Mental Health

Mental Health Nonprofit Sunshine From Darkness Plans 2020 Relaunch

The organization will host a pair of special events: the Journey to Wellness Symposium and Inspiring Hope Dinner.

05/10/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Nearly $20,000 in Gifts to be Awarded to Organizations Serving Local African-American and Black Communities

The Masala Giving Circle, a philanthropic organization of African-American women, will hold its annual award ceremony May 15.

05/10/2019 Photography by Staff

Food Drive

27th Annual Letter Carriers’ Food Drive Will Benefit All Faiths Food Bank

It's the country’s largest single-day food drive.

05/08/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

The Patterson Foundation Commits Up to $1 Million to Center for Disaster Philanthropy’s Global Recovery Fund

The commitment includes an immediate $250,000 contribution to support recovery from Tropical Cyclone Idai.

05/08/2019 By Staff

Limelight

Even More Pictures From Our Best of Sarasota Party

A few more snapshots from our "Best of" and 40th anniversary party.

05/06/2019 Photography by Cliff Roles

Limelight

More Pictures from Sarasota Magazine's Best of Sarasota Party

The party at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall celebrated the best food, drink, shops, services and entertainment as well as our 40th anniversary.

05/06/2019 Photography by Cliff Roles

Limelight

Forks and Corks Grand Tasting 2019

The annual event from Sarasota-Manatee Originals was rescheduled after being rained out last January.

05/06/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Girls Inc. 31st Annual Celebration Luncheon

There was lots to celebrate at the annual luncheon, including being named national Affiliate of the Year.

05/01/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Designing Daughters' "Studio 54" Gala

The event at the Universal Flight Training Hangar featured a disco theme.

04/29/2019 Photography by Cliff Roles

Grants

Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation Board Approves $1.8 Million in Grant Funding

Grants benefit the Bay Park Conservancy, Project 180, Sarasota County School District and more.

04/25/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

All Faiths Food Bank Honors 'Campaign Against Summer Hunger' Co-Founders

In acknowledgement of the Mondas' philanthropic efforts, the newly constructed entrance to All Faiths Food Bank has been named in their honor.

04/24/2019 By Staff

Limelight

Greenfield Prize Dinner 2019

Singer-composer-actor Helga Davis, winner of the 2019 Hermitage Artist Retreat Greenfield Prize, electrified patrons with her unique version of "My Favorite Things" from The Sound of Music.

04/16/2019 Photography by Cliff Roles

Limelight

Sarasota Film Festival Closing Night Red Carpet

Actor Greg Kinnear made his directorial debut with Phil, the world premiere closing night film.

04/15/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Sarasota Film Festival Closing Night Party

The party took place at Sage after awards and a world premiere film screening at the Sarasota Opera House.

04/15/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Whiskey Obsession Festival Grand Tasting

The seventh annual festival offered attendees pours of bourbon, whiskey, Scotch and more over the weekend, including the grand tasting at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota.

04/15/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Visible Men Academy's Shine On!

Supporters of the academy, which serves at risk elementary and middle school boys, turned up in island attire or wearing yellow for the spring fund raiser.

04/15/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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The Ringling Blossoms Garden Party

The luncheon gathering near Mable Ringling's rose garden offered mimosas, food, music and more.

04/15/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota Gala

"With Eyes to the Future" featured dinner, a live auction, drawings and musical performances by area scholarship winners.

04/12/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Philanthropy

Louis and Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust Donates $3 Million to Sarasota’s All Star Children’s Foundation

The gift will contribute to the construction and operation of the foundation's five-acre campus currently underway at 3300 17th Street, Sarasota.

04/12/2019 By Staff

Grants

Manatee Community Foundation Grants $188,000 to 26 Local Nonprofits

A celebration will take place on Thursday, May 2.

04/12/2019 By Staff