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Spirit of Manatee – Celebrating Local Philanthropy

Thank you for attending
2024 Spirit of Manatee Awards Luncheon
and we look forward to hosting you next year!

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Our 2024 Awardees

  • Lorenzo Liberti, Young Spirit Award, nominated by Turning Points;
  • The Sertoma Club of Bradenton, Community Spirit Award, nominated by Turning Points;
  • Johnette Isham (Posthumous), Charles Clapsaddle Community Spotlight Award, nominated by Realize Bradenton, Inc.;
  • H. Lawrence Clark, Leadership Spirit Award, nominated by Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County and Pace Center for Girls;
  • Amanda and John Horne, Mary E Parker Lifetime Spirit Award, nominated by Pace Center for Girls, Manatee, The Patterson Foundation’s Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, SunCoast Blood Centers, and Tidewell Foundation.

Learn more about our 2024 Awardees below

Community Spirit Award
The Sertoma Club of Bradenton
Nominated by Turning Points

Charles Clapsaddle
Community Spotlight Award
Johnette Isham (Posthumous)
Nominated by Realize Bradenton

Mary E. Parker Lifetime Spirit Award
Amanda and John Horne
Nominated by Pace Center for Girls, Manatee, The Patterson Foundation’s Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, SunCoast Blood Centers, and Tidewell Foundation.

Leadership Spirit Award
H. Lawrence Clark
Nominated by Boys & Girls Clubs of
Manatee County and Pace Center for Girls

Young Spirit Award
Lorenzo Liberti
Nominated by Turning Points

Thanks to our premier sponsor each year, the
Milestone Financial Group at Morgan Stanley.