03/24/2017 32nd Annual Chasco Coronation Ball in Support of Blind Babies

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The 32nd Annual Chasco Coronation Ball

The Annual Chasco Coronation Ball is an elegant fundraising event that includes dinner, entertainment, auctions, dancing, and it recognizes 2 local philanthropists with a Royal Coronation as King Pithla and Queen Chasco. The Ball is a much anticipated event as it opens the Chasco Fiesta. Proceeds from the event go to our Early Intervention Program for Blind Babies which provides services and training to visually impaired and blind babies, children, and their parents. Funds are raised through activities which include sponsorship, reservations, donations, a charity raffle, and advertising opportunities.

Friday, March 24, 2017
Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Avenue, New Port Richey
RSVP & Sponsorship
Contact Jamie Mick at jmick@tbpm.net or at 727-642-8041
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2017 Chasco Coronation Ball King Pithla & Queen Chasco Nomination Form
Completed nomination forms should be emailed to CoronationBall@hushmail.com.
Deadline for submissions of nominations: March 10, 2017

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The 31st Annual Chasco Coronation Ball – Recap

King and Queen waltzingOur 2016 Chasco Ball King and Queen

The 31st Annual Chasco Coronation Ball was held on Friday April 1, 2016 at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Avenue, in New Port Richey. Congratulations to our 2016 Royalty–King Pithla Gerald Parish and Queen Chasco Tina Tucker Shelton. A list of their accomplishments are included below, followed by recognition of our generous sponsors, donors and volunteers.

Hail to our Incoming King & Queen

King Pithla Gerald Parish

Gerry was nominated by the Rotary Club of New Port Richey. Gerry is proud of the years and efforts he has contributed to Pasco County and looks to inspire others to help our community. His community involvement includes serving as New Port Richey Rotary Community Services Director, West Pasco Little League Board member, West Pasco Little League Chief Umpire, Concourse Rotary Pavilion Maintenance, Concourse Rotary Pavilion Set Up Director and Concourse Rotary Pavilion President. He has won the New Port Richey Rotary Rookie of the Year 2005, Rotarian of the Year 2007, Rotary Paul Harris 2008, Little League World Series Umpire Award 2013, Service Above Self Award 2015, and Red Apple School Appreciation Continued Support Award in 2015.

Queen Chasco Tina Tucker Shelton

Tina was nominated by the Rotary Club of Trinity. Tina currently serves as the President of the Rotary Club of Trinity, Lighthouse for Visually Impaired & Blind, Community Service Council, and Chairman Elect of West Pasco Chamber Board of Directors. Tina was awarded Keystone Rotarian of the Year in 2007, Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Up & Comer’s Award in 2008, Junior Service League Provisional of the Year in 2008, Community Service Council Volunteer of the Year Award in 2010, Volunteer of the Year in Philanthropy Award in 2012, West Pasco Chamber Citizen of the Year Award in 2013, Community Service Council Humanitarian of the Year Award in 2012 and 2014, and named Honorary Governor of West Pasco in 2013.

2016 Sponsors

  • Presenting Sponsor
    • The Musunuru Family
  • Bar Sponsor
    • Rotary Club of New Port Richey
  • Silent Auction Sponsor
    • Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Medical Staff
  • Regal Table Sponsors
    • Hook Law Group
    • Jefferson Bank
    • Rotary Club of Holiday
    • Rotary Club of Trinity
    • Synovus Bank
  • Regency Sponsors
    • Profile Designs
    • Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point & Medical Center of Trinity
    • SunTrust Bank
  • Noble Sponsor
    • Terry & Mary Haas

Other Supporters

2016 Donors & Silent Auction Prize donors include:

  • American Stage Theatre
  • Erica Bacon
  • Sandy & Victoria Barley
  • Lee Behensky
  • Bok Tower Gardens
  • Rebecca Ann Bragg
  • Bright House Networks
  • Busch Gardens
  • Canoe Escape-Hillsborough River
  • Canoe Outpost-Peace River
  • Jeannie Carmichael
  • Cason Photography
  • Mike Chissell
  • Pat Ciaccio
  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium
  • Community Florist
  • Cobb Theater
  • Mike Cole
  • Community Florist
  • Ashleigh Crowe
  • Dobies Funeral Home
  • Doran & Beam
  • Dulcets
  • Kerry Falwell
  • Honorable Paul Firmani
  • Fitzgerald’s Irish Tavern
  • Florida Estates Winery
  • The Florida Orchestra
  • Shawn Foster
  • Helen Friedrichs
  • Glazer Children’s Museum
  • Greg Henry Restoration
  • Johnny Grits
  • King Helie
  • Hernando Healthcare Associates
  • Margot D. Hoglind
  • Jeff & Stacy Holcomb
  • Holiday Inn Harbourside
  • Joan Nelson Hook
  • Barry Horvath
  • Ron Hunt
  • Johnny Grits
  • Linda Karpovich
  • Kelly’s The Chic A Boom Room and Blur Nightclub
  • Carol Kinnard
  • Knights Pest Control
  • Debby LaMontaine
  • Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired & Blind
  • Thomas Long
  • Master Title Services
  • Representative Amanda Murphy
  • Museum of Science and Industry MOSI
  • Sarah Otteson
  • Outback Bowl
  • Arnold Palmer Enterprises
  • Bruce Pienkos
  • Carol Prokap
  • PRP Wine International
  • Ed Quigley
  • Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point
  • Richey Suncoast Theatre
  • The Ringling Museum
  • Ruth Eckerd Hall
  • Saddlebook Resort
  • Scentsy Candles
  • Marie Skelton
  • Skipper & Skipper, PA
  • Skips Florist
  • Stephanie Snyder
  • South Florida Museum
  • Suiters Family
  • Suncoast Clinical Research
  • The Eye Center – Dr. Jospeh Militello
  • Trinity Family Eye Care
  • Barbara Turner
  • Wells Fargo Advisors Clearwater
  • Wells Fargo Wealth Management
  • Anonymous Donors

Special Thanks

  • ABCO Graphics & Printing
  • Cover to Cover
  • Ibritz Flower Decoratif
  • K2 Photography
  • Beverly Miller
  • Judi McDonald, Pianist
  • Northwest Cam Group
  • Renee Pownall, Trumpeter
  • Steve Schurdell
  • Spartan Manor
  • J David Wright Photography (Photos by J David)

2017 Ball Committee