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Food For Thought 2022

November 5, 2022

Join us for an evening of conversation and enjoyment

Saturday, November 5, 2022

FOOD FOR THOUGHT, the West Palm Beach Library Foundation’s annual social gathering and fundraiser, is held this year at the stunning Norton Museum of Art. The elegant dinner brings together our supporters, local luminaries and members of the community to support the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach’s free, high-quality programs, services and resources. 

Food for Thought is a wonderful evening of hilarity, wit and great dinner conversation facilitated by an exceptional table host. Guests can select their choices of preferred table host(s) to ensure a truly memorable evening. 

Event Co-Chairs

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Ana Paladino

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Kim Bepler

Special Guest

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Dave Barry
Underwritten by Melissa Sullivan

Leadership Giving

Honorary Co-Chairs - Platinum - $25,000+

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Kim Bepler

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Melissa Sullivan
Underwriting Special Guest

Honorary Co-Chairs - Gold - $20,000+

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Josephine Bayard

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Abe & Dianne Bernstein

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Beverly Myers

Honorary Co-Chairs - Silver - $15,000+

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The Honorable Ann W. Brown

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Edith Hall Friedheim

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Roger and Myrna Landay

Grand Corporate Sponsor - Silver - $15,000+

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Steve and Lori Leveen,
Co-Founders, Levenger Company

Sponsorship/underwriting levels:

Epic: $10,000

Individual Sponsors:

Frances Fisher

Legend: $7,500

Individual Sponsors:
Corporate Sponsors:
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Opus: $5,000

Individual Sponsors:
Suzy Bloom

Adrienne Coffin

Gretchen and Philip Farmer 

Nancy Marshall

Barbara Pariente

Corporate Sponsors:
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Novel: $2,500

Individual Sponsors:

Petra Levin

Drs. John and Daisy Merey

Howard and Julie Rudolph

Corporate Sponsors:
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Essay: $1,500

Individual Sponsors:

Christopher Cowie

Dean W. Dimke

Wallace and Dr. Mary Ann DuPont

Zelda Mason

James McBrayer

Deanie Melniker

Jeri Muoio

Laura Rodgers

Robert Sanders 

Pamela Slotkin

Corporate Sponsors:
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Media Sponsors

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Table hosts

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Dave Barry

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John Blades

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Steven Caras

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Frank Cerabino

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Abby Ellin

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Paul Gervais

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Craig Glover

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Marcie Gorman

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Virginia Hartman

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Paul Jamieson

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David McClymont

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Nabil Meralli

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Daphne Nikolopoulos

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Barbara Pariente

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Rob Russell

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Kirsten Sanderson

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Richard Rene Silvin

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Sybille Welter

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Joel Zoss

Make an impact on your community with your donation!

To get tickets or to sponsor the 2022 Food For Thought event, call at 561-868-7717

About West Palm Beach Library Foundation

The West Palm Beach Library Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization formed in 2000 to support the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach. It holds activities and events to financially sustain the library’s free programs, services and resources for children, teens and adults that enrich the diverse community. For more information or to donate to the foundation, please visit https://www.wpblf.org.

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