One Liners Sarasota and Manatee: Centerstone, Gulfside Bank and more

Publix Super Markets Charities granted $135,000 to All Faiths Food Bank, in Sarasota, to support its Mobile Pantry Program, which provides fresh produce, meat and groceries at nearly 740 distribution sites. (Pictured above)

Dennis Murphy, president and CEO of Sarasota’s Gulfside Bank, was named chair of the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce for 2021-2022.

David L. Wyant Jr.

Shumaker Partner David L. Wyant Jr. was named a lead broadcast commentator for Head of the Charles Regatta which was held in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Laura Bassler Cota, co-owner of The Cota Group Insurance Company, in Bradenton, joined the board of directors for the State College of Florida Foundation.

Denise Davis-Cotton, director of the University of South Florida’s Center for Partnerships in Arts Integrated Teaching, on the Sarasota-Manatee campus, was named principal investigator of an $8.5 million grant, awarded by the U.S. Department of Education, to strengthen arts educational programming in the nation’s educational system.

Raul Elizalde

Sarasota financial investment advisor Raul Elizalde was recognized with the 2021 Five Star Wealth Manager award for the fourth consecutive year.

Centerstone, a Bradenton nonprofit health system that specializes in mental health and substance use prevention and treatment, added Amy Wrightson and Ann Campbell to its board of directors.

Nick DeVito II, partner at Ian Black Real Estate, was elected to serve as chapter admissions chair for the Florida chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS.

Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation named Michael Valentino as its 2021-22 board chairman.

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