- Wednesday February 20, 2013
- 11:00am - 1:00pm
- Michael's On East
- Marcella Schuyler
- Group Hosting:
- First Step of Sarasota, Inc.
- Group Benefiting:
- First Step's Mothers & Infants program
- Kelly French
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Caring Hearts supports First Step’s Mothers & Infants program. The event includes lunch at Michael’s On East, the awarding of the Caring Heart of the Year Award and testimony from a program graduate, as well as a raffle or silent auction. Individual tickets are $60 each and sponsorship opportunities are also available. Mothers & Infants provides substance abuse treatment and counseling for pregnant women with an addiction. Additionally, the women receive parenting classes, workforce assistance and links to a myriad of other community services. Since the program’s inception in 1995, it has celebrated the births of nearly 300 healthy, drug-free babies – a 100% success rate.
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PHOTO GALLERY: First Presbyterian Preschool Pageant
First Presbyterian preschoolers and their families celebrated the holiday season at the school’s pageant Friday, Dec. 20. Students wished Jesus a happy birthday by singing songs like “Jingle Bells” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas”. Afterwards, families spent the afternoon creating Christmas cookies, ornaments and cards.
WEEKEND BEST BET: Selby's Lights in Bloom
The Sarasota tradition is a guaranteed fun night for families of all ages. Selby Gardens will be open Friday, Dec. 20 through Monday, Dec. 23 and Thursday, Dec. 26 through Monday, Dec. 30.
WEEKEND BEST BET: Horseshoe Cove Golf Cart Parade
Horseshoe Cove community members will throw on their Christmas sweaters, and turn on the flashing lights on their golf carts, for the 15th Golf Cart Parade at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, starting at Caruso Road.