TARPON SPRINGS – Florida Hospital North Pinellas recently signed on to be the exclusive presenting sponsor of Tarpon Arts’ upcoming 2017-18 season, which runs from September through August 2018.
Florida Hospital has been in the Tampa Bay area for nearly 90 years and is currently the largest employer in Tarpon Springs and a supporter of many community causes.
“Having a strong cultural arts presence, such as Tarpon Arts, is a tremendous benefit to the Tarpon Springs community and its residents,” said Tricia Williams in a press release. Williams is Florida Hospital North Pinellas president and CEO. “Florida Hospital North Pinellas is proud to support a program that is fundamental to our community as the 2017-2018 Season Headliner Sponsor.”
Florida Hospital North Pinellas’ sponsorship will help offset season costs and allow Tarpon Arts to bring patrons an impressive and comprehensive season consisting of community theatre productions, a Lunch and Learn presentation series, operas, performances by nationally-renowned touring dance companies, and a host of concerts by notable performers from around the world.
“We are thrilled to have the involvement of Florida Hospital North Pinellas as such a high-level sponsor of our upcoming season,” said Diane Wood, Tarpon Arts director. “The hospital is a fixture in our community and serves such a similar population that the sponsorship seemed like a logical fit. We are grateful to the hospital’s leadership for seeing the value that arts and culture have in our community and for stepping up and supporting our efforts in a big way.”
Other sponsors, such as St. Mark Village, the Kathleen Monahan Foundation, and Hampton Inn & Suites of Tarpon Springs, have also signed on as show sponsors for select shows of the coming season. The new season line-up will be announced on Tarpon Arts’ website and social media on Aug. 17.
Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Call 727-937-0686 for more information.
Tarpon Arts presents stimulating, engaging, and educational performances, workshops, festivals, concerts and visual arts that celebrate the unique heritage and culture of Tarpon Springs and the state of Florida, while bringing nationally acclaimed performing artists to the community establishing Tarpon Springs as a dynamic cultural destination. Visit tarponarts.org.