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Sarasota Magazine Top Doctors Party 2018

The annual event celebrated the top doctors and dentists in the community as ranked by Castle Connolly Medical.

06/18/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Art Advocate

The Exchange Awards $250,000 to Local Students and Arts Organizations

The organization has awarded more than $8 million in grants since its inception.

06/13/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Philanthropy

Donation Will Help Jewish Federation Redevelop Sarasota Campus

Philanthropist Larry Greenspon recently made a major donation to the Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee.

06/06/2018 By Staff

Education

Ringling College Receives $1 Million Donation

Sarasota's Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently donated $1 million to Ringling College of Art and Design.

06/05/2018 By Staff

Education

Grants Will Support Program That Helps Homeless Students

The Sarasota YMCA recently received two grants that will be used to support its Schoolhouse Link program.

06/05/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Habitat for Humanity to Build New 40-Home Neighborhood

Habitat for Humanity Sarasota, Inc. recently launched a capital campaign to fund construction of 40 homes over three years.

05/18/2018 By Staff

Education

Nonprofit Academy Picks New Administrative Director

A nonprofit that works with students with autism spectrum disorders and other disabilities recently hired Donna Leigh-Estes.

05/16/2018 By Staff

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Designing Daughters Bohemian Blooms Gala

Selby Gardens was the perfect setting for the boho-themed party.

05/14/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

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Dick Vitale Gala 2018

Sports stars mingled with young cancer survivors at the annual gala at the Ritz.

05/14/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Nonprofits

Goodwill Adds Three New Board Members

New to the Goodwill Manasota board are Mike Bryant, Jacqueline Moore and Allen Weinstein.

05/10/2018 By Staff

Limelight

Going for the Gold: Derby Dreams

Sarasota YMCA supporters gathered at the Ritz to enjoy dinner, music, and the running of the Kentucky Derby.

05/07/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

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We Are Sarasota

Guests for the event, which told the story of Sarasota's journey from the segregated 1950s to today, mingled at a VIP reception before the performance.

05/02/2018 Photography by Cliff Roles

Philanthropy

Giving Challenge Raises More Than $11.7 Million

The money was raised in 24 hours to support 636 organizations located in or serving Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto counties.

05/02/2018 By Staff

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Visible Men Academy Shine On!

The fund-raising event benefits the all-boys, tuition-free public charter school serving K-5 students.

05/02/2018 Photography by Cliff Roles

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Best of Sarasota Party 2018: Part III

A few more pictures from our party at Selby Gardens.

04/30/2018 Photography by Cliff Roles

Stats

Essential Info About the Giving Challenge

The 2018 Giving Challenge kicks off May 1. Here's everything you need to know—plus all the numbers from the last Giving Challenge, which took place in 2016.

04/27/2018 By Ashley Cooper

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Best of Sarasota Party 2018: Part II

More photos from our Best of Sarasota event at Selby Gardens.

04/27/2018 Photography by Cliff Roles

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Best of Sarasota Party 2018: Part I

The annual Sarasota Magazine Best of Sarasota party at Selby Gardens featured a tropical tiki ambiance.

04/26/2018 Photography by Cliff Roles

Nonprofits

Meals on Wheels Honors Longtime Volunteers

Founded in 1971, the nonprofit serves roughly 160,000 meals a year to homebound seniors, veterans and the mentally and physically handicapped.

04/26/2018 By Staff

Why I Care

Gail Clifton Teaches Therapeutic Horseback Riding to People with Special Needs

Clifton was the executive director of the Sarasota Manatee Association for Riding Therapy (SMART) for 17 years.

04/26/2018 By Ilene Denton