Friends of Sarasota County Parks Mission Statement: Our mission is to promote, enhance and maintain community support for Sarasota County parks and public recreational lands through activities, fund raising, and volunteer efforts.

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The Friends of Sarasota County Parks

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    SCOPE: What is an Age-Friendly Community?

    From Our Executive Director   At the recent Universal Design Coalition Forum held at the headquarters of the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee, I was reminded of how much our built environment influences our personal livability, comfort and enjoyment.  By incorporating simple “Universal Design” …

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    Friends Newsletter 7.15: Volunteer Today

    Friends of Sarasota County Parks, Inc. Become a Volunteer Today! In This Issue Volunteer Today! New Initiatives Reaching and Teaching A Poem Chapters Earn with Pavers Your Chapter can earn when someone buys a Siesta Beach Paver Read on… Friends of Sarasota County Parks, Inc. …

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    July in our Parks

    A monthly e-newsletter sharing our nature news and events   Your Input is Important: Parks, Preserves and Recreation Road Map for the Future Sarasota County is developing a Parks, Preserve and Recreation Master Plan in conjunction with the cities, which will become the road map for …

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    Volunteer: Liberty Litter CleanUp July 5

    Sarasota Beaches will be in need of a good cleanup after the 4th of July – come on out July 5 and help Keep Sarasota County Beautiful!  

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    June Letter from the Friends

    Hello and Welcome to the June 2015 edition of News from the Friends of Sarasota County Parks This month we have Siesta Beach Recognition Pavers, an important Chapter Leaders’ meeting, scholarships for kids, Volunteer opportunities, Beach Runs and much more – read on! Click This Paver  To …

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    Help Me Play!

    Send two Special Kids to Therapeutic Camp at Oak Park School, a joint effort with Sarasota County Parks. The summer program runs in conjunction with summer school, offering a full day of activities including sports, games, arts and crafts, creative playtime, riding therapy, swimming and …

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Volunteer Opportunities

Watch this area for specific ways to help our parks. Have a few hours to give?