Looking for something you saw on ABC7? Look no further!

Looking for something you saw on ABC7? Look no further!

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - We say “find out more on our website” A LOT on air and we want to make it easy for you to find what we’re talking about!

Below is a list, in reverse chronological order, of things we mentioned on TV. If you’re not seeing something you’re looking for, feel free to reach out to us here.

May 27, 2020

For information on the MANATEE STRONG Bus Parade, CLICK HERE.

May 21, 2020

If you need help, here are some important numbers to know...

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 or chat now.

Centerstone Careline: (941) 782-4300

Florida Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-962-2873, Florida Relay 711 or TTY 1-800-955-8771

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 or TTY 1-800-787-3224 or chat now.

Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990.

May 18, 2020

For more information about The City of Sarasota’s small business grant program click here.

Did you file for unemployment but haven’t gotten a response? FILL OUT THIS FORM AND WE’LL GET YOU ON A LIST OF NAMES THAT WILL BE SENT TO THE GOVERNOR.

For The City of Sarasota’s extended outdoor seating permit application click here

May 17, 2020

Free COVID-19 testing is available now through May 30th at the Robert L. Taylor Community Complex (1845 34th St.) in North Sarasota. No appointments or prescriptions are necessary. This state-run testing center is open daily from 9am-6pm.

May 13, 2020

If you’re looking for companies who are currently hiring check out Jobfocus.com and EmployFlorida.com .

May 8, 2020

If you need assistance regarding retroactive unemployment payments, State Senator Joe Gruter invites Suncoast residents to call his office at (941) 378-6309. The senator’s staff can help walk you through process of modifying dates to process retroactive benefits.

May 7, 2020

For where to find free food in Sarasota County click here.

May 4, 2020

List of Florida State Parks partially reopening in Phase 1 is HERE

For a list of local farms selling produce and meat click here.

May 1, 2020

Manatee County COVID-19 Testing available on Saturday, May 2nd from 9am to 2pm. For more information click here.

Sarasota County COVID-19 Testing available on Tuesday, May 5th-Thursday, May 7th. For more information click here.

April 29, 2020

To donate to the Manatee Education Foundation COVID-19 Relief Fund click here.

Florida Attorney General’s Price Gouging Hotline 1-866-9-NO-SCAM

For the list of lowest gas prices on the Suncoast click here.

April 28, 2020

DEO announces PUA now available to all eligible Flordians. Click here to find out more.

For those trying to schedule an appointment for Manatee County’s drive thru testing, click here.

April 27, 2020

For those currently looking for employment on the Suncoast, these job seeker websites have many local opportunities available:

Manatee County COVID-19 testing centers are now open. Click here for more information.

Multiple long term care facilities with confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Suncoast. Click here to find out more.

April 25, 2020

The Re-Opening Florida Task Force wants to hear from you. Click here to access the online Task Force to Re-Open Florida Public Comment Submission form.

April 24, 2020

Small Business Owners: To apply for an SBA PPP (Paycheck Protection Program) Loan: Click Here or call: 1-800-827-5722

April 23, 2020

Florida’s Domestic Violence Hotline. Find out more by clicking here.

The Suncoast Blood Bank is looking for Blood & Platelet Donors: For more information click here or call 1-866-97-BLOOD

April 22, 2020

Task force groups meet to discuss how to safely reopen Florida’s economy. Find out more by clicking here.

April 21, 2020

The IRS has issued an alert for people who receive Social Security retirement, survivor or disability benefits (SSDI) and Railroad Retirement benefits and have a qualifying child and didn’t file their 2018 or 2019 tax return. They should visit the special non-filer tool on the IRS website to receive full stimulus payment soon. You can visit that site by clicking here.

Need unemployment application help or have questions for the DEO? Click here.

The Unemployment Dashboard from the DEO is HERE.

Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or chat now.

Call the Florida Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-962-2873, Florida Relay 711 or TTY 1-800-955-8771. Or report abuse online.

Call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or TTY 1-800-787-3224 or chat now.

Contact the Disaster Distress Helpline by calling 1-800-985-5990.

April 20, 2020

Bradenton Farmer’s Market is now virtual click here for more info.

Small Business Owners: To apply for an SBA PPP (Paycheck Protection Program) Loan: Click Here or call: 1-800-827-5722

April 17, 2020

Paper Unemployment filing forms now available in : English Español Creole

Mail completed forms to:

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

P.O. Box 5350

Tallahassee, FL 32314-5350

To apply online click here

To help the ladies of Paradise Bay Estates (Bradenton) make & distribute face masks click here.

April 16, 2020

Florida Farm To You website

Free COVID-19 Testing is available for North Sarasota residents on Friday, April 17th. Testing will take place 8am-12noon by appointment only in the parking lot at Robert L. Taylor Community Complex in Sarasota. To make an appointment call (941) 861-2883. Testing is for anyone who is currently experiencing symptoms or works in a health care setting. More info from the Sarasota County Health Department is available here.

COVID-19 Links:

You can get the paper unemployment filing form by clicking here.

Latest numbers and information from the Florida Department of Health is here.

Sarasota County information is here.

City of Sarasota information is here.

City of Venice information is here.

City of North Port information is here.

Manatee County information is here.

City of Bradenton information is here.

City of Palmetto information is here.

CDC COVID-19 information is here.

January 12, 2020

Congress ready for the year’s first legislative session: Click here to find out more.

January 2, 2020

Single-stream recycling collection: Click here to find out what goes in the cart!

December 20, 2019

Click here to watch North Port’s annual Christmas video

December 16, 2019

December 13, 2019

MCAT’s Tour of Lights

December 12, 2019

Click here if you would like to become an elf and help spread some holiday cheer.

December 12, 2019

Selby Botanical Gardens Lights in Bloom

December 11, 2019

Breakfast Burrito Recall

December 10, 2019

Apply for jobs at CoolToday Park

December 6, 2019:

November 24, 2019:

First ever Coastal Rowing Regatta concludes at Nathan Benderson Park

November 20, 2019:

November 13, 2019:

November 12, 2019:

UTC Holidays on the Green.

November 11, 2019:

November 10, 2019:

Veterans Day Parade on the Suncoast.

November 8, 2019:

November 6, 2019

Exotic Pet Amnesty Program information.

November 5, 2019:

November 4, 2019:

October 30, 2019:

October 30, 2019:

October 25, 2019:

Informational meetings on proposed stormwater fees in Manatee County.

October 22, 2019:

October 21, 2019:

Estimated cart delivery time for Sarasota County’s new recycling program.

October 20, 2019:

The Manatee Performing Arts Center is providing affordable Halloween costumes for anyone who needs them. For further information, contact the Manatee Performing Arts Center at 941-749-1111 or at this website.

October 15, 2019:

Elder Resources across the Suncoast: Sarasota County Elder Helpline: 239-652-6901 or Dial 211; Free Education and Support Groups: Roskamp Institute, Memory Disorder Clinic at Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Senior Friendship Center, Florida Elder Affairs

October 14, 2019:

Identity Theft Seminar at 9am on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 inside the Bowne’s Lab Theater at Florida Studio Theater at 1265 1st Street in Sarasota. Featured speaker is Lisa North, Cash Management and Identity Theft Specialist for Baird Private Wealth Management. You can RSVP by calling 941-906-2838 or emailing here by Nov. 4, 2019.

October 9, 2019:

Bahamas Disaster Response.

October 7, 2019:

October 1, 2019:

Information on Breast Cancer Symptoms and the CDC’s “Bring your Brave” Campaign.

September 24, 2019:

September 23, 2019:

Address to send Veteran Jim South a Birthday card.

September 19, 2019:

North Port Trash Collection Changes

September 17, 2019:

Equifax claim verification

September 12, 2019:

September 10, 2019:

City of Venice Flood Information

September 6, 2019:

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