Best Buddies Tampa Bay Gala Kick-off Party on Wednesday, September 2nd at Whiskey Joe’s

September 05, 2015

Best Buddies of Tampa Bay held an event at Whiskey Joe’s on the Courtney Campbell Causeway in Tampa on September 2nd, 2015 to announce & recognize Champion Candidates with their Campaign Managers for the upcoming Champion of the Year Gala at The Vinoy Hotel in St Petersburg. 

Many thanks to Vallye Alexander Adams and all of the Best Buddies of Tampa Bay and Best Buddies Florida for selecting for your event photgraphy. has always offered free photo services to central Florida non-profits and children’s charities.  These include:

  • Best Buddies Friendship Ball
  • Hillsborough County family Partnership Alliance
  • The Greater Showmen’s Club of Tampa – Foster Children’s Christmas
  • The Egypt Temple Shrine – Shriners Kids
  • Toys for Tots
  • The Sylvia Thomas Center for Adoptive and Foster Families
  • A Kids Place
  • And many more….  

Please help us to support these fine organizations with quality on site photography services at no charge to the Non-Profit or any family member for digital photography services.  

Your donation will go towards event transportation, equipment costs and to expand our services throughout central Florida. 

Charity Functions – please contact FotoPirate for special accommodations ! We have been providing fee free photography for Central Florida Nonprofits for over 5 years.

Please consider helping the FotoPirate to continue

to provide these free services to local charities.

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