January 24, 2021

Theatre Odyssey Empowers Students through Playwriting Festival

By Story, Theatre Odyssey,

Theatre Odyssey has announced that $2,100 has been granted to the company to provide a $1,000 cash scholarship to the author of the 2021 Best Play, $500 to the Runner-up play author, and $100…

January 8, 2021

Learn My History Foundation Empowers Younger Generations

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Learn My History Foundation,

Learn My History Foundation is excited to premiere its first Youth Program called: 'Create With Ro', helping empower younger generations by introducing them to various mentoring missions. This…

December 18, 2020

Library Foundation for Sarasota County Expands Diverse Collections

By Story, Library Foundation for Sarasota County,

Thanks to a generous grant from the Edward K. Roberts Emerging Needs Fund, the library will be able to purchase new materials by diverse authors. Books foster learning, increase understanding…

October 30, 2020

Education Matters: Learning Virtually from the Van Wezel

By Story, Ryan Van Cleave, Homepage - Story of Impact,

While the arts teach us a host of valuable lessons, creativity and problem solving are right in the mix. Enter the world of virtual education. From March on, the Van Wezel team embraced techno…

October 21, 2020

Florida Studio Theatre Helps Provide 'Write a Play' at No Cost to Schools

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, SRQ Media,

Florida Studio Theatre (FST) recently received a $37,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, a key partner in FST’s efforts to provide its award-winning WRITE A PLAY…

August 3, 2020

Celebrating Mote Marine Laboratory's High School Internship Class of 2020

By Story,

These 16 of Mote's 34-member class, representing Mote's three internship levels, were all seniors and received a special "ConGRADulations" send-off to celebrate their matriculation.

July 17, 2020

Taking the Creative Leap: Arts Education in the Virtual Classroom

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Story of Impact - Featured, Kelli Maldonado,

Editor's Note: Kelli Maldonado is Director of Education & Community Engagement at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. What do you do when the world shifts unexpectedly, and the programs th…

February 24, 2020

Breaking Barriers and Embracing Diversity at National History Day

By Blog, Nicole Light, Homepage - Blog,

A seventh- grade student sits next to a laptop at the end of a long conference table located inside the front office at Sarasota Middle School. At the other end sit four judges waiting for thi…

February 3, 2020

An International Group Strengthens Parent Leadership | UnidosNow

By Story, UnidosNow,

Our Parent Leadership Program began October 1st of this year, again with strong parental participation at both Gocio and Tuttle elementary schools. Our new participants give our program an int…