Monday, November 19, 2012

Cool, shady, and open

Rothenbach park has been called the most beautiful biking trail in Sarasota - come out and see us!

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Come on out August 20th

Come out Monday, Aug. 20 for a morning with parks naturalist Jennifer Rogers to help keep Rothenbach looking great.

Tasks will include removal of the invasive exotic Ceasar's weed, air potato plants, and guinea grasses.  Bring a bicycle if you can for a ride on the paved trail through the hammock. Meet at the pavilion (restrooms) at 8:30 am. Meet at the pavilion (restrooms) at 8:30 a.m. Call (941-441-5214) if you’ll be joining later.

Monday, August 20th: Rothenbach Park, 8650 Bee Ridge Rd., 8:30-11:30 am. 

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Rothenbach Park – Ceasar’s Weed Scramble!

On Tuesday, May 29th9 – noon

A volunteer work morning at Rothenbach Park will focus on removal of the invasive exotic Caesar’s weed plant. 
Bring your bicycle if you can for ease in traversing along the paved trail through the beautiful hammock to the locations of ceasar’s weed. 

Meet at the pavilion (restrooms) at 9 a.m. 

Recommendations: bring drinking water; sun protection; and, mosquito protection.  Bring work gloves if you have some you like to use, otherwise staff will provide.

Call (941-441-5214) to RSVP and for more info.

Volunteer for all or part of the time.  RSVP if you’ll be joining later.

I am the contact. 941-441-5214

Thank you!

-Jen J

Saturday, March 17, 2012

36-Hour Giving Challenge

Dear Member of The Friends of Sarasota County Parks,

We know you’re passionate about The Friends, and on March 27, you can help us score big in the 36-Hour Giving Challenge!

The 36-Hour Giving Challenge is an online giving event inspiring donors and citizen philanthropists to learn more about the nonprofits and causes in Southwest Florida they care about most. Only nonprofits with complete profiles in The Giving Partner, a local online tool helping donors make more informed decisions about their charitable giving, can participate in this special challenge. That’s us! You can check out our profile anytime.

On Marcy 27, as close to 6 am as you can, Support the Friends by doing this:

1. Go here.

2. Type "friends" into the search and locate our profile. (The link is not there yet, but will be at 6 am on Tuesday March 27).

3. Enter your credit card info.

Sunday, January 1, 2012