Words are not enough to express our gratitude! You helped us raise over $17,000 during the Giving Challenge September 1-2! Parents ARE the world to thier children. These donations help us teach parents how to open up a world of possibilites FOR their children!
- MedXChange donated $8,000 in matching funds! The Patterson Foundation matched all new donations up to $250.
- The 2015 Giving Challenge was made possible by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County and the Patterson Foundation with support from the William G. and Marie Selby Foundation, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Manatee Community Foundation, and the Herald-Tribune Media Group.
The Exchange Club's First Annual Sangria Showdown was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who attended to help raise funds to support Family Partnership Center's programs! The venue was packed, the Sangria and Appetizers were delicious, and fun was definitely had by all. Every contestant brought their "A Game" for the showdown.
The Sangria Showdown Winners Are:
People's Choice - Bonefish Grill; Best White - The Sandbar Restaurant; Best Red - Bonefish Grill; and Best Custom - Hickory Hollow!
Special thanks to:
Hampton Inn & Suites for an amazing location
Sangria Contestants: The Sandbar Restaurant, Manasota East Exchange Club, United Tennis Academy & Country Club, Mi Pueblo, Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, Riverside Waterfront Deck, Bonefish Grill (Cortez Rd.), and Hickory Hollow
Judges: Carol Prokap, Diane Broda, Joy Leitner and Jayne D. Kocher
The Beautiful Sei Polynesia Dancers
And all those behind the scenes that packed the house and made it an exceptional night we will never forget: Local Exchange Clubs and Raffle items Donors including BMO Harris Bank and Anderson & Associates Insurance Group.
Steve's Appalachian Trail