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August 2022

Meet the Minds: Kevin Guthrie, Director, Florida Division of Emergency Management

August 29 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Michael’s on East FL United States + Google Map

Kevin Guthrie will speak about hurricanes, pandemics, building collapses, and other natural disasters impacting the State of Florida and business continuity.

11:30 AM Registration
Noon Lunch and Introductions, Program

Kevin Guthrie has more than 30 years of experience in Public Safety and Emergency Management in the state of Florida, including 14 years of experience dedicated to emergency management. He spent 23 years as a Police Officer and Emergency Preparedness Coordinator with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. He served as the Public Safety and Emergency Management Director for the Flagler County Board of County Commissioners. He then served as the Assistant County Administrator for Public Safety for Pasco County, in this position he was responsible for all Emergency Services, Fire/Rescue and the 911 Communications Center Departments.

In October 2018, Governor Rick Scott appointed Guthrie as Chief of Staff for the Florida Division of Emergency Management. In January 2019, Governor Ron DeSantis appointed him as Deputy Director of FDEM. Guthrie’s primary focuses as Deputy Director included coordinating efforts among all State agencies, Counties and Municipalities in dealing with natural and man-made disasters to ensure that all of Florida is prepared and ready to respond. During the state of Florida’s COVID-19 response, Guthrie served as the Deputy State Coordinating Officer and the State Emergency Response Team Chief.

Guthrie holds a Master of Arts in Human Services from Liberty University and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Columbia College. Guthrie is also a certified Master Exercise Practitioner by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Ticket Prices: $70 Argus Members/$80 Nonmembers

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October 2022

33rd Annual Stakeholders Golf Tournament

October 17 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
The Founders Club, 3800 Golf Hall Drive
Sarasota, FL 34240
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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.

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November 2022

20th Annual Lifetime Achievement Awards

November 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hyatt Regency Sarasota, 1000 Boulevard of the Arts
Sarasota, FL 34236
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Honoring Community Leaders:
Honoree: Eddie Morton, Morton's Market
Posthumous Honoree: Ron Ciaravella, Dolphin Aviation

6:00 pm Open Bar, Passed Hors d'oeurves
7:00 pm Welcome, Invocation, Dinner Served
8:00 pm Awards Presentation

$275 Individual Patron Ticket, $3,500 Table Sponsor

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2022 New Member & Past President Reception – Private Event

November 30 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Mandeville Beer Garden, 428 N Lemon Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
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***Members Only***

Please join our Board of Directors and Past Presidents in welcoming our new Argus Foundation Members, recognizing our hard-working committee members, and get updates on Argus news and events.

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Mandeville Beer Garden Social Event

November 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mandeville Beer Garden, 428 N Lemon Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
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Join Argus Members and local business leaders for networking and conversations.

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