From the desk of Grant B. Wittstruck, iCast Interactive
PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL (November 24, 2015) — Sharky’s Beachfront Restaurant presented a check today for $6,575 that was raised during the 2nd Bay Helping Bay charity event held to honor the Panama CityRescue Mission. The mission of the Panama City Rescue Mission is to provide a “continuum of care” for homeless and needy individuals while providing ongoing living in a recovery-oriented environment through transitional housing.
Sharky’s donated 100% of the event proceeds to the (organization), which included a silent auction, dinner and a presentation from the (organization). The crowd gathered and enjoyed a great event and a beautiful sunset while supporting a worthy community cause. Sharky’s would like to thank all involved including the PC Rescue Mission organizers and local media sponsors Powell Broadcasting, WMBB, The News Herald and PremiumOutdoor.
“Sharky’s initiative with Bay Helping Bay is a shining example of how local businesses can work with nonprofit organizations to make a better Bay County. We at Panama City Rescue Mission are sincerely thankful for the contribution, which will be used to provide critical services for the homeless and other vulnerable men, women and children in our area.” – Thurman Chambers, President/CEO, Panama City Rescue Mission
“The Bennett family has been actively supporting the Panama City Rescue Mission for many years. From our father Julian Bennett’s role on the board many years ago to today we feel this organization serves a vital role in helping those Bay County residents who truly need it most.” – Neel Bennett
The 3rd Bay Helping Bay event will be held Wednesday, December 9th at Sharky’s and will benefit a Sharky’s employee that has undergone several surgeries and has significant medical bills. Bay Helping Bay is a new event series built around education and support in the community of local nonprofits and foundations. For more information or to nominate a local charity, nonprofit or foundation, please visit www.sharkysbeach.com.