Our community provides everything you need to enjoy your island lifestyle to the fullest, without ever having to leave the island.
If building friendships based on common interests is what you’re searching for, we have groups engaged in everything from arts and culture to wildlife and preservation. You will quickly get to know familiar faces and feel the warmth of our community when you reach out to any of our dedicated organizations.
Click on the categories below to explore what your friends and neighbors do each day to enhance our community and make island life more enjoyable. It will amaze you how easy and fun it is to get involved.
Independently owned General Store on Pine Avenue in Anna Maria. Offers a wide range of grocery items, fresh made sandwiches and salads, fresh selection of baked goods as well as local juices. Also a convenient stop for all your tobacco, beer and wine need
A safe, healthy, and fun environment with indoor and outdoor areas, and never in a cage. The perfect daycare/overnight for your dog. Specializing in medium and small dogs, conveniently located in West Bradenton, close to Anna Maria Island.
A partnership between The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) and the Manatee County Board of County Commissioners. We help residents apply research-based solutions to everyday problems to improve their lives.
ERRANDS and PERSONAL ASSISTANCE for vacationers and residents. Property monitoring, transportation, shopping, and events. Many services available. We do the things you can’t do, don’t have time to do or simply don’t want to do!
Consolidated waste services company providing residential, commercial & industrial, temporary & permanent roll-off services & portable toilet leasing services. We provide the highest level of service in the safest, most environmentally sound manner.
Child Advocacy Center serving our area’s children victimized by abuse and/or neglect. Our mission is to advocate for & provide the resources, skill, & shelter to alleviate abuse through prevention & intervention for all children and their families.
A Visit Florida Certified Travel Information Center as well as the island’s Chamber of Commerce. Our mission statement is to serve our membership and community through proactive leadership that builds a positive business climate while enhancing and protecting the quality of life for all.
A non-profit employment agency providing job postings, job fairs and candidate referrals. We connect employers with qualified, skilled talent and Floridians with employment and career development opportunities to achieve economic prosperity.
Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
A private non-profit 501(c3) corporation dedicated to the rescue & placement of the Standard, Miniature & Toy Poodle as well as other dogs in need. Sine 1994 we have been dedicated to finding caring adoptive homes for rescued poodles & dogs.
A unique networking organization for professional women. Join this business “Sisterhood” where you will surely make great friends and grow your business all in a fun, friendly atmosphere. Hillsborough, Manatee, Sarasota