Naples firefighter hurt in July 4th crash grateful for community support
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NAPLES Fla.- The road to recovery is just beginning for a Naples firefighter and his family involved in a tragic 4th of July car crash. Lt. Corey Adamski, his wife and two daughters were coming home from a holiday picnic in Lehigh Acres when they were struck head on by an oncoming vehicle.
" It is very humbling to know that people are willing to support us." Lt. Corey Adamski said.
Whether it is through fundraisers or friends, family and fellow firefighters helping around the house, Lt. Adamski said he's overwhelmed by the generosity from the Southwest Florida community.
Adamski Family Fundraiser - South Street Grill (Pine Ridge Rd & Goodlette Rd)
The Collier Professional Firefighters and Paramedics Local 2396 union is hosting a benefit at South Street Grill () to raise money for Naples firefighter Corey Adamski and his family, who were seriously injured in a Fourth of July accident in Lee County.
So far, items valued at over $100,000 have been raised for the fundraiser. We are having a silent auction (larger packages), raffled packages (mid-small sized packages), and a general raffle for items valued $10-$100. A 50/50 raffle will also take place. All Tickets will be $2 each. Raffle, silent auction, and 50/50 will begin at . Raffled items will be closed at , silent auctions items will be closed at , and 50/50 will be closed at . You must be present to collect your items. If not present, the next highest bidder will be selected.
We have over 30 "packages" that will be raffled and or silent auctioned off. The value of these packages range from $300.00 to over $7,000. Our biggest package will include - (2) free airline tickets (JETBLUE) to anywhere in the world, 7 night stay in St. Croix, (4) foursomes of golf in Naples, (2) Night stay Ocean Reef Club (Florida Keys), All inclusive four course dinner for (8) at Capital Grill, Private Chef - In-house (4 course meal) everything included, and other items.
We also have over 40 foursomes of golf all over Southwest Florida, Gym memberships, free boat rentals, over 15 (2) night luxury hotel stays, and many more items.
Please note: parking for the event will be the at old Sweetbay Plaza across the street from South Street Grill.
Collier County Sheriff's office will be stationed at the Sweetbay Plaza and South Street Grill and they will also assist with traffic control.
* Three (30) passenger shuttle buses will provide transportation between Sweetbay and South Street Grill. Shuttle buses will operate from .
*** NO UNDERAGE DRINKING WILL BE TOLERATED*** Sheriff's Office will strictly enforce this LAW!
* All forms of payment will be accepted (cash, credit, debit, checks).
* 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Adamski family.
* Fire Trucks will be on display for kids - B103.9 will be broadcasting from the event
* Tents will be set up outside by Taylor rental to accommodate a large crowd.
* A guest signing book has been made so guest can write messages to the Adamski family.
*** we are no longer accepting donations for this event***