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Escambia County Sheriff Foundation hosts “Black Tie & Boots” Gala

On Friday, September 30, 2022, the Escambia County Sheriff Foundation hosted the 1st Annual Engagement Awards at the Black Tie & Boots event.


The gala is hosted annually to honor supporters of the Escambia County Sheriff Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to supporting the mission and employees of the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office by strengthening the bond between the Sheriff’s Office and the community that it serves. Funds raised by the Escambia County Sheriff Foundation do not replace tax dollars and are instead utilized to complement the funding received directly by the Sheriff’s Office.


Award Recipients

The Bear Family, accepted by Lewis Bear III

Bere Jewelers, accepted by Barry & Laura Cole

Gilmore, accepted by Jacob Gilmore & Whitney Lucas

Kevin Green, accepted by Kevin Green

Hasan Hills, accepted by Hassan Hills

Chris Jaubert, accepted by Chris Jaubert

Frank Jiminez, accepted by Frank Jimenez

Doug Jolly, accepted by Doug Jolly

Jonathan Patti, accepted by Jonathan Patti

VIP Pensacola, accepted by Verla Price

Kool Companies, accepted by Brian & Christina Williams

Escambia County Sheriff Foundation presented Sheriff Chip W. Simmons with the TrailBlazer Award.

Sheriff Chip W. Simmons also received the TrailBlazer Award.

Raffle Prizes

The event featured a raffle with with donated prizes, including:

  • 1st Prize, Breitling Superocean Automatic 44 Wrist Watch or winners choice of a Forevermark diamond eternal Center of My Universe necklace or earrings ($4,000 value)
  • 2nd Prize, a two night stay at the Hilton Pensacola Beach and $450 in dining gift cards and beach prizes ($1,250 value)
  • 3rd Prize, tour of Escambia County Restaurant Prize Package ($500 value)

For more information, please visit the Escambia County Sheriff Foundation’s Website.