SATURDAY: Join the fun during the World Oceans Day Family Festival from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at Mote Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota. This year's event will feature games and crafts focused on "green" sustainable practices, marine science and conservation by Mote and other local organizations.
We need your energy and enthusiasm for a community showcase and rally to send the Sarasota County delegation to the All-America City Awards in Denver. In April, the county was named one of 20 finalists for the award, which is part of a nationwide contest to recognize communities demonstrating innovation, civic engagement and cross-sector collaboration. Sarasota County won the award in 2006.
In anticipation of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which begins on June 1 and runs through Nov. 30, the Sarasota County Office of Emergency Management reminds residents to be prepared and stay alert during the storm season.
There's camping under the stars - and then there is camping under the stars on one of the most beautiful beaches along the gulf coast of Florida. Now through Aug. 12, Sarasota County residents can stay two consecutive nights for the price of one at Turtle Beach Campground on Siesta Key.
The FNC empowers residents to become more effective in leading their own communities by providing technical training and networking opportunities for association presidents, vice presidents, officers and neighborhood residents.
Stand Up Fight Back as a group became involved in actively opposing a proposed dump at the Celery Fields in Sarasota, Florida, in February of 2017. I personally had been following the issue from abroad in Sweden and upon my return in Jan 2017 our steering committed agreed to officially proceed. I headed up the Celery Fields wing of our group and immediately began organizing events and public outreach to the County Commissioners. Along with hundreds of activists, thousand of hours and a massive amount of money, we won an impressive victory on August 23rd 2017 in defeating an industrial waste concrete crushing construction and yard debris facility situated within the 450 acres that is the Celery Fields.Dozens of members of our group were actively involved and showed up at every event, town hall, private meeting and all the public hearings. I want to thank them from the bottom of my heart to the top of the Celery Fields hill.This is a list of …