Scholarships

Sarasota MLK Celebration Committee Will Award Multiple Academic Scholarships

Founded in 1987, the Sarasota MLK Celebration Committee is dedicated to honoring the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin L. King, Jr.

05/02/2022 By Staff

Holidays

Sarasota County Offices Closed in Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

MLK Day events and festivities have been canceled by the Greater Newtown Community Redevelopment Corporation due to surge in Covid cases.

01/14/2022 By Staff

Things to Do

Our List of 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events

A number of local organizations are hosting events to celebrate King's life and legacy.

01/15/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Civil rights

NAACP's Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Takes Place Feb. 2

The event begins at 9 a.m. at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Bradenton.

01/09/2019 By Staff

Education

Well-Known University President to Headline Gulf Coast Community Foundation Luncheon

Freeman Hrabowski III, the president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a leader in promoting diversity in science and math, is speaking in Sarasota on Friday, March 8.

12/27/2018 By Staff

Article

Five Questions with Author Kitty Kelley

Bestselling author Kitty Kelley returns to the Women's Resource Center to discuss her new book about the March on Washington.

01/28/2014 By Megan McDonald