Our Mission:

To fulfill big dreams by providing unlimited opportunities for instilling pride, stimulating economic elevation, and to preserve and promote our home town heritage for future generations

Our Vision:

Driving Sanford’s renaissance by celebrating and preserving our communities’ stories


Board of Directors

Creative Sanford, Inc. is a 501C3 non profit organization registered with the state of Florida

and dedication to the production of Celery Soup, Florida’s Folk Life Play

DLN: 1705307503217   Public Charity Status:  170(b) (1) (A) (vi)

Effective date of tax exemption:   June 1, 2006     Corporation DLN:  N06000005867

Executive Board:

President – Brian Casey

Vice President – Trish Thompson

Treasurer – Linda Hollerbach

Secretary – Dr. Connie Lester

Founder – Jeanine Taylor

Board of Directors:

Peter Newman, Marilyn Maples, Tom Abbott, Gerald Geile

Honorary Board Members:

Glenda Hood – former Florida Secretary of State and Mayor of Orlando

Valada Flewellyn – local poet, author and historian

Jackie Jones – local entertainer and arts advocate


Celery Soup

230 E. 1st Street
Sanford, FL 32771
Photography courtesy of John Pierce, Jr. | jpphotos.redbubble.com