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[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Receives Grant From Gulf Coast Community Foundation" - Broadway World Sarasota
https://www.broadwayworld.com/sarasota/article/Westcoast-Black-Theatre-Troupe-Receives-Grant-From-Gulf-Coast-Community-Foundation-20200710

[NEWS] "WBTT Receives Grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation" - SRQ Daily
https://www.srqmagazine.com/srq-daily/2020-07-15/14329_WBTT-Receives-Grant-from-Gulf-Coast-Community-Foundation

[NEWS] "WBTT receives grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation" - Tampa Bay Newswire
https://www.tampabaynewswire.com/2020/07/12/wbtt-receives-grant-from-gulf-coast-community-foundation-2-87721

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Awarded Shubert Foundation Grant" - Broadway World Sarasota
https://www.broadwayworld.com/sarasota/article/Westcoast-Black-Theatre-Troupe-Awarded-Shubert-Foundation-Grant-20200717

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Awarded Shubert Foundation Grant" - Tampa Bay Newswire
https://www.tampabaynewswire.com/2020/07/18/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-receives-shubert-foundation-grant-87879

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe names new board chair, trustees" - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
https://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20200623/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-names-new-board-chair-trustees

[NEWS] "Business People, June 29" - Business Weekly, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Announcement of new chair, board members
https://www.heraldtribune.com/business/20200629/business-people-june-29?utm_source=SFMC&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=GHM_Business_Briefs&utm_content=INKA_SHT&utm_term=062920

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Names New Board Chair, Trustees," Tampa Bay Newswire
https://www.tampabaynewswire.com/2020/06/18/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-names-new-board-chair-trustees-87122

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Names New Board Chair, Trustees" - SRQ Daily
https://www.srqmagazine.com/srq-daily/2020-06-19/14017_Westcoast-Black-Theatre-Troupe-Names-New-Board-Chair--Trustees

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Names New Board Chair, Trustees" - Sarasota Magazine
https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/news-and-profiles/2020/06/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-names-new-board-chair-trustees

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Names New Board Chair and Trustees" - SCENE Magazine
http://www.scenesarasota.com/magazine/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-names-new-board-chair-and-trustees/

[NEWS] "WBTT Makes Change to 2020-21 Season Schedule" - Sarasota Magazine
https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/arts-and-entertainment/2020/06/wbtt-makes-change-to-2020-21-season-schedule

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Makes a Change in 2020-2021 Season Schedule" - SCENE Magazine
http://www.scenesarasota.com/magazine/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-makes-a-change-in-2020-2021-season-schedule/

[NEWS] "WBTT brings back ‘Soul Crooners’ in new season" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
https://www.heraldtribune.com/entertainment/20200626/wbtt-brings-back-lsquosoul-croonersrsquo-in-new-season