Premiere Fundraiser Benefits Aerospace Center for Excellence STEM Education and Scholarship Programs

A Flight to the Future Dinner & Silent Auction has been scheduled for Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the Buehler Restoration Center on the SUN ‘n FUN Convention Campus, 4175 Medulla Rd., Lakeland, FL. The event includes dinner with open bar. Attendees will enjoy a Meet & Greet with several members of the Breitling Jet Team, live and silent auctions, and entertainment by Comedian Tim Wilkens. Parking is available in front of Aerospace Discovery at the Florida Air Museum.

“Flight to the Future is the premiere fundraiser event during the Fly-In,” said Deedra Knight, chairman of Flight to the Future. “All proceeds generated are returned to Aerospace Center for Excellence STEM education programs, including over $430,000 annually in scholarships for students pursuing aerospace and aviation careers.”

General Admission tickets are $125. A 10 seat table can be purchased for $1,500. To purchase tickets, please visit http://www.sun-n-fun.org/sun-n-fun-intl-fly-in-expo/activities/fttf/.

Sponsorships are still available and donations for the live and silent auctions are welcome. Please contact event chair Deedra Knight at 863-670-1005 with questions or donations.

Bidding has already begun on many of the auction items, including a private port-o-let during the Fly-In. Visit https://www.silentauctionpro.com/bidonline.php?groupId=747 to begin placing bids.