May 9, 2013
The 218th Southeastern Guide Dogs class graduated Thursday, May 9, at The Van Wezel.
April 26, 2013
The ladies of SPARCC, the Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center, hosted a designer donation party Thursday, April 25, at the Longboat Key Club and Resort's Harbourside Dining Room. Saks Fifth Avenue stylists gave makeup demonstrations for the women who donated items for SPARCC's fall sale to benefit outreach programs for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
April 13, 2013
The Democratic Club of Sarasota met Saturday, April 13 at Marina Jack. The guest speaker was Wade Matthews.
April 5, 2013
Save Our Seabirds held its annual soiree Friday, April 5, to raise funds for hospital operations and food. The Resort at Longboat Key Club catered the event; acoustic guitarist Dean Miller performed.
April 1, 2013
The Woman’s Exchange held their annual volunteer appreciation luncheon Monday, April 1 at Michael’s On East.
March 29, 2013
The 13th annual Good Friday Morning Stations of the Cross walk took place Friday, March 29, down Main Street through downtown Sarasota.
February 21, 2013
Six girls from Girls Inc had the chance to take a behind-the-scenes tour of Saks Fifth Avenue Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Westfield Southgate Mall.
February 17, 2013
Sarasota Little League held their annual opening day ceremony Saturday, Feb. 16, at Twin Lakes Park.
February 15, 2013
People all over the world participated in a variety of events as part of V-Day’s One Billion Rising, a single-day, Valentine’s Day, of dedicated global action consisting primarily of dance strikes against violence against women.
February 1, 2013
The Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County held their 5th annual Evening for Healthy Start Thursday, Jan. 31, at Sarasota Architectural Salvage. The goal for the evening was to raise $5,000 for Healthy Start.
25 Special Sacred WESAK Full Moon Lunar Eclipse Event
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
26 Celtic Curse: An Yvonne Suarez Travel Mystery
26 Memorial Day Concert/Service
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
26 USFSM Open House
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Jolly good fellow
Just as Observer advertising representative Bob Lewis loves to garden, he also cultivates relationships with all of his co-workers and clients.
Going for the gold
Sisters Francesca and Elizabeth Martel returned victorious Monday, May 20, after a weekend at the Special Olympics of Florida State Summer Games, in Orlando.
Trevor Kunk is the chef de cuisine at Blue Hill in New York City’s Greenwich Village, which the James Beard Foundation just named "most outstanding restaurant."