FOSCP Volunteers Land 3 of last 5 FRPA Volunteer Service Individual Awards

FOSCP Volunteers Land 3 of last 5 FRPA Volunteer Service Individual Awards

The Florida Recreation and Parks Association recognizes one individual each year within the state with the FRPA Volunteer Services Individual Award. Friends of Sarasota County Parks volunteers have been chosen for this award 3 out of the last 5 years....

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Russell Johnson

Russell Johnson Retirement Sendoff

Russell Johnson has retired after 20+ years of volunteering and serving on our Board.We will miss him.

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Selby Foundation Grants $50,000 to FOSCP for Educational Outreach Gardens at Twin Lakes Park

The William G. and Marie Selby Foundation has granted $50,000 to the Friends of Sarasota County Parks (FOSCP) to fund Educational Outreach Gardens (EOG) at Twin Lakes Park on 6700 Clark Road in Sarasota County, Florida. As a chapter of...

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Terry Redman receives award

Terry Redman recognized with State Park Association award

SARASOTA COUNTY - Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources (PRNR) received two awards from the Florida Recreation and Park Association (FRPA) in recognition of innovative programming and volunteer contributions. Terry Redman receives award The FRPA Voluntary Service Individual Award was awarded to...

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Centennial Sarasota County

FOSCP participates in Centennial Sarasota County

Join Friends of the Sarasota County Parks as they participate in The Centennial celebration kick off on January 9, 2021, at Phillippi Estate Park. It will be an exciting free family-friendly event, with a daylong schedule of food and entertainment....

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Celebrating 80 with FOSCP Board Member Russell Johnson

Celebrating 80 with FOSCP Board Member Russell Johnson

At a celebration for his 80th birthday, Russell Johnson, Board Member of Friends of Sarasota County Parks was honored Dec. 1, 2019, at the Venice train station for his numerous contributions to the Venice Community, including his service to the...

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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 &...

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Phillippi Farmers Market

Support local and visit one of our Community Markets

Proceeds from the following Community Markets are donated back to the local community. Phillippi Farmhouse Market Phillippi Farmhouse Market is an all-volunteer market managed by a Friends of Sarasota County Parks volunteer. The market of 50+ vendors is on grass,...

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Friends of Sarasota County Parks Chapters

Friends of Sarasota County Parks Chapters

Friends of Sarasota County Parks Chapters. Come see, play and enjoy today! Farmers MarketsPhillippi Farmhouse MarketFacebookVenice Farmers MarketFacebookMemorial AreasEnglewood Veterans MemorialNorth JettyPatriots Park Community GardensCulverhouseEnglewoodBee RidgeLaurelNokomisNorth PortParksCarlton ReserveShamrock Park and Nature CenterLemon Bay Park and Environmental CenterNokomis Community ParkPhillippi Estate...

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FOSCP awarded Volunteer Appreciation Certificate from Sarasota County

Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources, would like to thank you and your organization for volunteering your time in support of our parks, programs, beach and natural areas during 2019.

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