Loveland Welcomes New Board Members

Loveland Village recently welcomed Mary Dougherty-Slapp, A. Gary Johnson and Wayne Luoma as new board members. The newly installed board members will serve a three-year term on the nonprofit’s board. They join Loveland Village’s current 11-person board, which includes James Ball, Johnny Britton, Sarasota County Commissioner Nancy Detert, Secretary Cathleen Kenney,

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Open House kicks off monthly Recreation Program

Loveland Village held a Recreation Open House, Thursday, March 30, in the Lamoureux Clubhouse to showcase upcoming activities in the monthly recreation program, and to give students and residents a taste of what’s to come.  Many participated in the fun open house that included Bingo, Zumba, Karaoke, and a pizza

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“Alternative Spring Break”

Students from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County gave up their March Spring break to give back to the community for an “Alternative Spring Break” program. The students volunteered at a different location every day of the week. “I haven’t had much involvement in the community, so it’s

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Sawgrass gives to Loveland

The Giving Tree Program of Sawgrass community in Venice planned their yearly Bingo fundraising event for February this year, and Loveland Village was chosen as the beneficiary. Sawgrass resident Hank Sarnecke has been an usher and house manager for the Loveland Follies, and he also helps with an exercise program

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Loveland Gala: Emerald Nights

Join us for a fundraising gala celebrating Loveland’s 55th anniversary, “Celebrating our past, ensuring our future,” on Saturday, April 29, at 6 p.m., at the Lamoureux Clubhouse on Loveland’s Campus, 157 S. Havana Road, Venice. Enjoy cocktails, dinner, music, live auction and dancing. Committee co-chairs are Anna Foster and Nikki

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Womens Sertoma Club supports Loveland

  What happens when organizations who support our community join together? An even greater impact! We at Loveland are so thankful to the Womens Sertoma Club of Venice for their generous support of local non-profits, like Loveland, through their charitable giving. This 50 member organization raised over $58,000 at Sun

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Moscow Meets Manhattan

Join the talented Brian Gurl and Katherine Alexandra for a show benefiting Loveland Village called “Moscow meets Manhattan” featuring dueling pianos and much more! The show will take place at the Venice Performing Arts Center, 1 Indian Ave., Venice, on Friday, March 31, at 7 p.m. For tickets to this

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Introducing Loveland’s New Chief Development Officer

Robles joins Loveland Center Rafael Robles recently joined the Loveland Center team as its Chief Development Officer. Robles brings a multicultural, customer-centric approach to the Loveland Center with more than 20 years of experience in higher education and fundraising. In this senior leadership role, Robles will support the Loveland Center’s strategic

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Loveland Celebrates EmployAbilities

Loveland Center celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month VENICE, Fla. — The Loveland Center (LovelandCenter.org), a nonprofit that provides educational, vocational and residential services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month and recently held an event highlighting inclusive workplaces that partner with the

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For special needs students, post-graduation help.

All over the nation, young adults with developmental disabilities are graduating high school. For many of them, and their families, this is an incredible achievement marked by excitement and celebration. It is especially important to acknowledge the dozens of adults with developmental disabilities who recently graduated from our own Sarasota

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