The Sarasota County Arts Council announced the recipients of two grants it recently awarded during a private reception Monday, Sept. 14. Neil Schleifer, Rebecca Langford, Meg Pierce, Justin Spring and Sharon Scott were recognized with the John Ringling Towers Fund Awards, given to practicing, professional, creative artists in Sarasota County. The council also awarded the Historical Society; North Port Art Guild; West Coast Civic Ballet; Diversity, The Voices of Sarasota; Venice Symphony; Gloria Musicae; the Hermitage; and the Celtic Cultural Association with State of the Arts Opportunity Grants for use toward historic rehabilitation, preventative maintenance projects or national register designations.
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26 Sarasota Heat Golf Tournament
26 Comcast Cares Day Sarasota
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26 Air Fair 2014 Radio Controlled Model Aiplanes
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26 Mother's Day Free Art Project for the kids
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PHOTO GALLERY: Southeastern Guide Dog Graduation Ceremony
Southeastern Guide Dogs celebrated the beginning of a new chapter at its graduation ceremony Thursday, April 24. Eight graduates and their guide dogs spent the afternoon enjoying their new companionship. Guests heard from Southeaster Guide Dog alumnus guest speaker Donald Olinger. "I'm absolutely ecstatic," says Tina Ladner of bringing her guide, Tangerine, home.
Commission denies Siesta Key building plans
Sarasota County commissioners unanimously denied a variance request to build a three-story single-family home at 162 Beach Road Wednesday.
Raising the Barr
TideWell Hospice honored veteran and longtime Sarasota resident Kenny Barr Thursday, April 10.