We R 4 Kids is a Sarasota non-profit organization founded in 1998 to address the needs of students having problems with anger and self-control. Mrs. Lorraine Raymer, a Michigan teacher who retired to Sarasota to teach classes on anger management and self-control founded the organization.
What will happen to my dog when I’m no longer able to care for him? It’s a disconcerting thought to pet parents whose loyal companions have become ingrained into the fabric of their lives. When a cherished canine becomes a part of the family, daily care and nurturing becomes a way of life. But when one life ends or transitions, what becomes of the other? Welcome to Donte’s Den
How do you overcome the unthinkable? How do you pick up the pieces of a family shattered by the loss of one of their own, creating from those shards an enduring monument to love, faith and hope? For Patrick and Holly Wright, the answer is simply, “You get up every day and you do it.” The loss of a young loved one, Payton, led to the Payton Wright Foundation touching lives of children with brain cancer across the country.
In 2006 Bambi was devastated by the loss of her daughter Katelyn Joy Derstine in an automobile accident. A year after Katelyn’s passing, Bambi was dealt another crushing blow: she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Bambi openly shares her story of survival to inspire and motivate others.
Since its establishment in 1948, Pines of Sarasota has become a haven for individuals seeking quality elder care for themselves or their loved ones. The organization is one driven by compassion and concern, and seeks to consistently raise the bar on its services while providing outreach and education to those in need.
We boarded John & Denise Saputo’s 61′ Viking cruiser Golden Eagle III. Taking everything in I thought, “What a day we are going to have!” It was the Super Boat Grand Prix where I was enthralled by the boats whipping past, barely missing our turn boat and enjoying eye contact with the helicopter pilots blazing by within arms-reach.
Since 1946, Easter Seals of Southwest Florida has provided life-changing services and resources for individuals living with disabilities, their families and caregivers. The Lily School for Child Development offers comprehensive care and learning for a spectrum of children.
Thanks to the efforts of founder Stephanie Hefner local youth and their families are developing critical skills designed to improve their long-term outlook at The Academy for Leadership and Social Development. The Academy is a forum for youth and their families to find their voices, to chart new paths to success.
The Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix Festival begins the last weekend in June through the July 4th holiday. The event benefits Suncoast Charities for Children who has constructed $14 Million in facilities serving children with special needs. Come out have fun and support the children!
One of the leading American pianists of his generation, Derek Han has dazzled audiences across six continents. Playing private performances for three presidents, his public performances have touched the lives of many, from Milan’s La Scala to New York’s Lincoln Center. Let’s meet this accomplished pianist.