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Sarasota Ringling Redskins Youth Football: While coaching for 28 years Ed had the pleasure of coaching with many men who are considered legendary coaches here in Sarasota. Ed has watched many boys grow into successful young men, watching these young men be the first in their family to graduate high school and go to college has been one of the most fulfilling experiences of his life. Over his coaching career he has seen many of the kids he coached go to major colleges on scholarship and a number play and are still playing in the NFL. Ed also served on the board of directors here for nearly 10 years.
Loma Linda Childrens Hospital: As a prostate cancer patient Ed spent several months at Loma Linda Hospital undergoing what was at the time a new cutting edge treatment for cancer patients, Proton Therapy. With his experience undergoing this treatment and his passion to educate people around the country about it, Ed was asked to serve on the advisory board and has done so since 2006.
Other Community Activities: Ed has also served on the board of the local Boys and Girls Club, Sertoma Club and coached baseball for many years at Sarasota Little League. Bobby has followed in his fathers footsteps in more ways than joining the family business. Bobby is also very active in the local community.

Cardinal Mooney High School Advisory Board: Having such a wonderful experience during his years at Cardinal Mooney, Bobby felt he needed to become involved in a place that truly has a place in his heart. He currently serves on the Advisory Board and is also serves on the Alumni Association.

Cardinal Mooney High School Football: Bobby spent over 5 years coaching football for the Cougars. Having the distinct pleasure of coaching for Coach Mike Dowling and Coach Josh Smithers, Bobby coached the linebackers and was also the special teams coach. He coached for many great teams including the regional champions in 2006, Bobby saw many of the young men that he coached go to a number of colleges on football scholarships.

Central Sarasota Little League: Bobby has been a coach in the 4-5 year old Tee Ball League at Central Sarasota Little League for 2 years. He enjoys watching the progress that the young boys and girls make throughout the years. “There is nothing like watching 4 and 5 year olds go play a game as it should be, FUN!”

TransplantMe.Com: Bobby is currently part of a team of friends that are supporting a dear friend, Eric Buchanan. Eric was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at age 9 and is currently in need of a double lung transplant. They recently held their first event on June 7th, a golf tournament at Misty Creek Country Club. The event was a smashing success. He looks forward to working on many more fundraiser for his friend Eric as he wins his battle with CF.

Other Community Activities: Bobby has also volunteered his time in the past for the YMCA (youth sports), and I-9 Youth Sports