G.WIZ recently received a significant financial donation to assist its current renovations. The Floyd C. Johnson and Flo Singer Johnson Foundation have donated $150,000 to help fund construction.
“Flo really had an interest in G.WIZ, and she visited the center several times,” said board member Diane Barth.
Sara Rankin, G.WIZ CEO, says the donation is set to cover building maintenance and sponsor the museum’s new educational exhibits, now called AIDES.
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4 Meet the Sky
5 Volunteer Connect Meeting
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
9 Back to School Bash 2014
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
9 Cat Depot Leash Walking Class
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
County asks for input on stand-up paddleboard rental
After receiving a proposal to allow stand-up paddleboard rentals on county beaches, Sarasota County will hold two public hearings on the issue.
Health officials warn of 'flesh-eating bacteria'
The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County has issued a warning of the potential for exposure to Vibrio vulnificus in local waters after two cases were reported in the county this month — including one death.
IN THE KITCHEN WITH: Cafe Venice
This week we went in the kitchen with chef Scott Raiche, of Cafe Venice, while he prepares chicken scaloppine marengo. Get the recipe and watch an instructional video in this week's "In the Kitchen."