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CAN Community Health, Established 1992

CAN Community Health has been serving the needs of the HIV community since 1992.


Asolo Repertory Theatre, Established 1959

Asolo Rep began as a small, popular summer festival, and it has grown into a world-class, nationally recognized theatre.


Jackson & Associates General Contractors, INC., Established 1991

Jackson & Associates General Contractors, Inc., has been proudly maintained by the same governing entities since inception in 1991.


The Exchange, formerly the Woman’s Exchange, Established 1962

The Exchange was founded in 1962 by three philanthropic women as a means of fund raising for the Florida West Coast Symphony.


Sarasota Orchestra, Established 1948

Sarasota Orchestra was founded by and for the community, and now stands as the longest continuously performing orchestra in Florida.


Sarasota Yacht Club, Established 1907

Sarasota Yacht Club was organized in 1907 on the north end of Siesta Key.


University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, Established 1975

As USF Sarasota-Manatee continues to grow, so, too, do its relationships within the community.


Der Dutchman Restaurant, Established 1969

Der Dutchman Restaurants began in 1969 with one small restaurant in Walnut Creek, Ohio, expanding to Sarasota in 1985.


Diamond Vault, Established 1978

Owned by the Chokr family since 1978, Diamond Vault has been a fixture in the Sarasota community.


Ear Research Foundation, Established 1979

The Ear Research Foundation was established in 1979 in Sarasota, Florida, by president and founder Dr. Herbert Silverstein.


FCCI Insurance Group, Established 1959

FCCI Insurance Group was founded in Sarasota, Florida, by a small group of contractors who formed a self-insurance workers’ compensation fund.


Florida Studio Theatre, Established 1973

Now in its 45th Season, Florida Studio Theatre (FST) has grown from an alternative touring group into a nationally recognized regional theatre.


Michael Saunders & Company, Established 1976

Seeing an opportunity through the lack of a local, independent real estate company dedicated to exceptional customer service, Michael Saunders decided to fil...


St. Armands Circle, Established 1926

In 1893, Charles St. Amand, a Frenchman and first resident of the island, purchased three tracts of land totaling 131.89 acres for $21.71.


The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee, Established 1959

For 60 years, The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee has led the way in building a warm, welcoming community for Jews in Sarasota-Manatee.


Tidewell Hospice, Established 1980

As Tidewell Hospice prepares to celebrate 40 years serving the Suncoast, now is a good time to reflect on our miraculous story.


Toale Brothers Funeral Home & Crematory, Established 1912

Serving the area for three generations, the Toale family business story began in 1912, when George Thacker established Sarasota’s first funeral home.