Good News Friday: Biz(941) Supports - Sept. 26, 2014

By Chelsey Lucas September 25, 2014

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From Cradle to Grave – Representing the LGBT Client 

Oct. 8

Bar association members and non-members are welcomed to learn about how to understand changes in the law and how they impact the LGBT client. Covered topics: Family formation, pre-nups, dissolution, employment issues, wills and estates, and more. This luncheon features guest speakers Michael McCarthy, Esq., of US Trust Bank of America Private Wealth Management; Michael Farmer of Equality Florida; Elizabeth Schwartz, Esq., Co-Counsel Pareto v. Ruvin; and Benjamin Yormak, Esq., Yormak Employment & Disability Law. Register online at



Brides Against Breast Cancer Charity Wedding Gown Sale

Sept. 27

The nationwide tour of gowns makes a stop in Sarasota! Shop hundreds of new and gently worn designer and couture bridal gowns and save up to 87%, plus enjoy exciting giveaways and support programs to assist cancer patients. Register at and get your ticket today!



Planned Parenthood Safe Sex Halloween Bash Pre-Party


The fun starts early for Planned Parenthood’s Safe Sex Bash. Enjoy drink specials, dancing, sex trivia and more. Admission is free. Go to for more information.



The Eve of Jackie: A Musical Tribute to Jackie Wilson 

Oct. 6

The Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe will kick off its 15-year anniversary with a one-night performance of The Eve of Jackie, a musical tribute to Jackie Wilson. Award-winning Broadway performer Chester Gregory stars in this raw and jaw-dropping tour de force of Jackie Wilson during his last complete performance in September 1975, one night before he collapses on stage. Known to sell out wherever it is presented, this show is a flashback to that concert in which the great artist felt compelled to share details of his troubled life. Chester masterfully performs many of the singer’s signature hits and expertly executes his awe-inspiring trademark moves. Visit for tickets.



SarasotaMOD Weekend 

Oct. 9-12

Join the Sarasota Architectural Foundation for a four-day festival celebrating Sarasota’s iconic mid-century architecture. Enjoy guided tours, social soirees and presentations by prominent architects, authors, critics and designers, including Lawrence Scarpa, Carl Abbott, John Howey, Raymond Jungles and Alastair Gordon. Purchase tickets at

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