TEEN COURT OF SARASOTA TO HOST SECOND ANNUAL “MAKING HERSTORY” EVENT in celebration of women’s history month
SARASOTA, Fla. – Teen Court of Sarasota, Inc., a local nonprofit organization, is excited to announce its second annual “Making HERstory” event will take place Thursday, March 1, at 5:30 p.m. at The Westin (located at 1175 N. Gulfstream Ave., Sarasota, FL 34236). In celebration of Women’s History Month, students and professionals from the community are invited to a presentation featuring keynote speaker Michael Saunders, Founder and CEO of Michael Saunders & Company, and a panel discussion focused on sharing stories of career successes, struggles, and advice. The panel discussion, moderated by Joey Panek, Senior Producer of ABC7 Suncoast View, includes Shelli Freeland Eddie, Founder and CEO of Freeland Law Firm and Mayor of Sarasota; Deborah Blue, Shareholder at Dickinson & Gibbons P.A.; and Camile Campagna, Assistant State Attorney for the 12th Judicial Circuit. Prior to the presentation (begins at 6:30 p.m.), separate receptions, in which hors d’oeuvres will be served, will be held for adult guests and students. Tickets are $50 for students and $95 for adults (one cocktail is included for adults; cash bar available).
All proceeds from “Making HERstory” will benefit Teen Court’s continued growth as an organization, reaching over 4,000 youth each year. For additional information, tickets, and sponsorship opportunities, please visit sarasotateencourt.org/2018-making-herstory.
About Teen Court of Sarasota, Inc.
Teen Court of Sarasota, Inc.’s mission is to introduce area youth to activities and services that promote feelings of self-esteem and self-improvement when they develop a healthy attitude toward authority. All organizational activities instill and teach the benefits of law-abiding citizenship and civic engagement. Teen Court provides youth ages 8 to 18 with educational development activities that are designed to meet the specific needs of at-risk youth and student volunteers. The philosophical framework of its services is to offer educational classes and intervention services that transform the lives of young people. By providing the area’s youth with ways they can make positive change in both their community and in their own lives, they become active participants in finding solutions for problems that impact their community.