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Murray Devine
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By Murray Devine / August 29, 2013
John Annis, Community Foundation of Sarasota County Vice President of Community Impact, has been selected to join the 32nd class of Leadership Florida.

By Murray Devine / August 24, 2013
Arts organizations in Southwest Florida provide rich cultural experiences with ballet, modern dance, theatre, visual arts, history, classical music, opera, radio, jazz, choral ensembles and many other genres. The economic and cultural significance of arts & cultural organizations is well-documented in our community.

By Murray Devine / July 17, 2013
Booker High School will host an Etiquette Fine Dining Event to conclude its 2013 Summer Athletic Academic Enrichment and Life Skills Program at 2 p.m. on July 18 at Michael’s on East (1212 East Avenue S., Sarasota). The event will highlight the program’s focus on sportsmanship, nutrition, healthy eating, and fine dining etiquette.

By Murray Devine / July 8, 2013
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County named Patrick Dorsey and Austin Nadwodny to its Board of Directors. Dorsey has served as the publisher of the Herald-Tribune Media Group for nearly a year; previously, he served as the president and publisher of the Tallahassee Democrat. Nadwodny, a 10th grader at Sarasota Military Academy, is a graduate of the Community Youth Development (CYD) STAR leadership program, of which CFSC was instrumental in providing start-up funding and continues to support.

By Murray Devine / June 17, 2013
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has partnered with donors and other nonprofits to provide educational opportunities and potential for future economic stability to the children and families of the Alta Vista community.

By Murray Devine / May 29, 2013
Community Foundation of Sarasota County President and CEO Roxie Jerde was recently elected Chair of Florida Philanthropic Network’s Community Foundations of Florida group by members of FPN's Community Foundations of Florida Leadership Team.

By Murray Devine / May 23, 2013
Nearly 250 graduating high school seniors from Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte Counties received scholarships from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County this spring, totaling $481,950 in funding.

By Murray Devine / May 22, 2013
Fifteen high school seniors from area public schools who took part in The Ringling College Library Association (RCLA) Town Hall Lecture Series were selected to receive college scholarships from the Rosemary and Lou Oberndorf Town Hall Scholarship Fund and the Dorothy B. Templeton Scholarship Fund.

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