Thank you to the following sponsors for making My Hometown Fest 2019 possible!

Major Sponsors

Sunset Automotive Group

The Sunset Automotive Group has 14 full service dealerships representing 17 different manufacturers in Sarasota, Venice and Bradenton. We also offer 4 conveniently located body shops so we are able to meet each of our customer’s needs in a one stop shop approach. We have a strong and committed sales staff with many years of experience satisfying our customers’ needs. Feel free to browse our inventory online, request more information about vehicles, set up a test drive or inquire about financing! Visit Sunset Automotive Group online to learn more.

Zephyrhills Bottled Water

In Florida, you’ll find miles of oceanfront, 12 months of sunshine and some of the friendliest people you’ve ever met. But our best-kept secrets are the springs that give us the fresh-tasting Zephyrhills® Brand Natural Spring Water that folks from Florida are lucky enough to enjoy. Learn more by visiting Zephyrhills Bottled Water online.

Dr. Green Relief

Dr. Green Relief is the patient’s choice for Medical Marijuana Doctors in Florida. We make getting your Medical Marijuana Card easy! After you schedule your appointment, you will be evaluated by a compassionate and well-qualified doctor that understands the benefits of recommending medical marijuana for your condition. Our knowledgeable staff will guide you through the enrollment process at no additional charge. Dr. Green Relief remains the #1 choice for Medical Marijuana Doctors in Florida by offering risk-free Medical Marijuana Card Evaluations. If the doctor does not recommend medical marijuana for your condition, you will not be charged for your visit. Learn more by visiting Dr. Green Relief online.

Friends of Sertoma Sponsors

Hancock Whitney 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. Learn more by visiting Hancock Whitney Bank online.

Willis Smith Construction

Willis A. Smith Construction, Inc. is a privately held construction management firm based in Sarasota providing expert commercial builder services. We have been providing quality construction services in Southwest Florida since 1972. Our full-service capabilities are customized to meet each owner’s specific project needs at all phases of the assignment. Learn more by visiting Willis Smith Construction online.

Arbor Illuminations

Arbor Illuminations are Southwest Florida’s premier landscape lighting professionals. Our design process is focused on customer satisfaction throughout the entire experience. Arbor Illuminations works with a wide range of budgets to design the perfect system for each individual property. Our landscape lighting system installation is second to none, going to extensive measures to ensure the longevity and integrity of the lighting system. Visit us online at

SRQ Botanicals

Bringing you the best quality CBD products along with other nutritional supplements and vitamins. Our store is located at 3704 Webber Street Sarasota FL 34232 and is scheduled to open in early spring 2019.

Gulfside Investment Services

Gulfside Investment Services is a comprehensive wealth management and planning service committed to helping our clients improve their long-term success and pursue financial freedom. We specialize in Wealth Planning & Investment Services, Retirement Income & Distribution Planning, Family Wealth Planning, Educational Events & Communication, and offer personalized attention for each of our clients. Visit Gulfside Investment Services online.

LCM Capital Advisors

At LCM Capital Advisors, we specialize in high net worth portfolio design and asset protection based on our clients objectives. We are committed to maintaining high standards of integrity and  professionalism in our relationship with you, our client. We endeavor to know and understand your financial situation and provide you with only top quality information, services, and products to help you reach your goals. Learn more by visiting LCM Capital Advisors online.

Achieva Credit Union

Established along Florida’s Suncoast in 1937, Achieva Credit Union provides GOOD banking experiences to people from all walks of life. Unlike a bank, we are not-for-profit, and are owned and operated by the members we serve. That means that we’re accountable to you, not outside shareholders. With 25 branches and over 150,000 members, our field of membership is always growing. Open an account and see why banking is GOOD with Achieva. Visit Achieva Credit Union online.

Sarasota Bradenton International Airport

Welcome to the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ). The staff at SRQ is continuously trying to find ways to improve the customer experience, whether traveling to and from, or just visiting the airport. Learn more about SRQ International Airport by visiting us online.

Gecko’s Grill & Pub

The Gecko’s mission is to provide exceptional hospitality, fresh locally sourced fare with a gourmet twist, and a menu that is accessible to everyone. Learn more by visiting Gecko’s Grill & Pub online.

Sarasota Ford

At Sarasota Ford, we’re committed to getting you behind the wheel of the car of your dreams for the right price. We are a team of professional sales… Further, our unwavering dedication to customer service and our community, schools, events and charitable causes make buying a car at Sarasota Ford a one-of-a-kind experience. Visit Sarasota Ford online to learn more.

Brand Underground Marketing & Communications

Your business has a story to tell, but you are struggling to get it out there. Maybe you don’t have the time or resources to do it on your own. Or maybe you just need a fresh new perspective. Brand Underground can help. We specialize in marketing, brand building, public relations, advertising, logo design, websites and other services for both nonprofit and for-profit businesses, with a special interest in human services, education, sports, and travel. Learn more by visiting Brand Underground online.

Strauser Marketing

For the past 25 years, Strauser Marketing has helped businesses create their brand presence, marketing culture, and achieve their business goals. Our process is designed to empower your business with innovative marketing that works best for your needs. Talk to us today about how we can support your growth, limit your turnover, and put you on a solid track to success and profit. Learn more about Strauser Marketing online.

Bitner-Poff and Co.

At Bitner-Poff, our goal is to provide you with the best solution for your branding and promotional product needs. Whether you need help creating a marketing program for a special event or browsing for ideas, you’ve come to the right place and our expert staff is here to help. Visit Bitner-Poff and Co. online to learn more.

Beer Sponsors

Sweetwater Brewing Company

SweetWater brewery has been makin’ tasty brews in the heart of the south since 1997. What started as a pipe dream of two college buddies has turned into a dream job full of great adventures and lip-smackin’ beers. What would you expect from a couple of boys with more of a hankering for beers than for books. Remember, don’t float the mainstream as we all find our path in life, and drink ‘em if you got ‘em. Visit Sweetwater Brewing 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


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.

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