Bridal gown store benefits breast cancer patients

Brides Against Breast Cancer

LAKEWOOD RANCH (FOX 13) – A new bridal shop in Manatee County is doing more than simply finding gowns for brides-to-be. On the surface, a new bridal shop in Lakewood Ranch resembles many others—gowns line the pink walls, mirrors are standing by, and personal shoppers are waiting. It is the mission however, that sets the […]


Jasmine Bridal Partnership

SARASOTA, FL (May 23) – Brides Against Breast Cancer today announced a new partnership with Jasmine Enterprises, Inc., a leading international bridal company. On Saturday, July 14, and Sunday, July 15, Jasmine Enterprises, Inc. will hold a “Stop Buy for Hope” Wedding Gown Trunk Show Sale at Jasmine Galleria, in the Chicago area at 2840 […]

Mother-Daughter Share Deep Commitment to Service

A Mother’s Day Salute to Coast Guard SPARS Veteran and Matrix Home Care Nursing Director VENICE, Fla., May 11, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Barbara Szymanski and her mother Dorothy Kurtz share a deep commitment to the Coast Guard. “My mother has always been a shining example for me,” said Szymanski, area director of nursing for […]

An End to Alzheimer’s?

After 15 years, Sarasota’s Roskamp Institute is closing in on a drug that may help cure this devastating disease. Author: David Ball Photographer: Jenny Acheson It’s called “the long good-bye” by Alzheimer’s disease sufferers and their caregivers—that heart-wrenching struggle of watching a loved one deteriorate one day at a time. First it’s names and faces […]