Last Chance! Don’t Miss Our Nov. 3 Luncheon — $66 Million Gulfshore Playhouse

When Gulfshore Playhouse premiers its $66 million state-of-the-art Baker Theatre and Education Center in the fall of 2023, it will be the first major cultural arts center to be built in Naples in more than 30 years.

Kimberly Dye

Please join us on Nov. 3 at the Hilton Naples to hear Kimberly Dye, Gulfshore Playhouse Chief Advancement Officer, address the theatre’s leadership role in helping to transform cultural arts in Southwest Florida and its economic impact on the area. She will also offer a sneak peek into upcoming productions this season.

Kimberly is responsible for the professional theatre’s development and marketing teams and spearheads its capital campaign. Her background includes working in public broadcasting for more than a dozen years, building nonprofit organizations from the ground up, teaching at the university level, and serving as chief of staff to a university president.

Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. and lunch will follow at noon in the Sabal Palm Room. Tickets are $45 for members and $55 for guests. We encourage you to pre-purchase your ticket online at Eventbrite. Or if your only option is to pay at the door, please send an email to to reserve your spot. Hilton Naples is located at 5111 Tamiami Trail N., Naples.

Other Press Club Events: Save the Dates

We hope you can join us at the following upcoming events:

  • Nov. 10, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., free media mixer at Shoeless Joe’s in Fort Myers honoring the news media of Southwest Florida for their coverage of Hurricane Ian. Send an email to to let us know you plan to attend.
  • Dec. 1, 2022, annual meeting and luncheon at Hilton Naples. Details to come
  • Feb. 2, 2023, luncheon at Hilton Naples
  • April 6, 2023, luncheon at Hilton Naples