The Economic Development Foundation of Sarasota County hosted a retirement reception Tuesday, May 24, at Laurel Oak Country Club, for Kathy Baylis, founding president and CEO of the Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County. Local business leaders and city officials attended the reception.
Baylis’ accomplishments include: creating a film and entertainment office, which has facilitated hundreds of productions that generated $13.6 million in economic impact; initiating the Economic Gardening Program to improve technical support for local businesses; and helping create the SMART program that speeds permitting for companies that are expanding or relocating to Sarasota County.
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1 Sarasota Pizza Wars
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
3 The Arab-Israeli Conflict: The 100-Years War in a Twice-Promised Land
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
3 "Peace, Politics, and Projectiles: An Insider's Look at the War in Gaza and Its Aftermathâ�� With Jerusalem Post Correspondent Gil Hoffman
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5 Venice Fall Wellness Fair
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ladies enjoy a night out
Women of all ages ditched their heels and slipped on their running shoes for the New Balance Girls Night Out.
Residents help tame lionfish
A total of 251 lionfish were scooped out of the ocean for the inaugural Sarasota Lionfish Derby last weekend.
Let them eat cake!
The staff and residents at The Glenridge on Palmer Ranch celebrated the first resident to become a member of the centennial club.