EVENTS

Royal Ride Fall Gala

 

Big Shootout - 52 Card Winners

 

  • Pictured are Nancee Duffy and John Schell, who won $400 and $200, respectively.  
  • Winner of the $2,000 was Floyd Juday. 

 

The Lucky Draw Winners

 

$500  Ronald Wettlaufer

$300  Marilyn Wettlaufer

$200  Mryna Bianco

 

 

Live Auction Winners

Flo Murphy

Gourmet Dinner for 10 prepared by Chef Joe Culver

Shirley Kasko

Diamond Hoop Earrings donated by Reflections in Gold

Not pictured:

Ed LandonVan Wezel Theatre-Wizard of Oz

Eileen Kruzynsky - Asolo Repertory Theatre - 2 Tickets  

Sheila Breidenbaugh - FSU/Asolo Conservatory - 2 Tickets

Doug Chase - The Venice Symphony - 2 Tickets 

Joanne Kraska - Venice Theatre - 2 Tickets for Seven Performances

John Schell - 18-hole lesson with Sean Martin

            ***2018 Celebrity Classic***

Silent Auction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kathy Braglia and volunteers putting finishing touches on the Reflections in Gold display for the Silent Auction.

Finding the perfect gift

                       Guests Enjoying the Classic Cocktail Party

Registration volunteers at the ready.

 

Classic Co-Chair Dick Butler with Celebrity Jim Perry.

 

 

1970 Cy Young Award Winner
Jim Perry with friends.

Putting Contest

A challenging course.  Congratulations to Butch Benton and Dave O'Brien with a winning score of 16!

Golf Tournament

 

 

 

Plantation Golf & Country Club -

Carts staged and ready to go on a perfect day!!

 

 

Ron Noble, Co-Chair, enjoying a quiet moment before the 26th Annual Celebrity Classic Golf Tournament begins.

And the Winners are........ 

Best Amateur Two-Person Team-Putting Challenge  (2nd from left) Reid Stoner, (far right) Bill Gamber

Jan Daale pictured far right-Hole In One Winner on Panther 15.  Also, 2nd Place 1st Flight Panther winning team (r to l) Colin Channel, Bob Ruland, Reggie Lemelin, Doug Chase, Jan Daale

Mike Torrez with the winning 1st Place, 1st Flight Bobcat team featuring Jeff Kaminske, Monty Jackson, Joe Gonzalas, and Jantzen Barton

Bob Harrison with the winning 1st Place, 1st Flight Panther team featuring Tad Mitchell, Chip Brooks, Jason Dunkle, Mike Harrison

1st Place Team - 2nd Flight Panther (r to l) Brenda Eckard, Jane Smith, Jim Brown, Jean Broman, Rita Childers

Larry Eisenhauer with his winning team 1st Place, 2nd Flight Bobcat featuring Kevin Flanagan, Stan Brown, Jerry Oberding, David Walton

Frank Carpin (center) with his winning team 2nd Place, 2nd Flight Panther featuring (l to r) Bill Batchelder, Michael Mason, Stephen O'Regan, Robert Halkyard,

Ken Frailing with his winning team 2nd Place, 1st Flight Bobcat featuring Michael Bazin, David Gill, Gary Cole, Lynn Stoltzfus

Andy McGaffigan (center) with his winning team, 2nd Place, 2nd Flight Bobcat featuring (r to l) George Corsilia, Ross Smith, Jon Wioskowski, Jim Ruud

Ken Singleton with his winning team 3rd Place, 1st Flight Bobcat featuring Bob Harrigan, Carl Eskew, Blaise Dalvise, Joe Hougland

Joe Castiglione (center) with his winning team 3rd Place, 2nd Flight Bobcat featuring Jim Henry, Chuck Childers, Bruce Hamlin, Tom Agostinelli

David Palmer with his winning team 3rd Place, 1st Flight Panther featuring Mark Wilcox, James Walker, Luke Little, Tom Donato

Don Schwall (center) with his winning team 3rd Place, 2nd Flight Panther featuring (l to r) Ken Tracy, Robert Cross, John Sawulski, Gary Robertson 

2018 Celebrity Ladies' Day

Gathering for a day of shopping, lunch and dessert before evening activities at PGCC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lunch at Finns on Venice South Beach

 

 

Dessert at Patrice & Raymond DeMoss' Home

 

 

 

Hostesses Patrice DeMoss, Kathy Braglia & Battine Brusca welcome Celebrity Ladies to enjoy conversation and dessert.

Fashion Show

 

2018 Fashion Show & Luncheon Chair, Judy Thuer(c), Jean Broman (l), Model Chair, and Dorothy Piteo (r), PCF Admin

Special Raffle ticket sellers -  Janet Lee and Olivia Corlett 

Brenda Eckard, Membership Chair  Welcome attendees

Donna Kubik, PCF Board Member along with PCF Volunteers greet ladies

 

 

Welcome Cocktail

 

 

Jack Thuer and Dick Dawson greet guests with a mimosa, compliments of Lueanne Wood, P.A. and the Plantation Community Foundation.

 

"Making a Difference"

 

 

Pictured (l) to (r) Kathy Mason, PCF Grant Chair, and Mary Kopp, Guest Speaker, Venice Area Pregnancy Care Center. VAPC is one of fifty non-profit organizations that have benefitted from our efforts to "Make a Difference".

PCF Volunteer Models

St. Marco Boutique

PGCC Pro Shops

Lisa's Classic Rose

Sandy's Designer Clothing

SunBug

Model Photos Courtesy of Fran Belcuore

Barbara Petrie (l) and Sharon Phillips (r) counting out the 50/50 Raffle that generated enough to give 4 lucky winners $450 each.

Impact Grant

2018

     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.  This location brings together a variety of social service agencies that provide assistance to those who need it.

     A dedicated study-lab will provide a safe and welcoming space for students to meet with tutors, utilize computer equipment, and attend classes.  The number of students has increased 73% from 2010 to 2017.  LVSSC has helped 343 students from 48 different countries in 2016/2017.

2017

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.  This is a one-year program that will benefit income-qualified homewoners in need. It is Habitat's intent to help South Sarasota's most vulnerable population revitalize their homes with pride and dignity. 

2016

The Englewood Community Care Clinic, Inc. dedicated the beginning of its compact new laboratory to the Plantation Community Foundation.  Members of the Foundation's Impact Grant Committee, Foundation Board Members, Clinic volunteers and the Executive Director attended a ribbon cutting ceremony.  The Clinic plans to add equipment to its lab with the remaining $12,000 in funds from the grant.

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.

2014-2015

Partnership

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.

STEMsmart Classroom Dedication

Our Foundation Board at the opening of the first Foundation-supported STEMsmart classroom at Venice Middle School.

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