Special Events


11th Annual Leadership Breakfast


On Friday, September 16, CYD (Community Youth Development) and the Boys & Girls Clubs will present the 11th annual Leadership Breakfast, celebrating community members who support youth as leaders in our community. The honorees this year are Congressman Vern and Sandy Buchanan, and Sarasota County Schools Superintendent Lori White. The event takes place at the Lee Wetherington Boys & Girls Club (3100 Fruitville Rd., Sarasota) from 7:30-9:00am.

Champion sponsor is FCCI Insurance Group; Visionary sponsors are Gulf Coast Community Foundation. Layton & Company, Neal Communities, Plymouth Harbor on Sarasota Bay, Sarasota Classified/Teachers Association, Shutts & Bowen, Target Graphics, and Williams Parker Harrison Deitz & Getzen;  media sponsor is the Herald-Tribune Media Group; and magazine sponsor is SRQ Magazine. Cost is $35; sponsorship opportunities are available.

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Buchanans     Lori White