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Alexis deTocqueville Society

Alexis deTocqueville Society

The Alexis de Tocqueville Society gives national recognition to individuals who contribute a minimum of $10,000 to the United Way annually. The name of this society was chosen because of deTocqueville's admiration for the American spirit of volunteerism and philanthropy. Members of this society together contributed 33% of the $3 million raised in support of services in 2015-2016. Tocqueville members stand as strong symbols of support for initiatives and programs that improve lives while building a stronger, healthier, more vibrant community. For four years running, the Indian River Chapter of this national society has been recognized nationally for its growth and contributions for the size of its population. Membership in this Society offers unique opportunities, including national recognition and a variety of social, networking, community and business-related events. For more information on the Indian River Chapter of the Alexis deTocqueville Society, contact Meredith Egan at (772) 567-8900 or via email at

Society Members Thanked at Gala

United Way of Indian River County recognized and thanked the Alexis de Toqueville (AdT) Society members for their remarkable generosity at a cocktail reception and dinner held March 8, 2016. John’s Island Real Estate was the presenting sponsor, Northern Trust, PURE, and Vero Insurance were additional sponsors. Society members contribute at least $10,000 annually to United Way. Dr. Bob Baggott, Senior Minister of Community Church of Vero Beach, served as guest speaker. Fritz Blaicher, AdT steering committee chair, emceed the event. Fritz and Gay Blaicher were recognized for their leadership in the John's Island Community Campaign and the AdT Society for over 20 years.

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