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Community Spotlight: Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Donates $7500 to Girls Inc.

Jennifer Compton

SARASOTA – The Sarasota Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP office has donated $7,500 to Girls Inc. as part of the nonprofit organization’s business partner program. This is the second year of the Business Partnership program, “Invest in the Power of Girls”. The partnership allows businesses to collaborate with Girls Inc. on mutually beneficial initiatives. It also creates a dialogue between Girls Inc. and the business community about skills and qualities that employers are seeking in today’s workforce.

Jennifer Compton, a Florida Bar Board Certified attorney in Labor & Employment Law, is also Vice-Chair of the Girls Inc. Sarasota Board of Directors. “We encourage our team to get involved in the communityorganizations they are passionate about and enjoy supporting these endeavorswhenever we can,” said Benjamin Hanan, managing partner of the Sarasota office of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP. The $7,500 was presented to Girls Inc. at its annual business breakfast, honoring supporters and celebrating the year’s accomplishments.

Girls Incorporated of Sarasota County is dedicated to “inspiring all girls to be strong, smart and bold” and fulfills its mission of empowering girls ages five and older to be self-confident, responsible and well-rounded individuals bydelivering research-based, age-appropriate, after-school and summer educational and sports programs. In the past two years, Girls Inc. has served more than 2,000 girls at its facility and throughout the Sarasota County School System. Dedicated in 1976, Girls Incorporated of Sarasota County recently celebrated 30 years of service to our community. For more information about Girls Inc., go to www.girlsincsrq.org.

Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full service business law firm withmore than 225 attorneys practicing in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; and Charlotte, North Carolina.

More information about the firm can be found at their website.


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