Dave and Kristy Ochsendorf opened the doors to their practice, Siesta Key Sports & Physical Therapy, ten years ago. Since then, they’ve grown their family with two daughters as well as their business, adding state of the art equipment, hiring teammates, and expanding into a larger footprint. Like many small businesses, COVID-19 has made 2020 a challenging year for this family-owned business, but the Ochsendorfs are proud of how they’ve continued to safely serve their patients. “We space out patient visits,
After much deliberation and consultation, the Siesta Key Crystal Classic committee, and the Siesta Key Chamber Board of Directors have decided to cancel the 2020 Siesta Key Crystal Classic, which was scheduled for November 13-16 on Siesta Beach. Given all the factors that must be considered, and the high level of uncertainty due to COVID-19, this decision seems the wise and responsible choice. The Chamber and event committee sincerely appreciate all of the support from sponsors, volunteers, and
Siesta Key Beach Named No. 1 in the Country, No. 11 in the World by TripAdvisorSarasota Magazine reported August 24, 2020, Our beloved beach once again received big honors. Siesta Key Beach is no stranger to awards, and now it can add two more to its long list. Our beloved beach was named the No. 1 beach in the country and the No. 11 beach in the world in TripAdvisor’s annual Traveler’s Choice Awards. The awards are based on TripAdvisor users’ reviews, ratings and saves; besides beaches, categories also
Key Sailing is the longest-running sailboat charter in the history of Sarasota and Manatee counties, with the only sailing yacht (the 41’ Key Breeze) in the City of Sarasota, and the only company in Sarasota history hosting guests as a couple sailing at the helm together. Captain Tim Solomon and First Mate Jan Hamel Solomon are in their fourteenth year at the helm, which makes them the longest-running sailing charter couple in our community history, even without considering the fact that they learned how
The Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce has announced it will soon launch its new website. The Chamber's board of directors anticipates a summer 2020 launch. For information about marketing your business through the Chamber's new website call 941-349-3800.
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (Selby Gardens) is pleased to announce that Lights in Bloom is a winner in the 2019 USA TODAY 10 Best Readers' Choice travel award contest for Best Botanical Garden Holiday Lights. USA TODAY announced that Selby Gardens’ Lights in Bloom made the top ten list at 9th place out of a field 20 nominees from around the country. Lights in Bloom was selected as a nominee in November by an expert panel and the public voted for this honor. “We couldn’t be more excited and proud,” says
It’s time to Shake, Rattle, and Roll Like It’s 1959! In celebration of its 60th anniversary, the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce will host a 1950’s/60’s themed party, Friday, October 4, 2019, 5 to 9 p.m. at Gilligan’s Island Bar & Grill in Siesta Key Village. The event is open to the public. Tickets are $19.59. Advance tickets are required, and include food buffet, dessert, discounted drink specials, music, dancing, and more! Guests are encouraged to dress in 1950’s and 1960’s attire. The Chamber also has