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Sarasota Circus Arts Conservatory gets $4M upgrade

By Kimberly Kuizon, FOX 13 News

Thanks to the community’s generosity and a grant from the state, that will no longer be an issue. Money raised will provide A/C and some much-needed updates.

Construction is expected to wrap up by the end of the year, just in time for the big 70th-anniversary celebration where new memories will be made with a future generation of circus performers. More.

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HALEY: Tourism partners and successes celebrated

This year, from May 8 through May 12, communities such as Sarasota County will acknowledge the benefits the travel and tourism industry has for our economy and quality of life. Guest Service Excellence – Heart of House award went to Marcia Carlson Pack of The Circus Arts Conservatory. More.

Giving Challenge in full swing in Sarasota

By: Amelia Hanks, Community Reporter

From noon Tuesday to noon on Wednesday, the Circus Arts Conservatory was hoping to raise $50,000 through the Giving Challenge. The money would be dedicated to its Circus Science Program, which has impacted more than 20,000 students since 2012. More.

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Ribbon Cutting at Sailor Circus for Junior League Improvements

BY SRQ DAILY MONDAY BUSINESS EDITION

The Junior League of Sarasota held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Sailor Circus Sarasota this past weekend to commemorate the completion of recent improvements. The League’s New Member Class of 2017-18 has dedicated its time and resources to breathe new life into the grounds of Sarasota’s beloved Sailor Circus, a pillar in the local arts community that provides after-school circus training to students ages 8 to 18. More.

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Circus Arts From The Heart

BY SRQ DAILY SATURDAY PERSPECTIVES EDITION

Last Saturday, The Circus Arts Conservatory, The Junior League of Sarasota, The Heart Gallery of Sarasota and The Children’s Guardian Fund partnered together to host 60 foster children and their foster families for a special presentation of the Sailor Circus Academy. The purpose of the event was to provide a light-hearted atmosphere in which foster children and their foster families were able to enjoy dinner and a fun-filled show, many attending the circus for the first time.More.