The four Bal Masqué beneficiaries joined us in our studios for an official presentation of the proceeds from this year’s inaugural event. SRQ Publisher Wes Roberts recognized beneficiaries (left to right) Ping Faulhaber, Executive Director of the Suncoast Science Center, Doug Staley, Executive Director of Child Protection Center, Jennifer Mitchell, Managing Director of the Circus Arts Conservatory, and Lucy Nicandri, Executive Director of Suncoast Charities for Children for partnering with SRQ Magazine to launch the successful new event concept. This year’s Bal Masqué was dedicated to increasing the visibility and success of organizations working to support children in Sarasota and Bradenton. Next Up: The SRQ team is already planning next year’s Bal Masque. For more information on the event, contact Ashley Ryan and for sponsorship opportunities and partnership through the SRQ Gives Back program, contact Ashley Grant. Photo by Evan Sigmund.