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Friday, June 12th, 2020


Marina Jacks 
2 Marina Plaza,

Sarasota, FL 34236

The Visionaries Dinner is a celebration that hosts our local visionaries with national visionaries who together, are creating a better world for the LGBTQ community. You will join our Project PRIDE founders, friends, families, and allies for an evening of celebration and inspiration filled with compelling stories from visionaries who have paved the way for our LGBTQ community and special guests who continue the fight for our equality. Your ticket will include a cocktail reception, an elegant dinner including open bar, live entertainment, thought-provoking speakers and guests, and a Memoriam honoring the four year anniversary of the Pulse tragedy.

Guests of Honor


Stacy Lentz

CEO of the Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative and Co-owner of the Stonewall Inn


Vic Basile

American LGBT rights activist. The first executive director of the Human Rights Campaign


Kurt Kelly

Owner of the Stonewall Inn and Co-founder of the Stonewall Inn Gives Back initiative.



Jen Ahearn-Koch

Mayor of City of Sarasota


Chief Bernadette DiPino

Chief of Sarasota Police


Tribute to the 4th Anniversary of the Pulse Tragedy.



$1500 Become a table sponsor of The Visionaries Dinner and receive:

• 10 Dinner Tickets.
• Name/Logo listed in the Pride Guide's under The Visionaries Dinner section.
• Name/Logo listed on the screen during The Visionaries Dinner.

A portion of proceeds will benefit


Project PRIDE's mission is to CELEBRATE, UNITE and SUPPORT Sarasota's people, businesses and organizations. That means fundraising and increasing awareness for local LGBTQ organizations. A portion of The Visionaries Dinner will benefit ALSO Youth.

ALSO Youth is a non-profit charity that provides peer support services, educational programs, advocacy, and referrals for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and questioning youth ages 13 to 21, their families and friends, and the community, thereby enhancing self-esteem, promoting healthy dialogue, and increasing awareness of sexual minority youth issues.

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