A champagne reception, silent auction and a fashion show by Saks Fifth Avenue and the Bell Tower Shops were highlights of the second annual Celebration of Women to benefit Hope Hospice on May 1 at Harborside Event Center. More than 700 people attended.

The celebration was chaired by Erleene Sanders. Kraft Construction and the George and Mary Jo Sanders Foundation were the event’s Gold Sponsors.

“The Celebration of Women has quickly become one of Fort Myers’ great annual events,” said Hope President and CEO Samira K. Beckwith. “It is such a fun way to support our community, and we are grateful to everyone who participated.”