2020 Crimson Gala




"celebrating making a difference through giving back to the students,educators, and non-profit leaders of collier county"



The Harvard Club of Naples cordially invites you to join us for the 2020 Crimson Gala benefiting the Schools and Education Fund and featuring Harvard Professor Timothy Patrick McCarthy. 

Professor McCarthy is an award-winning scholar and educator, public servant, and social justice activist who has taught on the faculty at Harvard University since 2005. He currently holds a joint appointment in Harvard's undergraduate honors program in History and Literature, The Graduate School of Education, and the John F. Kennedy School of Government, where he is Core Faculty at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. He is also Visiting Professor of Public Service and Social Justice at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, as well as the Stanley Paterson Professor of American History in the Boston Clemente Course in the Humanities, a free college humanities course for low-income adults, and co-recipient of the 2015 National Humanities Medal. 

Other featured guests are:


Kamela Patton, PH.D., Superintendent of Schools- Collier County



Eileen Connolly-Keesler, President and CEO of the Community Foundation of Collier County.




Cocktail Attire

Complimentary Valet Parking 


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When: Tuesday, January 14, 2020       

Time:   6:00 PM - 9:30 PM                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Place:  Naples Yacht Club 

           700 154th Avenue South

           Naples, FL 34102

Cost:       $150 per person

Sponsors: Lead Sponsor- Moran Wealth Management   

               $1,000 Crimson Patron ( includes two tickets and name listed in program)

               $500 Friend of Schools and Education Fund (includes one ticket and name listed in program) 

Program: 6 pm: General Reception
                7 pm : Dinner and Silent Auction
                 8:15 pm : Program begins 

Looks Who's Coming:

Tom & Sandi Moran with Don & Ashley Drury; Moran Wealth Management 

Crimson Patrons

Leo & Melina Au                                                                           Frank & Mugs Klapperich

Cheffy Passidomo                                                                          Bob & Peggy Landon

Bill Humenuk & Cynthia Dayton                                                 Bart & Leslie Lewis

Trey Farmer                                                                                  Don & Arlene Shapiro

Howard & Pam Freedman                                                             David & Daryl Sissman

Ellen & Pat George                                                                         John & Delores Sorey

Pete & Mary Hart                                                                           John & Patricia Stotler

Glenn & Marlys Haughie                                                               Ted Trimmer

Prentiss & Polly Higgins                                                                 Marilynne White

Tom & Eloise Ingram                                                                     Lew & Sylvia Whitman

Friends Of The Schools and Education Fund

Michael Feldman                                                                             Richard & Marion LeBer

Robert Hicks                                                                                   Verna & Bob Prentice

Peggy & Marty Lamb 

General Ticket

Barbara Evans 

Paul & Nicki Huber

Alan & Deena Laties

John Levy

Charles & Kathryn Rieger

Gail Rothenberg

Contact Information:
Dede Schoenberg

HCN Club Administrator





6:00PM Tue 14 Jan 2020 ( Timezone: Eastern )


Naples Yacht Club
700 14th Avenue South
Naples , FL 34102

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