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Food for Thought 2023

Saturday, November 4, 2023

Join us for an evening of conversation and enjoyment

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. 

Sponsorship Levels

Event Chair &
Platinum Benefactor

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Melissa Sullivan

Grand Benefactor

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The Honorable Ann W. Brown

Corporate Benefactor

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Benefactor

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Beverly Myers

Honorary Co-Chair

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Abe & Dianne Bernstein

Food for Thought Committee Members

Dianne Bernstein

The Honorable Ann W. Brown

Margaret Moraskie

Beverly Myers

Diane Myers

Adrienne Raptis

Julie Rudolph

Publisher

Individual Sponsors:

Frances & Jeffrey Fisher

Edith Hall Friedheim

Roger & Myrna Landay

Corporate Sponsors:

Author

Individual Sponsors:

Marianna Baker

Josephine Bayard

Dr. and Mrs. Timothy Burke

Adrienne Coffin

Anne Ilyinsky

Nancy Marshall

Trey & Lindsay Mahoney

Corporate Sponsors:
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Head Librarian

Individual Sponsors:

Steve Mayans & Terry Resk

Drs. John & Daisy Merey

Corporate Sponsors:
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Patron

Individual:

Louise Austin

Dean Dimke

Margaret Donnelley

Lon & Michelle Otremba

Elizabeth Rankin

Philip Robinson

Carissa Robinson & Daren Rubenfeld

Pam Slotkin

Media Sponsor

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Special Guest

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Carl Hiaasen

Journalist & Author

Table hosts

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Nancy Brinker

Founder Susan G. Komen & Promise Fund of Florida

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Steven Caras

Ballet Artist and Photographer

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Leta Austin Foster

Interior Designer

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Paul Gervais

Artist and Author

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Julie Gilbert

Author

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Carl Hiaasen

Author and Journalist

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Isaac Levy

Yvel

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David McClymont

CEO of Palm Beach Symphony

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Joseph and Max McNamara

Entrepreneurs

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Nabil Meralli

Investor and Entrepreneur

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Daphne Nikolopoulos

Editor Palm Beach Illustrated

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Michael Reiter

Security Advisor and Former Palm Beach Police Chief

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Rob Russell

Entertainer

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Kirsten Sanderson

Producer/Director

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Bryan Walsh

DTR Modern Galleries

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Sybille Welter

Director of Arts, Culture and Community Building

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Ricky Wade 

Entrepreneur - McDonald's Franchisee of 28 restaurants

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David Walker

General & Artistic Director

Palm Beach Opera

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David Willson

Editorial Cartoonist

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Christopher Young

VP Creative Director at

Tiffany & Co.

Make an impact on your community with your donation!

To get tickets or to sponsor the 2023 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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