Happy 70th to Pines of Sarasota

Pines Of Sarasota Celebrating 70 Years

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - On this date in 1948, the Kiwanis Club of Sarasota began a senior community. Fast forward to 2018, the senior care community includes 204 skilled nursing residents, 39 clients in assisted living, out-patient rehab, continuing education and child care programs.

“Back then it was an idea to have a few buildings to take care of those who needed a place to stay and give back to seniors and today it’s grown into a magnificent organization,” said Pines CEO Mike Ward.

A morning ceremony included State Representative Margaret Good, Sarasota County Commissioner Mike Moran, Sarasota Mayor Liz Alpert and comedy legend Dick Smothers.

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