Tannenbaum Scro Hanewich & Alpert believes in giving back to the community. Employees across all levels actively volunteer, participate and serve on the boards of various civic, charitable and educational organizations in our community.
Listed below are some of the organizations in which our attorneys and staff members are involved, or to which the firm has recently provided support through volunteer work and/or a financial contribution:
Attorney, Alan Tannenbaum serves as a volunteer in the Justice Teaching program. Justice Teaching, an initiative of Florida Supreme Court Justice R. Fred Lewis, is aimed at teaching students about the operation of the American justice system and the basic principles underlying our constitutional institutions and structures.
The ultimate goal of this program is to pair a legal professional with every elementary, middle, and high school in the state of Florida. In 2010, Mr. Tannenbaum presented to 5th graders on the Bill of Rights. To learn more, please visit Justice Teaching.
Florida Attorneys Saving Homes
Attorney, Alan Tannenbaum volunteers in Florida Attorneys Saving Homes, a Florida Bar program in which pro bono services are offered to qualifying borrowers threatened by foreclosure. Florida Attorneys Saving Homes has launched a toll-free hot line wherein callers answer a few initial questions to ensure accurate placement with pro bono attorneys, who will then negotiate with lenders on behalf of homeowners. The hope is to create a relationship in which the lender and the homeowner can together create a loan that allows the homeowner to remain in the home and avoid foreclosure – a win-win situation for all involved. To learn more, please visit Florida Attorneys Saving Homes.
Gulf Coast Basketball Officials Association (GCBOA)
Attorney, Salvatore Scro referees youth basketball and serves as secretary on the board of directors of the Gulf Coast Basketball Officials Association (GCBOA). Mr. Scro also serves as the board liaison for grievance, recruitment and financial matters. To learn more, please visit Gulf Coast Basketball Officials Association.
Venice Touchdown Club
Real Estate Closer, Jeanette Bowdell is the secretary of the Venice Touchdown Club. The Venice Touchdown Club is a non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to raise funds for the Venice High School football team. The funds pay for football equipment, tutors if needed, food, trips and end-of-year banquets. The Venice Touchdown Club also provides financial assistance to other Venice High School clubs when needed in exchange for volunteer hours. To learn more, please visit Venice Touchdown Club.
Diamond Boosters, Inc.
Real Estate Closer, Jeanette Bowdell is a member of Diamond Boosters. The Diamond Booster club raises funds to assist the Venice High School baseball team in paying for turfs and cleats for each player, uniforms and baseball field grounds maintenance and any extras not paid for by tax dollars.
Preceptor Theta Sigma of Beta Sigma Phi
Paralegal, Patti Hunter is a member of Preceptor Theta Sigma of Beta Sigma Phi - An International Women's Organization. The local chapter is involved in yearly service projects. For the past two years, the local chapter has taken on breast cancer awareness and walking for a cure.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
Paralegal, Patricia Hunter, whose son Mike was diagnosed with Juvenile Diabetes at the age of six, attends various charity events in support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International along with her son and granddaughter, Cassidy. To learn more, please visit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International.
Litigation Department Assistant, Linda Wysocki supports the Boys Town program. Boys Town knows how hugh the need is for compassionate and effective care for today's at-risk youth. Every year, hundreds of thousands of children are abused and neglected. Like numbers suffer emotional or behavioral disorders, leaving parents confused and frustrated. These are fragile children and families in need of compassionate and effective care.
Every day, through programs nationwide, Boys Town reaches out to help those who are most in need. We lift them up, heal their wounds and put them on the path to a brighter future. Boys Town has been saving children and healing families for more than 90 years. To learn more, please visit Boys Town.
Toys for Tots
Litigation Department Assistant, Linda Wysocki supports the Toys for Tots program. The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.
The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens. To learn more, please visit Toys for Tots.
Wounded Warrior Project
Litigation Department Assistant, Linda Wysocki also supports the Wounded Warrior Project. The mission of the Wounded Warrior Project is to honor and empower wounded warriors. Its purpose is to raise awareness and enlist the public’s aid for the needs of severely injured service men and women; to help severely injured service members aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of severely injured service members. To learn more, please visit Wounded Warrior Project.