Distinguished Speaker Series

Founded by the Southwest Florida Estate Planning Council, we believe in empowering the professionals who work to help donors make a difference.

One way the Community Foundation of Sarasota County recognizes the efforts of area professional advisors (PAs) is by hosting our annual Distinguished Speaker Series, a signature series of educational lectures provided to our community’s PAs, enabling them to earn advanced education credits. These events are a partnership of our Community Foundation, Manatee Community Foundation and the Lakewood Ranch Community Fund, with generous sponsorship by area banks.


January 17, 2017 Speaker – Diana S.C. Zeydel 

Topic – “Effective Estate Planning for Diminished Capacity - Can you Really Avoid a Guardianship?” 

AM Session - Venice  Estate Planning Councils:
Location - Venetian River Club
Registration and Breakfast - 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Session - 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
*Click here to register
Registration only open to members of the Venice Estate Planning Councils

PM Session - Southwest Florida Estate Planning Coucil and other invited councils

Location - Michael's On East
Registration and Networking - 4:30 - 5:15 p.m.
Dinner and Opening Remarks - 5:15 - 5:30 p.m.
Session - 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
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Special thanks to our January sponsor:

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Community Foundation of Sarasota County

2635 Fruitville Rd., Sarasota FL 34237
P: (941) 955.3000   F: (941) 952.1951   Email Us
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