November 5, 2020

Ringling Museum features works of young artists

By Story, Kimberly Kuizon,

When COVID-19 put a stop to in-person art programs, the Ringling's Education Department began creating online activities for the museum's youngest visitors and their families. The artwork now…

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 29, 2020

All Faiths Food Bank to distribute thousands of turkeys on Nov. 7

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Sharon Kunkel, Story of Impact - Featured,

On November 7, frozen turkeys and side dishes will be distributed at Van Wezel (777 N. Tamiami Tr., Sarasota), starting at 9 a.m. and continuing as long as supplies last. The funds for the tur…

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…

October 16, 2020

Mi Voto, Mi Futuro: Let's Make our Voices Heard

By Blog, Homepage - Blog, Bella Macias, Leilani Monterde,

Bella Macias (right) and Leilani Monterde (left) are Student Ambassadors participating in Mi Voto, Mi Futuro, a campaign launched by UnidosNow to support and encourage the Latinx community, es…

October 13, 2020

PAInT Center at USF receives $30,000 donation to promote diversity, equity and inclusion

By Story, Rich Shopes,

The University of South Florida Foundation has received $30,000 in donations to create a program at the Florida Center for Partnerships in Arts-Integrated Teaching (PAInT) that combines creati…

October 10, 2020

In Venice, a fire engine house gets another $55,000 matching grant

By Story, Venice Gondolier,

Venice Heritage Inc. has received a $55,000 matching grant to built a showcase to house the city’s 1926 American LaFrance fire engine. The funds are held at the Community Foundation of…

October 9, 2020

Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center Launches New Website

By Story, SRQ Media,

Today, Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center officially announces the launch of its new website and can be viewed by visiting www.LighthouseEducationCenter.org. Funding for the upgrade of th…

October 5, 2020

Survey opens for new Sarasota Performing Arts Center plans at The Bay

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, The Herald-Tribune Media Group,

The Van Wezel Foundation has launched a community-wide survey to get feedback on plans for the new Sarasota Performing Arts Center that is proposed at the center of The Bay Park site on the Sa…