Sarasota delegation heads to Kansas City in June

A number of representatives from Sarasota’s arts organizations are hitting the road in mid-June, traveling to Kansas City to learn about how the arts community there came together to build the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Multiple arts groups joined forces to complete the project, and the Sarasota delegation is hoping to learn more about how they…

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Stakeholder Spotlight: Lawrence Pointe Condominium Association

Meet the organizations that have signed on to support Sarasota Bayfront 20:20! Lawrence Pointe Condominium Association 99 Sunset Drive, Sarasota lawrencepointe.com How long has your organization been around? Lawrence Pointe is a quiet gated community built in the mid-’70s and located on Sunset Drive in downtown Sarasota. Residents enjoy unobstructed views of Sarasota Bay. How many members do you…

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Stakeholder Spotlight: Sarasota Young Professionals Group

Meet the organizations that have signed on to support Sarasota Bayfront 20:20! Sarasota Young Professionals Group 1945 Fruitville Road, Sarasota 955-8187 sarasotachamber.com/Young_Professionals How long has your organization been around? Our organization is nearly 12 years old. How many members do you have? We have 440 members between the ages of 21 and 40. Who is…

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Recap on May 5 Meeting

With a fast-growing stakeholder list now up to 36 community organizations, the most recent update meeting at the Sarasota Orchestra was full this week. Bayfront 20:20 Volunteer Coordinator Michael Klauber opened the meeting by welcoming the four newest stakeholders to the table: The Amaryllis Park Neighborhood Association, The Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee, Lawrence Point…

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Stakeholder Spotlight: Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee

Meet the organizations that have signed on to support Sarasota Bayfront 20:20! [picture]From left to right: Linda Formella, president-elect; Greg Owens, secretary; Stafford Starcher, president; and Kathy Roberts, CEO Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee 2320 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota 952-3400 sarasotamanateerealtors.com How long has your organization been around? The Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee…

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The Waterfront Center recognizes excellence in waterfront reinvention around the world

The Chicago Northerly Island Framework Plan Sarasota is hardly the first city to consider improving its waterfront—the topic has in fact played a major role in discussions of urban renewal and redevelopment around the globe for decades. “It’s an enormous topic,” says Ann Breen, the co-director of The Waterfront Center, a D.C.-based nonprofit founded in…

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Next Steps for Sarasota Bayfront 20:20

The most common question that comes up now about Bayfront 20:20 is: What happens next? That was the main topic of discussion at the latest stakeholder meeting on March 10, 2015.Now that the city commission has unanimously and enthusiastically adopted our vision and implementation principles, we hope that they will be the guidepost for Bayfront…

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Stakeholder Spotlight: Historical Society of Sarasota County

Meet the organizations that have signed on to support Sarasota Bayfront 20:20! Historical Society of Sarasota County 1260 12th St., Sarasota 364-9076 hsosc.com How long has your organization been around? The Historical Society of Sarasota County was incorporated with the State of Florida in 1977, but prior to that it was a group called the…

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Thank you from Sarasota Bayfront 20:20

Thank you, thank you, thank you!It is with great pride and appreciation that we can announce that the Sarasota City Commission unanimously and enthusiastically adopted the Bayfront 20:20 vision statement and implementation principles last night that you helped create. We are extremely humbled and honored by the support you have all given us over this…

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Sarasota Bayfront 20:20 Letter of Support

At The Players Theatre, we have a simple mission statement: we are dedicated to presenting a diverse and entertaining slate of high-quality, volunteer-driven theatrical experiences that educate, stimulate and enrich the entire community. As an early stakeholder in the Bayfront 20:20 process, we saw this initiative as addressing something fundamental to our ongoing ability to…

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