Name of event: Community of Friends Thanksgiving

Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Name of venue Lake Shore Baptist Church

Address of venue: 2365 Blanding Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32210

Description of event: Taking the time to thank YOU, our community of friends, for a

successful 2019. Come for turkey, ham, and all the fixins. Free admission.

Website of event: http://bensplacecof.org/bensthanksgiving

Name of event: Community of Friends Thanksgiving

Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Time: 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Name of venue Lake Shore Baptist Church

Address of venue: 2365 Blanding Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32210

Description of event: Taking the time to thank YOU, our community of friends, for a

successful 2019. Come for turkey, ham, and all the fixins. Free admission.

Website of event: http://bensplacecof.org/bensthanksgiving

Name of event: Giving Tuesday with Friends of Bens

Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Time: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Name of venue: Riverside Liquors & The Restaurant

Address of venue 1251 King St, Jacksonville, FL 32204

Description of event: Join us for an evening to meet and learn about our unique program for

individuals with intellectual disabilities. Shop a selection of handmade gifts, ornaments, and decorations

while sipping a glass of wine and enjoying delicious tapas. Find out how to join our community of

friends with your talent, time or treasure. Tickets are $25 per person.

Website of event: http://bensplacecof.org/friendsofbens

Name of event: Chops for Charity

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020

Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Name of venue tbd

Address of venue tbd

Description of event: Competition BBQ, car show, and shopping has over 20 vendors, A KIDS ZONE,

and live entertainment! Be sure to visit the Ben’s Place booth featuring items made by its creative

members. BBQ judging begins at 1 pm. Sample each competitor’s specialty dish and vote for People’s

Choice. Spots avail.

Website of event: http://bensplacecof.org/chopsforcharity

Name of event: Eat, Drink & Be Giving

Date: Thursday May 7, 2020

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Name of venue Lake Shore Woman’s Club

Address of venue: 2352 Lake Shore Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32210

Description of event: Come Eat, Drink & Be Giving at our annual evening silent and live

auction, raffle & hors d’oeuvres benefiting Ben’s Place. You can meet the members from the

center, mingle with staff, and catch-up with family and friends. Tickets are $25 per person.

Website of event: http://bensplacecof.org/auction

Name of event: Annual Golf Tournament & Auction

Date: October 2020

Time: stay tuned

Name of venue Bent Creek Golf Club

Address of venue: 10440 Tournament Ln, Jacksonville, FL 32222

Description of event: Play a round of golf or sponsor a team at our annual tournament.

Golf shirt, lunch, tee gift, and dinner are $100 per golfer. You can meet the members from

the center who put your tee gifts together. Bring your family & friends for awards, community dinner,

and silent auction. Sponsorships avail.

Website of event: http://bensplacecof.org/golftournament