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The Oaks Club is known as the Club with a Heart.

The following is a partial list of the charities, community outreach projects, and health providers who have benefited from the generosity through the Club, its members or the Club’s committees involvement:


Cystic Fibrosis The First Tee
American Cancer Women’s Club Scholarship
Jewish Family Services Southeastern Guide dogs
Ronald McDonald House Sarasota Memorial Hospital
Our Mother’s House Ringling College of Art + Design
Children’s First The Literacy Counsel
Toys for Tots Loveland Center
Special Olympics InStride Therapy Center
Insight Counseling SunCoast Charities for Children
Payton Wright Foundation Big Brothers Big Sisters


The Wall Street Journal - Thursday, March 21, 2019 | Real Estate | Homes | "Days of Wine and Wickets"
Miami Herald - Thursday, December 6, 2018| Golfweek | "Golfweek’s 2019 Ultimate Guide: Top 200 Residential Golf Courses"
Sarasota Herald Tribune - Sunday, November 18, 2018 | "The Oaks Club Announces the Induction into the Platinum Clubs of America"
Golf Inc. - March/April Edition - 2017-18 Board of Governors article: "How to Be a Great Board Member - Bring in Outside Help"
Herald Tribune – Page one Business today, March 6, 2018 | "CHRIS WILLE: The final pieces of Bertha Honore Palmer’s Sarasota empire"
By Design, February 2017 (page 14) | "By Design
February 2017 | "The Oaks Club is honored with The Distinguished Emerald Club of the World Award"
Sarasota Observer, April 18, 2013 (Page 10B/30 out of 40) | "Bertha Palmer Unveiling"
Sarasota Patch, April 22, 2013 | "The Oaks Women's Club Offers $35,000 in Scholarships"