The Argus Foundation

We apply business leadership to important community issues

Mission Statement

We apply business leadership to important community issues.


Vision Statement

The Argus Foundation applies business leadership to identify, educate, advocate, and collaborate on solutions for important community issues that will enhance the quality of life, environment, and economic well-being of Sarasota County.

Our Focus

We keep a broad community perspective.
We identify issues.
We offer lasting rather than temporary solutions.
We impact the future for a better community.

Upcoming Events

  • 33rd Annual Stakeholders Golf Tournament

    Join us for our 33rd Annual Stakeholders Golf Tournament. 10:30 am Registration, followed by Lunch at 11:00 am. 12:00 pm Shotgun Start. Pay directly with credit card or request invoice – contact  Sponsorships available – contact Event pl...

    October 17 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm

Latest Articles

SRQ Daily: Sarasota Schools Data Dig

Data is important to determine how you are doing and where you need to improve. Businesses use data every day and very regularly to identify weaknesses, trends and improve upon their product or service. If you are not using data frequently and monitoring trends, you...

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Argus Impact – H. Lee Thacker, Jr., and Suzanne Thacker celebrate 25 years with Caldwell Trust Company and Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties

Caldwell donates $25,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs in their honor

 SARASOTA, FL: H. Lee Thacker Jr. and Suzanne Thacker are marking twenty-five years with Caldwell Trust Company and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties, along with Lee’s fifty years with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Venice-based Caldwell Trust Company recognized the milestones with a celebration on April 19, when the Thackers were honored by Caldwell board members and staff, executives from the Boys & Girls Clubs, and a representative from Operation Fly Our Flag.

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