Press Release 2017

Contact Information:
Elena Trowell, Events & Marketing Manager
Achievement Centers for Children & Families Foundation
(561) 266-0003 ext. 14 •



DELRAY BEACH, FL (February 16, 2017) – The 2017 Delray Beach Home Tour, presented by The Seagate Hotel and Spa, will be held Thursday, March 9th from 10 am to 4 pm in the northern beach area of Delray Beach. Ten homeowners will open their doors and welcome over 700 guests, giving them a rare glimpse into a wide variety of design and architectural styles, from old Florida cottages to stunning oceanfront estates. Attendees are granted exclusive access to explore decorating trends and discover new design solutions that inspire Delray Beach’s unique living. Admission is $100 per person and includes a leisurely tour through distinctive residences, complimentary parking, and trolley service between homes. Guests will enjoy a luncheon hosted on a tranquil waterfront property.

To purchase tickets visit or call Events and Marketing Manager, Elena Trowell at 561-266-0003 ext. 14. The luncheon sponsored by Delray Buick GMC will be hosted on a tranquil waterfront property. The event also features an extensive raffle offering the chance to win spa services, dining certificates and décor items, as well as a silent auction for exotic Caribbean Vacations, art work and other luxury home goods.

“In its 16th year the Home Tour has not only become a signature Achievement Centers event but one the community looks forward to,” declares event Co-Chair, Board Member, and longtime supporter Kari Shipley, “Year after year we bring together dozens of sponsors, over 100 volunteers, a loyal committee and gracious homeowners, to surpass our fundraising goal which ultimately makes a meaningful impact in the lives of those that the Center serves.”

“As our longest running event, I am proud to say that the Home Tour would not be executed in such a seamless manner without the dedication and devotion of our supporters,” states Achievement Centers for Children & Families CEO Stephanie Seibel. Since its inception, this signature fundraiser has collected over $1.1 million dollars for low-income families and their children.

The Presenting Sponsor, The Seagate Hotel & Spa and luncheon sponsor Delray Buick GMC are joined by Trolley Sponsors Lost Craft Builders, Ocean Properties Hotels Resorts & Affiliates, The Porten Family and Katherine & Josh Littlefield. Home Sponsors include: Corcoran Group, Engle & Volkers, Mouw Associates, Inc., Mr. & Mrs. Larry Eaton, Northern Trust, Premier Estate Properties: Judi Lukens, Kim Lekas, Pascal & Antonio Liguori, Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, P.A., Seaside Builders , The Fite Group Luxury Homes, Varga Homes, Tour Sponsors include: Coldwell Banker, Mrs. Gerry Ehrlich, JAG Insurance Group,

Mr. & Mrs. Jack Finn, Mr. & Mrs. Mark Walsh, Mr. & Mrs. Michael FitzSimons, Mr. & Mrs. Michael Neal, Mr. & Mrs. Thomas N. Murphy, Mr. & Mrs. Walter Tomenson, Jr., PCN Development, Inc. , Scirocco Group Insurance, The Colony Hotel & Cabana Club, The Tiernan Family, and Williams Financial Services, Inc.: Chip Williams.

ABOUT ACHIEVEMENT CENTERS: The Achievement Centers for Children & Families is a community- based organization dedicated to serving low-income children, youth and families. Our mission is to ensure school readiness, provide skill building opportunities, promote academic achievement and support healthy lifestyles. The affordable, nationally accredited programs allow families to work increasing economic stability. To learn more visit