Thank You Sponsors and Granting Organizations

You enable us to touch the minds of children, conserve threatened or endangered species and preserve historic structures.  Our educational programs would not be as rich, our projects not as successful,  and our events not as fun without your support and for that, we give you heartfelt thanks.    Below are the sponsors and granting organizations that gave to us this past year:

Platinum Level

Boca Grande Woman’s Club


Gold Level

Morgan Stanley

Southwest Florida Community Foundation


Silver Level

Chrys and Doug Hyde

Maureen and Ched McConnell


Bronze Level

Pattie and John Cleghorn

Mike Douglas Plumbing and Air Conditioning

Linda and Bob Sommerville

John and Carol Walter Family Foundation


Copper Level

Boca Grande Real Estate

Richard Cuda

Pam and Larry Hannah

Carter and Ben Miller

Ginny and Peter Nicholas

Nora Lea and Ed Reefe

Pat and John Rice

Susie Goodale Stringer

Tim Dumas-Merrill Lynch

Natalie and Phil Stutzman

Tarpon Shores Dental


Friends Level

Gil Memorial Classic

Michael Giobbe

McHugh-Porter Builders, Inc.

The Sholley Foundation

Gulf Coast Community Foundation

Gulf Coast Community Foundation

In-Kind Sponsors

Audio Solutions

Brad Ault

Boca Beacon

Captain Mark Becton

Sandy Burroughs

Bret Clark, PA

Captain Charlie Coleman

Captiva Cruises

Coral Creek Club

Douglas David

Joyce and David Ferrie

Carol and Nathan Forrester

Gasparilla Inn

Lynda and Jim Grant

Suzie Grimes

Pam and Larry Hannah

Eric Holch

Chrys and Doug Hyde

Captain Nat Italiano

James Griffith Hair Salon

Chad Lach

Lemon Bay Golf Club

Captain Tommy Locke

Dian McKeithan-Miller

Bill Nash

Palm Island Resort


Captain Gary Peeples

Photographic Images by Heidimarie

Captain Mike Reark

Peggy Saewert

Captain Doug Stewart

Caroll Swayze

Ron Thompson

Tarpon Lodge

Tropic Star

Useppa Island Club


If we have left anyone off the list, please forgive us.


“Never doubt that a small group of committed people can change the world.
Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead

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P.O. Box 637 Boca Grande, FL 33921