Amaryllis Club

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Goals and Responsibilities


What is the Amaryllis Club at Bok Tower Gardens?

The Amaryllis Club is dedicated to upholding the mission and preserving the heritage of Bok Tower Gardens through projects and support.

What does the Amaryllis Club do for Bok Tower Gardens?

Activities of club members are geared toward supporting key initiatives mutually agreed upon by Bok Tower Gardens staff and the Amaryllis Club. The club seeks to connect the people we serve to projects and activities at Bok Tower Gardens, personalize the way people engage with these projects, and cultivate long-term relationships of people and projects within the Gardens

How do I join the Amaryllis Club?

You must be a current member of Bok Tower Gardens. The Amaryllis Club membership is renewed annually in the spring of each year by completing a registration form. Each Amaryllis Club member is asked to participate in some way to achieve the project goals set forth at the beginning of each year. You can donate your time, talents or monetary gift.

Amaryllis Club Projects

Started in 2014, the club took on the project of decorating the living room and porches for the 20th Anniversary Holiday Home Tour and updated the decorations throughout the house to bring them into line with the vintage flavor of Pinewood Estate. Each year, the Club will be takes on an additional project.

To join, please contact Melissa Tyrone at 863-734-1213 or mtyrone@boktower.org.


Amaryllis Club Benefits


The Amaryllis Club members support the Gardens in a variety of ways, and to show appreciation to all of our members, we offer the following benefits:

All levels:

  • 4 complimentary tickets to the Holiday Home Tour
  • Invitation for two to the Amaryllis Club holiday reception

Copper up to $499

  • 2 complimentary tickets to the Sunset & Symphony Holiday Concert with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
  • 4 complimentary tickets to the Holiday Home Tour
  • Invitation for two to the Amaryllis Club holiday reception
  • Invitation for two to the Bok Tower Gardens annual sponsor and partner recognition event

Bronze   $500 to 999

  • 4 complimentary tickets to the Sunset & Symphony Holiday Concert with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
  • 10 complimentary tickets to the Holiday Home Tour
  • Invitation for two to the Amaryllis Club holiday reception
  • Invitation for two to the Bok Tower Gardens annual sponsor and partner recognition event

Silver   $1,000 to 1,999

  • Named recognition on the Holiday Home Tour program
  • 6 complimentary tickets to the Sunset & Symphony Holiday Concert with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
  • 16 complimentary tickets to the Holiday Home Tour
  • Invitation for two to the Amaryllis Club holiday reception
  • Invitation for two to the Bok Tower Gardens annual sponsor and partner recognition event

Gold   $2,000 and above

  • Named recognition on the Holiday Home Tour program
  • Named recognition on the Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens collateral marketing materials
  • 10 complimentary tickets to the Sunset & Symphony Holiday Concert with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
  • 20 complimentary tickets to the Holiday Home Tour
  • VIP Invitation to annual media and sponsor thank-you reception
  • VIP Tower Tour for 6
  • invitation to the Amaryllis Club holiday reception

For more information about joining the Amaryllis Club, please contact Melissa Tyrone at 863-734-1213 or mtyrone@boktower.org.

Tribute Gifts

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Celebrate, commemorate, or remember loved ones with unique and meaningful tribute gift opportunities at Bok Tower Gardens.

Honor and Memorial Contributions

Contributions in honor of or in memory of a loved one are accepted in any amount and put towards the general operations and maintenance of Bok Tower Gardens. These tribute gifts ensure visitors can continue to enjoy the beauty of the Gardens and represent the lasting strength and impact our loved ones have on us.

Commemorative Naming Opportunities

We have a limited number of various Garden features available for naming to celebrate, commemorate, or remember loved ones who have greatly impacted your life. With your contribution a commemorative plaque with inscription of your choice will be placed on the feature.

Legacy Tree Fund

Plant a new generation of trees to remember your loved ones legacy at Bok Tower Gardens. Contributions to this fund in any amount are accepted, and as a collective will be utilized to plant new trees to make our Gardens “a bit better or more beautiful”.

Remembrance Land Preservation and Restoration

Honor or memorialize a loved one by contributing to the Longleaf pine and wiregrass field. The longleaf pine and wiregrass ecosystem was once a dominant feature in the rolling hills of Florida. Help Bok Tower Gardens restore these areas by making a tribute gift.

Celebratory Plant Fund

Celebrate your loved ones by making a donation to support the Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. designed gardens. Contributions to this fund in any amount are accepted, and as a collective will be utilized to plant various garden beds throughout Bok Tower Gardens.

To learn more about these opportunities, please contact: Kelsey Jaffer, Associate Director of Philanthropy (863) 734-1212 or kjaffer@boktower.org

Bok Tower Gardens, Inc. is a tax-deductible, 501(c)( 3) non-profit organization.  Our tax identification number is 23-1352009.

Donate

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The generosity of members and friends. Individuals, foundations, corporations, and other philanthropists sustains Bok Tower Gardens and account for 40% of our annual budget. You keep the Gardens growing with your support and make it possible for visitors to find the sanctuary and beauty that Edward W. Bok sought to provide the “electrically-driven American people.” Because of you, hundreds of thousands of visitors experience our education programs, carillon concerts, horticultural displays and special events.

Thank you for making a donation to Bok Tower Gardens.
Bok Tower Gardens is a 501(c)(3) organization and gifts are deductible to the fullest extent of the law. You will receive a receipt to keep for tax purposes.

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Membership

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BokTowerNewsletter-26There’s something new to discover in every season at Bok Tower Gardens, so you’ll want to visit again and again. Become a Member today and you’ll get a whole year’s worth of benefits, as well as the knowledge that you are preserving and sustaining the Gardens for future generations.

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Levels & Benefits

Members receive year-round admission, discounts at the Tower & Garden gift shop and the Blue Palmetto Café, advance notice and reduced admission to many special events, discounts on programs, and so much more. There’s a Membership Level that’s right for you.

Have a question about membership? Contact our Development Office:

Melissa Tyrone
Director of Development
mtryone@boktower.org
863.734.1213

Marilyn Knowlton
Membership Coordinator
mknowlton@boktower.org
863.734.1233

John Goodwin
Development Assistant
jgoodwin@boktower.org
863.734.1226

Kelsey Jaffer
Associate Director of Development
kjaffer@boktower.org
863.734.1212

Bok Tower Gardens is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and is supported by tax-exempt gifts and contributions.