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Hermitage Artist Retreat Artful Lobster

Hermitage Artist Retreat supporters gathered at the beachfront spot for the annual lobster luncheon.

11/12/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

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Wine, Women and Shoes Luncheon 2018

The annual event at the Ritz for Forty Carrots Family Center always draws an enthusiastic crowd.

11/12/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

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Brunch on the Bay 2018

The brunch has been raising money for scholarships for University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee for 25 years.

11/05/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

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South Florida Museum Gala

"Expanding our Universe" was the theme for the 26th annual gala.

11/05/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

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Moffitt Cancer Center Luncheon 2018

The annual luncheon event took place Oct. 31.

11/01/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

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Mote Marine Oceanic Evening 2018

Mote Marine supporters gathered at the Ritz-Carlton for the annual gala.

10/29/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

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NAMI Out of the Blue

The National Alliance on Mental Illness event took place at Sarasota Architectural Salvage.

10/26/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

From the Editor

From the Editor: The Restorative Tonic of the Arts

"Hope may not be at the heart of everything I pick this season—and I can’t completely avoid my phone and current events—but the arts are beautiful, tragic, poignant and ultimately a tonic for the soul."

10/25/2018 By Susan Burns

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Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County Awards Night

A reception in the Van Wezel's Grand Foyer followed the annual arts awards evening.

10/23/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

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Women's Sports Museum Gala

The third annual gala honored five trailblazers in women's sports and awarded two scholarships to young female athletes.

10/22/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

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CAN Dance

The Art Ovation Hotel was the setting for this year's dance competition, which benefits the programs of CAN Community Health.

10/22/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

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Goodwill Ambassador of the Year Awards Dinner

Goodwill Manasota honored several people for their work with the nonprofit.

10/18/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

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SPARCC Raise the Roof

SPARCC's fund raiser benefited the organization's efforts to stop domestic and sexual violence in our community.

10/16/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

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Key to the Cure 2018

Saks Fifth Avenue's popular annual event benefits Sarasota Memorial Hospital's Cancer Cure programs.

10/16/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

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Set The Bar

Local bartenders competed to create cocktails with fine craft whiskey to benefit Child Protection Center.

10/05/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

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From the Editor: Vote for the Environment

“These intense blooms are not normal. It’s clear that excess land-based nutrients exacerbate the growth of all harmful algae.”

09/26/2018 By Susan Burns

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A Taste of Downtown

The fifth annual event welcomed guests to the Sarasota Opera House for food, drink and celebration.

09/17/2018 Photography by Lori Sax

Affordable housing

City Official Named Florida Housing Coalition Board Chair

Don Hadsell is the director of the Office of Housing and Community Development with the City of Sarasota.

09/11/2018 By Staff

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From the Editor: Betty Schoenbaum's Love and Philanthropy Helped Shape Sarasota

Betty, who passed away in July just short of her 101st birthday, was a tangible example that helping others just might be the ticket to a meaningful life.

08/29/2018 By Susan Burns

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From the Editor: Thoughts on Wealth

A bumper crop of rich people from around the country continues to settle here.

07/26/2018 By Susan Burns