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20 NATURAL BEAUTIES For this Mother’s Day season, SRQ handpicked select local female florists, challenging them to put their artistry to the test for an extraordinary arrangement. Some artfully abstract, others winsome and even surreal—these are the ultimate blossomed designs for that celebrated matriarch we call Mom. Written by Brittany Mattie | Photography by Wyatt Kostygan.

24 THE ROAR OF DIVERSITY AND EQUALITY A profile on the celebrated pioneer Dorothy Butler Gilliam, an award-winning journalist, editor, columnist and educator fighting a lifelong battle against racism and sexism, and this year’s recipient of the SRQ Women in Business Trailblazer Award. Written by Ashley Grant

27 LIPSTICK MANIFESTO Author and activist Geralyn Lucas shares how her breast cancer diagnosis led to a lifelong mission dedicated to empowering women to “ Live Up To Their Lipstick” by becoming the best they can be. Written by Ashley Grant

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COMPETITION SPECIAL AWARDS SECTION

Heather Kasten returns to the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce as the organization’s new president and CEO.

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From mom on the go to mom’s night in, here’s to finding balance this Mother’s Day with gift finds for the modern matriarch. How Interior Designer Carrie Riley laid out the welcome mat for her adopted son with the perfect, custom-crafted nursery in shades of grey.

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After four Grammys and as many decades in the business, Rosanne Cash still has plenty to say.

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the modern mom on the go, page 13, photography by Wyatt Kostygan. Carrie Riley designs nurseries to capture personal stories, page 16, photography by Ryan Gamma. Cover: Heather Kasten of the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, photo by Wyatt Kostygan.

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