Good News Friday: Biz(941) Supports - Sept. 4, 2015

By Chelsey Lucas September 2, 2015

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Up with People

Sept. 11 & 12

Up With People travels the world to share their love for music and passion for service. The Journey, the newest touring production is designed to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Up with People, while acknowledging that our mission is an ongoing journey, and is as relevant in 2015 as it was in 1965. Tickets are $10 and proceeds benefit the Venice High School Foundation. Visit for more information.



SCOPE Annual Celebration and Boundary Crosser Award

Sept. 8

Join us as we celebrate our 2015 Boundary Crosser award winner! A Boundary Crosser is a person who connects people across boundary lines that traditionally divide community. They are citizen leaders who extend past their familiar territory, whether that’s government, non-profits, business, ethnic groups, religion, or neighborhoods to become community builders. Be a part of the celebration as we honor Carolyn Johnson at Michael’s on East. Learn more at



Sarasota Opera Food & Wine Festival

Sept. 19

Following last year’s great success, our food and wine festival is back, benefitting Sarasota Youth Opera. Enjoy menu tastings from over twenty of your favorite downtown restaurants, along with fine wine and beer pairings. This very special event will be held at the historic Sarasota Opera House on stage, backstage and on the second floor. To purchase tickets visit



Lilly Pulitzer Fashion Show & Luncheon

Nov. 2

This Lilly-themed luncheon and fashion show at the Sarasota Yacht Club benefits the Junior League of Sarasota and includes cocktails, raffle, goody bag and more. Go to for your tickets.



Uncorked at Lakewood Ranch

Nov. 11

A gourmet food and wine pairing dinner presented by the Rotary Club of Lakewood Ranch; for more information and to reserve your table, go to



Suncoast Food & Wine Festival 

Nov. 14

A wine and food tasting event like no other! Presented by the Lakewood Ranch Rotary Club. For more information and tickets, go to

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