Like so many in Sarasota County, and beyond, we are still reeling from the loss of beloved friends and community heroes Charles and Margery Barancik. The inspiration, generosity, and pure love the Baranciks showed our nonprofit and philanthropic community were truly transformational. Earlier this month, mere days before tragedy struck, we — along with a leader from each of our boards — represented our foundations at a collegial, constructive meeting that included Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation CEO Teri A Hansen and Chuck Barancik himself.
We gathered to discuss Sarasota County’s biggest issues and opportunities, share progress on respective projects, and explore how we could leverage each other’s work and collaborate in meaningful new ways.
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