Food For Thought 2022

November 5, 2022

Join us for an evening of conversation and enjoyment

Saturday, November 5, 2022

FOOD FOR THOUGHT, the West Palm Beach Library Foundation’s annual social gathering and fundraiser, is held this year at the stunning Norton Museum of Art. The elegant dinner brings together our supporters, local luminaries and members of the community to support the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach’s free, high-quality programs, services and resources. 

Food for Thought is a wonderful evening of hilarity, wit and great dinner conversation facilitated by an exceptional table host. Guests can select their choices of preferred table host(s) to ensure a truly memorable evening. 

Event Co-Chairs

Ana Paladino

Kim Bepler

Special Guest

Dave Barry
Underwritten by Melissa Sullivan

Leadership Giving

Honorary Co-Chairs - Platinum - $25,000+

Kim Bepler

Melissa Sullivan
Underwriting Special Guest

Honorary Co-Chairs - Gold - $20,000+

Josephine Bayard

Abe & Dianne Bernstein

Beverly Myers

Honorary Co-Chairs - Silver - $15,000+

The Honorable Ann W. Brown

Edith Hall Friedheim

Roger and Myrna Landay

Grand Corporate Sponsor - Silver - $15,000+

Steve and Lori Leveen,
Co-Founders, Levenger Company

Sponsorship/underwriting levels:

Epic: $10,000

Legend: $7,500

Corporate Sponsors:

Opus: $5,000

Corporate Sponsors:

Novel: $2,500

Corporate Sponsors:

Essay: $1,500

Corporate Sponsors:

Media Sponsors

Table hosts

Dave Barry

John Blades

Steven Caras

Frank Cerabino

Abby Ellin

Paul Gervais

Craig Glover

Marcie Gorman

Virginia Hartman

Paul Jamieson

David McClymont

Nabil Meralli

Daphne Nikolopoulos

Barbara Pariente

Rob Russell

Kirsten Sanderson

Richard Rene Silvin

Sybille Welter

Joel Zoss

Make an impact on your community with your donation!

To get tickets or to sponsor the 2022 Food For Thought event, call at 561-868-7717


About the West Palm Beach Library Foundation

The West Palm Beach Library Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization formed in 2000 to support the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach. It holds activities and events to financially sustain the library’s free programs, services and resources for children, teens and adults that enrich the diverse community. For more information or to donate to the foundation, please visit