The Sarasota County School System was the featured topic Dec. 15, at the Longboat Key Democratic Club’s luncheon meeting held at The Chart House. Lori White, superintendent of Sarasota County Schools, and Shirley Brown, chairwoman of the Sarasota County School Board, were the speakers. Also speaking briefly was the Rev. James Golden, a Democratic candidate for the 13th Congressional District seat now held by Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key. Democratic Party of Sarasota County Chairwoman Rita Ferrandino presented an update on Sarasota County Democratic activities.
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17 Night of Fish, Fun & Fright
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
18 Jewels on the Bay Showhouse
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tiny trio tours safety facilities
Commissioner Lynn Larson’s three grandchildren, Zander, 9, Zora, 8, and Zoe Ramsey, 5, got a close-up look at what Longboat Key police and firefighters do to keep residents safe earlier this month, during a tour of the police and north fire stations.
Mar Vista dollars to benefit local teen
Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub’s walls and ceiling are covered with dollar bills, signed and decorated by patrons. Every few years the restaurant removes the bills for a good cause.
'We Are The Marines'
That is how Maj. Brian Dix introduced “The Commandant’s Own” U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps July 4, at Avery Fisher Hall.