Tag Archives: Sarasota County

Rowing, paddling, and Olympic weightlifting kick off June’s Sunshine State Games this weekend

in Press Releases, Sunshine State Games News

Sunshine State Games athletes will be gliding across the water at Nathan Benderson Park in rowing and paddling events and lifting heavy amounts of weight at the Olympic weightlifting competition at the Bradenton Area Convention Center. This is the second weekend of multi-sport 2018 Sunshine State Games competitions going on through the months of May […]

State conditionally OKs funding for Braves spring training complex

in MLB Spring Training News, Sport Tourism News

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity conditionally approved $20 million that will round out funding for the $75 million to $80 million project to bring Atlanta Braves baseball spring training to North Port. This summer, the West Villages Improvement District, along with Sarasota County, the city of North Port and the Braves filed the grant […]