Belonging and Culture: Stories of Impact

November 12, 2020

Florida Studio Theatre | Greater Sarasota

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

In this episode of Greater Sarasota, sneak a peak behind the curtain of Florida Studio Theatre’s Improv Program. Will Luera and Patrick Jackson will show us what laughter can do to heal…

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 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 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 8, 2020

Music in Transition | Greater Sarasota with ensemblenewSRQ

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, WEDU PBS,

In this episode of Greater Sarasota, discover what it means to play music that defies genre in these times that defy normalcy. Get a behind-the-scenes look at ensemblenewSRQ as they open u…

October 6, 2020

Local Nonprofits Share Impact of Give 8/28 Accomplishments

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Story of Impact - Featured, Community Foundation of Sarasota County,

More than a month has passed since 15 local nonprofit organizations took part in Give 8/28, a national fundraising day for Black-led and Black-serving nonprofits working towards a more equitab…

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…

October 3, 2020

Charting New Shores and Safe Harbors

By Story, Roxie Jerde, Story of Impact - Featured,

Navigating the COVID-19 era is not so different than earlier moments in our history when we have been called to work together as a society to create purpose in a time of unknowingness. While n…

October 1, 2020

WEDU PBS Launches Digital-First Docuseries Greater Sarasota

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, WEDU PBS,

WEDU PBS will launch a new, region-wide, hyperlocal storytelling initiative with the premiere of, Greater Sarasota, Thursday, October 8. Greater Sarasota is produced by WEDU PBS in partnership…

September 30, 2020

New Stages, Reimagined Futures, and the Art of Enduring Legacies

By Blog, Roxie Jerde, Homepage Spotlight Item,

Dear Friends: Our cultural calendars are quite different this Fall. Performances under the bright lights of theater stages now dazzle us from screens we are accessing with clicks and fire stic…

September 16, 2020

Hermitage Artist Retreat Receives Strategic Partnership Grant From The Community Foundation Of Sarasota County

By Story, Homepage - Story of Impact, Hermitage Artist Retreat,

Through the generosity of the John J. Clopine Fund, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded the Hermitage Artist Retreat a $30,000 Strategic Partnership Grant to support t…