Jean Utterback

Jean Utterback Introduces FYZICAL of Venice

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Jean Utterback, the Owner and Clinical Director of FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers located at 2203 Tamiami Trail S. in Venice. Call 941-408-0670 with any additional questions and to schedule an appointment. Learn more at Jean, please provide an overview about your practice? We are a state-of-the-art center providing…

Athena by Raven Skye

Raven Skye McDonough is a Mixed Media Artist

     Artist Raven Skye McDonough of Venice loves to experiment and try new things. It explains her natural affinity for mixed media and non-traditional collages. Many of her colorful and interesting creations involve hours of layering different patterned papers to celebrate nature, wildlife, pets, landscapes, seascapes, and the spirit and beauty of life.     Raven was…

American flag

How to Survive our Political Biases

By Randy Moore – My older brother and I are disturbed by different issues. His list includes abortion, the threat of police departments being defunded, and homosexuality. My list includes ineffective gun laws, systemic racism, and voter suppression. Two decent men in the same family seeing the world through their own biases.     Reflecting on our…

Daniela Koci

Daniela Koci Helps Adults Navigate Medicare

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Daniela Koci, a licensed insurance agent and owner of Koci Insurance Services. Her company specializes in helping clients choose the right Medicare plan for their individual needs. Please call 941-462-3653 for a free consultation. Visit   Daniela, please summarize how you help your clients?I represent several major insurance carriers…

Tailored Inspections

Charles Miller Introduces Tailored Inspections

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Charles Miller, the owner of Tailored Inspections, a local company that specializes in home inspections in support of clients throughout Sarasota and Charlotte County. Please call 941-549-2962; visit Charles, please introduce your business service.We are a one stop shop for buyers of homes or condos. That includes first time…

Joanne Stramara

Artist Joanne Stramara Paints for Joy & Healing

     Joanne Stramara of North Port grew up in rural Pennsylvania. Her childhood memories are filled with visions of her Grandmother’s colorful quilts and beautiful flowers. She moved to Florida 13 years ago and finds artistic inspiration from her time in nature and encounters with diverse flora and fauna. You can see her joy for…

Kokokahn Essential Oils

Kokokahn Pure Essential Oils with Traci Dalrymple

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Tracy Dalrymple who owns Kokokahn Pure Essential Oils based in North Port. She sells her high quality products online at and at her office store located at 3545 Bobcat Village Center Road in North Port. The website presents information about upcoming workshops. Please call 941-200-5243. Traci received our North…

Anne-Marie Chalmers and Bo Martinsen

Omega3 Innovations Supports Good Health

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Dr. Anne-Marie Chalmers, the owner of Omega3 Innovations with Dr. Bo Martinsen. They provide their high quality omega-3 products to customers around the U.S. from their headquarters at 727 Commerce Drive in Venice. Visit Anne-Marie, what’s the brief history of your company and how did two physicians from Norway…