Southeast Petro Distributors’ Benefit For Pulse Victims Set Sunday At Port Canaveral
By Space Coast Daily // July 23, 2016
will take place Sunday, July 24
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BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Restaurants at Port Canaveral, including Milliken’s Reef, Rusty’s Seafood and Oyster Bar and Fishlips Waterfront Bar and Grill will partner with Southeast Petro Distributors, Victory Casino Cruise Line and other local businesses to produce a fundraising event for the victims of the Pulse Nightclub incident that took place on June 12 in Orlando.
The Pulse Orlando Benefit will take place Sunday, July 24 at Port Canaveral with Milliken’s Reef as the central location from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
There will be food, drinks and live music at the participating restaurants and 10 percent of the restaurant’s proceeds during the event will be donated to the One Orlando Fund.
Local community leaders, first responders and victims of the shooting will be present and will be speaking. An itinerary will be posted when finalized on the United We Stand Benefit’s Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/pulseorlandobenefitbrevard
Monica Shah, the Community Event Coordinator for Southeast Petro Distributors, Inc. has headed the effort to encourage the people of Brevard County and its local businesses to come together, united, as all have been shaken by the tragedy that has hit so close to home.
Monica is the daughter of Mike Shah, founder and President of Southeast Petro Distributors.
Like her father, her passion for people is something that comes naturally.
“The Pulse Orlando shooting was a horrible tragedy, and I felt called to step up and do something for the town I call home,” Monica Shah said.
“The local Brevard businesses have been incredible during this entire planning process, and I am so grateful for the help and encouragement I have received from them and other members of the community to put this whole thing together.”
Southeast Petro Distributors, Inc., one of the largest wholesale fuel and gasoline suppliers in the Southeast, is based in Cocoa, Florida.
The Shah’s are well-known entrepreneurs that employ more than 170 people throughout the state of Florida. The organization cultivates a philosophy of giving back to the community that is credited for their success.
To learn more about Southeast Petro and the family, visit SouthEastPetro.com
UNITED WE STAND SCHEDULE: A Benefit Concert for Victims & Families of the Orlando Pulse Tragedy
Sunday July 24 2-8 p.m.
2 p.m. Opening/Welcome by Monica Shah
2:05 p.m. National Anthem by Janna Ivey
2:10 p.m. Cover Story Band
2:30 p.m. Speaker, Sheriff Wayne Ivey
2:40 p.m. Up with People alumni performance
3 p.m. Cover Story Band
3:35 p.m. Speaker Sicaly Santiago-Leon and Thron Crowe, cousin of Pulse victim; Luis Daniel Wilson-Leon
3:45 p.m. Michele Wood & Karl Hudson Music Duo
4:40 p.m. Speaker, Port Commissioner Deardoff
4:50 p.m. UWP Alumni perform
5:10 p.m. Jamaal & Zarion Lovelace music/dance
5:30 p.m. Picture Show Band
6 p.m. Speaker, Representative Rick Singh
6:10 p.m. Picture Show Band
6:40 p.m. Speakers/Featured Songs
7 p.m. Absolute Blue Band
8 p.m. Closing/Thank you by Monica Shah
8:10 p.m. Absolute Blue
8:30 p.m. Event ends