Bino Campanini Set To Strut His Stuff For the Needy At Dancing For the Space Coast
By Space Coast Daily // May 21, 2016
AT CLEMENTE CENTER ON SATURDAY, JUNE 4
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The second annual Dancing For the Space Coast, a unique competition and fundraising event that benefits three worthy organizations on the Space Coast, will be held at Florida Tech’s Clemente Center on Saturday, June 4.
This year, Dancing For the Space Coast will benefit the Brevard Public Safety Charity, who has earmarked the proceeds to be distributed to the Foosner Art Museum, Sally’s House and AMI Kids.
Among those participating this year is Bino Campanini, Vice President for Alumni Affairs at Florida Tech and Executive Director of the Florida Tech Alumni Association.
Campanini oversees all alumni activities including fundraising and outreach both nationally and internationally.
He is responsible for all homecoming events including founding FIT Homecoming Fest, in downtown Melbourne, which has attracted over 45,000 people since its inception in 2012.
A Florida Tech soccer legend, Campanini was part of the Panther’s four NCAA final-four appearances, helping the Panthers to win two NCAA National Soccer Championships.
In recognition of his college playing and coaching career, Campanini has been inducted into the Florida Tech Sports Hall of Fame, the Sunshine State Conference Hall of Fame and the Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame.
In recent years, he has been part of the coaching staff of two State Cup Champions with Space Coast United and this year helped the Holy Trinity Boys Varsity soccer team reach their first State final-four tournament in school history.
Campanini has been recognized for his leadership and his work in the community, receiving the prestigious LEAD Brevard Emerging Leader Award in 2006 as well as a Distinguished Leadership Award from The Community Leadership Association in 2008.
He was selected to the Top 100 Most Influential Business Leaders in 2008 and has served on the board of directors of numerous community organizations, including a two year stint as the Chair of LEAD Brevard.
Campanini holds a Master of Business Administration from Florida Institute of Technology where he also received his Bachelor of Science in Business Communication.
Born in Jersey, Channel Islands, he has lived in Florida for 30 years. He currently resides in Satellite Beach with Trish, his wife of 22 years, and their 3 children; Isabella (22) a junior studying Forensic Psychology at Florida Tech and their two sons, Gianluca (18) and Carlo (16) who both attend Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy.
The family are parishioners of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church.
The 2016 Dancing For the Space Coast will also feature Space Coast community and business leaders Jim Frazier, President of the Grimaldi Candy Company; Kent Smith, President and COO of Revolution Technologies; Christina Rose of Bansbach EasyLift; Courtney Chavert; Carol Ann Stumpf of Beyond and Back Travel; John Lau, Titusville Police Chief; Brenda Sheets of Harris Corporation; Eric Austin, Cocoa police officer and AMI Kids board member; Dr. Desmond Blackburn, Brevard County Schools superintendent; Michelle Pearse; Dr. Kantilal Bhalani of the Doctors’ Goodwill Foundation, and Lori Scott, Brevard County Supervisor of Elections.
Several sponsorship levels are available, including the Grease Sponsor for $25,000, the Flashdance Sponsor for $15,000, the Footloose Sponsor for $10,000 and the Saturday Night Fever Sponsor for $5,000.
Tables are available at the following levels: Front Row VIP Dinner Table, $5,000; Second Row VIP Dinner Table, $2,500; Third Row Dinner Table, $1,750; and Fourth Row Dinner Table, $1,250. Individual seats can be purchased for $150 per person.
Dancing For the Space Coast is presented by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and sponsored by Harris Corporation, Revolution Technologies, Florida Institute of Technology and Space Coast Daily.
For more information, or to make a donation in the name of your favorite dance pair, log on to DancingFortheSpaceCoast.com