VIDEO: Brenda Sheets Set To Strut Her Stuff For the Needy At Dancing For the Space Coast
By Space Coast Daily // May 31, 2016
at Clemente Center on Saturday, June 4
ABOVE VIDEO: Brenda Sheets, President of the Harris Foundation and Director of Corporate Relations at Harris Corporation is set to strut her stuff for the needy at Dancing For the Space Coast.
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 Brenda Sheets, President of the Harris Foundation and Director of Corporate Relations at Harris Corporation. In this role she oversees Harris’ global philanthropic strategy, partnerships and programs.
She has been an integral part of developing the Foundation’s global philanthropic pillars.
Under her leadership, the Foundation has unveiled a giving strategy that advances and sustains organizations that provide quality education in the areas of science, math, engineering and technology (STEM); builds better communities in the areas that Harris’ employees work and live; and champions organizations that align with Harris’ mission critical customers.
Sheets became President of the Harris Foundation in March 2014. Prior to this assignment, she served as the Director of Benefits for Harris. In this role, she led the strategic development and design of the company’s employee benefits programs.
Sheets inspired the development of Harris365Health, a leading-edge wellness facility associated with the Harris Family Medical Center, along with its’ national wellness program, WellnessWorks.
As a Certified Public Accountant, her career experience prior to joining Harris included financial roles at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Walt Disney World.
She graduated from Anderson University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting with a minor in Vocal Performance.
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; Lori Scott, Brevard County Supervisor of Elections; 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 Bino Campanini of the Florida Institute of Technology.
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