Good News Friday: Biz(941) Supports - December 14, 2012

By Hannah Wallace December 13, 2012

Biz(941) Supports

Special Events and Opportunities


Invest in the Power of Girls

Girls Incorporated of Sarasota County launched “Invest in the Power of Girls” to help young girls develop professional skills such as personal presentation, public speaking, teamwork, learning from mistakes and conflict resolution. Eighty percent of those who participate move on to higher education and successful careers. Leading businesses who have committed to supporting the initiative include Tervis Tumbler, Whole Foods Market, Publix Supermarket Charities, Sarasota Magazine and Biz(941).  For more information, contact Kay Mathers at (941) 366-6646, ext. 207 or [email protected], or visit


December 16, 2012- April 7, 2013

Sarasota Polo Season

Fill your picnic basket with your favorite nosh every Sunday until April 7 for fresh air and polo matches at the Sarasota Polo Club in Lakewood Ranch. For a complete listing of this season's polo events, visit


January 19- March 17

The Heidi Chronicles

Asolo Repertory Theatre presents The Heidi Chronicles, Wendy Wasserstein’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play about the joys and struggles of balancing career and personal life and the never-ending quest for having it all.  For tickets, visit


January 22

2013 Unity Awards

Biz(941) and La Guia magazine's third annual Unity Awards luncheon honors local champions of diversity. The event is on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at Michael’s On East Ballroom in Sarasota. It features an inspiring performance from “We Are Sarasota,” a musical and educational collaboration presented by the Sarasota County Bar Association Diversity Committee in partnership with Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe and Booker High School’s Visual & Performing Arts program. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact Diana Riser (941) 487-1109, or [email protected].  Tickets are $40 and can be purchased online at Tables of 10 can be purchased for $400 by contacting Molly Turner (941) 487-1140, or [email protected].

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