Hero of History Award Luncheon

Howard Tibbals, creator of the Howard Bros. miniature circus, was honored at this year's event.

04/02/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Why I Care

Joel and Gail Morganroth Donate a Record-Breaking $15 Million to Ringling College of Art and Design

Their gift will endow a chair in the college’s newest major, Virtual Reality Development, as well as help fund capital projects, equipment, scholarships and the new Sarasota Museum of Art.

03/28/2018 By Ilene Denton

What I've Learned

Lessons on Building Companies and Community from Chuck Barancik

Chuck Barancik and his family set up a $100 million foundation to benefit Sarasota youth and humanitarian causes.

03/28/2018 By Susan Burns


Friendship Centers Friendship Around the World

The Friendship Centers chose a tropical cruise theme for the fund raiser at Michael's on the Bay at Selby Gardens.

03/26/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


Neuro Challenge Cause4Hope Gala

The "Cheers to 10 Years" gala honored supporter Gerri Aaron.

03/26/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


Women's Resource Center's Renaissance Legacy Luncheon

The annual event honored "Wonder Women" Teri A. Hansen, Emily Walsh and Janice Zarro.

03/21/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


SPARCCle in the City

There was lots of glamour during the evening at the Westin, which supports domestic and sexual abuse survivors.

03/19/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


An Evening at the Avant-Garde

The Ringling College campus was all about color as guests dressed in a rainbow of shades for the scholarship fund raiser.

03/19/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

For Goodness' Sake

Venice Golf & Country Club Awards $50,000 to Local Nonprofits

Nineteen groups get help for a variety of programs.

03/15/2018 By Pam Daniel


Cat Depot Gala

Cat Tails--A Night in the Garden took place at Selby Botanical Gardens.

03/12/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


Planned Parenthood Annual Dinner 2018

More than 500 supporters of Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida packed the Hyatt Regency ballroom.

03/12/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota Gala

The fund raiser at Michael's On East featured "A Night at the Movies" theme, with "Forbidden Hollywood."

03/08/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


Jewish Federation Hires, Promotes

The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee recently picked a new marketing director, chief operating officer and volunteer engagement director.

03/07/2018 By Staff


Asolo Rep Old Hollywood at Cocoanut Grove

Downtown's new Art Ovation Hotel welcomed more than 500 Asolo Rep supporters for dinner, auctions and dancing.

03/06/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


The Ringling Inspires Gala

A party on the grounds of the museum celebrated a new $5 million gift to the capital and endowment campaign.

03/06/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

Building for the Future

"The Ringling Inspires" Campaign Marks a New High

A new $5 million gift to the museum's capital and endowment campaign pushes closer to the overall $100 million goal.

03/03/2018 By Kay Kipling

Why I Care

Retired Attorney Steve VanderClay Befriends Those with Mental Health Challenges

Compeer currently connects volunteers with 42 people with mental health challenges.

02/28/2018 By Ilene Denton


Junior League Legacy Luncheon

This year's luncheon welcomed longtime news anchor Judy Woodruff.

02/28/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter


Florida Studio Theatre's Shakespeare's Shindig

Live performances by FST Improv and other artists highlighted the fund-raising event.

02/27/2018 Photography by Rebecca Baxter

New hires

Goodwill Names New Operations Director

Goodwill Manasota recently promoted team member Rolf Halverson to director of donated goods operations.

02/26/2018 By Staff