Cliff Walters Named “Ambassador of the Year” by Goodwill Manasota

Clifford Walters, III - Bradenton Attorney

Clifford L. Walters, III, Esq., Chair of the Board, the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Foundation

Bradenton-Sarasota, FL, October 24, 2014Cliff Walters, Esq., was recently honored as one of four 2014 Goodwill Ambassador of the Year winners by Goodwill Manasota. The Ambassador of the Year Award is given to community leaders who exemplify incredible dedication and effort for commitment to improving the community.

“This recognition is certainly appreciated.  But what is more important is to recognize the commitment Goodwill makes to removing barriers to employment so the men and women of our community can become self-sufficient and productive citizens.   I remain in awe of the dedication and commitment that Goodwill employees and volunteers bring to the table every day to improve the lives of others,” says Walters.

“Every year, we are proud to honor a few select Ambassadors who truly go above and beyond in showcasing their support and dedication to Goodwill’s mission of changing lives through the power of work,” said Bob Rosinsky, president and CEO of Goodwill Manasota. “We enjoy being able to show the community how proud we are to have the support of local leaders like Cliff Walters, whose selfless service and commitment to our work are essential to the success of Goodwill Manasota.”

Walters offers his personal and professional expertise to community organizations, encourages volunteerism and philanthropy, and has made a significant impact on both Manatee and Sarasota Counties.  Walters is a long-standing contributor to the professional community, economic initiatives, and important charitable causes.  Walters has either served on the Board or been a key figure in raising funds, starting endowments and working with clients to support numerous local organizations including: The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Foundation, Goodwill Industries Manasota, Manatee Chamber of Commerce, Manatee County Economic Development Council, Boys and Girls Club of Manatee Foundation, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, and United Way of Manatee.

The other award recipients include Senator Bill Galvano, Jo Rita Stevens, and Realize Bradenton.

Blalock Walters, P.A. is a multi-practice, regional law firm built on a foundation of integrity and hard work. With over 20 attorneys, we serve a wide range of clients in diverse industries. Throughout its more than 90-year history the firm has been a trusted advisor in resolving the legal needs of individuals, leading businesses and other institutions throughout Southwest Florida and beyond.  Blalock Walters’ offices are located in Bradenton, Sarasota, and St. Petersburg, Florida. For more information, please visit www.blalockwalters.com.

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