Casual evening of excellent food, decadent desserts, gourmet coffee bar, cocktails, live jazz, fashion showings and live painting and art exhibit!

The St Petersburg Times presents Swanky Soiree II Enjoy an excellent evening of food, desserts, wine and cocktails while listening to the sounds of Rick Gee’s Jazz and seeing the sights of our fashion designs by designers Alla-K, John William Barger III, Jose Nazario and live painting and artwork exhibit by fine artist Don Kobasky.


The second annual Swanky Soiree event was held on Thursday, September 22, 2011 in the beautiful One Progress Plaza located in Downtown Saint Petersburg. Special thank you to Dean Kucera and Kucera Properties for providing this beautiful venue for this unique event and fundraiser for Brookwood Florida! Swanky Soiree is an annual fundraiser event held to benefit Brookwood Florida – a licensed therapeutic group home for adolescent girls from ages 12 to 20 who are victims of abuse, neglect, violence, family dysfunction or are homeless. Brookwood Florida’s Mission: Brookwood Florida is dedicated to providing troubled adolescent girls with an alternative living environment and therapeutic program encompassing education, employability skills, independent living training and counseling that will prepare them for self-sufficiency or successful family reunification.

For more information on Brookwood, please visit our website at!


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