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This fall, Take Stock in Children of Manatee County launches an innovative Workforce Initiative supported by a bold, new Corporate Partnership Program to benefit our scholars and community. Join us on this journey of discovery to explore solutions to college access equity and strengthening our workforce. 

Limited seating. For more information about tickets, please call or email Lori O'Donnell.

Event Location:
Manatee Performing Arts Center
502 3rd Ave W.
Bradenton, FL 34205





6:30pm - Hors d’oeuvres
7:30pm - Live Performance by The Force, the Take Stock band
8:30pm - Dessert Reception and Dancing, featuring NexxLevel dance band!



Q: What method of payment do you accept?

Q: Can I purchase tickets at the event?

Q: Do you offer refunds?

Q: How do I become a Sponsor for Defying Gravity?

Q: I’m already a Corporate Partner, will I have to purchase tickets?

Q: How will I get my tickets?

Q: What should I wear?

Q: Will parking be free? Where will I park?

Q: Will there be assigned seating?

Q: How long will the Defying Gravity event last?

Q: How can I make you aware of my dietary requirements?

Q: Is an open full cash bar included in the price of the ticket?

Q: Is this event replacing the annual TSIC Prayer Breakfast?






For information or questions, please contact us,
ph: 941-751-6550 ext. 2120
e: info@takestockmanatee.org