Pep Talk

Ian Bremmer Closes Out the Ringling College Library Association's 2019 Town Hall Series

Thursday's event also included the announcement of next year's lineup, which includes Annie Leibovitz, Rick Steves and more.

04/11/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Limelight

Ringling College President Larry Thompson's 20th Anniversary Dinner

The Ringling College president was honored for his decades of leadership with a champagne toast, video tribute and more.

04/11/2019 Photography by Cliff Roles

Limelight

Blue Ties & Butterflies 2019

The seventh annual gala to benefit the Child Protection Center featured dinner, a live auction, dance performance, and stories highlighting the importance of the center's work.

04/11/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Education

Sarasota County Schools, Gulf Coast Community Foundation and Sprint Partner to Give Students Free Internet Access

The school system, with the assistance of Sprint's 1Million Project Foundation, aims to help almost 1,000 students in Sarasota County.

04/09/2019 By Staff

The First 1,000 Days

The Goal of This New Food Bank Program Is to Make Sure Newborns Have Enough to Eat

Children today aren't often identified as food insecure until they enter the public school system.

04/08/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Limelight

Sarasota Opera 60th Anniversary

The opera celebrated its diamond anniversary with a concert and dinner.

04/08/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Sarasota Film Festival Opening Night Red Carpet

The 21st annual festival kicked off with a screening at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium and a party at the Sarasota Modern Hotel.

04/06/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Historic Spanish Point Bee-Dazzled Spring Luncheon

A bee-inspired menu was served, and Sarasota Honey Company head beekeeper Alma Johnson spoke about bees and the products she sells.

04/03/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Why I Care

Jane Watt Harnessed the Power of Collective Philanthropy to Create Impact 100 SRQ

Watt has seen membership soar to 107 women, each of whom contributes $1,000 annually.

04/02/2019 By Ilene Denton

Good Causes

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards $15,000 Grant to Teen Court of Sarasota, Inc.

The grant supports Teen Court's preventative and behavioral services programs.

04/02/2019 By Staff

Limelight

WBTT April Fool's Fete 2019

The family picnic-style event raised money for Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's education programs.

04/02/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Appointments

Gayle Guynup Elected to JoshProvides Board of Directors

"I am anxious to help spread the word that epilepsy does not define who we are, but rather is something we have and learn to live with,” Guynup says.

04/02/2019 By Staff

Limelight

Firefly Gala 2019

The ninth annual gala also celebrated 25 years of Forty Carrots Family Center's programs for children and parents.

04/01/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Wine Walk to Ca' d'Zan

With the theme of the World's Fair, the seventh annual walk featured international food and wine pairing stations on The Ringling grounds.

04/01/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Women & Medicine Educational Luncheon

Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation’s Women & Medicine luncheon focused on the importance of being a partner with your doctor.

04/01/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Good Causes

Coming Together Against Cancer's Second Annual Event Set For April 13

Attendees will hear presentations by four pioneering physicians.

04/01/2019 By Staff

Health care

Nonprofit Opens Coffee Shop-Style Center for Those Affected By Cancer

The Team Tony Cancer Foundation recently unveiled its new Cancer Connection Center at 3562 S. Osprey Ave., Sarasota.

03/29/2019 By Staff

Limelight

Legal Aid Manasota Access To Justice

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King spoke about his latest book, Beneath a Ruthless Sun, at Legal Aid Manasota’s 2019 Access to Justice dinner at the Art Ovation Hotel.

03/29/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Limelight

Glasser Schoenbaum Collaboration Celebration Luncheon

The luncheon at the Westin welcomed speaker urban planner Elma Felix-LaMontagne.

03/27/2019 Photography by Cliff Roles

Arts

Artist Retreat Executive Director Will Retire

Bruce Rodgers, the founding executive director of The Hermitage Artist Retreat, will step down at the end of the year.

03/27/2019 By Staff