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Our Sponsors…We Can’t Thank You Enough!

Our Sponsors

Our generous community partners are the lifeblood of Blossom.  Their contributions to the education of our Blossom children make miracles happen each and every day.  They are truly changing lives and we can’t thank them enough.

These generous individuals, companies and foundations have given to Blossom since our inception in 2003 in the following amounts:

$10,000.00 and Greater

Arthur Rutenberg Homes-Founding Sponsor

AdPartners of Tampa Bay-Media Partner

Cafe Ponte/Chef Chris Ponte-Sponsor of Evening of Culinary Arts & Illusion 

David & Sheila Beyer-Founding Trustee

Steve & Regina Bragin-Founding Trustee

Bright House Networks-Official Sponsor of Evening of Culinary Arts & Illusion 

Clear Channel Broadcasting-Media Sponsor

Clear Channel Outdoor-Official Media Sponsor

Deaf and Hearing Connection of Tampa Bay-Technology Sponsor

Dex Imaging-Founding Sponsor

Daniel M. Doyle, Sr.-Education Sponsor 

Richard Friedman-Education Sponsor

Harper Family Charitable Foundation-Education Sponsor

Johnson Scholarship Foundation-Education Sponsor

K-Tek/The During Foundation-Technology Sponsor

Knology of Pinellas-Education Sponsor

Nicholas Financial, Inc.-Education Sponsor

Parkshore Grill-Sponsor of Heart for Art Dinner Event

Steve Westphal-Education Sponsor

Pinellas Community Foundation-Community Partner

Pinch-A-Penny-Education Sponsor

Pub Waterfront Restaurant/Steve Westphal-Founding Sponsor

Rays Baseball Foundation-Community Partner

Raymund Foundation-Education Sponsor

Rooms to Go Children’s Fund-Education Sponsor

Steven Rutenberg-Education Sponsor

Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Rutenberg-Founding Sponsor

Marc & Laura Rutenberg-Education Sponsor

John & Wendy Thomas-Education Sponsor

Verizon Foundation-Education Sponsor

West Coast Medical & Educational Foundation-Education Sponsor

X-Byte Technologies-Education Sponsor

Mr. & Mrs. Peter Vosotas & Family–Education Sponsor


$5,000.00  $9,999.99

Bank of America-Event Sponsor

Catalina Marketing Charitable Foundation-Education Sponsor

Communication Access-Education Sponsor

CK Foundation-Education Sponsor

Community Foundation of Tampa Bay-Education Sponsor

Couch Family Foundation-Education Sponsor

Ellmar Foundation-Education Sponsor

Free Family Foundation-Education Sponsor

Gannett Foundation/10 News

Pat and Susan Henry-Technology Sponsor 

Malvern Group Cartridge Services-Education Sponsor

Publix Super Market Charities-Education Sponsor

Reilly, Fisher & Solomon, P.A.-Education Sponsor

Faith Rockenstein-Education Sponsor

Charlotte Schoeppl-Education Sponsor

Joe & Sherry Schwartz-Education Sponsor

Rotary Club of Clearwater-Education Sponsor

Marty & Maxine Solomon-Founding Trustee

Mr. & Mrs. Gus Stavros-Education Sponsor

Target Foundation-Education Sponsor

Verner Foundation-Education Sponsor

Suncoast Federal Credit Union-Education Sponsor

Patrick and Lois Maroney-Education Sponsor

Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate Cares-Education Sponsor


$1,000  $4,999.99

Accordia Insurance

Adorn Studio

Cindy Alander

American Heart Association

Linda Bellew

Joan & Jerry Benstock

Gloria Bohan

Bob Bondi & Jodi Chapin

CVS Caremark Charitable Trust

Yvonne Cahill

Caroll & Mabel Cheek

Clearwater Breakfast Sertoma Club

Coordinated Child Care of Pinellas, Inc.

Ardelle Darling

John Doherty

E & E Stakeout Grille

Ehlers Family Foundation

Ferman Automotive

Mr. & Mrs. Fred Fisher

The Focardi-Great Bay Foundation

Joseph W. Gaynor, P.A.

General Mills – Box Tops Division

Deveron Gibbons-Board Trustee

Glazer Family Foundation

James & Donna Howley

Susan Johnson

Reva Kent

Mark & Judy Klein

Klein & Heuchan

Russ & Martha Kimball

Raye Klinger

Joan & Jane Kochan

Murielle Lefebvre

Jeffrey Lopatin


George Mariani, Jr.

Melting Pot Restaurants

Raymond & Nancy Murray

Charlie Neal

The Nielsen Company

Fred Novo-Mesky

Nurse on Call

Denise Papich

RRC Enterprises/Dick Crippen-Board Trustee

Kenneth Rogers

DLA Piper

Dr. and Mrs. Stanley Rosewater

Jan Rouse

Haydon-Rubin Development

Daniel & Joan Rutenberg

Bonnie Rubin-Herzberg

Robert Schmid

Southern Pinellas Surgical

Sierra Foundation

Suncoast for Kids Foundation

SportService Corporation

Ellen Stavros

Suncoast Golf Classic/ Chrysler Championship

Tampa Bay Times Fund

Target Corporation/Take Charge of Education

Tina Turbin

Louise Weaver

Weichert Realtors

Alan & Missy Weiner

Ryan Wells Foundation, Inc.

Western Reserve Life Assurance

Jean Giles Wittner




$500.00  $999.99

Advisor Charitable Gift Fund

Bailey Family Foundation

Barnes & Noble Booksellers

Robert Bauer

Carra Best

Gerald & Carolyn Blaney

Sue A. Brett

Tom & Joanne Burton

Cappello & Co.

Dan Carlisle

Barbara Chapman

Clearwater Civitan Club

Tina Cook

Richard Cope

William C. Demetree Jr. Foundation

The Early Childhood Initiative

Francis Ferraro

Christie Gagnon

Barbara Goldsmith

Myra Chandler Haas

David Hanrahan

Alex Harkins

Hart Foundation

Dr. Jay Harvey

Indian Rocks Rotary Foundation

Raja & Sharon Jaghab

Robert & Katina Johnston

Junior League of St. Petersburg

Kohl’s Department Store

Lila Lawrence

G. William Lazenby

Adam Lopatin

Lorna McGrath

Terry McHarg

Ron Petrini

Quarles & Brady LLP

Rotary Club of Largo

Sam Seltzer’s Restaurant

All American Sertoma Club

Sorenson Communications

Scott Spoerl

Calvin Tanko

Priscilla Thomas

Martha Thorn


Tampa Bay Women’s Care dba Women’s CareFlorida

Mike & Carrie Wells

White Sky Media

Youth Service America

Renee Warmack