Category Archives: Miscellaneous

  • Continuing Studies at Ringling College Offers Spring Art Week March 7-15

    Continuing Studies at Ringling College Offers Spring Art Week March 7-15 This concentrated week of workshops welcomes students of all skill levels and features introductory workshops and master classes with visiting and local artists.  (Sarasota-Manatee) —Students of all skill levels can explore their creative interests and sharpen their artistic skills in non-credit art master classes […]

  • Gulf Coast Community Foundation  Awards Major Grant to All Star Children’s Foundation

    Gulf Coast Community Foundation  Awards Major Grant to All Star Children’s Foundation The $100,000 Leveraged Grant provides valuable funds toward completion of the organization’s clinical care program.   (Sarasota, FL) All Star Children’s Foundation will be able to treat many more children in the tri-county area who are suffering from trauma thanks to the $100,000 […]

  • Brenda and Brian Johnson Donate Property  To All Star Children’s Foundation

    Brenda and Brian Johnson Donate Property  To All Star Children’s Foundation Sarasota’s rock royalty donated a property that sold for $335,000 to support this non-profit organization dedicated to transforming foster care through innovation, science, and compassion.   (SARASOTA, FL) Brenda and Brian Johnson have a celebrated place in rock’s pantheon. Their philanthropy is also well […]

  • The “Leonardi Touch” Robin Leonardi Joins Michael Saunders & Company Leonardi formerly served as the senior account executive for The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee, where she increased revenues by more than 200 percent during her 14-year tenure.   Robin Leonardi has joined Michael Saunders & Company’s Siesta Key office as a real estate agent. Leonardi […]

  • Continuing Studies at Ringling College Offers Studio and Digital Arts Classes and Workshops During its Winter and Spring Semesters

    Continuing Studies at Ringling College Offers Studio and Digital Arts Classes and Workshops During its Winter and Spring Semesters January 13-May 1 Registration Opens December 3 for Gold Members and December 10 for the General Public The winter semester features more than 75 studio arts and digital arts courses, including drawing, painting, photography, graphic design, […]

  • All Star Children’s Foundation  Welcomes Chief Development Officer

    All Star Children’s Foundation  Welcomes Chief Development Officer Stephen Fancher brings his skills in teaching, finance, and business development to this nonprofit organization dedicated to healing the effects of trauma suffered by children who have been abused. (Sarasota-Manatee) The All Star Children’s Foundation announces the appointment of Stephen Fancher as its chief development officer. Fancher […]

  • The Glenridge Performing Arts Center Announces 2019-2020 Season

    The Glenridge Performing Arts Center Announces 2019-2020 Season Highlights include the virtuoso jazz guitarist Nate Najar, the electrifying instrumentalist and vocalist, Cynthia Sayer, the Eddie Metz Jazz Trio with Nicki Parrott, and “America’s Funniest Piano Player,” Jason Farnham. (Sarasota, Florida) The Glenridge Performing Arts Center’s 2019-2020 season, October 27 through April 21, features 19 theatrical […]

  • PECKY’s “Gives Back” Campaign Raises Funds For All Star Children’s Foundation

    PECKY’s “Gives Back” Campaign Raises Funds For All Star Children’s Foundation The Sarasota-based design services boutique has already raised nearly $5,000 to support All Star. The most recent donation was an original work of art by  area artist Kim Darnell.   (SARASOTA, FL) In the past several months, Patricia and Peter Estes, the owners of […]

  • Yacht Broker Ryan Hirshberg Joins Cannons Sales Team

    Yacht Broker Ryan Hirshberg Joins Cannons Sales Team The Bradenton native holds certifications from several prestigious yacht builders. SARASOTA, Florida—Certified Professional Yacht Broker (CPYB) Ryan Hirshberg has joined the sales team at Cannons Marina, which specializes in award-winning Grady-White Boats. Hirshberg, who grew up working in his family’s Tampa Bay-area marina and boat dealership, has […]

  • Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards Major Grant to All Star Children’s Foundation for its Outpatient Treatment Center

    Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards Major Grant to All Star Children’s Foundation for its Outpatient Treatment Center The $50,000 grant, issued from the James Franklin Warnell and Dorothy J. Warnell Fund, will be directed to hiring clinical professionals trained in trauma care.   SARASOTA, FL – The James Franklin Warnell & Dorothy J. Warnell […]

  • 6th Annual Embracing Dr. Seuss’ Differences Day is March 1!

    6th Annual Embracing Dr. Seuss’ Differences Day is March 1! More than 6,000 students from 45 elementary schools in Sarasota and Manatee counties will celebrate reading and diversity on the 115th birthday of Dr. Seuss. Embracing Our Differences is partnering with the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading to distribute 6,500 books and stimulate conversations about […]