Click image to enlarge.Shade Is Good: Helping To Fight Skin Cancer is a social enterprise project of the Friends of Sarasota County, Inc. The net profits help fund the purchase and installation of shade structures at Sarasota County youth athletic fields and recreational areas.

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Strolling into May: Springtime Fun in Sarasota’s Parks

  A monthly e-newsletter sharing our nature news and events. Update: The May 26th stroll at Shamrock Park has been cancelled. Take a Woodland Stroll...

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Shade is Good has Mission Ignition

Over two years ago, The Patterson Foundation invited the Friends of Sarasota County Parks to an information session about how to enhance the financial...

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Volunteers up close: Chuck Butterfield

Chuck Butterfield has been officially retired for going on 19 years now, but for the vast majority of that time it has been pretty...

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