From the January 24-30, 2013 edition of Florida Weekly. Smuggler’s Chief Operations Officer, Chris Evans, discusses the mission and goals of Smuggler’s Community Foundation.
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February 6, 2013
August 16, 2012
The Charlotte Sun featured a front page story about the partnership between Smuggler’s employees and the Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity on August 16, 2012.
From page 1:
“Smuggler’s Enterprises is providing donations that will allow Habitat to build six homes by the end of this year.
Eight staff members from Smuggler’s restaurants – Harpoon Harry’s and the Captain’s Table, the Laishley Crab House, and the Goal Post Grill and Sports Bar – provided volunteer labor on Wednesday at a wall-raising for the first of the six homes.”
To learn more, visit www.charlottecountyhfh.org.
July 20, 2012
The 2012 Riley Award was presented by Mike Riley to this year’s winner, Garnette Scholl. The Riley Award is funded by Smuggler’s Community Foundation and honors community members who make a positive difference in the community through volunteer work.
From the Charlotte Sun – July 20, 2012 pages 1 & 4
July 3, 2012
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July 2, 2012
From the June 27, 2012 Charlotte Sun Newspaper:
Check presentation to Harry Chapin Food Bank – July 2, 2012
June 27, 2012
Tammy Beck, Manager of Harpoon Harry’s and Jerry Cleffi, Events Director of Smuggler’s Event Management were interviewed by Charlie Shoe on June 27, 2012. Below are videos:
May 31, 2012
County Commissioner Trish Duffy, Lieutenant Governor Jeff Kottkamp, Smuggler’s partners Bruce & Barbara Laishley, Byron Russell and Sheriff Mike Scott, along with hosts Dr. Mark Asperila, Walt Bethel, Smuggler’s Director of Operations Chris Evans, Rob Humpel, Todd Rebol, Charlotte County Sheriff Candidate Glen Sapp, Bob Simpson and Matt Sullivan held a reception for Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto at Laishley Crab House in Punta Gorda on May 30th 2012. Senator Benacquisto is the Deputy Majority Leader of the Florida Senate as well as the chair of the Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development subcommittee. In her role as Chair of this important committee, Senator Benacquisto has helped bring Charlotte County to the attention of our State leaders. Senator Benacquisto continues to help with many of the large projects and initiatives that are currently underway in our area.
April 15, 2012
Chris Evans, of Smuggler’s Enterprises, was presented this award for his continued support of the Punta Gorda Police Department programs. “Chris consistently steps up to the plate when his community is in need,” Chief Arenal said. “I personally want to thank him on behalf of the Punta Gorda Police Department for everything he does for our organization.”
Read more on the Southwest Florida Police Chiefs Association website:
April 11, 2012
Stefanie Rock and Jonathan Brady were married at Laishley Park in Punta Gorda, Florida on November 27, 2010. Smuggler’s Culinary Catering was the caterer for the event. Please click below to see the full articles and photo gallery.