Observer Article – Feb 2019

Members and guests alike gathered at Beulah on Feb. 19 to hear from the women behind Impact 100 SRQ.

Earlier this year the non-profit announced it had reached its first goal of 100 women raising $100,000 to award one transformational grant to one Sarasota or Manatee county charity. Impact 100 is now looking forward to recruiting more new members. Every member gives $1,000 to the grant.

The deadline for new membership is Feb. 28. The announcement for the total amount of funds donated is on March 7 at Gold Coast Eagle Distributing, 7051 Wireless Court, Sarasota, from 5-7 p.m. For more information, visit

“We are women of all ages and stages of life, united for a greater good, with a clear understanding of the power of collective giving,” said Jane Watt, president of Impact 100 SRQ.