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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

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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

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Glasser Schoenbaum Collaboration Celebration

The luncheon at Michael's on the Bay at Selby Gardens honored nonprofit engagement, collaboration and growth.

04/25/2018 Photography by Cliff Roles

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Sarasota Film Festival Closing Night Red Carpet

Festival awards and a screening of a documentary on NASA rounded out the event.

04/25/2018 Photography by Rod Millington

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Sarasota Film Festival Out of This World Party

The fest celebrated its 20th anniversary with a party at the Art Ovation Hotel.

04/23/2018 Photography by Rod Millington

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Firefly Gala 2018

Singer-songwriter Jason Derulo was the star of the concert performance following the fund-raising dinner for Forty Carrots Family Center.

04/23/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

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Girls Inc. Celebration Luncheon 2018

Susan Buck, Beth Knopik and Dr. Lashawn Houston-Frost were honored with "She Knows Where She's Going" awards at the 30th annual event.

04/23/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Giving

Philanthropic Organization Changes Name

The Southwest Florida Planned Giving Council recently renamed itself as the Charitable Gift Planners of Southwest Florida.

04/20/2018 By Staff

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Blue Ties and Butterflies 2018

The sixth annual fund-raiser for the Child Protection Center took over Michael's On East, with butterfly decor, dinner and a live auction.

04/19/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

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Sarasota Film Festival Opening Night

The 20th anniversary year for the festival kicked off with a movie screening with director Eric Stoltz and producer Sandy Stern among those on the red carpet.

04/17/2018 Photography by Rod Millington