The following individuals, families, foundations, and businesses have made generous donations to our mission in 2016-17. We are proud to also recognize in perpetuity our charter members for their pioneering gifts to and dedicated support of what was, at the time, a fledgling organization.

SPONSORSHIPS
($5,000+ annually)
Program Sponsors
Gerri Aaron
The Florida Division of Cultural Affairs
The National Endowment of the Arts

Artist Residency Sponsors
Aspen Music Festival Composer Residencies
Georgia Court Residency
Annette Dignam Hermitage/SCF Endowed
  Residency in Literature
Florida Humanities Council Lifetime
  Achievement in Writing Residency
Michael Kalman Residency
Beverly Koski Kennedy Center Residencies
Charlotte and Charles Perret Residency
Sarasota Film Festival Residencies
Ina Schnell Residency
Cynthia Tremblay Residency




 
PALM CIRCLE DONORS
($2,500+ annually)
Gerri Aaron
Steve Adler
Caroline and Dyck Andrus
James Appold
Ginger and Bob Bailey
Ball Construction
Beverly and Robert Bartner
Deborah Beacham
Ellen Berman
Mandell L. and Madeline H.
  Berman Foundation
Rita and Gene Bicknell
Robert C. Blattberg
Adam Bold
Larry Bold and Carol White Bold
Castle Air
Michael and Carol Clark
Cici Cook
Rebecca Cook and Bernard Dickens
Kim Cornetet
Georgia Court
Warren Coville
Marletta and Robert Darnall
Daniel Denton
Ilene and David Denton
Annette and Thomas Dignam
Laurence Gray
Linda and David Green
Renee Hamad
Don and Kate Harris
Charles Huisking
Charlotte Isaacs
Ann and Robert Jackson
Alexandra Jupin
Michael Kalman
Key Agency, Inc.
Michael Klauber
Jane and Bill Knapp
Beverly Koski
Tom and Sherry Koski
Diana Lager
Lock N' Key Restaurant
Caroline Lose-Frahn
Ruth and Andy Maass
Linda and Michael Mansperger
Paula and Tom McInerney
Carolyn Michel
Janice and Bernie Olszowy
George and Sarah Pappas
Margaret Pennington
Charlotte and Charles Perret
Shirley and Cecil Pickett
Robin Radin
Michele Redwine
Ringling College of Art and Design
Joy Rogers Norwood
Judith Russell
Jacklyn and John Ruthman
Ina Schnell
Seibert Architects, P.A.
Karen Solem
Hillary Steele
Claudia and Edward Swan
Dennis Thompson
Nelda Thompson
Sid Tracy
Cynthia Tremblay
Dolly Vinton
Virginia Weil
 
FOUNDERS’ FUND ENDOWMENT
Gerri Aaron
Peggy and Kenneth Abt
Steve and Dale Adler
Beverly and Robert Bartner
Betty Jean and David Bavar
Deborah and Walton Beacham
Jan and Debbi Benedict
Carolyn Benedict-Drew
Ellen Berman
Robert C. Blattberg
Larry Bold and Carol White Bold
Sharon Burde
Carol and Michael Clark
Mary R. Clement
Rebecca Cook and Bernard Dickens
Cici Cook
Ilene and David Denton
Annette and Tom Dignam
Rebecca Donelson
Shelly Dorfman
Susan Dweck
Ralph Earle and Julie Earle
Anne and Bob Essner
Linda and David Green
Renee Hamad
Kate and Don Harris
Deborah and Joel Healy
Mimi and Alfred Hernandez
Pamela Hughes
Penelope Huneke
Michael Kalman
Laura Kaminsky and Rebecca Allan
Susan C. Kelley
Carole Kleinberg
Jane and Bill Knapp
Linda and John Larsen
Bianca Lawrence
Julie and Brock Leach
Ruth and Andy Maass
Kristine W. Miller
Anna Maria Nekoranec
Rochelle Nigri
Pat and Ron Pantello
Deborah and William Partridge
Charles and Charlotte Perret
Susan Poduska
Michele Redwine
Marta T. Riordan
Flori Roberts
Joy Rogers Norwood
Debbie and Wayne Seitl
Stephanie Shaw
Karen Solem and Charles Forman
Laura Spencer
Lois Stulberg
Claudia and Edward Swan
Larry and Pat Thompson
Monica and David Verinder
Judith Zuckerberg
 
IN KIND
The Hermitage is proud to thank the following for providing in-kind services which support our mission and operations: Castle Air, Englewood YMCA, Lock ‘N Key Restaurant, Manasota Beach Club, Market Wise Advertising, Publix Super Markets Charities, and Thoroughbred Golf Carts.
 
FOUNDATIONS & GRANTS
Allyn Foundation
Arts and Cultural Alliance of
  Sarasota County
Bank of America Client Foundation
Community Foundation of
  Sarasota County
Florida Division of Cultural Affairs
Florida Division of Historical
  Resources
Greenfield Foundation
Gulf Coast Community
  Foundation
National Endowment
  for the Arts
Plantation Community
  Foundation
Publix Super Markets
  Charities
Seabury Foundation
Sustainable Arts Foundation
Woman’s Exchange
 
MUSE LUNCHEON
January 17, 2017
Luncheon Founder and Chair
Debbi Benedict

Founders’ Fund Benefactor
Gerri Aaron

Table Sponsors
Beverly Bartner
Deborah Beacham
Kim Cornetet
Renee Hamad
Charlotte Perret
Nelda Thompson

Patrons
Peggy Abt
Debbi Benedict
Ellen Berman
Carol and Larry Bold
Murray Bring
Carol Camiener
Aimee Cogan
Georgia Court
Rebecca Donelson
Kathy Francoletti
Patrick Hennigan
Patricia Johnson
Alexandra Jupin
Sherry and Tom Koski
Diana Lager
Ruth and Andy Maass
Julie Riddell
Flori Roberts
Ina Schnell
Judith Schwartzbaum
Tracy Seider
Hillary Steele
Charlie Ann Syprett
Margarete Van Antwerpen
Myrna and John Welch
Kim Wheeler

Magazine Sponsor
Scene Magazine

In-Kind and Muse Gifts
530 Burns Gallery
Peggy Allen
Marcia and Michael Corrigan
Lucy Lapides
Market Wise Advertising
Michael’s On East
Anne Patterson
Martha Rogers
John Shank
Ambassadors
Gerri Aaron
Peggy Abt
Steve Adler
Scott Anderson
Caroline Andrus
Beverly Bartner
Deborah Beacham
Ellen Berman
Patty Bettle
Larry Bold
Becky Bolletti
Kathy Coffey
Aimee Cogan
Kim Cornetet
Annette Dignam
Rebecca Donelson
Kathy Francoletti
David Green
Mary Evelyn Guyton
Renee Hamad
Susan Hines
Alexandra Jupin
Vivian Kouvant
Bianca Lawrence
Andy Maass
Denise Mei
Gila Meriwether
Wendy Merriman
Mary-Lou Moulton
Joy Rogers Norwood
Pat Pantello
Debbie Partridge
Charlotte Perret
Julie Riddell
Flori Roberts
Jennifer Rust
Tracy Seider
Debbie Seitl
Stephanie Shaw
Cindy Stuhley
Lois Stulberg
Jane Summerville
Charlie Ann Syprett
Pat Taylor
Nelda Thompson
Margarete van Antwerpen
Elizabeth Van Riper
Chris Voelker
Myrna Welch
Ellen Wells
Kim Wheeler
Peggy Wilhelm
Judy Zuckerberg
 
ARTFUL LOBSTER
November 12, 2016
Grand Sponsor
Gulf Coast Community Foundation

Invitation Sponsor
Bank of America

Decorations Sponsor
Ric Coffey - State Farm Insurance Agent

Gold Table Sponsors
Steven and Dale Adler
Carol White Bold and Larry Bold
Ann and Robert Jackson
Nelda Thompson
Dolly Vinton

Silver Table Sponsors
Caroline and Dyck Andrus – Rebecca Donelson and Robert Blattberg
Ellen Berman – Charlotte and Charles Perret
Ruth and Andy Maass – Sarah and George Pappas
Joy P. Rogers – Karen Solem

Benefactors
Gerri Aaron
Bender, Bender & Chandler, PA
Caldwell Trust Company
Daniel J. Denton
Englewood Community Hospital
Linda and David Green
Renee Hamad
Donald and Kate Harris
Alexandra Jupin and John Bean
Debbie and Nick Kelley
Thomas and Sherry Koski
Carolyn Michel
Drs. Mario Petrini and Sandra Nohre
Bob and Babs Taliaferro Potter
Michele Redwine
Hillary Steele
J. Tracy Tucker and Joel D. Howard
Artful Lobster Committee
Beth Cannata, chair
Debbi Benedict
Ellen Berman
Kathy Coffey
Lisa Rubinstein
Marianne Schafer
Robyn Schmitt
Elizabeth Van Riper

Auction Items and In-kind Donors
Amie Swan
Asolo Repertory Theatre
Basix On Dearborn
Beach Road Bistro & Boutique
Boca Royal Golf & Country Club
Coffrin Jewelers
Farlow’s On the Water
Flat Bread Pizza
Mildred Headdy
Sam Holladay, Seibert Architects
Jan and Dennis Holly, Kilwins
Laura Kaminsky and Rebecca Allan
Michael Klauber
Mango Bistro
Tom and Judi McInerney
Market Wise Advertising
Michael’s On East
Morton’s Market
The Orchid Lady
Joe Palmerio
Meg Pierce
Holly Pisaturo, Florida West Art and Jewel
John and Margaret Probst
Michele Redwine
Southern Design Living
Caroll Swayze
Thoroughbred Golf Carts
Elizabeth Van Riper
Judy Veale 
 
GREENFIELD PRIZE AWARD DINNER
April 22, 2017
Gold Underwriters
Charlotte and Charles Perret

Silver Sponsors
Gerri Aaron
Sherry and Tom Koski
Ringling College of Art and Design
SunTrust Private Wealth Management - Jim Roque

Benefactors
Carol and Larry Bold
Murray Bring and Kay Delaney
Carole Crosby
Linda and David Green
Gulf Coast Community Foundation
Ann and Robert Jackson
Michael Kalman
Alyssia Lazin Kapic and Pavel Kapic
Diana Lager
Cheryl Loeffler
Bobbi and Will Lorry
Ruth and Andy Maass
Carolyn Michel and Howard Millman
Carol Phillips
Robin Radin
Flori Roberts
Ina Schnell
Felice Schulaner and Dennis Rees
Lois Stulberg
Exclusive Magazine Sponsor



Partners
 
CHARTER MEMBERS
Syd and Rita Adler
Alfred and Janet Azzoni
Eileen Best
Vito Bisceglia
Franklin and Mary Clement
Jon and Nita Edmondson Cole
David and Laurie Dignam
Mari Dignam
Tom and Annette Dignam
John and Becky Dubowik
Richard and Leslie Edwards
Joel Elkes and Sally Lucke-Elkes
John and Barbara Freeman
Millie Headdy
Albert Joerger
Key Realty Inc.
Jack and Mary Landis
Warren Lorenger
Neil and Sandy Malamud
Robert and Pamela Gore Meade
Newport Construction
Craig and Nancy Peeple
Robert and Barbara Potter
Malcolm and Kathryn Robertson
 
CREATIVE FUTURES
ENDOWMENT FUND                  
Rita Adler
Caroline and Dyck Andrus
Debbi Benedict
Ellen Berman
Robert Blattberg and Rebecca
  Donelson
Larry Bold and Carol White Bold
Kiitty Cranor and John Cranor III
Ilene and David Denton
Joel Elkes and Sally Lucke Elkes
Brad and Mary Beth Goddard
Balthazar and Melba Jimenez
Alexandra Jupin and Jon Bean
Harold and Nancy Lukas
Andy and Ruth Maass
George and Sarah Pappas
Jett Thompson
Nelda Thompson
 
DIGNAM FAMILY HERMITAGE
PRESERVATION FUND                 
James and Rike Baldino
Carol White Bold
Larry Bold
Chrstine Boone
Blaise and Kathy Castellano
Philip and Suzanne Conover
Arthur and Cici Cook
Katharine Couchot
Daniel Denton
David and Ilene Denton
Tom and Annette Dignam
Robert and Ann Ferrell
Allyn Gallup
Robert D. Gary
David and Linda Green
David and Hobey Hinchman
Peggy Hunt
Tom and Sherry Koski
William and Bobbi Lorry
Peg Lowery
Scott and Peg Macleod
Carolyn Michel
Timothy Moon
Mario Petrini and Sandra
  Nohre
Pedro Reis
Flori Roberts
Lisa Rubinstein
Rodger and Franklyn Skidmore
Karen Solem and Charles
  Forman
Roger and Kathie Sollie
John and Rita Steele
Greg and Brenda Symons
Jett Thompson
Nelda Thompson
Andrew B. Walker
Stephen Wilberding and Teri
  Hansen

Support the Hermitage

Gifts at all levels are considered expressions of support for our mission and are most gratefully appreciated. For more information on making a donation, please contact:

Bruce Rodgers
Executive Director
director@hermitageartistretreat.org
or
Craig Badinger
Development Director
development@hermitageartistretreat.org
941.475.2098 Ext.2

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