EVENT PICTURES

Bluegrass & BBQ

Our first event of the 2020-21 Fundraising Season, Bluegrass & BBQ, was a sold-out event.  A guitar strumming evening with music provided by "Midnight Train" was enjoyed by all.

"MIDNIGHT TRAIN"

 

Entertained the crowd of PCF members and supporters at the first event of the 2020-21 fun-raising season.

BIG SHOOTOUT - 56 CARD               WINNERS

 

Bill Gamber - 9 of Spades

 

Dan Geary - 5 of Spades

 

Gerry Gruber (not pictured) - Joker Spade

 

- 2021 ROYAL RIDE GOLF CART WINNERS -

 

MONTH                         RIDE #1                                        RIDE #2

 

January              Robert & Janice McClanaghan      Bill & Cathy Trent

 

February             Rosemary Bussiere                      Louis Sharp

 

March                 Bruce & Ruthanne Hamlin           John & Jini Hardenbergh

 

April                   Fran & Beverly Phillips                Frank & Toni Walls

 

May                    Bill & Ellen Camp                        Dan & Maureen Geary

 

June                   Ray & Jane Leather                    Jim & Ruth Ruud

 

Juy                     Floyd & Mary Juday                    Rick & Maryann Melus

 

August                Robert MacDonald                      Byron & Janet Hill

 

September          Paul & Sheila Suffredini             Shirley Ellis & Alex Martell

 

October              Doug & Joanne Koplein              Jim Henry & Jane Smith

 

November           Tom & Beverly Zwetschke          Mike & Karen McCreery

 

December           Mike & Kathy Mason                  John & Patti Lauer


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- BIG SHOOTOUT - 56 CARD RAFFLE WINNERS -

 

$400            BILL GAMBER          9 OF SPADES

$400              DAN GEARY           5 OF SPADES

$2000         GERRY GRUBER   JOKER OF SPADES


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BOURBON TASTING WINNER - RON NOBLE

  

          2019-2020 FUNDRAISERS

2019-20 FALL "FUN"RAISER

Big Shootout - 56 Card Winners

 

Stephanie Simpson

Don Broman

Gerry Gruber

Lucky Draw Raffle

 

Al Gatto

James Sundahl

Shirley Kasko

 

 

Shirley Kasko

 

    one of the evenings LUCKY DRAW winners

Live Auction Winners

 

  • 3 & Me Tennis Lessons - Bill Roberts
  • Entertainment Package - Bill Sweeney
  • Diamond Necklace - Tom Kubik
  • 18-hole Lesson with Michael Raber - Bill Walker
  • Gourmet Dinner for 10 w/Chef Bruce Bailey - Ellen Camp
  • Wine Tasting Experience - Eileen Kruzynski
  • Fitness Package - Donna Kubik

PCF Volunteers

Jane Batchelder &

Don Broman - Royal Ride Committee Members

 

 

Event Greeters

 

 

Bobby Sockers

 

 

2020 ROYAL RIDE WINNERS

 

January      Vincent & Patsy Scuzzo     

                  Robert & Janice McClanaghan

 

February     Robert & Venus Belger

                  Michael & Linda Catalano

 

March         Dan & Barbara Witmer

                  Tom & Donna Kubik

 

April           Bernie Brown

                  Herman & Judith Feldhusen

 

May            Dan & Maureen Geary

                  Robert MacDonald

 

June           Bob & Lili Jones

                  Pat & Nancee Duffy

 

July            Ray & Jane Leather

                  Dave & Sharon Phillips

 

August        Jerry & Ruth Armstrong

                  Robert MacDonald

 

September  Lou & Anne Valery

                  Paul & Sheila Suffredini

 

October      Donald & Stephanie Sexton

                  Pete & Barbara Petrie

 

November   Tom & Beverly Zwetschke

                  Bob & Joanne Hayden

 

December   Doug & JoAnne Koplein

                  Bill & Cathy Trent

 

 

"LOVELY TO LOOK AT" FASHION SHOW 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our volunteers at Registration.....What would we do without them!!!

 

 

The excitment builds as the Special Raffle Volunteers gear up for the crowd.  

 

Pictured L - R:

Jan Lee, Cindy Williams, Susan Halkyard, Olivia Corlett, Kathy Braglia, Paula Dawson, Lili Jones

 

Cash, Check, or Credit Card?  These volunteers were there to help with purchases.

 

Pictured L - R:

Whitney Sale, Barbara Sellis, Lin Gruber

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So many generous donors made the Lucky Raffle exciting.

 

 

The beautiful floral arrangements were created by our own volunteers Claire Peterlin and Betty Hess.  

 

Music was provided by Bill Shannon.

Guest Speaker - Daila Lybarger, Director of Programs and Services, InStride

 

As one of our grant recipients, InStride, whose organization's mission is:  "Partnering with our horses, we challenge individuals of all abilities to reach their fullest potential", provided the group with insight into their program.

 

Without your participation, we could not

"Make a Difference" in South Sarasota County!

 

Pictured L-R:

 

Judy Thuer, Past President, Daila Lybarger, Guest Speaker & Ruth Ruud, Chair, Enjoying the 30th annual Luncheon & Fashion Show.

Just Some of the Styles Presented

Fashions by Dillard's

Models ready to strut their stuff!!!!!

Sharon Phillips

Maureen Richards

Venus Belger

Sharon Heaton

Rita Childers

Myrna Bianco 

Jane Smith

Donna Kubik

Betty Carpentier

 

 

 

And our own Richard Eyer,

PGCC General Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you to Pete Petrie for Program Artwork, Fran Belcuore for Photography, the Men of the Foundation who managed our parking & provided transportation, the talented artists for their beautiful pieces donated to our Lucky Draw Raffle, the Model Assistants behind the scenes and those ensuring our models arrived and left the runways safely and the many volunteers who helped make the 2020 Fashion Show & Luncheon once again a fabulous fundraising event.

  2020 Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament

The Silent Auction always offers some great finds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reflections in Gold display for the Silent Auction.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Silent Auction Co-Chairs

Kathy Braglia and Janice McClanaghan

Cocktail Party

Greeters - Jane Smith, Barb Petrie, Rita Childers, Sue Sawulski, June Reich

                      Guests Enjoying the Pro-Am Cocktail Party

Pete Petrie, Chairman and Bob Belcuore entertain guests at the Cocktail Party.

Pro-Am Golf Tournament

Michael Raber, Director of Golf and Volunteers welcome players

Putting contest.........

Ready for the Links

Hole in One Prize

Just a few of the Teams

And the Winners are........ 

Jim Henry - winner of both the Putting Contest and the Golf Cart

 

Professional Pro’s:
  1st Place – Danny Edwards – The Fountains Country Club, Lake Worth, FL
  2nd Place – Kevin Paschall –Serenoa Golf Club, Sarasota, FL
  3rd Place – Rob Knight - PGCC

 

Amateur Winners:

 

Flight #1

  1st Place – Rob Beatenhead, Myrna Bianco, Jim Straub, Mike Hutto

  2nd Place – Ed Arsenault, Luke Little, Joe Furtaw, Nick Forest
  3rd Place – Robert Cross, Pat Decker, Ken Tracy, Gary Robertson
  4th Place – Danny Cornell, Brad Houston, Joe Magennis, Ron Noble
  5th Place – Doug Koplein, Fran Phillips, Joe Romary, John Lauer

 

Flight #2
  1st Place – Totte Bolter, Neil Johnson, John Schaefer, Mike McCreery
  2nd Place – William Johanns, Bob Jones, Pete Petrie, Jack Thuer

 

Closest to the Pin
  1. Robert Cross
  2. Jennifer Gosse
  3. Monty Jackson
  4. Danny Cornell

 

 

 

We could not make this tournament happen without our volunteers and corporate sponsors.  THANK YOU ALL.

Impact Grant

2019

      The PCF was able to award 2 Community Impact Grants in 2019.

      $26,000 was awarded to InStride Therapy to start a new therapeutic program for veterans suffering from PTSD and related conditions.     

     $48,000 was awarded to the Senior Friendship Center in Venice to fully upgrade two of their client lavatories.   

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.  

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 launch 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. 

2016

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.

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