Chapter News

Thursday, May 4, 2023

May 2023 Chapter News - Manasota Chapter


Chapter Coordinator:  Sonja Dickey

(941) 952-9293



The Chapter would like to welcome Venice Island Pools as our newest Chapter members. We are excited to have you be a part of our Chapter!

On April 11 we welcomed Sr. Dir. of Government Affairs Dallas Theisen to teach a CE class on alternative dispute resolution and arbitration at the FSPA T.E.C. Center. Thank you, Dallas!   

Pool Corp presented the Chapter’s annual Golf Tournament on April 29 at Legacy Golf Club. Thank you to our sponsors who helped make this event such a success: Aqua Leak Detection, Ben Brown Insurance, Better Pools & Spas, Built Right Pool Heaters, Century, Diamond Brite, Galaxy Pools, Gorman, Hayward, HornerXpress, Kimes Engineering, Ledge Lounger, Lo-Chlor, Mirasol Solar, National Pool Route Sales, New Dawn Electric, Odyssey Mfg., Pentair, Performance Link, Premix Marbletite, Red Rhino, SCP, Signet Pools, Sparkling Kleen, Stenner Pump, and Universal White Cement. Pictures will be shared and winners announced on our Chapter Facebook page and in our June Chapter news.

In honor of Water Safety Month, the Chapter Board would like to share with its members that we are providing free swim lessons to the summer camp kids at RL Taylor Community Center and Palmetto Youth Center. Participating in our annual golf tournament and pig roast help fund this program to take place. Thank you!

Mark your calendar for June 23! IPSSA’s table top is back at the Shriners on Beneva! Watch your inbox for more information.

Things are getting exciting! Last week we had the pleasure of touring the Manatee County, Florida Government Lincoln Aquatic Center in Palmetto. With the help of

Florida Swims Foundation and Every Child A Swimmer we will be providing free swim lessons for all of the 2023 Palmetto Youth Center summer camp kids! Interested in helping raise more funds for this program, join us at our golf tournament on April 29! Send in the registration form pictured below. See you there!

As an added Chapter member benefit, at the end of March our members got CPR certified! Thank you CMR CPR Sarasota for preparing us to help save lives!

The next Chapter Board meeting, which all members are encouraged to attend, is Tuesday, May 9 at 5:00 p.m. at the FSPA T.E.C. Center, 2555 Porter Lake Dr., Ste. 104, Sarasota.

Your 2023 Board is working on exciting and educational events. Please let us hear from you with any suggestions for speakers or events.  If you haven’t already, please like our Facebook page at FSPA Manasota Chapter to keep up with upcoming events and meetings.