About This Event

The annual Generous Cape Reception cultivates community pride and generates a spirit of giving by recognizing fund holders, donors, legacy society members and honoring philanthropic heroes with the Tabor Award.

Tickets are on sale now for the 2018 Generous Cape Reception March 22, 2018 at the Cape Coral Yacht Club.

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The Tabor Award

The Elmer Tabor Generosity Award is presented annually to Southwest Florida community members known for exceptional generosity, motivational civic and charitable responsibility, and inspirational leadership in making a difference in Cape Coral and beyond. Established as the namesake of the Foundation’s first honoree – Elmer Tabor – one of Cape Coral’s most generous and civic-minded community members. Tabor moved with his family to Cape Coral in 1960 when the community was just getting started. His legacy of generosity began soon after and continues today.

The winner of the 2018 Award is:

Scott Kashman


  • Dr. Brad Middaugh,
  • Karen Scott,
  • Elaine Green,
  • Keith Grossman and
  • Gloria Tate

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