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!
2023 we revisit “Roaring 20’s GREAT GATSBY”
Set for Thursday, April 6, 2022 and EXCITED to say we are BACK on the Rooftop of Nielsen Media Research located at 501 Brooker Creek Blvd., Oldsmar, FL 34677. Come dressed via theme or just business casual. We’re throwing a Swinging Shindig Prohibition Party where a password will be required to get in with your ticket so ‘Keep it under Your Hat’ to prevent a raid by the coppers!
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
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.
2020 THEME “A SALUTE TO ALL OUR TROOPS”
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.”
2019 Theme was HOT WHITE HAVANA NIGHTS!
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 http://www.o2bfun.com
2019 RESORT DONORS:
Pelican Grand Resort https://www.pelicanbeach.com
Beau Rivage Resort https://www.beaurivage.com/en.html
Sirata St. Pete Beach https://www.sirata.com/?NCK=7278975200
Innisbrook Golf & Resort https://www.innisbrookgolfresort.com
Shephard’s Beach Resort http://www.shephards.com
Crystal Bay Hotel St. Pete Beach https://www.crystalbayhotel.com
Holiday Inn Clearwater Beach https://www.clearwaterbeachhi.com
South Seas Island Resort https://www.southseas.com/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=GMB
Safety Harbor Resort & Spa https://www.safetyharborspa.com/en-us
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.
LIVE & SILENT AUCTION 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; Busch 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 https://www.edsfinewines.com
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 🙂
AGAIN GO TO OUR FACEBOOK PAGE TO WIN ITEMS TO DRESS IN THEME ATTIRE
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!
2017 ROOFTOP PARTY DONORS/SPONSORS:
HOST Nielsen Company Oldsmar http://www.nielsen.com/us/en.html
DIAMOND Sponsor = Thank You to Two -2- Anonymous Donors who are HERO’S
SILVER Sponsor = MicroLumen Oldsmar http://www.microlumen.com/
NEW in 2017: Business card sponsors; table sponsors; 50/50 cash drawing; wine wall/cork pull and Hawaii hula dancers
CULTURAL EXPERIENCE for 2017 was with Authentic and Trained Hula Dancers who also brought attendees into learn their last dance!
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: http://www.o2bfun.org/tickets-1.html
2016 BRIGHT HOUSE NETWORKS TV COMMERCIAL is now up through 3-3-2016 end of day! 🙂
NIGHT OF EVENT 2016 VIDEO https://www.facebook.com/o2bfuninc/videos/vb.1379700395653873/1570953073195270/?type=3&theater
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
ROOFTOP SUITCASE PARTY – SIGNATURE EVENT FOR 2016 SPONSORS!!!!!
PRESENTING Sponsor: Bright House Networks http://www.brighthouse.com
NORTH – SOUTH – EAST – WEST SPONSORS:
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
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:
- 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)
- 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)
- 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)