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Anniversary gala sponsor announced

By Staff | May 8, 2019

PHOTO PROVIDED Pinocchio’s Original Italian Ice Cream owner Laurie Verme and General Manager Alice Verme showcase its five Best of the Islands awards.

The American Business Women’s Association announced that Pinocchio’s Original Italian Ice Cream was the ice cream sponsor for its 40th Anniversary Gala, serving up popular ice cream and sundae toppings from the 1970s. The “Back to the 70’s” 40th Anniversary Gala was held on May 3 at the Sundial Beach Resort & Spa. It featured 1970s music by The Renata Band, awards, a 70s foodie buffet and signature cocktails. The event proceeds will support the ABWA’s new Continuing Education Scholarships Program. The ABWA of Sanibel Captiva meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sundial. For more information, visit www.ABWASanibelCaptiva.org.