(Sarasota, FL) The Friendship Centers announced four new Board of Governors members and a new chair at its recent Annual Board meeting. The Board of Governors brings together regional community leaders from five counties to the govern Senior Friendship Centers and Senior Friendship Centers Foundation.
“This is an exciting time for...
President and CEO Erin McLeod is featured on the cover of February's West Coast Woman.
As the Friendship Centers' first woman President and only the second President and CEO in the organization's 42 year history, Erin is leading the way to address the growing numbers and needs of older adults in Sarasota, DeSoto, Collier, Charlotte an...
The match benefits organizations participating in Margin & Mission Ignition, an initiative of The Patterson Foundation, focused on boosting mission impact through earned-income strategies.
SARASOTA, Fla. (Jan. 28, 2016) – The Patterson Foundation boosted the fundraising efforts of the six nonprofits engaged in its Margin & Mission I...
Incoming Friendship Centers' President and CEO Erin McLeod shares her vision of the future of the Friendship Centers.
"The future of Friendship is built on the shoulders of icons: Brother William Geenen, Brother Charles Krupp, Molleen Pust and now, Bob Carter – leaders with vision, drive and dedication to the Mission. As I prepare to enter m...
The Department of Elder Affairs’ Disaster Preparedness Guide is now online and it is chocked full of information we feel is essential in helping you through a variety of difficult situations – from hurricanes, to tornadoes, to excessively hot temperatures.
For the English edition, click here.
For the Spanish edition,...
Did You Know?
....When you get a preventive medical test, you’re not just doing it for yourself. You’re doing it for your family and loved ones:
• Men are 24 percent less likely than women to have visited a doctor within the past year and are 22 percent more likely to have neglected their cholesterol tests.
• Men are 28 per...
Two long-standing medical clinics in Collier County are tying the knot to open a new location in East Naples to streamline medical care for needy patients.
The Senior Friendship Health Center and the Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida will share a 6,000-square-foot clinic that is slated to open in September. Read more in this article by Liz F...
The Friendship Centers’ 2015 Gala, “Friendship Around the World,” was a huge success, thanks to the generosity of patrons and dedicated volunteers who put in countless hours of planning to implement every aspect of this spectacular event.
Over 250 people attended on March 10 at the Friendship Center in Sarasota, which was transf...
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