- Wednesday February 20, 2013
- 11:00am - 1:00pm
- Michael's On East
- Marcella Schuyler
- Group Hosting:
- First Step of Sarasota, Inc.
- Group Benefiting:
- First Step's Mothers & Infants program
- Kelly French
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Caring Hearts supports First Step’s Mothers & Infants program. The event includes lunch at Michael’s On East, the awarding of the Caring Heart of the Year Award and testimony from a program graduate, as well as a raffle or silent auction. Individual tickets are $60 each and sponsorship opportunities are also available. Mothers & Infants provides substance abuse treatment and counseling for pregnant women with an addiction. Additionally, the women receive parenting classes, workforce assistance and links to a myriad of other community services. Since the program’s inception in 1995, it has celebrated the births of nearly 300 healthy, drug-free babies – a 100% success rate.
PHOTO GALLERY: Republican Women's Club of Sarasota Holiday luncheon
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PHOTO GALLERY: Macy's Letters to Santa
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