Longtime Siesta Key financial advisor Joe St. Onge of Edward Jones has moved into a new office in the heart of the Village. His new location is at 5011 Ocean Blvd., suite 205. The Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of the new office.
The 22 new angled parking spots that Sarasota County created in Siesta Key’s Village on the northern part of Ocean Boulevard are complete and ready for use. Four sit near the Old Salty Dog restaurant. The other 18 are across the street in front of the Whispering Sands condominium complex. They are free of charge […]
The Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce is looking to bolster its roster of volunteers. Upcoming events in which it could use help include the Easter egg hunt at Turtle Beach, the annual chamber golf outing, the annual fireworks show, and the annual Crystal Classic sand-sculpting event. To complete an application, visit siestakeychamber.com/siesta-key-chamber/about-us/volunteer-application/.
The Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Lunch & Learn event for March will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 4 at Grillsmith Sarasota, 6240 S. Tamiami Trail.The guest speaker will be Virginia Haley, president of the Visit Sarasota County tourism organization.Cost is $25 for chamber members, $35 for non-members.To register, email […]
Each year, the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce recognizes two outstanding member businesses, one member business person, one community partner, one leadership and service individual or organization, one Shining Star, and one Volunteer of the Year.Chamber member businesses, customers and employees may submit nominations. Self-nominations are accepted and encouraged.Completed nominations must be received by Dec. […]
Holiday parade is Nov. 27 Saturday, Nov. 27 is the big day for the 36th annual Light Up Siesta Key & Village Holiday Parade. A festive decor and a holiday atmosphere will be on display, beginning at Avenida del Mare and Beach Road at 5:30 p.m., traveling north on Beach Road and then Ocean Boulevard, […]
The ABC’s of Siesta Key, a children’s book featuring illustrations by Shawn McLoughlin that showcases all things Siesta Key, is now for sale at the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce, 5114 Ocean Blvd. in Davidson Plaza.The book depicts different local events and scenes that correlate with each letter of the alphabet.The price is $15.For more […]
Red-tide warnings returned to Siesta Key on Oct. 8 Siesta Key’s Turtle Beach and Siesta Beach have joined the list of areas where elevated levels of red tide are present, the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota announced Oct. 8. As a result, signage has been posted to warn the public of the situation. On […]
By Jane Bartnett For Siesta Key’s own resident artist and forever beach boy who made the island his canvas, it was a fitting final tribute. On the evening of Oct. 9, Shawn McLoughlin’s family and friends came together in numbers more than 100 strong at Siesta Beach to give a fond farewell. It was a […]
The Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce is organizing two Halloween-themed events in October — a pumpkin-carving contest and a trick-or-treat outing. Here are the details: