- Thursday January 31, 2013
- Temple Beth Sholom, 1051 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota
- Group Hosting:
- Temple Beth Sholom Sisterhood
- Group Benefiting:
- local hospice
- Celia Nachlas
- Contact Phone:
- Contact Email:
The Temple Beth Sholom Sisterhood is participating in the Florida Region Women’s League Mitzvah project in making lap blankets for a local hospice at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31. Come spend the day crocheting and/or knitting 6x6 inch squares. Bring your own needles, hooks and acrylic worsted weight yarn. Pizza, drinks and dessert will be provided.
PHOTO GALLERY: People of the Book, Robert Edsel
During World War II the monuments men and women, were the group of people that rescued and recovered the artwork Hitler and the Nazis pillaged. Author Robert Edsel told their story in his book “Monuments Men.” The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee presented the author Monday, March 10 at Riverview High School to speak about his work as part of their People of the Book series.
North end will receive some sand
The town of Longboat Key has been working with WCIND and Manatee County to receive sand dredged from the boat channel near Longboat Pass.
Sarasota Memorial begins work on pedestrian bridge
The hospital is undergoing construction, as crews have begun to install a 25,400-pound pedestrian bridge linking buildings on Arlington Street.
Boaters' Coalition says no to Big Pass dredge
On Saturday the group joined a growing chorus of opposition to the Army Corps project, injecting for the first time in the debate the voice of stakeholders not focused on Siesta Key.