Saturday's Downtown Sarasota Holiday Parade attracted thousands of spectators and participants, all decked out in their holiday finest.
Local superstars turned up at Simply Spoiled Thursday, Dec. 1, for a special reception to kick-off the call for nominations for the third annual 2012 Women's Leadership Council Community Superstars.
Mimi Edlin held a joint birthday party for four people with the same birthday, Nov. 17, and one with a birthday a few days earlier, Nov. 12, Friday, Nov. 18, at her home at the Sarasota Bay Club.
The Sarasota First Church of the Nazarene will again help the Salvation Army in its annual fundraising campaign, which begins Nov. 25 and runs through Dec. 24, with volunteers ringing the bell in front of the Kmart on Fruitville Road.
The Veterans Committee at USF Sarasota-Manatee honored students, staff, faculty and community members who are veterans of the United States military with its second annual Veterans Day ceremony.
Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences Student Council members Sophia Helme, Natasha Nieckoski, Amanda Lam, Jayna Shaffer, Mia Forschner and Ivy Bienaimer helped sort, organize and pack up food for SSAS families and the Mayorsâ€™ Feed the Hungry Program.
The Mayors' Feed the Hungry Thanksgiving Food Drive offers communities a chance to help those who are experiencing the deepest impact of a struggling economy.