Interview with Dr. Stephen Covert, Pine View School Principal In this period of uncertainty, classrooms remain silent while bedrooms and dining tables become our new learning nooks. With distance learning being their current circumstance, students look ahead to the fall and a return of normalcy, whatever that may look like.
Last year my dear friend, Bob Slicker, said, “I am taking you to Baltimore to celebrate your birthday because you never know what can happen next year.” Oh, how right he was. We celebrated hard in Baltimore in 2019. Orioles game, Guinness Brewery, great restaurants, toured the city, fabulous seafood
Since 1973 Sarasota has been blessed to have a premiere contemporary theatre…the Florida Studio Theatre. Offering world-class stage entertainment is just a fraction of what they’re about. Florida Studio Theatre is a Sarasota jewel. Theatre guests come from cities throughout the country, as well as major metropolitan areas like New
Eric Grimes and his family have lived in the Cortez, Florida area for their entire lives. In fact, they are the 6th generation. Eric and his wife Teresa are always there to help when folks are in need after disaster strikes. Recently, Eric, Teresa, their 14-year-old son, Landon and Landon’s
President and Founder of Hungers End, Carl Snyder is so thankful and excited to announce that the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has awarded funding for their Monday Night Community Meal Program. This grant will assist in their “meals to go” program costs during the COVID19 pandemic and provide hundreds
In response to Covid-19 social distancing and stay-at-home orders, WSLR Community Radio has added some new cultural and educational programming to their lineup. The Asolo Rep and the Sarasota Opera are both producing ½ hour shows for the radio station to help keep their supporters engaged. We have added a
Well, just like everybody else, Florida Fun Travel’s statewide excursions came to a grinding halt when the restaurants, bars, beaches and just about everything else was shut down due to concerns over the Coronavirus. However, we have become innovative in still trying to keep the wheels of the tourism industry
Palmetto, Florida based Fit2Run, The Runner’s Superstore, with twelve locations throughout Florida and Puerto Rico, has launched a new give-back campaign on their website in an effort to raise money to send running shoes to health care heroes battling on the front lines of COVID-19. Fit For the Frontline was