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Raise Your Glass for Friendship!

THE FRIENDSHIP CENTERS OF CHARLOTTE COUNTY’S FIRST “RAISE YOUR GLASS FOR FRIENDSHIP” EVENT TO BE HELD MARCH 28, 2017. This year’s inaugural event will feature bourbon and scotch tasting at The Turtle Club in Punta Gorda to benefit programming for older adults in...

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Moving Forward: Friendship Takes Technology to a New Level

By Erin McLeod, President and CEO of the Friendship Centers Not too long ago, there was a stereotype that seniors didn’t like technology. That’s as old as my husband’s Blackberry. In fact, the seniors I talk to love their smart phones and iPads. They love the...

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Moving forward: Meeting growing needs of a new generation

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 –...

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Friendship Center for Aging Studies

The Friendship Center for Aging Studies is a new initiative will providing accredited continuing education training to local and regional professionals. The next course to be offered through the Friendship Center for Aging Studies will be “The Neurorevolution- The...

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Speed Dating for Seniors

STIR IT UP 60+ Speed Dating and More at the Friendship Centers. An evening of fun and an opportunity to meet new friends.

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Venice Lights of Friendship

Now in its second sensational year, Venice Lights of Friendship will shine a light on our programs in Venice, with all proceeds benefiting the Venice Campus. This sparkling dinner and fundraiser will take place on December 8, 2016 at the Venice Friendship Center (2350...

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“Tea and Friends” Lee County

A fashion show, luncheon buffet with sweet and savory treats and community speakers will raise funds for Lee County Friendship Centers’ Adult Day Services and raise awareness about Alzheimer’s.

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My Journey: Record your stories for future generations

Everyone’s journey is a story. Through the years, you’ve accumulated a lifetime of knowledge and wisdom. Now, thanks to My Journey, a new initiative being launched at the Friendship Centers in Sarasota, you can record and preserve your story, in your words, to share...

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West Coast Woman Cover Features President & CEO Erin McLeod

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...

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