Food For Thought 2021

A Feast for the Senses

As the West Palm Beach Library Foundation’s annual social gathering and fundraiser, FOOD FOR THOUGHT is an elegant dinner party held in the Grand Reading Room in the downtown Mandel Public Library. Each table is hosted by local luminaries - authors, historians, artists, physicians, media, and community leaders. Guests select their table hosts and enjoy an intimate dinner and lively conversation with experts about their professional fields.

Special Guest

Valerie Hemingway Underwritten by Melissa Sullivan

Leadership Giving

Lead Gift Honorary Co-Chairs

Josephine duPont Bayard
Kim Bepler
Honorable Ann W. Brown
Alexander "Sandy" Myers, Esq.
Melissa Sullivan

Grand Corporate Sponsor

Steve and Lori Leveen, Co-Founders,
Levenger Company

Food for Thought Committee Members

Committee Co-Chairs

Lesley S. Hogan, Esq. and Dianne Bernstein

Board members

  • Natalie Alvarez
  • Josephine duPont Bayard
  • Kim Bepler
  • Margaret Moraskie
  • Beverly Myers
  • Pam Slotkin

Non-Board members

  • Edith Hall Friedheim
  • Myrna Landay
  • Nancy Marshall
  • Tricia Trimble

Meet the Table Hosts, Sponsors, and Media Sponsors

Table Hosts

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Media Sponsors

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Saturday, November 13, 2021 starting at 6:30 PM

Reserve your seat and learn more about the 2021 event call 561.868.7715

For more information on sponsorship opportunity please contact Dean Dimke, Executive Director, at 561-868-7793 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Foundation, a 501©(3) nonprofit organization, obtains resources through individual donations, corporations, naming opportunities, events and grants. Funds do not offset taxpayer support. Our taxpayer identification number is #65-1068311. A copy of the official registration (CH15454) and financial information may be obtained by the division of consumer services by calling toll free 800-435-7352 within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state.