Suncoast Partnership to End Homelessness received a grant for $723,000 to help families and individuals with housing. Florida has seen 750,000 foreclosures over the last year.
Blues fans packed Hillview Street, Sunday, March 24, to help raise money during the 18th annual Giving Hunger the Blues concert. The concert, which takes place in the Southside Village, raises money for All Faiths Food Bank.
Families gathered for an early Easter-egg hunt after service Sunday, March 24, in the church playground. Families ate an Easter breakfast before children ran into the playground in search of plastic eggs.
Siesta Key Kiwanis Club members had a swashbuckling good time at their annual fundraiser gala Saturday, March 23, at the Sarasota Yacht Club. The theme of the 12th annual gala was â€œthe mighty pirate invasion,â€ and guests showed off their best pirate garb while raising money for the club.
Sarasota Memorial Hospital staff and donors got a first look at the newly completed lobby of the new Courtyard Tower Friday, March 22. Guests enjoyed food and drink while exploring the new lobby and admiring the donor wall.
The 41-year-old woman was found dead in a field near 10th Street and Goodrich Avenue.
Guests dove into a nautical-themed fundraiser to benefit Mote Marine Thursday, March 21, at Sarasota Architectural Salvage. Attendees enjoyed light food and drink before participating in a raffle.