Argus Impact

The Argus Foundation members are an integral part of our community. From government officials, to area business leaders, our impact stretches far and wide across Sarasota County.

Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees

Since 2002, The Argus Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Awards has been an annual highlight for the organization, honoring business people of Sarasota who have made valuable contributions to the community throughout their lives.

2017 Honorees

Dan Bailey Dan Bailey is a Florida native who moved to Sarasota from Jacksonville in 1957 with his family. A graduate from Mercer University and officer of the U.S. Army Reserve, Bailey has since been practicing law at one of the most prominent law...

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2016 Honorees

2016 Honorees Michael Saunders Michael Saunders runs the 47th largest real estate brokerage firm per dollar volume in the U.S. She is currently celebrating the 40th year of her real estate company, Michael Saunders & Company. She has served on...

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2015 Honorees

2015 Honorees Reverend Don Roberts Reverend Roberts, a dedicated community activist and advocate, led the successful nonprofit organization Goodwill Manasota as its president for almost 40 years before his retirement in 2011. – Watch the Video T....

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2002 – 2014 Honorees

2014 Honorees John Cox – Watch the Video Mary Francis Carol – Watch the Video 2013 Honorees Dana Rollings – Watch the Video Fred Derr – Watch the Video 2010 Honorees Cy Bispham & Patrick Dickinson – Watch the Video 2008 Honoree Gene Simmons –...

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