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Top Single: Wendi Cannon

Full Name: Wendi Cannon Age: 39 Occupation: Director of Information Technology at FSU College of Medicine Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual Charity: Girls on the Run (GOTR)   Q & A   Why did you choose this charity to support? I chose GOTR because it is critical for…

Top Single: Travis Poppell

Full Name: Travis Poppell Age: 36 Occupation: Owner of Tallahassee Lawn services Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual Charity: Hang Tough Foundation   Q & A   Why did you choose this charity to support? My cousin, at the age of 4, was diagnosed with cancer, and this foundation…

Top Single: Tori Cruce

Full Name: Tori Cruce Age: 37 Occupation(s): National Director of Clinical Services, Halycon Rehabilitation. Licensed speech-language pathologist . Charity: Junior League of Tallahassee Q & A Why did you choose this charity to support? The Junior League is dedicated to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential…

Top Single: Shannon Colavecchio

Full Name: Shannon Colavecchio Age: 41 (42 by the day of event) Occupation(s): Senior Director and Wellness Coordinator, The Moore Agency; owner, BA Fitness; Area Manager, Arbonne; Master Trainer, various fitness programs Sexual Orientation: Men not boys, please. Charity: Leon County Humane Society Q &…

Top Single: Sarah Strickland

Full Name: Sarah Strickland Age: 25 Occupation: Inventory Specialist at The Gem Collection Sexual Orientation: Interested in Men Charity: Big Bend Hospice   Q & A Why did you choose this charity to support? Someone very close to me was recently cared for by Big Bend Hospice,…

Top Single: Mutaqee Na’im Akbar

Full Name: Mutaqee Na’im Akbar Age: 38 Occupation: Attorney Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual Charity: The Boys Choir of Tallahassee   Q & A   Why did you choose this charity to support? I picked The Boys Choir of Tallahassee, because for over 23 years, the organization has been…

Top Single: Jermaine L. Miller

Full Name: Jermaine L. Miller Age: 27 Occupation: Community Advocate Sexual Orientation:  Straight Charity: Girls2Divas   Q & A   Why did you choose this charity to support? Big Bend Homeless Coalition. What is the main character trait you look for in a potential date? Someone nice…

Top Single: Jasmine Denise Adams

Full Name: Jasmine Denise Adams Age: 30ish Occupation: Founder and Tournament Organizer for the Capital Canopy Challenge, Realtor for Keller Williams Town & Country Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual Charity: Alzheimer's Project   Q & A Why did you choose this charity to support? My grandmother and great-grandmother…

Top Single: Dr. Mark Bonn

Full Name: Mark A. Bonn, Ph.D. Age: 67 Occupation: Professor, School of Hospitality, Florida State University. Charity: I selected “RIPITT” as my charity in honor of my former Wine Education student, Ian Trent Taylor, who tragically lost his life six years ago. Q &…

Best of Tallahassee 2018 Guidelines

  Click the logo to vote for our exclusive online categories.     On May 1, the May-June issue of Tallahassee Magazine will hit mailboxes and bookstores (Barnes and Noble, Books A Million, Costco, Walgreens, the office of Rowland Publishing).…

To Ray With Love

Sponsored by Opening Nights AT FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY ines kaiser  Maceo Parker   Maceo Parker grew up with church music, but he didn’t stick with it. As a kindergartner, he figured out how to play “Yield Not to Temptation,” but as…

Florida Jazz & Blues Festival 2017

Florida Jazz & Blues Festival October 28-29, 2017 World-class jazz and blues musicians delivered funky blues, dazzling horns and lift-your-feet jazz at the Florida Jazz & Blues Festival at Cascades Park.

Wine & Dine For the Love of Canines

Wine & Dine For the Love of Canines October 19, 2017 Voices of Chance Animal League, Inc. (VOCAL) hosted dinner and cocktails at Georgio’s while guests perused wonderful silent auction items. All proceeds supported VOCAL’s Breaking the Chains Program, which…

2017 Cards For A Cure

Cards For A Cure October 14 14, 2017 The Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare Foundation’s 12th annual Cards for a Cure, benefiting the Tallahassee Memorial Cancer Center and cancer programs, was attended by more than 525 people. Breast cancer survivor Lea Lane…

FAMU Homecoming Gala

FAMU Homecoming Gala October 13, 2017 Florida A&M University recently celebrated 130 years of “Excellence With Caring” with the President’s Masquerade Gala. Proceeds from the event benefit need-based scholarships for students.

Oktoberfest 2017

Oktoberfest October 6, 2017 During a packed weekend of local activities, Tallahassee’s own Oktoberfest returned for its 19th year with much fanfare and an impressive turnout of patrons. The much-anticipated festival was held at the Pavilion at the Centre of…

Distinguished Leadership Awards

Distinguished Leadership Awards September 28, 2017 Leadership Tallahassee, a program of the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce, announced the 2017 winners of the Distinguished Leadership Awards presented by Centennial Bank. More than 400 community and business leaders attended the sold-out…

Dr. Bass Golf Tournament

Dr. Bass Golf Tournament September 18, 2017 Players enjoyed a beautiful day of golf at Golden Eagle Country Club to benefit Big Bend Hospice’s unfunded programs.

Catch a Rising Tennis Star at Tallahassee Futures

  The Tallahassee Futures presented by Visit Tallahassee continues to be played through this Sunday at the Florida State Indoor Tennis Courts. The main draw began Tuesday. The Futures event is part of the USTA Collegiate Series, which is a series of…