Rowing Park Hosts One-Year-Out Event for World Championships

The team organizing the 2017 World Rowing Championships will mark one year from the beginning of the event during its One Year Kick-Off event on Friday.

09/19/2016 Research by staff


Congressman Named Honorary Chairman for Rowing Championships

Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key, recently agreed to serve as honorary chairman for the 2017 World Rowing Championships, which take place at Sarasota's Nathan Benderson Park next Sept. 23-Oct. 3.

09/09/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Rowing Park Hires New President and CEO

Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates, Inc., the nonprofit that manages Nathan Benderson Park, recently hired Robert Sullivan as the organization’s president and CEO.

08/11/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Rowing Park Nonprofit Hires Program Manager

Meghan Farrell recently joined Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates as the new program manager for Nathan Benderson Park.

08/05/2016 Research by staff

Biz Daily

SANCA Promotes Jessica Shorin to Director of Business Development

Jessica Shorin will be the community face of Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center.

05/17/2016 By staff


Rowing Park Nonprofit CEO Resigns

Paul Blackketter—the president and CEO of Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates, the nonprofit that oversees Nathan Benderson Park—resigned Thursday.

04/28/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Rowing Park COO Joins Sarasota County Parks Department

Sarasota County's Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources department recently hired Nicole Rissler as its new deputy director of operations.

04/04/2016 Research by staff

941CEO Daily

This Week's Good Deeds

Big donations to Easter Seals Southwest Florida, USF Sarasota-Manatee's veterans' programs and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast.

03/17/2016 Research by staff

941CEO Daily

$2.5 Million for Rowing Park Survives Governor’s Veto Pen

Five years ago, during his first year in office, Scott vetoed $5 million in funding for the park.

03/16/2016 Research by staff