Suncoast Charities for Children recently elected its board officers for fiscal year 2020-2021. They are Greg Linehan, president (Wittmer Linehan Law Firm); Sam Chavers Jr., vice-president (Suntex Marinas); and Peter Schneider, secretary-treasurer. New members of the board include Michelle Hazeltine (Hazeltine Nurseries, Inc.), Bob Morrison (Hy-Tech Power Equipment) and Noel Speranza (Black Jack Air & Mechanical).
Board members continuing their terms include Julie Brown, Stephen Jaynes (XByte Technologies), David Oriente (Professional Concrete, Inc.) and Christine Robinson (Argus Foundation). Ron Foxworthy is director emeritus; Lucy Nicandri serves as executive director. Thanks to Suncoast Charities for Children's annual events, the organization provides an annual grant to the Suncoast Foundation in support of The Haven, The Florida Center for Early Childhood, Children First, Special Olympics, Venice Challenger Baseball, and Sertoma Speech Clinic in Venice.