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RCLA Town Hall Scholars Program Creates New Leaders
By Murray Devine / April 11, 2018
In 1981 the Ringling College Library Association had an idea to raise funds – bring in a series of some of the most noteworthy speakers from across the world to the Sarasota Audience and charge a subscription to come hear them speak. Starting from humble beginnings out of the Sarasota High School Auditorium, the Ringling Town Hall Lectures Series now reigns out of the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall and has become one of the largest series of its kind in the country.

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards More Than $1,600,000 in Traditional and Adult Learner Scholarships
By Murray Devine / June 8, 2015
From June 2014 to May 2015, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County awarded 575 college scholarships to local area students and residents, totaling $1,602,296. 451 graduating high school seniors from Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte Counties received scholarships from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County this spring, totaling $1,386,649 in funding.

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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