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Chairwoman Heather Dunn

NAMI Sarasota County goes green for mental health

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Chairwoman Heather Dunn

Chad and Executive Director Colleen thayer, Kimberly Thomason and Steve Remis

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Chad and Executive Director Colleen thayer, Kimberly Thomason and Steve Remis

Kathy Gilkey, Honorary Chairwoman Doreen Sutherland, Gana Gilkey and Angela and Jody Abrams

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Kathy Gilkey, Honorary Chairwoman Doreen Sutherland, Gana Gilkey and Angela and Jody Abrams

The tables were decorated in shades of green.

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

The tables were decorated in shades of green.

Orchids centered every table.

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Orchids centered every table.

Barbara Howell, Barbara Wulf and Aurora Cameron

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Barbara Howell, Barbara Wulf and Aurora Cameron

Beverly and Artie Cavazzi

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Beverly and Artie Cavazzi

Brian Mariash and Donna Koffman

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Brian Mariash and Donna Koffman

Brenda Schimmel and Poll Giuffrida

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Brenda Schimmel and Poll Giuffrida

Linda Krysinski and David Peterson

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Linda Krysinski and David Peterson

Suzanne Connor, Jean Cooper, Bev Kellett and Joan Nixon

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Suzanne Connor, Jean Cooper, Bev Kellett and Joan Nixon

Robert Corace and Claudia Beaza

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Robert Corace and Claudia Beaza

Rodney Skinner, Melissa Larkin-Skinner, Giselle Stolper and Bob Collins

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Rodney Skinner, Melissa Larkin-Skinner, Giselle Stolper and Bob Collins

Geoff and Poppy Spencer with Will and Anna Chase

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Geoff and Poppy Spencer with Will and Anna Chase

Jeff Peterson, Linda Krysinski, Anne Weintraub and Sal Diaz-Verson

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Jeff Peterson, Linda Krysinski, Anne Weintraub and Sal Diaz-Verson

Stacy Greeter and Lam Nguyen

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Stacy Greeter and Lam Nguyen

Amelia Hanks, Emma Burke, Niki Kottmann and Katie Johns

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Amelia Hanks, Emma Burke, Niki Kottmann and Katie Johns

Rich Segall and Liza Caruso

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Rich Segall and Liza Caruso

Sara Carney, Vicki Hellerick and Julie Morris

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Sara Carney, Vicki Hellerick and Julie Morris

Jim Strickland and Adam Seidel

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Jim Strickland and Adam Seidel

Music by the Jazzberries filled the atrium as guests enjoyed cocktail hour.

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Music by the Jazzberries filled the atrium as guests enjoyed cocktail hour.

Steve and Amy Rakouskas

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Steve and Amy Rakouskas

Jonathan Cortez sings during dinner.

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Jonathan Cortez sings during dinner.

Co-Chairs Dr. Cary and Heather Dunn tell stories of their personal connection to mental illness.

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Co-Chairs Dr. Cary and Heather Dunn tell stories of their personal connection to mental illness.

Niki Kottmann tells guests that on average, one in five American adults lives with a mental illness.

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Niki Kottmann tells guests that on average, one in five American adults lives with a mental illness.

Volunteer Vicki Hellerick speaks about her experience living with mental illness and giving NAMI Ending the Silence presentations in local schools.

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Volunteer Vicki Hellerick speaks about her experience living with mental illness and giving NAMI Ending the Silence presentations in local schools.

Executive Director Colleen Thayer gives Chairwoman Heather Dunn a hug to thank her.

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Executive Director Colleen Thayer gives Chairwoman Heather Dunn a hug to thank her.

Executive Director Colleen Thayer is the only NAMI Sarasota County paid employee.

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 |

Executive Director Colleen Thayer is the only NAMI Sarasota County paid employee.

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