2019 Dollars for Scholars

The third annual 2019 Dollars for Scholars Tournament began with a steady rain falling during most of the day resulting in cancellation of the golf play on November 15, 2019. There was, however, a silver lining…the rain didn’t dampen the excitement of the 125 people who attended the banquet, silent auction and 50/50 raffle drawing […]

Musical Performances

Palmetto Room October 16 (Wednesday) 7:00 Doug Williams (piano) and Dave Morgan (vibraphone) October 29 (Tuesday) 7:00 Capt. Joe and the Bottom Feeders (5-String Bluegrass) November 19 (Tuesday) 4:00 and 7:00 (Two Concerts; Choose One) Glenn Basham (violin), Leelo Basham (flute), Jodie DeSalvo (piano) January 28, 2020 7:00 Paradise Coastmen Barbershop Chorus Seaside Lounge Happy […]

Scholarship Reception – 5/19/19

Reception Honoring the Bentley Wings Competitive Scholarship Recipients Saturday, May 19, 2019 – 3:00 P.M. East Clubhouse, Palmetto Room Bentley Village

Annual Meeting – 2/15/19

STATE OF THE BENTLEY VILLAGE FOUNDATION Brian Hitch & Diane Halas On January 22, the Bentley Village Foundation celebrated its third birthday. We began three years ago with a vision for programs that would benefit Bentley Village employees and their families, our fellow residents and our community. With the participation of our members and the […]

Music and Mind Medicine – 5/11/18

There is much more than enjoyment happening when you listen to music! For our “Music and Mind Medicine” lecture, Angela Tarquinii-Sanders teams up with professional musician, Glen Estrin, to share how advances in neuroscience reveal that listening to music may indeed be good medicine! Come listen and learn how the music you love has the […]

Scholarship Awards Reception – 5/20/17

On May 20, the Foundation celebrated with a first annual reception to honor scholarship recipients.  5 Bentley Village employees and 4 employee dependents received scholarships for the May 2017 award period.  Recipients from the first round (December 2016) of scholarship awards were also invited to attend. Other invitees included special guests and family of the […]

Stay In May Program – 5/10/17

In partnership with the Stay In May Festival (formerly the ArtsNaples World Festival Inc.), the Foundation hosted at Bentley Village a Health & Wellness event.  Bentley Village residents and guests from our broader community convened on the evening of May 10 in the Palmetto Room for a Health & Wellness Program:  Music, Mindfulness & the […]

Inaugural Charity Ball – 1/21/17 Pictures Posted

The Bentley Village Foundation Inaugural Charity Ball was a success with a stroll down Memory Lane with the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra…appearing live for your dancing and listening pleasure! We’re happy to share with you these photos from the event. The photo gallery is rather large and can take a minute to load.

Caribbean Gala – 11/13/16 Pictures Posted

The “Good Ship Lakeside” completed its inaugural voyage…A “Fantasy cruise to the Caribbean”…in style. The gala committee volunteers worked their hearts out transforming the venue, bringing in a great entertainer, capturing fabulous silent auction contributions and creating a thoroughly enjoyable evening for all attendees while raising a tidy sum for our scholarship endowment. The Foundation […]

Afternoon Sweets – 5/18/16

Posted on May 20, 2016 – INVITATION TO SPEAK TO ALR On May 18, the Foundation responded to an invitation to present its Mission and Employee Scholarship Program to a special gathering of Assisted Living Residents.  Following a short piano prelude by Jeannette Boucher, Bentley resident and Board Trustee, the information program was presented.   […]