September 21, 2023

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Grants $6,200 to Mayors Feed the Hungry

By Homepage - Story of Impact, SRQ Media,

Grant Money Supports Updates to Computer System and Website The Community Foundation of Sarasota County awarded a generous grant of $6,200 to Mayors’ Feed the Hungry Program. This fun…

September 19, 2023

LWR Library Friends surpasses fundraising goal for Manatee

By Homepage - Story of Impact,

The Friends of the Lakewood Ranch Library recently surpassed their fundraising goal to support the Manatee County Public Library System by raising more than $410,000 to purchase children's boo…

September 11, 2023

Sarasota's growing number of short-term rentals may have an impact on housing crisis

By Homepage - Story of Impact, Saundra Amrhein,

Noise, traffic and changes to community character are the topics that tend to dominate recent debates about the area's booming increase in short-term vacation rentals.

But Cicely Ho…

September 6, 2023

A Very Late Arrival

By SRQ Media,

When the train finally pulled into the station, it was approximately 18 years overdue. Still, Mary Huba and George Miller celebrated as they watched the old car roll down the tracks towards t…

August 21, 2023

WBTT Seeks Local Support During Give 8/28

By Story of Impact - Featured, Scene Magazine,

August 21, 2023 – Sarasota August 2023 will mark the sixth time The Young, Black & Giving Back Institute has sponsored Give 8/28 – a day of giving to Black-led and Black-benefi…

July 7, 2023

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards Laurel Civic $50,000 Towards Hurricane Ian Recovery Efforts

By Homepage - Story of Impact, Scene Magazine,

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County partners with Laurel Civic to support their ongoing case management for people in need in the wake of Hurricane Ian. “We have seen a marked in…

July 6, 2023

Tickets now on sale for WBTT's 'Stage of Discovery' student show

By Sharon Kunkel, Story of Impact - Featured, The Glasser/Schoenbaum Human Services Center,

Local teens who are enjoying the free summer musical theater program to perform 'FAME The Musical' For the eighth summer, aspiring actors, dancers and singers ages 13-18 are taking the stage…

July 6, 2023

Kinsey Robb is giving Art Center Sarasota a makeover

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

The Gagosian gallery veteran is upgrading the arts venue's interiors and technology and revamping the submission process for juried shows. If she wasn't an arts administrator, Kinsey Robb woul…

July 3, 2023

New murals in historic Overtown pay homage to Sarasota's Black pioneers

By Homepage - Story of Impact,

SARASOTA — The history of Sarasota's Black pioneers and early residents continues to come to life through an initiative led by Newtown native Walter Gilbert in the city's first Black com…