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The 2nd Annual Sangria Showdown

The Exchange Clubs’ Second Annual Sangria Showdown was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who attended to help raise funds in support of the Family Partnership Center’s programs! Every contestant brought their “A Game” for the showdown. The venue was packed, the Sangria and appetizers were delicious, and fun was definitely had by all.

Sangria Contestants: Beach House Restaurant, Bonefish Grill, Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, Pier 22, Renaissance on 9th, Riverside Waterfront Deck, and Seahut.

People’s Choice – Bonefish Grill
Best White – Bonefish Grill
Best Red – Bonefish Grill
Best Custom – Riverside Waterfront Deck

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Special thanks to:

Our Judges: Matt Bower, Susie Bowie, Diane Broda, Corie Holmes, Carol Prokap & Joy Leitner

Our Entertainment: DJ & MC James Thomas, The Beautiful Sei Polynesia Dancers, Manatee School of the Arts Spanish-themed Dancers, Jimmy John’s Sub-Eating Contest

Our Sponsors:

Barrel Sponsor – Embrace Home Loans

Chalice Sponsors – Synovus Bank, PCI Communications

Full Glass Sponsors – Manatee Apparel Graphics, Wolves Head Pizza & Wings, Wagner Realty, Blue Door Picture Framing, RJM Contractors, Jimmy John’s, Matrix Pulmonary, Bradenton Cardiology Center, Big Johnson Bail Bonds, The Trophy Case

Cordial Sponsors – Ring Authority, Take Aim Gun Range, Juice Plus, Granny’s Got A Gun, Stephen T. Tavano with Edward Jones, EMK Final Round, Honey Do Home Repair, Popi’s Place of Ellenton, Kinetico, Norton Hammersley, Jenny & Mike Infanti

And all those behind the scenes that packed the house and made it an exceptional night we will never forget:Local Exchange Clubs and Raffle items Donors including BMO Harris Bank and Anderson & Associates Insurance Group.