Sanibel Captiva Business Women’s Association (SCBWA) opens its individual ticket sales for the upcoming 2023 Fundraiser on Friday, September 22nd from 5:30 pm- 8 pm at Cielo Restaurant on Sanibel.

SCBWA chose to hold the event on September 22nd as it is National American Business Women’s Day. The event will include an evening of great food, great company, and the opportunity to bid on silent auction items all under the theme of The Golden Age of Hollywood. The Emcee will be Sanibel Local Artist and SCBWA member, Rachel Pierce.

The event aims to raise funds for the SCBWA scholarship opportunities. It allows SCBWA to carry out its mission of women supporting women while continuing to help women of the islands take their next steps in career advancement.

“We are very excited to be hosting our 2023 annual fundraiser at Cielo! This event embodies many aspects of what SCBWA stands for by raising funds to contribute to our scholarship program while paying tribute to the history of women in business by holding the event on National Business Women’s Day,” said Taylor Osborne, President of SCBWA.

Tickets are limited and registration is required on Eventbrite. SCBWA encourages members and non-members to come and to bring their spouse or a group of friends.

Sponsorship opportunities for the event are also available. For those interested in sponsoring and the various sponsorship levels, please contact Emily Ankerson at [email protected].

Sanibel Captiva Business Women’s Association is dedicated to empowering and supporting the women who work and live on the islands through networking, mentorship, continuing education and career advancement.

SCBWA aims to serve the community by offering an inclusive, supportive and diverse group of women supporting women. Our focus is the advancement of women’s career development targeted to workers, aspiring workers and the residents of Sanibel and Captiva. The group meets every third Tuesday of the month at various businesses and restaurants at noon.

For more information, please contact Taylor Osborne at [email protected].

Updates on upcoming events can be found on Eventbrite and on Facebook at