FOSCP 2019 Accomplishments

During calendar 2019, the Friends of Sarasota County Parks, Inc. provided the following support to County Parks, county-sponsored events and local charities:

$3,900 to PRNR for mats to ensure safety of foot traffic at Englewood Sports Complex for indoor & outdoor pickleball play and for purchase of nets and balls

$10,000 to PRNR for playground equipment

$6,500 from the North Jetty Fish Plaque fundraising activity to support the following events: Say I Do Again, Sunrise Beach Walks, North Jetty Food Truck Rallies and Skim Jam

$500 towards cash awards for the Siesta Beach Amateur Sand Sculpture Contest

The Venice Farmers Market made $8,300 in donations to local non-profits

The Englewood Farmers Market made $23,000 in donations to local non-profits

The Phillippi Farmhouse Market has donated more than $220,000 to-date towards the restoration of the Edson Keith Farmhouse at Phillippi Estate Park

The Phillippi Farmhouse Market has sponsored to-date more than 100 adoptions of cats and dogs from the Humane Society of Sarasota County 

Started the new The Atlanta Braves Farmers Market

Approved funds for the Osprey Junction Trailhead connection to the Legacy Trail

Worked some thousands of Volunteer hours on projects and business

Approved funds to connect downtown Englewood to Shamrock Park & Nature Center (Venetian Waterway Park & Legacy Trail)

$15,000 to connect Patriots Park to the Legacy Trail