Women in Tourism

Women in Tourism is a core tourism-industry-based networking group of professional women from Sarasota and the surrounding areas. The group meets for lunch, business networking and conversation on the second Tuesday of each month, as well as for special events.


The Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) is dedicated to developing public relations practitioners who, through ethical and standardized practices, enhance the public relations profession in Florida.

SoulPhone foundation™

Under the direction of Gary E. Schwartz, PhD, Director of the Laboratory for Advances in Consciousness and Health (LACH) at the University of Arizona, the SoulPhone™ Foundation is developing technology that can be used to communication with “postmaterial” people, such as deceased loved ones. Dr. Schwartz and a team of electrical engineers, software programmers, and evidential mediums have worked for nearly 10 years to create ‘spirit’ communication technology. Dr. Schwartz, formerly a professor at Harvard University and tenured professor at Yale University, has presented more than 450 scientific papers, coedited 11 academic books, and written eight books for the general public.