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NEW DATE! 13th Annual Tidewell Foundation Signature Luncheon – Keynote Speaker: Henry Winkler
April 1 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm EDT$200
NEW DATE! Friday, April 1, 2022
The 13th Annual Tidewell Foundation Signature Luncheon will be held on Friday, April 1, 2022, at the Ritz-Carlton. The Signature Luncheon is our most impactful event of the year, and its success helps achieve Tidewell’s vital mission.
This year, we are delighted to welcome Henry Winkler as our keynote speaker!
A 1973 audition forever changed Henry Winkler’s life when he was cast in the iconic role of Arthur Fonzarelli, aka “The Fonz”, in the TV series Happy Days. Winkler has enjoyed over four decades of success in Hollywood and continues to be in demand as an actor, author, producer and director. He currently co-stars on the hit HBO comedy Barry, a role that has garnered him an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Winkler has always believed in helping others and is especially passionate about children. He has been featured speaker at WE Day Celebrations promoting education and service for students. His work also includes Honorary Chairman of United Friends of the Children; Founding Member of the Children’s Action Network; the first National Honorary Chairman of the Epilepsy Foundation of America; National Chairman of the annual Toys for Tots campaign; the National Committee for Arts for the Handicapped; the Special Olympics; and the Los Angeles Music Center’s Very Special Arts Festival for children who are physically challenged; as well as participating in numerous teenage alcohol and drug abuse programs.
All of the proceeds from this event benefit Tidewell Foundation in its grants to Tidewell Hospice for charity care, grief support services, specialized veterans care, music therapy, telehealth and more. Tidewell serves Sarasota, Manatee, DeSoto and Charlotte counties, and because of the generosity of our supporters, like you, we can assist families who have limited resources.