From Fishing Pond to World-Class Rowing Venue

The Story of Nathan Benderson Park By Tracy Miller, Strategic Management Adviser, Sarasota County The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity. The development of Nathan Benderson Park as a world-class rowing venue is a story of opportunity that inspired Sarasota County’s vision to tie a large-scale, mixed-use development…

Local Works Day – Why We Celebrate

by Lynn Tipton Four years ago, the Florida Local Government Coalition was ‘born’ out of a great idea to bring all of the local government professional associations together.  Carl Harness, then-president, knew that there were many plusses to joining these associations, and their members, into something that could bring focus and energy to the respective…