The Ringling College Library Association has announced that its 43nd season of bringing influencers from the world stage, to stage in Sarasota, returns January 2024. For the January program, TOWN HALL will welcome Congresswoman Liz Cheney. Congresswoman Cheney served as the U.S. Representative for Wyoming’s at-large congressional district from 2017 to 2023. She chaired the House Republican Conference, the third-highest position in the House Republican leadership, from 2019-2021, and served as the Vice
After conducting a national search, the Visit Sarasota County (VSC) Board of Directors has appointed Erin M. Duggan, CDME as the new President and CEO of VSC effective September 30 when the current President, Virginia J. Haley, CDME retires. Duggan has been with VSC since 2005, serving first as Public Relations Manager then Brand Director and finally as Vice President since 2016. Over the years, she has developed award-winning marketing and public relations campaigns. Duggan has been a long-time leader in
Kilwins Chocolates, Fudge & Ice Cream located in Siesta Village at 5140 Ocean Boulevard in Siesta Key, is celebrating their Grand Opening on Saturday, July 8th from Noon to 10 p.m. Kilwins Siesta Key officially opened their doors on December 22, 2022. This new, local Kilwins store offers a variety of products including hand-crafted Chocolates, made-in-store, hand-paddled Mackinac Island Fudge, “The Perfect” Caramel Apples, Caramel Corn & Brittle, Chocolate-Dipped treats, and Kilwins Original Recipe Ice
The Palm Bay Club celebrates Tammy Calhoun's 25th Anniversary. Born and raised in Binghamton NY, Tammy had family on the west coast of Florida and decided to move to Florida in 1994. Once she arrived here, she would start a whole new life. After applying for a hospitality position at a local hotel for her first 3 years, from there she found the Palm Bay Club. Tammy started at the Palm Bay Club in 1998 and began a position at the front desk while also helping with housekeeping, inspections, and more!
Do you feel lucky? Want to help save a life?SunCoast Blood Centers has announced that June 1-30, 2023 with every successful blood donation, donors get a grab bag prize. Just grab a bag at any of SunCoast Blood Center's fixed sites or mobile drives and you could win anything from a t-shirt, umbrella, and various gift cards. There will even be card values as high as $250. Call 1-866-97-BLOOD or reserve your donation appointment online.
RE/MAX Platinum Realty has announced its expansion to Siesta Key with the opening of a new office at 6633 Midnight Pass Road. While RE/MAX Platinum Realty has always served the Siesta Key community, the opening of the new office is consistent with the company’s strategy of opening smaller offices in highly visible locations. A grand opening celebration is scheduled for Thursday, June 15, 2023, 4-7pm. The public is welcome. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 13. “Real estate is local,”
'Good News Only' Newscast will host a kickoff fundraiser May 11, open to the public. Introducing No Blues News (NBN), a nonprofit organization dedicated to sharing the good news that's happening all around us. Founded by Hallie Peilet Young, a former local news reporter who left the industry to tell stories at local nonprofit The Haven, No Blues News seeks to uplift and inspire through stories of hope, kindness, and progress. After spending four years in local television, Young realized that while there
CB’s Saltwater Outfitter was announced the Large Business of the Year winner at the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce annual awards dinner on January 25, 2023. Each year dozens of nominations are sent into the Chamber for numerous awards and a committee is tasked with choosing the winners based on their outstanding achievements and contributions.to the community. CB’s has been a member of the Siesta Key Chamber since the late 1970’s and this is their first time winning this prestigious award. "Being chosen
The Siesta Key Chamber announced its 2023 Board of Directors, 19 award nominees, award recipients, and community donations at the Chamber’s Annual Awards Dinner, held January 25 at Marina Jack. Award Recipients: Small Business – Key Sailing; Large Business – CB’s Saltwater Outfitters; New Member Business – Sun Served Bespoke Picnics; Business Person – Sean Altice, Altez Vacations; Shining Star – Kade Nelson, Tropical Sands Accommodations; Community Partner – Christine Robinson; Volunteer of the Year –
Siesta Key Chamber member Business World Promo Supply has been named a finalist for a national award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. As a part of its Start. Run. Grow. week the U.S. Chamber hosts the Dream Big awards. These awards were created to celebrate small business success and contribution to the American economy. This year, over 10,000 businesses were involved with the awards, with a record 3,000+ applications completed. These businesses were boiled down to 27 finalists being named in 8 different