The Patterson Foundation commits up to $300,000 to strenghten bayfront planning efforts

Catalytic funding, consulting support to benefit formation of Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization The Patterson Foundation today announced it will provide up to $300,000 in catalytic funding and consulting support benefiting the formation and work of the Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization. Through a multi-sector, community-centered approach, the Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization will create a plan for…

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Update: Stakeholders meet during focus groups

Sarasota Bayfront 20:20 recently held four stakeholder focus groups – two on October 21 and two on October 22 – to garner thoughts, suggestions and questions from business and community leaders throughout Sarasota. Focus group participants included Debbie Ahmari, Kathy Kelley Ohlrich, Andy Papineau, Lou Costa, Dan Deleo, Art Levin, Patrick Gannon, Kevin Cooper, Jewell…

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Weekend Event Recap

Over the weekend, we were thrilled to see so many interested people from the community come out to two informational events about our vision for the Sarasota Bayfront. At Bayfront and Brews, held at JDubs on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, more than 100 people came out for beer, barbecue and to share ideas about what…

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