Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast dazzled guests with a Spring Soiree at the Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club on April 27.
The annual affair — which brought more than 200 guests to the club and benefits the organization's services for children in Manatee County — started with a lively mingling hour where guests picked up drinks and bid on silent auction items.
Co-chairs Heather Urribarri and Kevin St. John welcomed the audience before TV news figure Annette Gutierrez took to the stage to serve as emcee.
Sierra Gonzalez, a parent associated with Big Brothers Big Sisters then spoke to the impact the group has had on her family before it was time for the night's giving moment.
The event concluded with a chance drawin.