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CAN Red Ribbon Gala

Guest speakers Billy Porter and MJ Rodriguez performed a duet at the fund raiser for CAN Community Health.

03/18/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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New College of Florida Scholars Inaugural Luncheon

New College of Florida held its Scholars Inaugural Luncheon last week at Michael's On East, raising funds for 23 one-semester scholarships.

03/18/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Philanthropy

Grant Boosts Preschool for Children With Developmental, Behavior Disorders

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently awarded $300,000 to expand The Florida Center for Early Childhood's Starfish Academy.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Wealth Management Executive Joins Big Brothers Big Sisters Board

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast recently added Daniel Carter to its board of directors.

03/15/2019 By Staff

New hires

Education Foundation Names New Student Support Director

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County recently hired Holly Gray.

03/14/2019 By Staff

Education

Workforce Development Nonprofit Offers New Auto Technician Training

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative is again partnering with four dealerships to provide a fast-track path to becoming an automotive technician.

03/13/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Board Elects Three New Members

The nonprofit's board recently added Lisa Krouse, David Sessions and Peter Soderberg.

03/13/2019 By Staff

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Neuro Challenge Foundation Cause 4 Hope

The benefit at Michael's On East featured dinner, a chance drawing, entertainment and dancing.

03/12/2019 Photography by Justin Fennell

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Sarasota Ballet On Pointe Luncheon

The event at Michael's On East raises funds for the ballet's Dance--The Next Generation program.

03/12/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Nonprofits

Women's Philanthropic Group Raises $228,000

Impact 100 SRQ recently raised $228,000 that will be divided in two and awarded to two nonprofits this fall.

03/11/2019 By Staff

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Nate's Ponies for Pups

Tailgating, food and drink and, of course, puppies were part of the mix for this fund raiser.

03/11/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Planned Parenthood Dinner

The theme of the annual dinner, held at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota, was Truth and Care for All.

03/08/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

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Abilities Shining Luncheon

The second annual event for Easterseals Happiness House featured "Intergenerational Dance," videos and testimonials.

03/06/2019 Photography by Cliff Roles

Nonprofits

Food Donations Up at Goodwill

Goodwill Manasota collected more than 115,000 pounds of food last year, up from 106,000 in 2017.

03/06/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Patterson Foundation Names Recipient of One-Year Fellowship

The Patterson Foundation recently selected Hannah Saeger Karnei as the first emerging nonprofit leader to participate in its Fellows Initiative.

03/05/2019 By Staff

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Asolo Rep Gala: Vive Les Folies Bergere

The annual gala at the Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, featured Parisian decor and entertainment.

03/04/2019 Photography by Cliff Roles

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Paws on the Catwalk

The 13th annual luncheon-fashion show benefits the Humane Society of Sarasota County.

03/04/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Education

$500,000 Donation to Fund Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Scholarships

Andrew and Judith Economos recently donated $500,000 to New College of Florida to fund STEM scholarships.

02/28/2019 By Staff

Law

Pulitzer Prize Winner to Speak at Legal Aid Fundraiser

Gilbert King, author of Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys and the Dawn of a New America, will speak in Sarasota on Thursday, March 28.

02/28/2019 By Staff

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Denim & Diamonds Shindig

Florida Studio Theatre's annual fund raiser went a little bit country this year.

02/26/2019 Photography by Lori Sax