Community Info

Emergency Contacts
Florida State Facts
Government Links
Hospitals and Skilled Nursing
Venice Information

Companies Used by JG

2013 “Green Book”
Contains Articles of Incorporation, By-Laws, Rules and Regulations and ancillary documents.

Police and Fire Emergency Call 911

Non-Emergency Police 941-316-1201
Florida Highway Patrol 941-483-5911
Non-Emergency Fire 941-316-1201
Sarasota County (South) 941-861-5800



Diocese of Venice 941-484-9543
Emmanuel Lutheran Church 941-488-4942
Chabad Jewish Center 941-429-1190
Grace United Methodist Church 941-488-1374
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church 941-488-7714
Trinity Presbyterian Church 941-493-0018


Florida State Facts

Capitol Tallahassee
Nickname The Sunshine State
Tree Sabel Palm
Song Suwannee River
Motto In God We Trust
Flower Orange Blossom
Shells Horse Conch
Bird Mockingbird
Animal Florida Panther
Mammal Florida Manatee
Fresh Water Fish Large Mouth Bass
Saltwater Fish Atlantic Sailfish


Governemnt Links

Southwest Florida Water Management District (for water restriction info)
Sarasota County (water restrictions)
Englewood Water District

Sarasota Offices
Various County Internet Applications
Clerk of the Circuit Court
County Commissioners
Property Appraiser
Supervisor of Elections
Tax Collector
Driver’s License
Motor Vehicles
Hunting and Fishing Licenses

Tax Information
Internal Revenue Service-Local Area Office 941-378-6448
General Tax Administration 941-361-6001
Florida Dept. of Revenue 941-352-3671


Hospitals and Skilled Nursing

Englewood Community Hospital
Sarasota Memorial Hospital
Venice Renional Medical Center

Skilled Nursing & Rehab Centers
Heritage Health Care Center
Manor Care Health Services
Pinebrook Rehab & Nursing Center



Venice Gondolier Sun
Venice Herald Tribune

Television Stations Channel
PBS, Tampa, WEDU 3
NBC, Tampa, WFLA 8
CBS, St. Pete, WTSP 10
CBS, Ft. Myers, WINK 5
FOX, Tampa, WTVT 13
Ind., Clearwater, WCLF 22
Ind., Tampa, WMOR 12
FOX, Cape Coral, WFTX 4
ABC, Sarasota, WWSB 7
CW, St. Pete, WTOG 9
Univision, Tampa, WVEA 15
PAX, St. Pete, WXPX 2
Arts/Entertainment, A&E 26
American Classic Movies, AMC 56



Sarasota County Parks & Recreation
Recreation Centers

Venice Golf
Golf Club at Capri Isles 941-485-3371
Jacaranda West Country Club 941-493-5010
Lake Venice Golf Club 941-488-3948
Pelican Pointe Golf & Country Club 941-496-4653
Plantation Golf & Country Club 941-497-1494
Venice East Golf Club & Driving Range 941-493-0005
Waterford Golf Club 941-484-0666
AMF Bowling, Venice Lanes 941-484-0666
Club 50 Fitness Center 941-408-8384
South County Family YMCA 941-492-9622

Venice Gulf Beaches
Manasota Beach (located 1.6 mile from Japanese Gardens)
Venice Beach (The Reef Divers’ Delight)
Caspersen Beach (Sharks’ Tooth Hunters)
Brohard Beach (Kids Great Playground)
Brohard Beach Park (4-legged Pets)
Woodmere Park (4-legged Pets)



Sarasota Bradenton International Airport 941-359-5200
Venice Municipal Airport 941-359-2770
Tamp Airport 941-870-8700
Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) Bus 941-861-1234


Venice Information

Chamber of Commerce
Venice Chamber of Commerce

Cultural Centers
Venice Art Center
Venice Community Center
Venice Little Theater

Library Locations    Local library website with locations and hours
Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
Venice Public Library
Elsie Quirk Library



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