Thank you to our Sponsors and Designated Funders
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The Straz Center thanks the following sponsors and underwriters whose contributions and innovative partnerships support the Straz Center’s annual institutional priorities, performances and special events.
 

INSTITUTIONAL PROGRAMS

Official Media Sponsor
Tampa Bay Times

Official Beverage Sponsor
Coca-Cola Beverages Florida
 
Straz Center Electronic Newsletter
GTE Financial
 
VetArtSpan - Creative Forces®:
NEA Military Healing Arts Network
National Endowment for the Arts
U.S. Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs
Americans for the Arts
Florida Division of Cultural Affairs
 
Wi-Fi Portal
Tech Data
 
Official Hotel Sponsors
Courtyard by Marriott Tampa Downtown
Residence Inn by Marriott Tampa Downtown

Arts and Health Programs
BayCare Health System

Automobile Sponsors
Land Rover Tampa Maserati of Tampa
 
Operation Tickets
DeBartolo Family Foundation
New York Yankees Foundation
 
Straz Salutes
DeBartolo Family Foundation
Florida Division of Cultural Affairs
Tampa General Hospital
The USAA Foundation


PERFORMANCES

Broadway at The Straz
Bank of America
 
Summer Residency and Performance of Diavolo
Calhoun International
Florida Division of Cultural Affairs
National Performance Network
Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk
 
Art of Science Performances
Amgen Foundation
 
Arts Legacy REMIX
Tamp Downtown Partnership
 
National Geographic LIVE! Series
Amgen Foundation
 
Music With a Twist Series
Publix Super Markets Charities

Straz LIVE! In the Park
Florida Health Care News /Dr. Barry Levine & Gina d’Angelo
Publix Super Markets Charities

U.S. Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants
Supported in part by the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, Americans for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts
 
Next Generation Ballet’s Nutcracker
Chick-fil-A, Tampa Bay
 
A Night in Spain
Florida Health Care News/Dr. Barry Levine & Gina d’Angelo

John Leguizamo:Latin History for Morons
AT&T
 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Broadway Ball 2019
MacKinnon Family Foundation Ashley Homestore
Patsy & Gene McNichols & McNichols Co.
Tampa Bay Lightning
Rita & Todd Wickner
The Bank of Tampa
BNY Mellon Wealth Management
Carlton Fields
Coca-Cola Beverages Florida
Jan & Don DeFosset
Feld Entertainment
Florida Blue
Florida Health Care News /Dr. Barry Levine & Gina d’Angelo
Michele & P. Douglas Freedle Karen and Steven Mezer
The Mosaic Company
The Outback Bowl
PNC Bank
Raymond James
Hinks & Elaine Shimberg Family
Ambassador & Mrs. David A. Straz, Jr.
Tampa Bay Rays & Tampa Bay Rowdies
TECO an Emera Company
TomCat
Wells Fargo
Palermo Real Estate Professionals
Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta P.A.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
UBS Global Wealth Management US
Warren Averett, LLC

Opera Grand Gala 2019
McCue, Reams, Bucha & Associates, Law Firm
Mercedes-Benz of Tampa
Raymond James
Countryside Dermatology & Laser Center, Inc.
Dr. & Mrs. Ignacio A. Ferras, III
Florida Health Care News /Dr. Barry Levine & Gina d’Angelo
Charlene & Mardy Gordon
Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
Bonny Heet & Marty Martel
Himes Divorce Law, Fraser Himes, P.A.
Diane & Rob Klingel
Dr. Zena Lansky, M.D. & Mr. Warren Rodgers
Mary Burkhardt Lysaught
Karen & Steven H. Mezer
Brad & Mary Ann Morse
Dr. Yi-Hwa Sung Outerbridge, M.D. & Felix Cannella, Jr.
Nadine & Robert Pressner
Regenerative Orthopedic Institute /Dr. Erick Grana & Ms. Katherine Grana Knoll
Walter Sanders
Ambassador & Mrs. David A. Straz, Jr.
Tampa Bay Trust Company
Michael & Karen Urette
Rita & Todd Wickner
 
President’s Luncheon 2019

Adcock Financial Group
TASTE @ The Straz 2019
Raymond James
CenterState Bank
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
DEX Imaging
Barrymore Hotel Tampa Riverwalk
BB&T Wealth /BB&T Scott & Stringfellow
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Melitta Coffee
MHD Communications
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP
Tampa Bay Times

That’s the Spirit Dinner 2019
Northern Trust

 

EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Arts Education Outreach Partnerships
AMC Cares Charitable Fund
Community Foundation of Tampa Bay
Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation
Couch Family Foundation
Hard Rock Heals Foundation 
Kinder Morgan Foundation 
MetLife Foundation
Suncoast Credit Union Foundation 
Triad Foundation
JS Turner Family Foundation

Arts Education Programs
Bloomin’ Brands
Barbara & Franklin Carson Family Foundation
Florida Blue
Florida Health Care News/Dr. Barry Levine & Gina d’Angelo
Walter & Edith Loebenberg Family Foundation
The Mitchell & Rushing Family Foundation
The Saunders Foundation 
The Spurlino Foundation
T. Rowe Price Foundation 
TECO an Emera Company

End of Year Celebration
Florida Health Care News/Dr. Barry Levine & Gina d’Angelo Valley Bank

Next Generation Ballet
Joseph & Teresa Kadow

2019 Patel Conservatory Summer Camp
Children’s Board of Hillsborough County
 
Patel Conservatory Music Program 

Beverly Lauring Fund within the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay
Raymond E. and Nancy C. Murray Fund for the Tampa Bay Youth Orchestra within the Community  Foundation of Tampa Bay
Patel Conservatory Youth Performances
Valley Bank

Scholarships
Bailey Family Foundation Scholarship Fund
Broadway Ball Stars 
Deaver Phoenix Foundation
Ellie Fishman and the Fishman Family Foundation
Patricia H. Linton Scholarship Fund 
MacKinnon Family Foundation Scholarship Fund
Monsignor Joseph F.X. McCahon Scholarship Fund
Herbert G. McKay Emerging Artists Fund
Ed and Linda Oelschlaeger Scholarship Fund
Franci Golman Rudolph Scholarship Fund
James H. & Amy G. Shimberg Foundation Scholarship Fund

School Field Trip Series
LV Thompson Family Foundation 
Power Design, Inc.

 

OPERA TAMPA SEASON SPONSORS

Diamond
Anonymous (2)
Aaron Fodiman &
Margaret Word Burnside
Charlene & Mardy Gordon
Dr. Zena Lansky, M.D. & Mr. Warren Rodgers
Dr. Yi-Hwa Sung Outerbridge, M.D. &
Felix Cannella, Jr.
Helen Torres Foundation
 
Gold
Florida Health Care News/Dr. Barry Levine & Ms. Gina d’Angelo
Mercedes-Benz of Tampa
Nadine & Robert Pressner
Regenerative Orthopedic Institute/Dr. Erick Grana & Katherine Grana Knoll
Charles A. & Faith S. Simmons
Ambassador & Mrs. David A. Straz, Jr.
Michael & Karen Urette
 
Silver
Dr. & Mrs. Ignacio A. Ferras, III
Bonny F. Heet & Martin Martel
Himes Divorce Law, Fraser Himes, P.A.
Keith & Judith Maurer
Brad & Mary Ann Morse
Catherine G. Novack
Dennis & Christel Ryan
The Tampa Bay Trust Company
Rita & Todd Wickner
 

OPERA TAMPA PROGRAM SPONSORS

Anton Coppola Award
Charles A. & Faith S. Simmons
 
Official Magazine of Opera Tampa
Tampa Bay Magazine
 
Opera Tampa Singers
Charles A. & Faith S. Simmons
 
Opera Tampa Singers Outreach Program
Anonymous
Opera Tampa Gala Luminaries

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