Category: Community Involvement

Sarasota Observer: Staying On Track

Sarasota Observer: Staying On Track

December 22, 2017 | By

This article was originally published by the Observer Group (June 7, 2017). Three Sarasota business professionals share their advice for staying healthy on the road. Casey Colburn The background noise of a 14-month-old’s squeals turning to screams on a phone call with attorney Casey Colburn gives an accurate peek into his hectic life. Colburn, a […]

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Sarasota Observer: Conversation with Casey Colburn

Sarasota Observer: Conversation with Casey Colburn

August 7, 2015 | By

This article was originally published on YourObserver.com (August 6, 2015).  Casey Colburn’s time as chairman of the Downtown Sarasota Alliance came to an end Wednesday morning, but the outgoing leader will still keep a close eye on the evolution of the heart of the city and Sarasota as a whole. A lawyer specializing in governmental issues, […]

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Sarasota Observer: Could benches return to Five Points Park?

Sarasota Observer: Could benches return to Five Points Park?

July 30, 2015 | By

This article was originally published on YourObserver.com (July 30, 2015). Ron Soto knows it’s a controversial topic to tackle, but he’s not shying away from talking about park benches. More specifically, Soto thinks it’s time to return the benches to Selby Five Points Park. The City Commission voted unanimously to remove the six benches from the […]

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Herald Tribune: Sarasota City Election Turnout Varies By District

Herald Tribune: Sarasota City Election Turnout Varies By District

March 11, 2015 | By

This article was originally published by the Herald Tribune (March 11, 2015). SARASOTA – Earlier this week, Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Kathy Dent predicted Tuesday’s City Commission election would bring a higher voter turnout than usual. She was right. Nearly 22 percent of registered voters cast ballots on Tuesday, more than in recent city races. But […]

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Dutton Shares Vision for Suncoast Community Capital During Mixer with Community Leaders

Dutton Shares Vision for Suncoast Community Capital During Mixer with Community Leaders

November 9, 2013 | By

This article was originally published on Bradenton Patch (November 9, 2013). On Tuesday, Suncoast Community Capital (SCC), an organization committed to the financial independence of people and communities of low income in Manatee and Sarasota Counties, hosted a networking mixer at the Manatee Central Banquet Hall to introduce its new executive director, Tim Dutton, to the […]

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Bradenton Patch: Suncoast Community Capital Invites Community to Meet New CEO & Executive Director Tim Dutton

Bradenton Patch: Suncoast Community Capital Invites Community to Meet New CEO & Executive Director Tim Dutton

November 3, 2013 | By

This article was originally published on Bradenton Patch (November 2, 2013). Suncoast Community Capital (SCC), committed to the financial independence of people and communities of low income in Manatee and Sarasota Counties, will host a networking mixer onTuesday, Nov. 5 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at the Manatee Central Banquet Hall, located at 509 9th Street […]

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Observer: Sarasota Republican Club 2050 Debate (9/27/13)

Observer: Sarasota Republican Club 2050 Debate (9/27/13)

September 28, 2013 | By

This article was originally published on YourObserver.com (September 27, 2013). Claws came out last night at Marina Jacks while four local business and community leaders debated Sarasota 2050. The Sarasota Republican Club hosted the panel regarding the long-range planning document. Click the video above to watch the highlights.

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Sarasota Patch: Suncoast Community Capital Hires Tim Dutton as Executive Director (9/25/13)

Sarasota Patch: Suncoast Community Capital Hires Tim Dutton as Executive Director (9/25/13)

September 25, 2013 | By

This article was originally published on Sarasota Patch (September 25, 2013). Suncoast Community Capital (SCC),  committed to the financial independence of people and communities of low income in Manatee and Sarasota Counties, is pleased to announce the hiring of Tim Dutton as the organization’s new Executive Director. Dutton is filling the vacancy created when Mike […]

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Sarasota 2050 Plan Panel Discussion – Sept. 26, 2013

Sarasota 2050 Plan Panel Discussion – Sept. 26, 2013

September 23, 2013 | By

The Sarasota Republican Club will hold a discussion on proposed changes to the county’s land-use policies. The panel will include: Land use attorney Casey Colburn Former Sarasota County planning commissioner Jody Hudgins Control Growth co-founder Dan Lobeck Sarasota Council of Neighborhood Associations president Lourdes Ramirez When: Thursday, September 26, 2013 The panel discussion will start at 6 p.m. […]

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Sarasota News Leader: The stab in the dark (3/29/13)

Sarasota News Leader: The stab in the dark (3/29/13)

June 4, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

This article originally appeared on SarasotaNewsLeader.com (March 29, 2013). A topic coming up early in the day is appoint- ment of an 11-member panel jointly proposed by Sarasota City Manager Tom Barwin and Sarasota County Administrator Randall Reid. The body would ponder the future of the Community Redevelopment Agency. The CRA skims county property taxes […]

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