Sarasota, Florida – March 29, 2022 – Meals On Wheels of Sarasota is proud to announce the members of its 2022 board of directors. The new board will help ensure the organization continues to provide nutritious meals and services to individuals in the community who are homebound and unable to provide meals for themselves.
Elizabeth Van Riper, a real estate agent with Michael Saunders & Company, has been named president of the board of directors with William G. Gandy, a retired attorney, serving as vice president. Tom Flanagan, a retired construction executive, has been named secretary and Jan H. Voigts of Voigts Advisory, LLC will serve as treasurer.
The 2022 directors are: Ralph Hall, retired attorney and educator, Jim Hastings, restauranteur and commercial real estate investor, Dwight D. Henry, pharmaceutical executive, John Hermansen, construction and hotel management executive, Mark Baldwin, CEO, Sunways Senior Living Concierge, Diane Weaver, retired insurance executive and Jill Raleigh, media, marketing, and sales executive.
“We are grateful to have a board of dedicated members of our community, eager to give back and advocate for those whose plight is often overlooked,” said Meals On Wheels of Sarasota Executive Director Marjorie Broughton. “Our board brings a wealth of experience, knowledge, and an understanding of the critical need for healthy, prepared meals delivered directly to residents who may otherwise go without.”
Meals On Wheels of Sarasota clients, who range in age from 3 to 106, receive meals because they are unable to prepare meals or go to a food pantry or grocery store. Hundreds of volunteers help prepare, pack, and deliver 800 heart-healthy meals daily throughout the year.
To learn more about volunteering, or donating, contact Meals On Wheels of Sarasota: firstname.lastname@example.org or 941-366-6693.
About Meals On Wheels of Sarasota
Meals On Wheels of Sarasota provides nutritious meals and friendship to individuals who are unable to plan, shop, or prepare meals for themselves. A team of volunteers deliver more than 800 meals daily to Sarasota residents who are homebound, including physically or mentally challenged children, adults, seniors, and veterans on a temporary or ongoing basis. Heart healthy meals are prepared and delivered to individuals and families who live in Sarasota County between University Parkway and Albee Farm Road, and from Longboat, Lido, and Siesta keys east to the Sarasota County Line. To donate or learn more, visit www.mealsonwheelsofsarasota.org.