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Auctioneer Jay Basinger was great at rallying bids for awesome prizes.

BLACK TIE: Bridges of Light Foundation’s 14th Annual Players Ball

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

Auctioneer Jay Basinger was great at rallying bids for awesome prizes.

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White floral centerpieces adorned each table.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

White floral centerpieces adorned each table.

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Servers brought out dessert, Oreo cheesecake, to guests.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

Servers brought out dessert, Oreo cheesecake, to guests.

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Bridges of Light Foundation founders Stacey and William Papp always look forward to the Players Ball.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

Bridges of Light Foundation founders Stacey and William Papp always look forward to the Players Ball.

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A volunteer helps model a piece of women’s jewelry that was up for auction.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

A volunteer helps model a piece of women’s jewelry that was up for auction.

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Winter Park Construction’s Jeff Forrest and son, Jeff Forrest Jr., loved helping support the cause.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

Winter Park Construction’s Jeff Forrest and son, Jeff Forrest Jr., loved helping support the cause.

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Bridges of Light Foundation sponsors were happy to be a part of the cause.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

Bridges of Light Foundation sponsors were happy to be a part of the cause.

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Guests enjoyed a three-course meal as they listened to the auctioneer.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

Guests enjoyed a three-course meal as they listened to the auctioneer.

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The room was elegantly lit to set the scene.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

The room was elegantly lit to set the scene.

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John Connolly, guitarist for the band Sevendust, explained to guests the prize his band was offering for the auction.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

John Connolly, guitarist for the band Sevendust, explained to guests the prize his band was offering for the auction.

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Emcee Scotty B was on and off stage throughout the evening.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

Emcee Scotty B was on and off stage throughout the evening.

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Bridges of Light Foundation co-founder Stacey Papp took to the stage to present an award.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

Bridges of Light Foundation co-founder Stacey Papp took to the stage to present an award.

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Bridges of Light Foundation co-founder Stacey Papp hugs friend Danielle Newbold, to whom she awarded the foundation’s Humanitarian of the Year award.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

Bridges of Light Foundation co-founder Stacey Papp hugs friend Danielle Newbold, to whom she awarded the foundation’s Humanitarian of the Year award.

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Table sponsor Danielle Newbold thanks Bridges of Light Foundation co-founder Stacey Papp for having the opportunity to support the organization.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

Table sponsor Danielle Newbold thanks Bridges of Light Foundation co-founder Stacey Papp for having the opportunity to support the organization.

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Emcee Jana helped introduce each phase of the program.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

Emcee Jana helped introduce each phase of the program.

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Bridges of Light Foundation founders Stacey and William Papp awarded three students affected by the Pulse nightclub tragedy with college scholarships.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

Bridges of Light Foundation founders Stacey and William Papp awarded three students affected by the Pulse nightclub tragedy with college scholarships.

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“Nik Nak,” a member of ‘80s tribute band Switch, started off the evening on vocals.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

“Nik Nak,” a member of ‘80s tribute band Switch, started off the evening on vocals.

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“Mike A.D.,” a member of ‘80s tribute band Switch, rocked out on his guitar.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

“Mike A.D.,” a member of ‘80s tribute band Switch, rocked out on his guitar.

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“Golden Bill,” a member of ‘80s tribute band Switch, had a great time performing.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

“Golden Bill,” a member of ‘80s tribute band Switch, had a great time performing.

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Guests loved dancing to the music of ‘80s tribute band Switch.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

Guests loved dancing to the music of ‘80s tribute band Switch.

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Dana and Christina Bustamante put on props to go into the photo booth with.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

Dana and Christina Bustamante put on props to go into the photo booth with.

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Oren and Tali Brockman, Ashley Garcia and Ryan McGrath got ready to dance the night away.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

Oren and Tali Brockman, Ashley Garcia and Ryan McGrath got ready to dance the night away.

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Jason Hicks, Tetyana Milshtein and Ravi Singh — all coworkers at Gucci Orlando — loved being a part of the Players Ball.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

Jason Hicks, Tetyana Milshtein and Ravi Singh — all coworkers at Gucci Orlando — loved being a part of the Players Ball.

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Emily Sakol, Diane Dalmain and Phaedra Steele enjoyed catching up with each other.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

Emily Sakol, Diane Dalmain and Phaedra Steele enjoyed catching up with each other.

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Jana Schautz, Monica Sakurai and Amanda Crostic — all of the American Fundraising Foundation — got to help ensure the fundraising went smoothly.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 |

Jana Schautz, Monica Sakurai and Amanda Crostic — all of the American Fundraising Foundation — got to help ensure the fundraising went smoothly.

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