Rotary Reading Project

In 2018-19, 32% of Sarasota County third graders and 37% of Charlotte County’s were not reading at grade level. Rotarians consider this unacceptable because after the third grade, students read to learn. To help teachers, ... continue reading

A Transition Home

Rotary House is a transition home, and the Rotary Club of Sarasota’s response to the prevalent and growing homeless crisis in Sarasota. The need for such housing in Sarasota is acute. The club’s Business Plan, ... continue reading

Kindergarten Readiness Bags

The Rotary Club of Sarasota, through its charitable arm, the Rotary Club of Sarasota Foundation, is working with the Suncoast Campaign for Grade Level Reading and The Patterson Foundation to supply Kindergarten Readiness Bags for ... continue reading

School Based Pantries

Photo by Sharon Kunkel / Goodwill Manasota

The Dictionary Project

Click to enlarge.Photo by Sharon Kunkel / Goodwill Manasota Goodwill Manasota, Rotary Club distribute thousands of books and dictionaries to area students Partnership enables children in Sarasota and Manatee counties to receive an anatomy book ... continue reading

Join Us Saturday’s

“When you give of your time, get involved, and develop relationships built on trust, opportunities will present themselves over time. This is the true power of Networking.” Andrea Nierenberg, Member, Rotary Club of Sarasota ... continue reading

Rotary Club grant enriches playground, helps honor supporter of Children First

Playground upgrades made possible by $8,000 grant from Rotary Club to Children First; area named in honor of supporter Jo Rutstein by Sharon Kunkel, Patch poster This winter, Children First requested a grant of $8,000 ... continue reading

This Weeks’s Speaker: Meg Lowman, Myakka Canopy Walk

Canopy Meg, Real Life Lorax, Einstein of the Treetops. Meg has been called many affectionate names. She is Director of Global Initiatives, Lindsay Chair of Botany and Senior Scientist in Plant Conservation, pioneered the science ... continue reading

Dining For Women

Dining for Women is an international service organization supported by the Rotary Club of Sarasota. The next meeting is Tuesday, February 21, 6:30 pm Dining will take place at the Jotham’s, 7157 Hawks Harbor Circle, ... continue reading