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Cat Depot Sarasota
September 2013

Cat Depot Provides Shelter for Thousands of Homeless Cats

At Sarasota’s Cat Depot, cats wait in state-of-the-art comfort for you to adopt them.

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Southeastern Guide Dogs
September 2013

Sarasota Nonprofits Share How They’d Use $25,000 to Help Veterans

We asked five nonprofits how they would use $25,000 to help veterans.

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Selah Freedom Sarasota
September 2013

Local Nonprofit Shines Light on Human Trafficking Crisis in Sarasota/Manatee

A new nonprofit rescues victims of the modern-day sex slave trade.

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Sarasota Magazine 2013 Volunteer of the Year Harriet Palotto
September 2013

Volunteer of the Year: Harriett Palotto

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Sarasota charitable giving
September 2013

Breakdown: Charitable Giving in Sarasota/Manatee

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Barb McSweeney pearls of hope
September 2013

Shopping: Buys that Benefit Sarasota Charities

Shopping editor Carol Tisch rounds up a selection of buys that benefit Sarasota charities.

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Mindy and Wayne Rollins
September 2013

The Next Generation of Philanthropists

Meet four young people who are embracing philanthropy.

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September 2013

Sarasota’s Compeer Program Pairs Volunteers with Those Suffering from Mental Illness

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Pam Daniel Sarasota Magazine
September 2013

From the Editor: Sarasota Magazine’s 2013 Guide to Giving

Pam Daniel on the gift of self.

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September 2013

Sarasota’s Georgia Kossoff Creates Affairs of the Heart CPR Program

Sarasota’s Georgia Kossoff, 17, creates Affairs of the Heart, a CPR certification program.

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September 2013

Local Nonprofits’ Work Reaches Around the World

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September 2013

Sarasota Magazine’s 2013-2014 Giving Register

Sarasota Magazine presents our 2013-2014 giving register.

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September 2013

Mr. Chatterbox’s Investment Strategy? Inheritance.

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Clyde Butcher Sarasota
September 2013

Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary

Sarasota’s Conservation of the Gulf Coast celebrates its 10th anniversary with a celebration at black-and-white photographer Clyde Butcher’s Venice studio.

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Sarasota giving circles
September 2013

Giving Circles Provide a New Way to Give

Think about the good that can happen when you gather 12 or 22 like-minded people together to support causes they care about.

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June 2013

Party Girl Saddles Up for the 2013 Cattle Baron’s Ball

Veronica Pastore hits the 2013 Sarasota Cattle Baron’s Ball–here are the details.

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May 2013

Party Girl: Planned Parenthood Annual Dinner Celebration

Embracing the mission at Planned Parenthood’s annual dinner.

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March 2013

Party Girl: Circus Sarasota Gala

Veronica Pastore gets inside the Big Top at the Circus Sarasota gala. What amazed me at the Circus Sarasota Gala was not silly clowns or garish costumes but all the graceful girls and guys inside their Big Top, installed at the corner of Tuttle and 12th Street for this year’s winter season. I was surprised […]

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partygirl
February 2013

Party Girl

Veronica Pastore finds friendship as well as fashion at the Designing Women Boutique 10th anniversary gala. What impressed me most, in an extremely impressive evening, was that the attendees at the Designing Women Boutique 10th anniversary gala genuinely enjoy each other’s company. So often at such events, if the people in the room even know […]

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Architect John Potvin and his wife Kathy.
November 2012

Curtain Goes Up for Florida Studio Theatre’s New Additions

By Kay Kipling Florida Studio Theatre formally opened its new, renovated, revitalized Gompertz Theatre on First Street Thursday night during its “Next Act” gala, which also took a look back at the theater’s 38-year history in Sarasota. Theater patrons had actually glimpsed the inside of the venerable theater (which started life as a silent motion […]

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