Nonprofits

Big Brothers Big Sisters Leader Honored for Work Helping Missing Children

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement recently gave Joy Mahler the John and Reve Walsh Award.

12/12/2018 By Staff

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Neuro Challenge Cause 4 Fashion

The luncheon-fashion show at the Van Wezel celebrated 10 years of serving the local Parkinson's community.

12/10/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Nonprofits

Habitat for Humanity Names New Major Gifts Officer

Jay Berman will be responsible for cultivating donors to support the nonprofit's goal of raising $7 million to build Hammock Place, a new 40-home neighborhood.

12/07/2018 By Staff

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Designing Women Boutique "Viva Italia" Gala

The annual fund-raising party took place at Michael's On East.

12/04/2018 Photography by Robert Castro

Philanthropy

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Names New Controller and Marketing Professional

The foundation recently hired Marcia Saulo and Kelly Carlstein Buehler.

12/04/2018 By Staff

What I've Learned

What I've Learned: Dr. Judith Shank Shares Her Career Trajectory

Nurse, physician, health care reformer and arts supporter Judith Shank always says “Yes.”

12/03/2018 By David Hackett

Save the Apes

Southwest Florida's Center for Great Apes Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

The Wauchula sanctuary is home to 52 chimpanzees and orangutans.

12/03/2018 By Dyllan Furness

Philanthropy

Foundation Names New Communications and Learning Officer

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently hired Murray Devine, who previously worked for the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

11/29/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Latino Nonprofit Expanding College Readiness Program

UnidosNow, a Sarasota nonprofit that works to empower Latinos to achieve the American Dream, is expanding its Future Leaders Academy initiative.

11/21/2018 By Staff

Limelight

Equality Florida Suncoast Celebration

A Breakfast at Tiffany's themed-meal, great band and speakers were highlights of the event.

11/19/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

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WBTT Let's Get It On Gala

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe celebrated 19 years with a dinner and live entertainment at the Municipal Auditorium.

11/19/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

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Big Brothers and Sisters 50th Anniversary Luncheon

The celebration took place at Michael's On the Bay.

11/16/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Philanthropy

New Fellowship Created to Help Future Nonprofit Leaders

The Patterson Foundation is launching a new Fellows Initiative with the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

11/15/2018 By Staff

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Planned Parenthood Always in Style Luncheon

The annual luncheon at Michael's On East included a fashion show featuring community models, true patient stories, and a musical performance by Syreeta Banks.

11/14/2018 Photography by Robert Castro

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Sarasota MOD Weekend Dinner Under the Umbrella

Architect Paul Rudolph's iconic Umbrella House was the setting for a dinner honoring his work.

11/14/2018 Photography by Robert Castro

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Venice Symphony Gala

The Venice Symphony welcomed new conductor Troy Quinn and celebrated its 45th anniversary at its Sapphire Gala at the Venetian Golf Club.

11/14/2018 Photography by Robert Castro

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Hermitage Artist Retreat Artful Lobster

Hermitage Artist Retreat supporters gathered at the beachfront spot for the annual lobster luncheon.

11/12/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

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Wine, Women and Shoes Luncheon 2018

The annual event at the Ritz for Forty Carrots Family Center always draws an enthusiastic crowd.

11/12/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Environment

Grant Will Help Nonprofits Save Money Through Energy Efficiency Upgrades

Sarasota County, the City of Sarasota, the Gulf Coast Community Foundation and the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently secured a $150,000 matching grant for the project.

11/09/2018 By Staff

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New College Foundation Clambake 2018

The 40th annual clambake netted over $350,000 for student scholarships.

11/06/2018 Photography by Cliff Roles