PHOTO CAPTION: Patchouli & Terra Guitarra carried out on January 27, 2023, on the gazebo in Centennial Park in downtown Venice as a part of Venice MainStreet’s Friday night time live performance collection. Neal Communities sponsored the collection final yr and introduced it is going to sponsor the occasion once more this yr. (Photograph Courtesy of Venice MainStreet.)
VENICE (Thursday, July 20, 2023) – Neal Communities donated $15,000 to Venice MainStreet to sponsor its Friday night time live performance collection and advertising and marketing efforts. It’s the second consecutive yr that Southwest Florida’s largest non-public homebuilder has supported the favored leisure collection in downtown Venice.
For greater than 35 years, Venice MainStreet has hosted particular occasions just like the Friday night time live performance collection within the metropolis of Venice’s historic downtown district. On the 2nd and 4th Fridays of every month, free music performances happen from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Centennial Park. Final yr, the live performance collection, which is open to the general public, drew an attendance of 15,000, mentioned Kara Morgan, CEO of Venice MainStreet.
The year-round program is designed to draw each vacationers and residents to the thriving enterprise district alongside Venice Avenue. “We encourage individuals to go to downtown, have dinner, take pleasure in a bit of buying after which benefit from the live performance at 7 p.m.,” Morgan mentioned.
Final yr, Neal Communities was the primary ever company sponsor of the occasion and donated $15,000. This yr’s sponsorship makes a grand complete of $30,000 that the homebuilder has put towards the occasion.
“We’re thrilled that Neal Communities goes to sponsor our 2023-2024 Friday Night time Live performance Collection. Similar to final yr, the funds can be used to pay native artists to carry out and help advertising and marketing efforts for downtown,” Morgan mentioned. “We’re excited to have them take part as a associate with us once more and admire their ongoing help.”
Venice MainStreet is an accredited Major Avenue group via the Florida Major Avenue Program and Major Avenue America. Its mission is to protect and improve the character, magnificence and financial vitality of historic downtown Venice. The group achieves its objectives via advertising and marketing, promotions, particular occasions and historic preservation advocacy.
“We’re comfortable to help Venice MainStreet and a program that assists native companies whereas additionally offering residents and guests secure and enjoyable occasions to attend,” mentioned Pat Neal, founder and chairman of Neal Communities.
Throughout the firm’s 50-year historical past, Neal Communities has constructed greater than 20,000 new houses in additional than 90 acclaimed communities from Tampa to Naples. With a core perception that “The place You Dwell Issues,” the corporate has given greater than $7.75 million to native charities all through Southwest Florida and is dedicated to the communities the place it builds.
For extra details about Venice MainStreet’s live performance schedules, performers, or to affix the Venice MainStreet e-newsletter go to www.VisitVeniceFL.org. For extra details about Neal Communities, go to www.NealCommunities.com.
About Neal Communities
Neal Communities, based mostly in Lakewood Ranch, Florida, is Southwest Florida’s largest and most established regionally owned and operated non-public builder. Throughout the firm’s 50-year historical past, it has constructed greater than 20,000 new houses in additional than 90 acclaimed communities from Tampa to Naples. The corporate persistently ranks among the many nation’s prime 100 house builders and has earned quite a few awards together with the distinguished Builder of the 12 months from Skilled Builder in 2015 and America’s Greatest Builder in 2012 from BUILDER Journal. With a core perception that “The place You Dwell Issues,” Neal Communities has given greater than $7.75 million to native charities all through Southwest Florida and is dedicated to the communities the place they reside, work and construct. Firm gross sales in fiscal yr 2022 have been simply over $600 million.
Extra Neal Communities manufacturers embrace Neal Signature Houses, Charlene Neal PureStyle, Waterscapes Swimming pools & Spas, Neal Communities Funding and Allegiant Title Professionals. For extra data, go to NealCommunities.com.