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August 2019

For Sunshine from Darkness

August 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hyatt Sarasota, Tropics Room, 1000 Boulevard of the Arts
Sarasota, FL 34236
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The Lee and Bob Peterson Foundation Jeffrey Peterson, President Dear Friends, For over 15 years my parents presented the Sunshine from Darkness mental health symposium and fund raising dinner and raised over 5 million dollars for mental health research.   I have chosen to carry on the legacy of Lee and Bob by presenting the Sunshine from Darkness Journey to Wellness Symposium and Inspiring Hope Dinner on Saturday, March 14, 2020. My endeavors will benefit not only mental health research, but…

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October 2019

Mental Wellness… Easing your state of mind

October 23, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hyatt Sarasota, Tropics Room, 1000 Boulevard of the Arts
Sarasota, FL 34236
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A FREE educational event…Taking care of those you care about Presented by: Coastal Behavioral Healthcare and Compeer Sarasota at Coastal Mental and behavioral health educational event for family members, parents and friends.  A free educational conversation about “taking care of those you care about”.  If you are a family member, parent, caregiver or friend of someone with special needs around mental health or addiction this conversation will be important to you and your family. The event will feature speakers from: …

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April 2020

Giving Challenge 2020

April 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - April 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
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BE THE ONE ... TO CHANGE LIVES   .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; }   Mental illness does not discriminate: It's Sierra, a teenager battling bipolar disorder. It's Joe a middle-age man who, suffering from depression tried to kill himself. It’s John and Jo Ann who lost their son after two decades of schizophrenia.  …

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