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Rooted in Community: Celebrating Our Past & Building our Future


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Date: Saturday, April 27, 2024
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Fogartyville

Saturday, April 27, 7-11pm

Tickets:  $96.50 per person (NOT ON SALE YET!)

WHAT: A Celebration of WSLR Founders David Beaton & Arlene Sweeting

WHERE:  Fogartyville, 525 Kumquat Court, Sarasota

SPECIAL GUEST:  Rob Lorei – Managing Editor of Florida This Week on WEDU and a co-founder of WMNF Community Radio.

MUSIC:  Big Night Out

FOOD:  Vegetarian/Vegan Buffet by Zildjian Catering

WHY:  WSLR founders Dave Beaton and Arlene Sweeting will be stepping down from their leadership roles with the WSLR+Fogartyville in May 2024. This event will celebrate their contributions to our community and introduce WSLR+Fogartyville’s new leadership to the community. 

Since 2005, WSLR has opened the airwaves to community voices, provided a platform for musicians, artists and concerned citizens to express themselves, and been a catalyst to bring people together to make positive change.  Today, the vision and mission of WSLR has never been more important or critical.  Help us ensure that WSLR+Fogartyville will continue to serve and support our community for many years to come!  


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If you can’t attend but would like to make a donation to the Founders Fund in honor of Dave and Arlene, please  use the button below.

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