Thank you to the following sponsors for making My Hometown Fest 2017 possible!

Regional Sponsors


Sunset Kia Bradenton-Sarasota

The Sunset Kia dealerships of Bradenton and Sarasota are proud to be automotive leaders in the Tampa Bay-area. Since opening their doors, both Sunset Kia dealerships have kept a firm commitment to their customers, offering a wide selection of vehicles and aiming to make the process of buying a car as quick and hassle-free as possible. Visit Sunset Kia of Bradenton or Sunset Kia of Sarasota online.

Dakkak Insurance

Rated as Sarasota’s #1 overall insurance agency, Dakkak Insurance specializes in helping clients meet their auto, home, umbrella, commercial, life, health, long term care, and financial services needs.
We understand the importance of “Protecting What’s Important To You.”

Hancock Bank

More than a century ago, our founders saw the need for a bank built to last—an institution anchored in values, reinforced with resilience, and focused on opportunity. To realize their vision, they forged business foundations from the character and community that distinguish the Gulf South. Today, we carry on that remarkable legacy as one of America’s strongest, safest banks serving one of the nation’s most vibrant corridors.

LCM Capital Advisors

From investment and retirement planning to risk management and estate conservation, LCM Advisors specializes in helping clients develop a comprehensive, cohesive financial strategy that fits their unique needs.

Friends of Sertoma Sponsors


Achieve Credit Union

Bitner-Poff and Co.

Carlson Cleaners

Crowley Services Inc.

InterMedia Productions

Manasota Commercial Construction

Mojo Productions

Palm Printing

Purmont & Martin Insurance Agency

Sarasota Bradenton International Airport

Sarasota Ford

Wagner Realty

Beer Sponsors


Shock Top

Shock Top is an award-winning, unfiltered, wheat beer that took the country by storm when it won best Belgian White at the North American Beer Awards in 2006 and 2007. The makers of Shock Top have since expanded their offerings with other fun and refreshing options including Lemon Shandy and Honeycrisp Apple Wheat. Visit Shock Top online.


Gold Coast Eagle Distributing

Gold Coast Eagle Distributing sells and markets all brands produced by Anheuser-Busch, Modelo/Corona, and many Import and Craft beers in Manatee and Sarasota counties. The company employs about 160 sales, service and support associates and runs 40 trucks per day. It’s also involved in over 600 local charitable events every year. Visit Gold Coast Eagle Distributing online.

Media Partners


Observer Group

Formed in 1995 with the acquisition of the Longboat Observer, Observer Media Group Inc. has grown into a family-owned and operated multimedia company with nine newspapers, six websites, a quarterly arts and social magazine and more than 100 employees serving multiple communities around Florida. Visit the Observer Group online.



For over 40 years WWSB, ABC 7 has been the local news leader for the Suncoast. It’s the only station with a team of extraordinarily experienced News and Weather Anchors who have covered the Suncoast’s local news, weather and sports for decades. From Palmetto to Port Charlotte, they cover it all! Visit WWSB, ABC7 online.


Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Sarasota Herald-Tribune was founded in 1925. Today, 90 years later, our company has transformed from a newspaper to a diversified media company known as the Herald-Tribune Media Group. The HTMG’s mission is to be the most trusted and valued source of news and information in the market we serve. Visit the Sarasota Herald-Tribune online.

Brand Underground

Brand Underground specializes in delivering superior quality brand development, marketing and communication services for both nonprofit and for-profit businesses. From traditional advertising and public relations to the latest in website development, social media and multimedia campaigns, we help your business tell its unique story.


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