The Sertoma Club of Venice named Katharine Gower and James Van Sickle Students of the Year and Tarin Foster Educator of the Year. The students and teacher were recognized at the club’s May 2 meeting for their outstanding performance.
Grand Knight Amado Varona and Knight Chuck Hartley of Venice Knights of Columbus 7052, Epiphany Cathedral, present checks totaling more than $4,000 to four local charitable organizations.
Members of the Women’s Sertoma Club of Venice believe happiness is doing good for others. Their recent scholarship dinner presented awards to 21 high school graduates and returning students.
The McCauley-Brown Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County awarded Embracing Our Differences a $2,000 grant for its 2019-2020 Unity Days program. The initiative engages Sarasota County high school students and staff in a day of team-building activities that inspire cooperation, c…
If you attended the Venice Garden Club home tour, give yourself a cheer. Because of its success, the Garden Club awarded $24,500 in scholarships at a recent luncheon.
With a Greek chorus of three young ladies with a Motown sound and great footwork plus a strange love story, "Little Shop of Horrors" delighted the opening night audience Friday at the Broadway Palm Theatre in Fort Myers.
Sarasota County — Sam Alfstad, president of Alfstad& Editions in Sarasota, and the Spanish painter Felix de la Concha recently donated 12 paintings by de la Concha to the Hermitage Artist Retreat. The paintings, which depict historic structures on the Hermitage property, will be on perma…
EDITOR’S NOTE: Sun Newspapers has a Facebook page for each of its newspapers and even for some of the magazines. Listed below are some of the better comments on Facebook in the past week or so. You can always look up the stories in the Sun Newspaper archives.
SYC Cares (Sarasota Yacht Club) recently awarded Embracing Our Differences (EOD) a $5,000 grant to help enhance its year-round education initiatives.
In my ongoing quest to bring us all to the same table, I went looking for what I think is one of the oldest food items around: cabbage. It is one of the oldest cultivated plants. It has been used in salads, soups, noodle dishes and pastry fillings.
Would you like to be entertained by local artists, enjoy fantastic food and bring your BFF (best friend forever) to an evening of fun? Then you’ll have to sign up for the second annual BFF celebration organized by Business Women of Englewood and Venice (BPWEV).