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REAL cares – The Academy At Glengary

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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The Academy At Glengary “The Journey To Wellness” By: Ed Bertha Photography By: James Corwin Johnson Nationwide, the unemployment rate for those with serious mental illnesses — such as bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress, schizophrenia and major depression hovers around 90 percent. The Academy At Glengary, formerly the Vincent Academy, a new Sarasota vocational training center for adults with mental health challenges, is in a position to assist in changing that number in our community. Without a program like Academy At Glengary’s, many individuals with mental health issues end up dependent on public assistance or get caught up in an ongoing […]

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REAL cares – Blake’s New Ride

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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Makers United for Children’s Hope Foundation Blake’s New Ride By: Zac Hurst Photography By: Chuck Carroll Last issue we featured the MUCH Foundation and Blake was our opening photo, mesmerized by a butterfly. This past month Blake received something even better. It was a great day. A day everyone was looking forward to. The MUCH Foundation gave a WCMX Wheelchair made by Box Wheelchairs to their favorite little Batman, Blake, once it was custom painted and lit up with an array of super bright LED lights of course. This wheelchair is a one of a kind, just like you Blake! […]

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2018 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Best In Show

Monday, March 12, 2018

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Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Over 100 Awards, Only 2 Official Sanctioned Event Awards A 1929 Duesenberg J/SJ Convertible and 1963 Ferrari 250/275P won the Best In Show honors on at the 23rd annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. The news comes following another crowd pleasing year giving special honor to the only double Formula 1 World Champion and two-time winner of the Indianapolis 500, Emerson Fittipaldi. This year’s competition drew more than 300 cars and motorcycles into 35 classes to the 10th and 18th Fairways of the Golf Club of Amelia Island representing over 120 years of motorcar development.

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REAL cares – Makers United for Children’s Hope Foundation

Thursday, February 22, 2018

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Makers United for Children’s Hope Foundation By: Nicole Carbon Photography By: Chuck Carroll & Julie Hirsch Sitting across from me one recent afternoon, dressed in normal everyday attire, was a real, live super hero. I kid you not. Meet Zachary Hurst, Founder and Executive Director of the nonprofit Makers United for Children’s Hope Foundation (MUCH), whose board members include Ben Jayko, Laurie Sore, and Joe Davison. They make magic happen by uniting experts in the medical, engineering, and technology worlds who donate their extraordinary talent to help children in need. In turn, these makers get the rare opportunity to create […]

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REAL cares – Business Builder

Thursday, February 22, 2018

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Business Builder Benefiting The Stancomb Family Photography by James Corwin Johnson Host: Gold Coast Eagle Distributing Click HERE to download the event PDF. Slide show below.

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REAL Cares – Once In A Blue Moon Party II

Thursday, February 22, 2018

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Once In A Blue Moon ~ TAKE II Backstage Party Benefiting Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County Photography By: Still Silver Host: Ringling College of Art + Design Studio Lab Click HERE to download the event PDF. Photo gallery below

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REAL Video – 2018 Thunder By The Bay Promo Reel

Friday, January 5, 2018

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Thunder By The Bay Promo Reel Released. This year’s Thunder by the Bay motorcycle festival, returning to Sarasota at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds, runs from February 15-18, 2018. The two day festival portion of the weekend at the fairground continues to offer free admission to the general public. Thunder by the Bay plans to offer a wide variety of live music for all ages touting the theme “The Festival Where Rock Meets Country”.

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Cover – Bayshore Gardens

Saturday, December 23, 2017

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Bayshore Gardens A Mid-Century Modern Community By David Breakfield, MLIS, Manatee County Public Library System By Kim Burns, REALTOR, SaraBay Real Estate Kim Burns had a desire to learn about her subdivision, Bayshore Gardens. In beginning to research the neighborhood’s history she learned that the Manatee County Library was planning a 2018 exhibit on Bayshore Gardens. Wanting to be a part of bringing the exhibit to life, she met David Breakfield who is spearheading the project for the library. There is a renewed interest in the subdivision and homeowners are becoming more aware of the unique community, as well as […]

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REAL Tribute – Delores J. Bertha

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

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Delores J. Bertha Born September 15, 1933 Died August 25, 2017 I was given the gift of life and now I have to give it back. This is hard but I was a blessed woman who led a blessed life, and for this I am grateful. I’ve lived a life full of love, family and fun. I was lucky enough to have my husband Ed by my side for 63 years. Those years had their ups and downs, as any marriage does, but his love proved to be unending. Oh I wasn’t always easy and I know my copiloting his […]

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REAL Faces – November 2017 Business Builder

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

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November 2017 Business Builder Photography By James Corwin Johnson Click HERE to download the pdf.

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REAL Video – Ranch Chic Action

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

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Ranch Chic Benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs T.E.A.M. Tennis Program

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REAL cares – Ranch Chic Benefiting Boys And Girls Clubs

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

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Ranch Chic Benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs T.E.A.M. Tennis Program Photography By James Corwin Johnson Click HERE to download the PDF. Slide Show Below.

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REAL cares – Ranch Chic Stars

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

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Ranch Chic Stars Photography By James Corwin Johnson Click HERE to download the PDF. Individual Photos Below.

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REAL cares – Share Care Global

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

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Inaugural “An Evening in India” Benefiting Share Care Global Photography by James Corwin Johnson Click HERE to visit Share Care Global. Click HERE for the event PDF. Slideshow Below.

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REAL cares – The Players Centre For Performing Arts

Thursday, October 26, 2017

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The Players Centre for Performing Arts Making Our Move! By Ed Bertha The Players Centre for Performing Arts, a 501(c)3 non-profit, is Sarasota’s first performing arts organization and the second oldest in the State of Florida. The theatre opened in 1930, in the midst of the Great Depression, with a series of one-act plays. Two hundred and eighty-one member-patrons each paid a two-dollar subscription fee for the play series. Today, The Players Centre has grown from a grassroots arts organization into a major cultural institution that touches the lives of over 75,000 people annually. Last year, The Players Centre for […]

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