Health care

Gala Raises $1.2 Million for Cardiac Care

Seven hundred guests attended the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation fundraiser earlier this month.

01/25/2019 By Staff

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Friendship Centers' Blooming Friendships

Michael's on the Bay at Selby Gardens was the setting for this year's annual dinner.

01/25/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Embracing Our Differences Luncheon

The annual luncheon, held at Michael's On East, welcomed keynote speaker Seth Morano, a student at Booker High.

01/24/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

From the Editor

From the Editor: That's Entertainment

Susan Burns on great get-togethers.

01/24/2019 By Susan Burns

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Hermitage Artist Retreat Muse Luncheon

Actor, author and activist Ali MacGraw was guest speaker for the luncheon, which benefits the Hermitage's endowment fund.

01/23/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Education

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

The foundation is accepting applications for its 2019-2020 scholarship program through Monday, March 4.

01/23/2019 By Staff

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Alpha Phi Alpha Foundation Dinner-Dance

The annual event at the Lakewood Ranch Country Club raises funds for African-American and Hispanic scholarships and community service projects.

01/21/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Philanthropy

Sarasota Magazine's 'Party With a Purpose' Takes Place Jan. 29

Our third annual GeneroCITY event brings together more than 50 local nonprofits.

01/18/2019 By Staff

Education

School Opens New $2.5 Million Sports Facility

The Out-of-Door Academy recently opened Fox Field House, a new 12,300-square-foot practice and competition space for the school's student athletes.

01/18/2019 By Staff

The Arts

Van Wezel Foundation Selects New CEO

Cheryl Mendelson will take on the new role next month.

01/18/2019 By Staff

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NCJW Women in Power Luncheon

The Sarasota-Manatee section of the National Council for Jewish Women honored four outstanding women at a luncheon at Michael's On East.

01/17/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation Gala 2019

The glittering event took place at the Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.

01/14/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

The Notorious RBG

Journalist Irin Carmon on RBG, Women's Rights and Hope for the Future

"I think there’s a hunger to see women in positions of power who are using that power to help others, particularly marginalized people."

01/07/2019 By Megan McDonald

Education

Well-Known University President to Headline Gulf Coast Community Foundation Luncheon

Freeman Hrabowski III, the president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a leader in promoting diversity in science and math, is speaking in Sarasota on Friday, March 8.

12/27/2018 By Staff

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Men, Whiskey and Watches 2018

The Edson Keith mansion was the setting for this fund raiser for the Child Protection Center.

12/17/2018 Photography by Robert Castro

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Debutante Ball 2018

A total of 22 debutantes and their families gathered for the annual event at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium.

12/17/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

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Jewish Family & Children's Service "It's a Jungle Out There"

Jungle and tropical wear and decor accented the theme of the party at the Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.

12/17/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

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