Rooftop Party

Back by Popular Demand known from its creation in 1997’s as Brenda’s Suitcase party is now Revised, Revamped and Renamed: Rooftop Charity Party.  This is a high-end, upscale, adult ticketed event with appetizers; soup; salad; entree; beer; wine; water; soda;  signature drink that goes with theme; professional licensed Live auctioneer experience and dancing all while you are on an  Actual Rooftop under the beautiful Florida skies!  

2022 Theme was “FANCY”

We were all so excited to Once Again be ALL TOGETHER and what a Fancy FUN time we had with our Host, Bayanihan Art Center located on Nine Eagles Drive, Odessa, FL.  Our Auction was online so Everyone throughout the world could participate giving our Scholarship Kiddos more opportunities.  Check out our photos here on this website.

SHOUT out to all our Sponsors

Major Sponsors CLIPART

Food.Auction.Table CLIPART

2021 Theme “SUPER HERO” with Super Hero Capes/Masks/etc. for all who attended

The event was held with 21 Different Restaurants/Venue’s PLUS a Virtual Zoom Party with Virtual and Live Auctions.  SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER via zoom was NFL retired Super Bowl Winning Coach Tony Dungy.

Major 2021 Sponsors

2021 Other Sponsors


THURSDAY, September 17, 2020 will be the Annual Rooftop Charity Party where 100% of funds raised will provide EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS for YOUR Tampa Bay Area Needy Students.  Our SUPER HERO HOST for our Small VIRTUAL Group was FLAMESTONE GRILL OLDSMAR!

NOTE ~ So We Did A Thing … due to the world situation we are going to have a Virtual Party, Online Auction and Allow All Ticket purchasers to GET A Drive-By SWAG BAG with Restaurant Gift Card and Bottle of Wine … we can all eat, drink and bid bid bid Still on 9-17-2020.  WHOOP it’s still a PARTY!

TICKETS are still available for purchase 🙂


THEME attire recommended but Not Required or you can come business casual … your call!  However you come be prepared to enjoy a FUN Night Honoring All Our Troops!

Activities: Fling the Ring; 50/50; Mystery Boxes, Silent Auction, Raffle Drawing and Live Auction all under the Stars in one Night.  All while being serenaded by Live Music for 2020.  Our Food will be in line with “All American Menu” as follows:

Soup, FLAMESTONE OLDSMAR serving up Tomato soup

Salad, GRILLSMITH CLEARWATER serving up Napa Valley Salad

Chicken Wings, RUMBA’S OLDSMAR serving up Chicken Wings

Mac & Cheese, BEACHWOOD OLDSMAR serving up Mac & Cheese

Entree, AMICI’S CATERING CUISINE serving up Steak Skewers with Corn on the Cob

Dessert Bar, NEWK’S BAKERY CLEARWATER serving up Chocolate Cake & Apple Pie


Wine, by the ONLY WINE VENDOR is our books ED’S FINE WINES

Water by Water Boys

Adult Infused Coffee by KAHWA the Most Awesome tasting coffee Baristas

MORE SURPRISES coming in 2020 so Watch and Learn 🙂




Hola, Tampa Bay!   We invite you to our 2019 Rooftop Charity Party where you will experience Cuban Themed event for 2019 … remember we change each year 🙂  Hosted annually at Nielsen where you and your ticket holding guests will be treated to Full Complimentary Cuban food from eight local restaurants, Cuban Specialty adult beverages, Cuban Coffee, Beer, Wine, Water/Soda and Cuban Desserts!

What to Expect? A joyful soiree featuring live and silent auction; 50/50 cash raffle, and so many other activities with Tampa Bay Area Personalities greeting you as our Guest Emcees!  Dress is Themed or Business Casual.  2019 Celebrity Guests: Dick Crippen (TB Rays) and Reginald Roundtree!  Join us in Celebrating your Tampa Bay area on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 6-10 p.m. on the Actual Rooftop of Nielsen Media, 501 Brooker Creek Blvd, Oldsmar, FL 34677.

Tickets for o2b Fun, Inc. are NOW ON SALE by visiting

SUPER HERO Major Sponsors for 2019

Nielsen Company


TECO Foundation




2019 Food & Beverage SPONSORS

Cuban Food provided by AMICI’S CATERED CUISINE

Cuban Appetizers provided by EARTH FARE

Cuban Pulled Pork Sandwiches by RUMBA ISLAND GRILL


Cuban Salad provided by GRILLSMITH CLEARWATER

Cuban Desserts provided by NEWK’S BAKERY

Wine provided by ED’S FINE WINES


Cuban Coffee provided by KAHWA COFFEE

Cuban Signature Adult Beverages provided by o2b Fun via Spunky Spirits

Soda provided by WINN DIXIE DUNEDIN

Water provided by WATER BOY INC.

Decorations provided by WACKY WORLD

Paper products & Flowers provided by Sam’s Club

Mojito needs sponsor COSTCO CLEARWATER

Margarita needs sponsor  PUBLIX FOUNDATION


Pelican Grand Resort

Beau Rivage Resort

Marriott Suites on Sand Key 

Sheraton Sand Key Resort

Doubletree Hotel Maine

Sirata St. Pete Beach

Innisbrook Golf & Resort

Shephard’s Beach Resort

Crystal Bay Hotel St. Pete Beach

Holiday Inn Clearwater Beach

Embassy Suites Tampa

South Seas Island Resort

Safety Harbor Resort & Spa

Holiday Inn


Ranmar Development ; Fraternal Order of Police #43 Inc.; MicroLumen; Lokey Automotive; Spectrum; Nielsen; TECO; NASCAR Car Wash; Thompson Cigar; Ed’s Fine Wines; SHEP Family; Friends of Countryside Christian Church; DeBartolo Foundation and TWO -2- Anonymous Donors.




Image Lift; Dillard’s Men’s Kit; PRP Wines; Tampa Palms Golf; Crescent Oaks Golf; Saddlebrook Golf;  Tarpon Woods Golf; Mahaffey Theater; Ruth Eckerd Hall; The Straz;nBusch Gardens; MOSI; Lucky Pet; Bed, Bath & Beyond; Ross Store; Paparazzi Accessories; Amazon; Pier 1; Toronto Blue Jays; The Dali Museum; Dinosaur World; Maple Bowling; TB Skating Academy; McDivot’s Restaurant; Hot Tuna; Another Broken Egg; Frenchy’s Restaurant; Chili’s Restaurant;  Dave & Buster’s Tampa; Leo’s Restaurant; o2b Fun Inc. Swag Bag; Tropics Boat Tour; Damsel In Defense; Catch 23; Cricketers; Bulk Nation; ZOO Tampa; Big Cat Rescue; Florida Aquarium; Dinosaur World; Applebee’s Oldsmar; Home Shopping Network; McDivot’s Restaurant; Surf Shack; Jack Willies; Leo’s Restaurant; FINS Restaurant; Perkins Gulf to Bay; Melting Pot; Sonny’s BBQ;  Oishi Sushi & Thai; Grind House Safety Harbor; Famous Pizza; Seminole Subs; Zaxby’s; Wing House; Mission BBQ; Starbucks Oldsmar; Kahwa Coffee; Diana Kilty 31 Products;  SIPS 85; Hard Rock Tampa; Frog Pond; Erdinger Steins/Hats; Aviation Blonde Salon; Tony Dungy Foundation; Derrick Brooks Foundation; Ryan Nece Foundation; Clearwater Threshers Baseball; Tampa Bay Lightning; Erdinger Beer Large Basket; Tampa Bay Brewing Company; Doubletree Hotel in Portland, Maine; Ocean Breeze Day Spa; Penny Sellers LMT; 4 Rivers Tampa; Nordstrom Restaurant; iFLY Tampa; Heavenly Nails; Chef’N’Me Cooking; Dunedin Smokehouse; Cafe Racer Dunedin; Cobb Theater; Q-Zar Tampa; Gold & Diamond Source; Clearwater Marine Aquarium; Maple Bowling; Great Explorations; McDonalds Corporate; Celebration Station; Sweet Tomatoes; Chick-Fil-A Corporate; Ozona Blues; Domino’s Pizza; Tijuana Flats Clearwater; Sonny’s BBQ Clearwater; Cheesecake Factory; FINS Restaurant; Buffalo Wild Wings Oldsmar; Applebee’s Oldsmar; Seaworld Orlando; Aquatica Orlando; Cynthia I. Waisman, P.I. Estate Planning.

FLING THE RING = New in 2019 Big Thanks to Ed’s Fine Wines






Pelican Grand Resort

Beau Rivage Resort

Marriott Suites on Sand Key

Sheraton Sand Key Resort

Sirata St. Pete Beach

Innisbrook Golf & Resort

Shephard’s Beach Resort

Crystal Bay Hotel St. Pete Beach

Holiday Inn Clearwater Beach

Embassy Suites Tampa

Safety Harbor Resort & Spa

Holiday Inn


2018 theme was Speakeasy Gatsby (roaring 20’s)


2018 Rooftop suitcase party ~ 5th Annual was held 3-22-2018

EVENT LOCATION = 501 Brooker Creek Blvd, Oldsmar, FL  34677 on the ROOFOTP









NEW in 2018 we are adding a Theme … GATSBY so come dressed in Theme or just come in business casual.

NEW is 2018 we are gaining great strides in our first VIP Party prior to the event with:  Dick Crippen ~ Jack Harris ~ Congressman Gus Bilirakis ~ House of Representative Chris Latvala ~ Mayor Doug Bevis ~ Reginald Roundtree of TV 10 ~ others being confirmed … look out for ONE Big Name to be confirmed 🙂

NEW in 2018 Signature Drink … One Complimentary Signature Drink for each attendee

NEW in 2018 = Mrs Suda’s dance Students with Gatsby Entertainment

New is 2018 = Testimonials from Several of our 2017 Scholarship Winners

THANK YOU TO:        Venue Host ~ Nielsen  

Gold Sponsors ~ Thornton’s Inc

Silver Sponsors ~ DeBartolow ~ Spectrum TV ~ TECO 

Food/Bev Sponsors ~ Amici’s Catered Cuisine ~ Earth Fare Oldsmar ~ Flamestone Oldsmar ~ GrillSmith Clearwater ~ Little Donut House ~ Newk’s ~ Publix ~ Sam’s Club ~ Costco ~ Great Bay Budweiser ~ Ed’s Fine Wines ~ Water Boys ~ Kahya Coffee ~ Winn Dixie

TABLE SPONSORS:  Ranmar Development ~ FOP Lodge #43 Pinellas ~ Pilot Bank ~ Adalay Cabinets ~ Tiller Law Group ~ SHEP ~ o2b Fun Inc. ~ DeBartolo ~ Ed’s Fine Wines ~ Spectrum

RESORT Sponsors (Confirmed) ~ The Peabody Memphis; Sirata Beach Resort; Beau Rivage Biloxi Resort; Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort; Holiday Inn Clearwater BEACH; Shephards Beach Resort; Tampa Embassy Suites; South Seas Island Resort; Beso Del Sol Resort; and MORE COMING 

AUCTION ITEM Sponsors (Confirmed) ~ TB Rays; TB Buccaneers; Derrick Brooks; Mike Alstott; Tony Dungy; Clearwater Marine Aquarium; Ruth Eckerd Hall; Jet Blue; SouthWest; Busch Gardens; and MORE COMING 



Dress for the evening Business Casual (no jeans or shorts) OR Gatsby Themed attire


HELD ON ~  Wednesday, March 15, 2017                   WHAT YOU EXPERIENCED … Adult Party    Complimentary Four course meal: Appetizers; Napa Valley Salad; Amici’s to Order Pasta Station with choice of beef/chicken/shrimp & Dessert Bar!  Complimentary Beverages: Beer, Wine, Adult Infused or regular Coffee, Water and Soda!  Complimentary Live Jazz Entertainment by Nalisio Traveris!  NEW for 2017: Sponsorship opportunities included Business Card; Table Sponsor; 50/50 and Wine Cork Pull Experience!



HOST Nielsen Company Oldsmar

DIAMOND Sponsor = Thank You to Two -2- Anonymous Donors who are HERO’S

SILVER Sponsor = MicroLumen Oldsmar

NEW in 2017: Business card sponsors; table sponsors; 50/50 cash drawing; wine wall/cork pull and hawaii hula dancers

Resort/Airline Sponsors:

Saddlebrook Resort Tampa

Beso Del Sol Resort

The Hotel Zamora

The Brazilian Court

Sheraton Suites Tampa Airport Westshore

Shephard’s Beach Resort

Plantation Inn on Crystal River

The Barrymore Tampa Riverwalk

Sheraton Sand Key Resort

South Seas Island Resort

Embassy Suites Tampa

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Clearwater Beach

Hutchinson Island Marriott Resort

Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club

Holiday Inn Oldsmar

Safety Harbor Resort & Spa

Beau Rivage

Margaritaville Hotel Pigeon Forge

Jet Blue Airlines at

Southwest Airlines at

Spectrum TV at

jetblue-logo  southwest-logo


Amici’s Catered Cuisine ~ Made to order Pasta station w/meat

Newk’s Bakery Desserts ~ Fresh from their Bakery Homemade Desserts

Fine Wines ~ Wide array of wines for sampling

Grillsmith Clearwater ~ Napa Valley Salad

Publix ~ Champagne and Soda selections

Royal Cup Coffee ~ Regular and Adult Infused coffees

Sam’s Club ~ Appetizers of fruit, cheeses and crackers

Costco ~ Paper Products and other essentials for our event

Water Boys ~

CULTURAL EXPERIENCE for 2017 was with Authentic and Trained Hula Dancers who also brought attendees into learn their last dance!  


FOP Pinellas Lodge #43 ~ Tiller Law Group ~ Ranmar Development ~ SHEP Family ~ Ed’s Fine Wines ~ Maher Chevrolet ~ DeBartolo ~ NASCAR Car Wash

BUSINESS CARS SPONSORS: Real Estate ProMax/Stephanie Thomopoulos ( and Sophiscated Hair & Nails/Sydney McGrain (727-785-8579)


Flamestone Oldsmar

Ocean Flame Restaurant in Shephard’s Beach Resort

BeeWell and Sharp Hair Design

Harbor Graphics ~ See LISA ~

Lowe’s Oldsmar

Nalisio Traveras ~ Jazz Entertainer

Newhouse Media Group

The Complete Auction

Elite Party & Rentals

Wacky World Oldsmar

Jacqueline Faust Photography

Cole Media Productions

Mystery Box Challenge Silent AND/OR LIVE Auction ~ BIG THANKS AND PLEASE SUPPORT:

McDonalds Tampa Bay/Casper’s Corporation; Beall’s Oldsmar; Empower Adventure; Busch Gardens; Aquatic; TB Lightning; Tae-Kwan-Do Child & Adult packages; Outback Steak House; Congo River Putt-Putt; MOSI; The Tropical Boat Tours; Sharp Hair Design; Starlite Cruises; Celebration Station; Clearwater Marine Aquarium; Painting with a Twist Safety Harbor; Premiere Jewelry/Nanette Pluhar; Dinosaur World; 31 Products/Diana Kilty; Judy Glenn/Tracey Arehart; Paddle Board/Kathleen Slaven; Catch Twenty Three; Heat Etching/Julia ValBalen; Truly Forever Bridal; Ballard Designs; Florida Aquarium; Royal Cup Coffee; TB Lighting/TBSA; TB Lightning/Nielsen; TB Lightning/Jerry Kilty; SeaWorld; Old McMicky Farm; Chick-Fil-A Oldsmar; Smokey Bones; Little River Band/REH; Bee Well; Armed Forces Museum; COBB Theatre; AMC Theatre; Whoopie Goldburg/REH; Perkins Restaurant; Tampa Bay Downs; Jimmy John’s Oldsmar; BJ’s Restaurant Pinellas Park; Acropoli Restaurant; Damsel In Defense/Lisa Kane; Mary Kay/Renee Garcia; TBSA Skating Party; Fred Astaire Dance and variety of  Autographed Memorabilia.

WHERE DOES THE MONEY FROF THIS EVENT GO?  100% of proceeds benefit Tampa Bay area students with Educational Scholarships! We cover and accept applications from all Eight -8- Counties!  WOW it’s real … thanks to ALL YOU OUR HEROS … we at o2b Fun Inc. have able to grant Twenty-Two (22) Tampa Bay Students with cash Educational Scholarships in 30 … YES 30 short Months of Operation at $82,000 given out!

Not only did we provide 22 educational cash scholarship grants with in our first 30 months of business, YOU OUR HERO’S, helped us to provide Ninety 90 needy families much needed furniture for their homes, PLUS we provided Forty 40 families each month with enough food for their entire family, PLUS we gave 25 girls a shopping spree for Prom Dresses/Shoes/Bags, and last in addition PLUS, we provided to Fifteen 15 other local non-prophet organization’s a small cash scholarship to help them grow! WOW an all because of OUR HEROS!!!

Tampa Bay is home and we want to continue growing our giving by providing educational scholarships to needy students. Our Motto: EDUCATE + EQUIP + EMPOWER = Productive Adults in YOUR TB Area!


2016 Event WAS HELD Thursday, March 3 (note this is a dressy event No Jeans/Shorts)   Our 2016 event is already gearing up to be better than 2015 and you can peruse the 2015 (last year’s) video just to entice you!  Hope to See You Thursday, March 3, 2016 from 6-9 p.m. as we Party Down while the Sun goes Down on the ROOFTOP of Nielsen in Oldsmar, Florida  TICKETS are purchased through our GoDaddy Website link here:

2016 BRIGHT HOUSE NETWORKS TV COMMERCIAL is now up through 3-3-2016 end of day! 🙂


JETSETTER or FIRST CLASS Ticket Holders are Guaranteed to WIN a prize!  JETSETTER win Florida Stay-Cation for Two Adults must be present to accept prize … FIRST CLASS wins nice bottle of wine + $50 Restaurant Gift Card, must be present to accept prize!   But  if you just want to come and enjoy the event, No Worries just purchase the COACH Ticket where you will enjoy the event PLUS be in a drawing for one lucky winner to win a weekend getaway, must be present to win the drawing!  Event includes four course meal; wine experience; beer/water/coffee; live entertainment; live auctioneer all while watching the sun go down on the actual rooftop!

2015 Event Video


PRESENTING Sponsor: Bright House Networks


Newhouse Media Group; Elite Events & Rentals; Chris Bohr of Complete Auctions; Nalisio Traveras LIVE JAZZ Entertainment; Ferman BMW of Palm Harbor; DeBartolo Family Foundation; Harbour Graphics Lisa Collins; Cole Media Productions; and The Taste of Tampa Bay Magazine

Venue Sponsor: Nielsen Company

OUT OF THE STATE OF FL. AUCTION SPONSORS:  Beau Rivage   Margaritaville Island Hotel

JETSETTER TICKET Florida Stay-Cation Sponsors:

Saddlebrook Resort & Spa; Sheraton Sand Key; Plantation On Crystal River; Holiday Inn Clearwater Beach; Shepherd’s Beach Resort; Safety Harbor Resort & Spa; South Sea Island Resort; Holiday Isles Oceanfront Resort; Holiday Inn Oldsmar; Pelican Grand Beach Resort; Innisbrook Resort; The Hotel Zamora; Embassy Suites Westshore Tampa; and The Barrymore Hotel Tampa

Food Sponsors: Amici’s Catered Cuisine; Grillsmith Clearwater; Newk’s Eatery Clearwater; and Sam’s Club Clearwater

Beverage Sponsors:  Royal Cup Coffee; Ed’s Fine Wines; Great Bay Distributing; and Water Boys

Decoration Sponsors: Sharp Hair Design; Wacky World Studios; Lowe’s Hillsborough Ave, Tampa; TBSA; Publix; and; Sam’s Club Gulf to Bay Blvd Clw

IN 2016 we are added: CHAMPAGNE DIAMOND sponsored by COSTCO and o2b Fun, Inc.


AS WELL our “MYSTERY BOX” SPONSORS:  Catch Twenty-Three; Westchase Golf; Armed Forces Museum; Ruth Eckerd Hall; PF Chang’s; Congo River Golf; Flamestone; Wing House Palm Harbor; Orange Theory Palm Harbor; TB Lighting Tickets/Nielsen; StarLite Cruises; Wine Basket/o2b Fun, Inc; SportClips; Buffalo Wild Winds; Tampa Bay Downs; Jimmy John’s Oldsmar; Costco; McDonald’s!    


BONUS – we host a LIVE Auction where attendees can bid on Fly Away Stay-Cations!  QUESTION – what is the Guarantee WIN?  Well there are three (3) different types of tickets we sell and they area as follows:

  1. Jetsetter Tickets – This ticket is for Two (2) people and gains you access to the full event and Guarantees you WIN a Florida get-away at a resort/hotel/motel (must be present to win)
  2. First Class Ticket – This ticket is for One (1) Individual person and gains you access to the full event and Guarantees you WIN a Nice Bottle of Wine along with a $50 Restaurant gift card (must be present to win)
  3. Coach Ticket – This ticket is for One (1) Individual person and gains you access to the full event PLUS you will be included in a drawing for one lucky winner to win a weekend getaway! (must be present to win)

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2015 Rooftop Suitcase Party Our Sponsors were – Still So Grateful to You All!

2015 PRESENTING Sponsor: Bright House Networks


Southwest Airlines; Ferman BMW; Newhouse Media Group; Nicholas Group; Harbour Graphics; and Elite Party & Rentals

2015 Venue Sponsor: Nielsen

2015 Auction Destination Sponsors:

CTwo Hotel California; and Beau Rivage Mississippi

2015 Stay-Cation Sponsors:

The Ritz Carlton Sarasota; Holiday Inn Clearwater Beach; Tideline Resort; Courtyard by Marriott; Holiday ISLES; Hyatt Regency; Shephards Beach Resort; South Seas Island Resort; Barrymore Hotel; Saddlebrook Resort; Safety Harbor Spa; Holiday Inn Oldsmar; Innisbrook Resort; and Hilton Garden Inn

Beverage Sponsors: 

Royal Cup Coffee; Ed’s Fine Wines; Great Bay Distributing; and Water Boys

Decoration Sponsors: Lowe’s Hillsborough Avenue; Sharp Hair Design; and Wacky World Oldsmar

Food Sponsors:  

Amici’s Catered Cuisine; GrillSmith Clearwater; Flamestone Oldsmar; and PF Chang Clearwater

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