Don’t Miss Avenues to the Future at SCF, Manatee-Sarasota

(Bradenton, Fla., Jan. 31, 2017) — You won’t want to miss the State College of Florida Foundation’s Avenues to the Future, featuring a special 60th anniversary celebration honoring the College’s history and looking toward its exciting future. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota, 5840 26th St. W., Bradenton.

SCF music students will serenade guests as they stroll the Avenues across the campus. Guests can join SCF biotech students in an investigation into our mascot Maverick’s disappearance, using DNA and other investigative tools. Silent auction items include packages for travel, entertainment, spa days and more. A live auction will feature a four-night stay in the North Carolina mountains and a 7-day staycation on Siesta Key over the 4th of July.

The evening wouldn’t be complete without food. Simply Gourmet will cater items such as Key West shrimp, cashew crusted chicken breast, vegetarian delights and desserts, coffees and cocktails. SCF’s Jazz Band will serenade guests during dinner. To top off the night, in celebration of SCF’s 60th anniversary, SCF will offer a free fireworks show at 8:30 p.m. Gates will open to the public at 7:30 p.m.

Title Sponsors are Mosaic, SEI Investment Company and Cutler Associates. Gold Sponsors include Swain Properties, BMO Harris Bank, Mark F. and Alix Moran, 1st Manatee Bank and The Giving Girls. Sponsorships are still available.

For more information or to purchase individual tickets, call 941-752-5390 or visit

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