

7:00 PM

Program (Ballroom)

7:30 PM

Scholarship Cash Call

8:30 PM

Dessert (Lobby)

9:00 PM

Gift Basket Ticket Submission Closes

9:15 PM

Gift Basket Drawing

9:30 PM

Winning Numbers Displayed

10:00 PM

Event Conclusion and Drive Home Safely

upon arrival…

Volunteers will be on hand to assist you.
step 1

Registration tables will be located in the lobby. Please proceed to one of our volunteers seated at the table.

step 2

Simply supply the name, company, or organization under which the tickets were purchased to our volunteers.

step 3

Be sure to pick up our program/basket catalog at registration. It will also be available online.

step 4

Purchase raffle tickets to be able to bid on our wonderful baskets.

step 5

Go to the veranda to get a complimentary cigar or margarita and start mingling!


Finger Foods

  • Margaritaville Jerk Shrimp & Pineapple Skewers
  • Vegetable Empanadas with Romesco Sauce
  • Tropical Tomato Bruschetta
  • Cheese Quesadillas

High Tide Oyster Shucker

  • Oysters on the Half Shell-Florida Stone Crab Claws-Blue Crab Claws

Soup & Salad Station

  • Caribbean Lobster Bisque, Coconut Milk, Cognac
  • Tropical Island Salad
  • Caesar Salad

Jammin’ Jambalaya Station

  • Shrimp, Chicken, Andouille Sausage, Rice, Peppers & Onions Simmered in a Cajun Spicy Broth Served with Sautéed Vegetable Medley

Cowboy in the Jungle

  • Grilled Beef Tenderloin Kabobs (Bacardi Marinated, Bermuda Onion, Peppadew Peppers, Tequila-Lime Butter)
  • Traditional Jamaican Foil Fish (Julienned Carrot, Onion, Bell Peppers, Scotch Bonnet Pepper Coconut Milk, Okra)

Cheese Burgers in Paradise Station (Build Your Own Burger)

  • Mini Char-Grilled Patties, American & Swiss Cheese, Onions, Tomato, Lettuce, Crispy Bacon, Accompanied with Traditional Condiments and Hawaiian Rolls.
  • Sweet Potato Fries                                                                                
  • House Fried Potato Chips-Old Bay Dusted

West Indies Vegetable Curry

  • Cauliflower, Root Vegetables, Steamed Rice, Fried Plantains, Coconut Curry Sauce

Nibblin’ On Dessert

  • Bananas Foster Station
  • S’mores Station (Graham Cracker, Hershey’s Chocolate, Jumbo Marshmallows)
  • Key Lime Pie
  • Caribbean Rum and Triple Chocolate Cake

Event Committee

Committee Chair
Deanna Hoppe

Basket Procument
Earl Noble

Melissa Gestido

Sponsorship and Reception
B.J. Stephens
Jay Reckard

Tori Arcilesi

Scott Chesaldine
Mark Noletti

Melinda Conway
Christa Dahlem
Tamera Rush

Angela Sheldon
Thomas Trzeciak (Treasurer)


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COVID-19 Prevention Policy

We will be following the State of Maryland and Local Government Directives.  Masks are optional at this time.  Please check the website for updates before attending. In order to stop the spread, we ask that if you contract COVID-19 after the Gala, to please contact us so we can inform those who have attended. Your identity will remain anonymous. 


2021 Sponsors