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Selby Gardens Receives $1-Million Gift for Master Plan

  Marie Selby Botanical Gardens announced yesterday at the annual Chairman’s Circle Dinner that philanthropist Richard Matson has made a $1-million pledge bequest to support the Master Plan for our Downtown Sarasota campus. Matson and his wife, Cornelia, are...

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Lights in Bloom® Competing for National Award from USA TODAY

Lights in Bloom®, the annual holiday light show at our Downtown Sarasota campus, is in the running for a repeat national award from USA TODAY! The display was nominated again this year for “Best Botanical Garden Holiday Lights” in USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice...

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