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Sophisticated Gents of Florida

Fellowship and Scholarship Uplifting Our Youth For A Brighter Future 

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                               Under New Management -Effective 1/1/23           


Remember schools remain open and are STILL expensive, therefore we will continue to fund raise for our students who will need our support more than ever.

Education is the key to a truly "New Normal"

                                              THIS IS WHY WE PAY IT FORWARD WITH OUR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM...

                                   (We* Have Funded Just Over $280,000 In Scholarships During An Eight Year Period)

                                                                           2022 WAS  IS A RECORD FUNDRAISING YEAR!!!

                                                            *Coupled With The African American Club Of The Villages

                                                                                                                                                        

                                                                          JOIN US BUTTON

                                                                                                                   

    

                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

OUR PURPOSE:

The Sophisticated Gents of Florida established and maintained as an organization in The Villages and surrounding communities of central Florida is organized exclusively for charitable, community outreach, educational and emotional fellowship with our goals of companionship, Intellectual discourse and whenever possible, TO DO GOOD.



                                                                     


                            Celebrating Black Achievement And Excellence

 WE Celebrate  African American Achievements YEAR ROUND because the TRUTH has been suppressed since 1619...

 

https://youtu.be/4Givb-13DGA


FIVE BLACK CHEMISTS WHO CHANGED THE WORLD

https://youtu.be/Im_17N_JVAE


BLACK INVENTORS OF THE 20TH AND 21ST CENTURY

https://youtu.be/umdq6B3HIZU


BLACK PEOPLE MADE THAT! INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND US PATENTS

https://youtu.be/umdq6B3HIZU

Martin Luther King, Jr., "What Is Your Life's Blueprint?"

https://youtu.be/ZmtOGXreTOU

THE MINDSET OF A WINNER | Kobe Bryant Champions Advice


https://youtu.be/VSceuiPBpxY

Denzel Washington's Speech Will Leave You SPEECHLESS 

https://youtu.be/uM-MqsWjQd4

Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman delivers a poem at Joe Biden's inauguration

https://youtu.be/Jp9pyMqnBzk

SENATOR CORY BOOKERS MESSAGE TO EMPOWER STUDENTS

 https://fb.watch/fXNcABQuBD/


                                 MEET OUR LATEST MAJOR SPONSOR AND SUPPORTER

                                                                       BLACKSTON FINANCIAL ADVISORY GROUP

                                                                       FacebookLinkedIn www.blackstonfinancialgroup.com 

                                                                                     



DAVID BLACKSTON WITH BILL MUNNERLYN                                                    KYLE BLACKSTON, AL JENKINS- PAST PRESIDENT, MIKE PATRON-       PAST "GENT" FUND RAISING CHAIR                                                                     PATRON PAST TAAC PRESIDENT AND DAVID BLACKSTON FOUNDER

 Photos Provided By -Tom Glass

             Class of 2022 Congratulations!!!

2022 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS



"PINE STREET 1st ANNUAL COMMUNITY BACK TO SCHOOL BASH. WAS A GREAT SUCCESS!!!
THE SOPHISTICATED GENTS ARE RECOGNIZED FOR OUR SUPPORT...
WATCH VIDEO TO THE END...


                                                                                                       GENTS IN COMMUNITY ACTION



 RECOGNIZING KID CENTRAL AND KID CENTRAL'S BOARD AND GENT MEMBER GORDON JOHNSON FOR BEING A MAJOR SPONSOR OF SCHOLARSHIPS

                                                                            -KID CENTRAL FUND'S FIVE RECURRING SCHOLARSHIPS ANNUALLY-   


                                                                                         KID CENTRAL HAS JUST RENEWED ITS COMMITTMENT FOR 2022!                                             

       WANNA HELP ?- BUT YOU'RE NOT A MEMBER--MAYBE        YOU CAN?!!


                               EATON BEACH    2021

So You Believe In What We Are Doing In The  Community! How much Golf you gonna play? Make A Difference Before You Leave This World!

There are events* that The "Gents" participate where you can certainly help. Those events will be posted on our web-page and clearly highlighted that the "Public" can participate. We will facilitate the event "signup" on our webpage.* Adopt A Road/Adopt A Precinct/Relay For Life are three such events. (Yes Women are invited too)

Adopt A Road-Dec '21


                                           WATCH US IN ACTION!

                                           VIDEO BY RUSS JONES 

Adopt A Road

 2022 BLACK AND WHITE BALL

 PHOTO SHUFFLE 

 (APRIL 30TH, 2022)

 PHOTO'S BY REGGIE                                                                                                                                                                     



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                     GENTS IN MOTION

                                   MENTORING SUPPORT


STUDENTS NAVIGATING LEARNING DURING  COVID

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                           THE  BROTHERHOOD 

PARTNERS AND SPONSORS

            OUR PARTNERS AND SUPPORTERS SUPPORT "GENT" PROGRAMS-IF YOU HAVE A NEED -PLEASE SUPPORT THEM AS WELL..

         

SCHOLARSHIP BUSINESS  SPONSORS


             RECOGNIZING

 OUR 2021 DONOR TIERS!

                                                                THANK YOU!

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Our Mailing Address:
     Sophisticated Gents of Florida
     P.O. Box 157
     Lady Lake, FL 32158-0157

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Sophisticated Gents of Florida is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Your donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent provided by law-Always consult with your tax advisor if you have any questions on this topic.

                              FINANCIAL REPORTS

                    gents fin 11 30 2022 pdf.pdf 

                 gents fin 10_31_2022 pdf (1).pdf

    gents fin 9_30_2022 pdf (1).pdf

                       gents fin 7-31-22 pdf(1).pdf

                        gents fin 6-30-22 pdf.pdf

                         gents fin 5-30-22 pdf2.pdf

                         MAY 8 BLACK AND WHITE  RECAP.pdf

                        gents fin 4-29-22.pdf

                        gents fin 3-29-22 pdf.pdf

                       


                                           STATE CERTIFICATE

                                   Gents certificate 2021.pdf


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