Help Team KVB Keep Venice Beautiful

Help Team KVB Keep Venice Beautiful

WHAT THEY DO
You may know Team KVB by its forty-four yellow-shirted volunteers who spend Thursday mornings keeping the parks, trails and beaches of Venice beautiful. They partner with the City of Venice and Sarasota County to do their work. Team KVB started out as the Pepper Patrol under Venice Area Beautification, Inc. (VABI) twenty years ago. Ten years later, it became Team KVB. How has the Team performed during those 10 years?

– Works annually in 30 sites in the Venice area
– Has given 22,700 hours of service
–  Hauled 3800 truckloads of cuttings
– Picked up 550 trash bags of litter
– Maintains the Team KVB Bromeliad Garden in Centennial Park and the garden in front of the Venice Beach Pavilion
– Sets up the Arboretum for holiday decorations placing over 8000 feet of electrical cords for guest decorators and decorates the common areas in the Arboretum.
– Responded to hurricanes Irma, Eta, Ian and Idalia.

THEY NEED YOUR HELP
Their truck is 17 years-old and they must plan for the purchase of a replacement, its maintenance and insurance, as well, as purchasing tools, plants and safety gear.

HOW TO DONATE
If you wish to donate to Team KVB, click HERE or go to vabi.org
– On VABI’s home page, select “DONATE TODAY”
– Select PayPal or Debit or Credit Card
– Click on the down arrow in the VABI box and select Team KVB

We also hope you will consider Team KVB during this year’s 24-hour online Giving Challenge, Noon to Noon, April 9 – 10, 2024. You can donate by going to the GivingChallenge.org, select the VABI page, and select Team KVB. Your contribution will be matched dollar for dollar up to $100. Venice Area Beautification Inc is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

Contact
Venice Area Beautification, Inc.
257 Tamiami Trail North
Venice, FL 34285
941-207-8224
admin@vabi.org
vabi.org

Photos courtesy of VABI, Team KVB

Welcome, Coastal Community Church!

Welcome, Coastal Community Church!

Thank you, Coastal Community Church, for joining Venice MainStreet as a Nonprofit Partner!

About the Church
Coastal Community Church offers a relaxed and friendly atmosphere with exciting, contemporary worship. We teach verse by verse from the Bible as we look into how Jesus impacts our lives today. Sunday School for children & youth and Bible study for adults is available each week.

We come from different walks of life, but are united in our pursuit of truly knowing God, both in our individual journey and in our united venture. As a Bible believing church, we are reminded to surrender to God allowing the Holy Spirit to transform us as we study His word. We are passionate about our desire to know God’s word and apply it to our lives through worship, prayer, Community Groups & service to our community.

Contact
(941) 493-2788
staff@coastalccfl.com
3951 Woodmere Park Blvd.
Venice, Florida 34293
coastalccfl.com

Welcome, Body Mind Abundance!

Welcome, Body Mind Abundance!

Thank you, Body Mind Abundance, for joining Venice MainStreet as a Business Partner!

About Body Mind Abundance
If you are someone who wants to reclaim your health and change your lifestyle, you’ve come to the right place. Welcome to Body Mind Abundance and OPTAVIA. We assist people in creating and achieving their health and wellbeing goals. WE ARE NOT A DIET! Rather, we work one on one with each client creating the habits necessary to obtain lifelong transformation one healthy habit at a time. Let us help you begin your journey toward Lifelong Transformation, One Healthy Habit at a Time ® OPTAVIA is collaborating with LifeMD to help you reach your weight loss goals. Take the first step to a healthier you!

I’m an independent OPTAVIA Coach, here is my story:
The biggest challenges we face seem colossal when we have to face them alone. To break old, unhealthy habits and start new, healthy ones, you need a champion, a mentor, a friend. That’s me. I’m a Health Coach. I once stood where you stand, facing the same challenges, frustrated with dieting and disappointed with the other available options. I had a mentor, too someone who discovered this comprehensive approach and these new tools for creating Optimal Health. Now, as someone who has found success, I am excited about paying it forward to you. With a healthy eating program and the Habits of Health System, I’ll be your guide and partner to help you on your journey to create a lifetime of Optimal Health.

A better way to a better you
We get it. We’ve tried it all. And faltered, too. Until we found a better way, that is. That’s where OPTAVIA comes in. We’ve helped countless people just like you achieve personal transformation with these four powerful supports:
– Independent OPTAVIA Coaches, who deliver guidance and inspiration on your journey
– A Community of warm, like-minded people providing real-time encouragement
– Clinically proven plans and scientifically-developed products, called Fuelings, designed by dietitians, scientists, and physicians
– Our Habits of HealthTM Transformational System offers easy steps to a sustainably healthy lifestyle.

Contact
coach@BodyMindAbundance.com
health@GetOptimalHealth.com
518-421-9383
bodymindabundance.com

Trees, beautiful trees!

Trees, beautiful trees!

Thank you, City of Venice, for the replanting project to replace the trees lost downtown during Hurricane Ian. Progress was recently made on West Venice Avenue and Miami Avenue West along the sidewalks.

Photos by City of Venice

Welcome, Hallmark Business Brokers!

Welcome, Hallmark Business Brokers!

Thank you, Hallmark Business Brokers, for joining Venice MainStreet as a Business Partner! Whether it is your first time buying or selling a business, or you’ve done this many times before, each transaction is different. You need an experienced agent who will take the time to get to know you and help you achieve your goals. Hallmark Business Brokers will guide you through each step, answer your questions and make your dreams a reality. 

About Hallmark Business Brokers
Buy or Sell Your Business Without the Hassles! We are a local business brokerage firm focused on serving Sarasota and the surrounding counties. We provide customers with the benefit of experience and a very successful track record of closing deals. Whether you are interested in selling your business now or contemplating a future sale, you may contact us for a no-cost, confidential interview. If you are a potential buyer, we can also guide you through the process of acquiring a business.”

Contact
941-445-4726
230 Tamiami Trail S. Suite 1, Venice, Florida 34285
hallmarkbrokers.com

Welcome, ArchWell Health!

Welcome, ArchWell Health!

Thank you, ArchWell Health, for joining Venice MainStreet as a Business Partner! ArchWell Health is bringing a higher level of care to seniors right here on Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast. Whether you’re here for the sunny weather, white sand beaches, or crystal clear waters, their goal is to keep you healthy so you can enjoy it all! Drop in to their Venice location and find out why so many Florida seniors are choosing ArchWell Health.

Services
Primary Care
Cardiology Telehealth
Preventive Health Screenings
Nutrition Education
Lab Work
Vaccinations
Care Management
Social Work Referrals

Classes & Activities
See schedule (scroll down on ArchWell Venice page)

Contact
ArchWell Health
543 Tamiami Trail S, Venice, Florida 34285
paige.wesley@archwellhealth.com
941-297-2126
941-347-0447
archwellhealth.com

Welcome, Daisy Does It!

Welcome, Daisy Does It!

Thank you, Daisy Does It Events & Festivals LLC, for joining Venice MainStreet as a Business Partner! Don’t miss the upcoming Venice Blues Festival on March 22-23, 2024 at the Venice Airport Festival Grounds with two stages, food trucks, local merchants and a stellar lineup!

Venice Blues Festival
Get tickets here

About Daisy Does It
“At Daisy Does It, we put the fun in festivals for our local community by working closely with the local government of each town we work. We strive to create festivals where all are welcome, and our goal is to make sure that everyone has a great time! Whether you’re a music lover or just looking for a fun day out with your friends and family, our events are carefully curated to provide a unique and diverse environment that caters to all.

​We believe that the atmosphere of a festival is just as important as the music. That’s why we work closely with local merchants, restaurants, food trucks, and vendors to create an immersive experience for attendees. From stage design to lighting, we take care of all the details so you can come and enjoy the festivities.

​Our sponsors are integral to the success of our events, and we work to provide them with the most value for their investment. Partnering with us here at Daisy Does It will help your brand reach new clientele at each of our varying events throughout the year. Join us our growing list of locals we work with today.”

Contact
nick.sperry@daisydoesit.com
941-960-3769
daisydoesit.com
venicebluesfest.com

Welcome, Mèlange Fashions!

Welcome, Mèlange Fashions!

Thank you, Mèlange Fashions, for joining Venice MainStreet as a Business Partner! The boutique is built with ladies’ wants and needs in mind. “Our goal is to make shopping fun and keeping you comfortable and stylish from head to toe. Shopping our full collections makes mixing and matching easy, dressing you from morning to night.” Shop in store or online! Located in the heart of downtown Venice in the historic San Marco building.

Mèlange Boutique
240 Tampa Avenue West
Venice, Florida 34285
941-412-4984
melangevenice@gmail.com
melangeveniceonline.com

Centennial Park restrooms are open 1/30/24

Centennial Park restrooms are open 1/30/24

The City of Venice is pleased to announce that the restrooms in Centennial Park on West Venice Avenue have reopened! The project included a complete demolition inside the building, with new floors, toilets, fixtures, partitions, sinks, and upgraded plumbing. The outside of the building and the roof were cleaned and power-washed.

Additionally, the City’s Public Works Department saved money on the project by doing some of the work in-house.

Photos and information provided by City of Venice
venicegov.com

Twist Boutique and Sunbug on ABC7’s Suncoast View

Twist Boutique and Sunbug on ABC7’s Suncoast View

Venice MainStreet’s President James Haas and Norhala Houck, owners of Twist Boutique and Sunbug were featured on ABC7’s Suncoast View on January 23, 2023 along with their colorful, trending products. In celebration of Sunbug’s 40th Anniversary and Twist’s 5th Anniversary in downtown Venice, James and Norhala invited viewers to visit the side-by-side boutiques on Friday, January 26th and Saturday, the 27th to enjoy free gifts with purchase, prizes and fun! CLICK HERE to watch video.

Twist Boutique, 137 W Venice Ave.
SunBug, 141 W Venice Ave.

Photo and video credit: ABC7 Suncoast View