Miami, FL (PressExposure) November 25, 2009 -- Sky Limo Corporation, a full service aviation company headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, partnered with The Abaco Club, a Ritz-Carlton Managed Club in the Bahamas, to donate a privately chartered flight and 3-night trip at the 17th Annual Hollywood Welcomes The Stars charity auction to benefit The Marti Huizenga Boys & Girls Club, Hollywood Unit. This yearsâ event was hosted at The Westin Diplomat Country Club Resort & Spa on the evening of October 22nd.
âSky Limo believes that during these trying times all companies should participate in reaching out and giving back to the community. We chose to partner with certain charities in Broward County, such as The Marti Huizenga Boys & Girls Club, because of the strong sense of leadership they instill in the community,â says Sky Limo President, Tom Conlan. âItâs an honor partnering with such a prestigious organization as the Ritz-Carlton for a noteworthy cause,â adds Conlan.
The star-studded event featured appearances by Marti & Wayne Huizenga, along with other celebrities including: John Ratzenberger (Cheers); Davy Jones (member of The Monkees); Dawn Wells (Gilligan's Island); Dennis Cole (Charlie's Angels, The Love Boat); and former Miami Dolphins players Jeff Cross, Shawn Wooden, and Troy Drayton. Tickets sold for $500 per person and corporate sponsorship donations started at $2,500 with all proceeds contributed to the charity. The trip donated by Sky Limo Air Charter and The Abaco Club raised $6,000 at the auction and was the feature item of the night.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County joined the national Boys & Girls Clubs organization in 1965 and have grown along with the movement. They now have 12 facilities with a membership of over 13,000 youth. The purpose of the Club is to help young people ages 7-17 improve their lives by building self-esteem and developing values and skills during their critical period of growth. The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs is to assure and to enhance the quality of life for children as participating members of a diverse urban society.
About Sky Limo Sky Limo Corporation is a full service aviation company that has been providing air charter service, aircraft management, aircraft maintenance, and whole and fractional aircraft sales since 1998. Headquartered at the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, in Florida, Sky Limo also has offices in Orlando, Sarasota, St. Petersburg/Tampa and Stuart.
The charter department operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, with a call out for a charter flight averaging one hour. Sky Limoâs experienced charter representatives can quote, dispatch and provide concierge services from the office or via an integrated mobile dispatch system. Able to serve clients with a fleet of aircraft, as well as a worldwide network from other operators whose aircraft and pilots who have been pre-screened and determined to meet the same rigid safety qualifications that Sky Limo subscribes to. Sky Limo conducts business via certification under Part 135 of the FAA regulations and has a perfect flying record. For additional information, please visit [http://www.skylimoaircharter.com] or call (954) 776-9004.