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Christ Church fulfills dreams of local kids

Christ Church fulfills dreams of local kids

December 13, 2010

For the third year, members of Christ Church Presbyterian held a Christmas party for students of 13th Ave. Dream Center in Bradenton. As usual, Santa arrived with gift bags for the youngsters and they all enjoyed Christmas cookies. A special gift to the school was a selection of books for a lending library. The students, first, second and third graders sang their version of Jungle Bells and three students gave readings. Organizer of the party was Beverly Sutton assisted by several church members.

Party provides cozy sanctuary for Key residents

Party provides cozy sanctuary for Key residents

December 13, 2010

Sanctuary residents gathered Dec. 13, at the clubhouse, for a festive holiday party. Organized by Marianna Odlen, the buffet included bowls of shrimp, salads and platters of ham. A popular dessert choice was the miniature cream puffs. The evening's cool weather was a topic of conversation; many guests gave thanks they were on the Key and not at northern residences.

Pension board approves investigation

Pension board approves investigation

December 13, 2010

The Firefighters' Pension Board on Dec. 13 approved two separate investigations of their pension for a cost of $65,000.

OBITUARY: Alfred Ginewsky

OBITUARY: Alfred Ginewsky

December 13, 2010

Alfred Ginewsky, 95, was a resident of Sarasota and former Longboat Key resident.

Colony liquidation sale continues

Colony liquidation sale continues

December 13, 2010

The sale has attracted an average of 350 customers daily during its first four days.

St. Mary parishioners carry on tradition

St. Mary parishioners carry on tradition

December 11, 2010

Cloudy skies cleared just in time for St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Catholic Church's annual picnic Dec. 11.

Belles of the ball

Belles of the ball

December 11, 2010

Sarasota Yacht Club held its Holly Ball Saturday, Dec. 11, when members dolled themselves up in gowns and tuxes before gathering with one another for the festive occasion.

Observer Cup gets into full swing

Observer Cup gets into full swing

December 11, 2010

The inaugural Observer Cup began Saturday, Dec. 11 and took place at the Longboat Key Club Harbourside golf course. The two-player golf tour will also take place Jan. 9, at Heritage Oaks; Feb. 20, at The Founders Club; and March 26, in Lakewood Ranch.

St. Lucia Celebration lights the night

St. Lucia Celebration lights the night

December 10, 2010

The 23rd annual Lucia celebration, presented by the Swedish Club of Sarasota, was held Dec.10, at St. Armands Key Lutheran Church.

The Observer Challenge scores a hit

The Observer Challenge scores a hit

December 10, 2010

The annual Observer Challenge tennis tournament took place from Friday, Dec. 10 through Sunday, Dec. 12, at the Longboat Key Public Tennis Center. The Observer Challenge included singles, doubles and mixed-doubles matches.



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