2020 Dollars for Scholars – Raffle

The 2020 annual “Dollars for Scholars” golf tournament officially became a casualty of the Covid-19. The Foundation was forced to cancel the scheduled November 13 golf event due to health and safety concerns. Marcia Courtney, the Event Chair, and her committee decided, however, to again hold the 50/50 raffle, and a letter and tickets were mailed to residents on October … Read More

Spring Festival – Update

Monday, March 11 was great fun as the Foundation’s first “Swing into Spring” week-long festival opened with “All that Jazz”. Residents packed the ECH patio to munch on hors d’oeuvres, sip “Spring Flings” (lovely pink drinks concocted by Donna, our own Seaside Lounge bartender) and enjoy the vibrant music of the Stu Shelton trio. Tuesday, March 12 Angela Tarquini-Sanders led … Read More

Annual Meeting – 3/25/20 (Repcap)

The public portion of the 2020 Annual Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Bentley Village Foundation, scheduled for March 25, 2020, was cancelled as a result of a public safety emergency engendered by COVID-19. The Board of Trustees held a virtual meeting. Officers: The Board of Trustees convened and elected Brian Hitch as President for 2020. Formerly Vice … Read More

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 that evening. Honored during the … Read More

Musical Performances

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 October 14 (Monday) 4:30-6:00 Sip and Sing with Doug Williams … Read More

Scholarship Reception – 5/19/19

BENTLEY WINGS SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS DECEMBER 2018 AND MAY 2019 Steven Elsaid, son of Karen Elsaid, Administrative Assistant, Food and Beverage Department, is studying marine science at the University of Central Florida. Steven is receiving the Gene and Shirley Blanchard Scholarship. Dianicar Estiverne, CNA in Assisted Living here at Bentley Village,is completing her studies for a registered nurse degree at Med-Life … Read More

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 unfailing generosity of this community, … Read More

Serenade in Blue – 1/18/19 Pictures Posted

Featuring The World FamousGLENN MILLER ORCHESTRANick Hilscher, Director January 18th, 2019 Program Welcome – Karin Moe Wings Scholarship Program – Janys Foley Enjoy complimentary Desserts, Coffee, Tea or Irish Coffee CASH Bar at Seaside Lounge Bar Chance Drawing Winners announced at Intermission by Harlan Parrish Chance Drawing prizes donated by: Angie Nichols Artis of Naples Building 6 Chris Curle Fine … Read More

Dollars for Scholars Golf Tournament – 11/16/18 Pictures Posted

DOLLARS for SCHOLARS Golf Tournament surpasses expectations and raises nearly $50,000. On Friday, November 16, 2018, sixty-eight golfers participated in the second annual “Dollars for Scholars” tournament at Bentley Village.  The golf scramble, co-sponsored by Vi at Bentley Village and the Bentley Village Foundation, included a ball drop, a fun putting contest and a hole-in-one contest on Hole #14 for … Read More