Community Development

Community Development is taking care of the people, the buildings and the land in your community. We have done that by through educating, supporting and empowering all ages with the tools to become self-sufficient, and making permanent and positive changes in the community.

 
Affordable Housing and Waterlines

Affordable Housing and Waterlines

The improvements made through our Affordable Housing Program started in 1997 and culminated in 2009 ...read more

 
Community Clean-Up

Community Clean-Up

"Community" has always been the magic word in our clean ups. The Laurel Community had the first community clean up on it's own in the late eighties, and that led to the county-wide community celan ups held today by Sarsota County in neighborhoods county-wide. ...read more

 
Adopt-a-Road Program

Adopt-a-Road Program

In the early 60's a group of citizens started doing roadside clean-ups. In the early 90's the Laurel Civic Association joined the Adopt-A-Road Program through Keep Sarasota County Beautiful to take advantage of their support. We participate in the local and state clean-up days. ...read more

 

Collaborations

Sandra Terry Community Center

Sandra Terry Community Center

Our office and programs are housed in the Sandra Sims Terry Community Center. The Laurel Civic Association collaborates by supplying the financial support for programs that otherwise would not be done by the center alone. We bring in programs and run activities. ...read more

 
Other Non-Profits

Other Non-Profits

We have been able to maximize funding for activities by working with other organizations, businesses and community groups. ...read more

 
County Govt

County Govt

Long before the Laurel Civic Association was formed, the concerned citizens in the Laurel area have worked with Sarasota County Government in order to effect permanent and positive change. We have worked together for years to bring improvements to Laurel and Sarasota County. ...read more