BEACH HAVEN - The 5th Annual Island Gala to benefit David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation (DDBCF) at the Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club on Friday August 4, 2017.

The beautiful Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club continues as the venue for this year's Gala. "The Hughes Family and staff go above and beyond each year," said David Caldarella, Founder of David's Dream and Believe.  "Please understand that the first weekend in August is the PEAK of the summer tourism season on Long Beach Island but that does not stop the Hughes Family from hosting this event year after year. We appreciate their unwavering support but most of all we are grateful for their friendship."

This year's event is presented by Equity Prime Mortgage. Equity has set a great standard for charitable donations through a creative planned giving initiative.  The initiative has resulted in donations of $50,275.00 to David's Dream and Believe over the past two and a half years. years!

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The Reynolds family and their team at Reynolds Landscaping, Garden Shop and Floral Market in Manahawkin donate the decorations and floral arrangements each year. 

The entertainment lineup includes American Idol alum Cara Samantha. Cara will be performing during cocktail hour and under the stars in the outside "Hope Lounge."

There will be a brief opening ceremony will take place with a "Surprise Performance."  All who attend will have the chance to dance the night away to Philadelphia's high energy seven piece band Love 77. The members of LOVE 77 are motivated by the mission of the Foundation and are expected to bring the house down with their live performance. 

All are invited to attend the event on Friday August 4, 2017 at the Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club. Individual tickets are $250.00 per person.  The event will run from 7 p.m. till midnight.

There will be live music, hors d'oeurves, buffet, auction and a three hour top shelf open bar.  Those who attend should come dressed in cocktail attire. 

Invites are being mailed to last year's guests and the easiest way to secure your ticket for the 5th Annual Island Gala is to reserve your sponsorship today.

You can purchase your tickets by going to link.  You will see the 5th Annual Island Gala and click to proceed.