The associations received two of 13 grants awarded by Sarasota Bay Estuary Program.
The Sarasota County Economic Development Corporation needs $5,000 from Longboat Key as part of its share for an economic development program.
The Republican Club of Sarasota had their annual monthly dinner meeting Thursday, June 16 at the Sarasota Yacht Club. The guest speaker was Senator Mike Haridopolos, President of the Florida Senate and candidate for election to the U.S. Senate.
The Longboat Key Town Commission urged Town Manager Bruce St. Denis to continue to find ways to cut a $224,000 budget shortfall.
Beverly Shapiro and her late husband, Mel, wanted to hear the Marine Hymn at Sarasotaâ€™s Memorial Day parade. Now, the hymn will play at future events.
Longboat Key Planning and Zoning Board is willing to allow visitors to rent a tourism unit on Longboat Key for longer than 30 days.
Longboat Key Town Manager Bruce St. Denis is hopeful he can re-open the popular North Shore Road beach access in time for the Fourth of July weekend.