GirlFriend Factor, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to helping women reach their potential and achieve their goals through higher education and occupational training, will hold its annual “Club Cabana: Unleashed & Uncorked!” from 6 to 10 p.m. on February 17, at Toscana Country Club in Indian Wells.
The tropical event celebrates professional men from within the community who support the mission of GirlFriend Factor and are affectionately called “Cabana Boys.” Margaritaville style music sets the tone during the cocktail hour, followed by a buffet dinner before launching into the highly anticipated live Uncorked Auction of packages assembled by this year’s Cabana Boys that include unique collections of prizes, such as hotel stays, concert passes, dinner parties, golf, wine, and more. The event will be emceed by Ginger Jeffries of KMIR, and Brian Harnik of the law firm Roemer & Harnik, while the infamous “pass the pink flamingo” will again be part of the evening’s entertainment. The Cabana Boy raising the most money with their auction package is deemed the Big Kahuna for the coming year! This year’s stellar list of Cabana Boys include:
Dirk Alton – Best Beverage
Dave Ball – Ball Automotive
Brad Elliott – Desert Jet
Brian Garris – Alpha Media
David Hayek – Healthflex, Inc.
Ghassan Kazmouz – Physician
Oscar Lua – Statewide Services Inc
Robert Paull – Spotlight 29 & Tortoise Rock Casino
Rick Post – Merrill Lynch
Mark J. Smith – Applied Physiologist
Gerry Washack – Next Level Fitness
The cost is $95 per person. Toscana Country Club is located at 76-009 Via Club Villa in Indian Wells. Casual beachcomber attire is recommended. For more information about GirlFriend Factor and to purchase tickets visit www.thegirlfriendfactor.org or call 760.772.9594.
About GirlFriend Factor
Launched in 2006, Girlfriend Factor is a nonprofit organization that aims to ensure that higher education and occupational training are financially accessible to adult women, ages 25 and older, who choose to improve their economic position in life and who strive for self-sufficiency. While providing educational grants to women to achieve their educational goals, the organization also celebrates and explores the powerful influence women have on each other’s lives through building friendships, and sharing experiences.