A Fabulous "Fun" Raiser


Get ready for a totally revamped November party formerly known as the Fall Frolic/Royal Ride!  This year's party will be emphasizing entertainment. We have already retained a major, professional entertainer who will be performing for us that evening. We will still have raffles and the auction, but we will be compressing time spent on these activities. 


With apologies to the turkey dinner lovers, there will be two new dining choices this year for your enjoyment.


We will also be projecting a 1920s/art deco feel for the evening through table settings and lighting and hope that you will enjoy the new look and feel. 


If you had stopped attending or never attended this event, please give it a try. It promises to be very different, very lively and very entertaining. Both Foundation members and non-members are invited, so please mark your calendar now for November 15 and join us for a truly "fun" evening.

Celebrity Golf Classic


Spectators enjoy watching the Celebrity putting contest which is always a favorite.  The Celebrity Golf Classic, the primary fund raiser for the Foundation, matches celebrity players from professional sports with foursomes at the Plantation Golf and Country Club. A meet-and-greet dinner, luncheon and gala dinner after golf are part of this event.  The Classic celebrated its twenty-sixth year in 2018.


The Classic is scheduled for February 6th & 7th, 2019.  Call the Foundation Office or contact Ron Noble or Dick Butler to volunteer for our most popular event.

Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon


The 2019 Spring Fashion Show, “This Could be the Start of Something New" "A Garden Party & Fashion Show" will feature fashions from several local shops.  


This event is sold out every year and is a major fund raiser for the Foundation.  Don't hesitate to gather your friends this year.  The fashion show will have a new look and lots of surprises.


Contact Dorothy at the PCF Office or Donna Kubik, Fashion Show Chairperson, to volunteer or make a donation.


Something Different!



Foundation members enjoy a cruise and dinner. Something Different Is a generous array of parties:  dinners, concerts, tours, lessons, competitions, and who knows what!  You will find a tempting menu of the unusual as well as familiar occasions and locations with all proceeds going to the Foundation.


Huggy Bears Program




Each month, a small volunteer group construct, sew, stuff, and deliver 30 soft, cuddly bears to Venice Regional Bayfront Health Center to be presented to children who arrive at the Emergency Room needing some comfort.  

Box Tops for Education


This program helps the Taylor Ranch School with cash or merchandise.  Simply clip Box Tops for Education labels and turn them in to the PCF office (preferred) or in the envelope hanging on the bulletin board in the Ladies’ Locker Room.  This year 446 box tops have been given to Taylor Ranch School.  For more information:

November Party

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Impact Grant


     The 2018 Impact Grant was awarded to Literacy Volunteers of South Sarasota County.  President Bob Hayden and the Impact Grant Committee presented the grant check to Joe Pokorney, LVSSC President, and Claudia Daniels, grant writer and Board Member.   

     The award of $19,271, will be used to fund a Study-Lab Program located in the Family Services Center, North Port, FL.  


The 2017 Impact Grant awarded to Habitat for Humanity South Sarasota County is presented to Aimee Holmes, Chief Develpment Officer.   

The Foundation has generously partnered with Habitat to lauch a new home revitalization program, A Brush with Kindness. The award of $16,000, along with paint donated by Sherwin Williams, will be used to paint one home per month for a qualified homeowner. 


Members of Plantation Community Foundation celebrate, with volunteers and the Executive Director of the Englewood Community Care Clinic, Inc., the Community "Impact Grant" which is funding a complete new laboratory.



Plantation Community Foundation's partnership with Gulf Coast Community Foundation provided funding for two new STEMsmart (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) classrooms in Venice Middle School.

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