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The Spirit of Giving

The Spirit of Giving

Philanthropically-minded companies and individuals engage with an incredibly vibrant and diverse ecosystem of nonprofit organizations powering good in Sarasota and Manatee Counties.

SRQ Magazine    |    Dec 6, 2019

Domicile: The Fall Home Portfolio

Domicile: The Fall Home Portfolio

Connecting with local designers, home builders, and specialists for guidance on what has been on trend. From fits to finishes and what's hot for design and build, our experts share their inside tips so you can ring in the next decade with renewed homespiration.

SRQ Magazine    |    Nov 1, 2019

Culture Primer 2019

Culture Primer 2019

Presented by Unlimited Comfort Mattress Factory, Culture Primer is a special supplement to the October 2019 Arts and Culture Edition of SRQ Magazine.

SRQ Magazine    |    Oct 1, 2019

Tribute to Business 2019

Tribute to Business 2019

Paying tribute to our community's visionary businesses and the people behind them.

SRQ Magazine    |    Sep 1, 2019

Guide to Colleges 2019

Guide to Colleges 2019

Explore the opportunities to develop academically and professionally at the colleges in our region.

SRQ Magazine    |    Sep 1, 2019

Celebrate Our Veterans

Celebrate Our Veterans

We salute Goodwill Manasota, JFCS of the Suncoast and Sarasota Ford for supporting veterans in our community.

SRQ Magazine    |    Jul 1, 2019

Innovators In Philanthropy

Innovators In Philanthropy

In conversation with The Ringling, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center.

SRQ Magazine    |    Jul 1, 2019

Donor's Guide to Giving

Donor's Guide to Giving

Donor's Guide to Giving on the Gulf Coast of Florida.

SRQ Magazine    |    May 8, 2019

Online BrandStory Content

Ahead of the Trend

What are the benefits of an ASID Membership and engagement? To separate the decorators or someone with a air for decorating from professional designers, ASID joins those who have a combination... Jan 16, 2020

Sarasota Opera Extends Call for Child Supernumeraries

Sarasota Opera is seeking a number of enthusiastic, outgoing children to volunteer as supernumeraries, or “supers,” the non-singing and non-speaking extras in the following opera productions... Jan 11, 2020

The Ringling Welcomes Yin Mei, Peony Dreams: On the Other Side of Sleep

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art welcomes Yin Mei, Peony Dreams: On the Other Side of Sleep to its Art of Performance series. Created and choreographed by Yin Mei, an artist of the Chinese diaspora... Jan 11, 2020

Sarasota Contemporary Dance “Dance Makers”

The third performance of the current season, "Dance Makers," features new, imaginative dance pieces by nationally acclaimed contemporary choreographers. “SCD is proud of the caliber of choreographers... Jan 11, 2020

Leaders In Design

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is the oldest and largest professional organization for interior designers. Through education, training, business support and advocacy it has garnered... Jan 9, 2020

An Upcoming Company Premiere: Paul Taylor's Brandenburgs

January 31st marks the Company Premiere of Paul Taylor’s Brandenburgs as part of The Sarasota Ballet’s fourth Program of the Season, Redefined Movement, performing through February 3rd at the... Jan 8, 2020

The Ringling Calls for Call for Donations of "Books and Bags for Kids"

Donate new suitcases, blankets, books, and toiletries for children in foster care at The Ringling. These items will be given to children during the Manatee County Foster and Adoptive Parent Association’s... Jan 4, 2020

BELIEVE in a Social Network of Services

Your zip code could be a more reliable predictor of your health than your genetic code. To better understand how the cultural aspects of our lives effect our physical health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation... Dec 25, 2019

A Spotlight on Foster Parents

James and Kristi have been licensed as foster parents in Manatee County since December of 2017.  Together, the couple and their four biological children:  Jordan (16), Tyler (14), Alex (11),... Dec 18, 2019

Building the Community We All Want To Live In

Each of us identifies through our interests, experiences, and relationships. With a strong sense of belonging, we are inspired to create new things Recently, the Van Wezel Foundation has embarked upon... Dec 18, 2019

Empowering Families and Individuals to Succeed

While we each aspire to lead a successful life in our own way, the path to reaching our greatest potential is often found through education. Education breeds skills and, more importantly, confidence.  For... Dec 11, 2019

Thirty Years Later, the Campus of Caring Still Believes

In 1985, a shared nonprofit community workspace was unheard of. But with sheer tenacity and passion, Dr. Kay Glasser persuaded our community to believe that a sustainable human services network was viable... Dec 11, 2019

Foster Angels project

'Tis the Season of Sponsoring! The Foster Angels program ensures each child has a gift under their holiday tree by matching sponsors to the children’s wish lists. This year we will be serving just... Dec 4, 2019

Showing Community Care

Each of us cares for our community in a unique way. For donors working with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, it means being a resource during challenging times, with a mindset to listen to... Dec 4, 2019

The Guest Experience: Authentic Hospitality From the Ground Up

“What inspires me as a General Manager everyday is the opportunity to create an experience—make people feel good and really be happy to be here,” says General Manager... Nov 28, 2019

Making a Difference Every Season

With the holiday season quickly approaching there’s definitely something in the air - Something truly meaningful and heartwarming. It’s the sound of over 1,000 cats and kittens Cat Depot rescued... Nov 27, 2019

A Focus on Community

Year after year, the Hyatt Regency Sarasota staff gives their time to All Faith’s Food Bank, participates in the SE Guide Dog Walks and hosts the Turkey Trot to benefit ALSO each year—donating... Nov 21, 2019

Staying Awhile: A Unique Company Culture To Be Proud Of

The Hyatt Regency Sarasota’s company culture and relationship with their employees remain different than any other hotel chain. While there are a number of other hotel properties downtown available... Nov 14, 2019

A Helping Paw

Immediately following Hurricane Dorian, the Bahamas Humane Society desperately needed to empty its shelter in order to make room for animals requiring refuge on the devastated islands.  In addition... Nov 13, 2019

Welcoming Visitors to Sarasota for 45 Years

When a guest comes to experience Hyatt Regency Sarasota’s Resort-style hotel with a dramatic bayside setting and modern amenities, they find the perfect blend of a beautiful waterfront setting, authentic... Nov 7, 2019

Selby Gardens: Exploring the Master Site Plan

Since 2017, the leadership at Selby Gardens has participated deeply with its surrounding neighbors, hosting more than 60 meetings and workshops, listening to the input from neighborhoods and developing... Sep 18, 2019