Escape to Paradise

Escape to Paradise 2016-03-04T01:50:25+00:00


escape-to-paradiseAnnual Fundraising Gala

Hosted by Nancy R Younger,
CEO Developmental Enrichment Centers
(602) 993-5153

(Includes: cocktail hour, silent auction, dinner, and grand prize raffle)

Your evening begins at various Caribbean “Ports of Call” to choose from amazing silent auction items, including a wide array of autographed sports and entertainment memorabilia.  Prepare yourself to be entertained through live music, comedy, and magic extraordinaire.   The elegant cocktail hour and dinner is sure to satisfy as you enjoy the company of friends and new acquaintances.  The evening is topped off with the drawing for our premier all inclusive resort destination vacation.

Menu selection available below: (special dietary accommodations upon request)



  • Chicken and Chile Lime Skewers
  • Apple Wood Bacon Wrapped Casino Shrimp
  • Antipasto Artichoke Caprese Skewer with Balsamic Reduction


  • Baby Spinach Salad with orange segments, candied pecans, and cheese and strawberry vinaigrette dressing
  • Rolls and Butter

Choice of Entrée

  1. Jerked Rubbed Salmon with Pineapple Mole Sauce
    Whipped white sweet potatoes
    Baby Green Beans
  2. Blackened Rib Eye Steak with Chimchurri
    Whipped white sweet potatoes with
    Baby Green Beans
  3. Napoleon of Grilled Island Vegetables
    Whipped boniato with baby green beans and
    Pomegranate balsamic reduction


  • Island Pineapple Carrot Cake


  • Complimentary glass of house wine
  • Freshly brewed Starbucks Coffee, Tea, Iced Tea and Water

Event proceeds support Developmental Enrichment Center programs and services for individuals with developmental disabilities. DEC is a 501(c)(3) Corporation eligible to receive donations for the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit for the Working Poor.  

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Date(s) - March 13, 2016
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sheraton Crescent Hotel
2620 W. Dunlap
Phoenix, Arizona


Bookings are closed for this event.