September 17, 2012
Despite rainy weather, a large crowd turned out for the final FridayFest of the season, Friday, Sept. 14, at the Van Wezel. The Bird Street Players provided live music, and multiple vendors provided food.
September 11, 2012
The Sarasota County Fire Department held a remembrance ceremony Tuesday, Sept. 11 to commemorate the 11th anniversary of 9/11.
September 7, 2012
Incumbent State Representatives and their challengers faced off at the regular Tiger Bay Club luncheon Thursday, Sept. 6 at Michael’s on East. Senator Lisa Carlton moderated the event before guests enjoyed a meal.
September 6, 2012
Hundreds of people attended the fourth annual East meets West Expo Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Sarasota Municipal Auditorium.
September 3, 2012
Toale Brothers Funeral Home celebrated 100 years of business Friday, August 31, at its downtown location. Purchased in 1948 by George and Jack Toale, the company is in its third generation of Toale ownership. After a speech by Jason Toale, Mayor Suzanne Atwell delivered a proclamation, and guests enjoyed wine and food. “What great neighbors to have for 100 years,” said Atwell in her speech.
August 27, 2012
Members of Temple Sinai celebrated the return of its students and campers, who recently traveled to Israel, with its popular Rhythm and Jews service. Members wore their Shabbat whites and enjoyed wine and cheese and a dinner from Demetrio's.
August 22, 2012
The Sarasota Chamber of Commerce held their bi-monthly Power Hour Lunch, Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the Daiquiri Deck on St. Armands.
August 20, 2012
Beer fans find Sarasota Beer Festival good to the last drop Hundreds of lager-lovers and stout supporters flocked to Robarts Arena Saturday, August 18, for the third annual Sarasota Beer Festival. Guests whet their palates with samplings of more than 100 beers and local foods, and Soul Purpose provided live music.
August 15, 2012
The American Jewish Committee today held its final Summer Lunch & Learn featuring Dina Siegel Vann, director of AJC's Latino and Latin American Institute.
August 14, 2012
The Sarasota Bay Rotary Club, in addition to school principals from Alta Vista, Tuttle, Goccio, Manatee and Able Elementary, packed more than 1,000 backpacks with school supplies for needy children.
17 American Business Women's Association Sunset Chapter monthly meeting
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
18 Goodwill Hosts Electric Vehicle Revolution Luncheon
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
18 Friday Fish Fry
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
19 Shamrock Beer Circus
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Piero Rivolta and his wife, Rachele, opened their home to the Pines of Sarasota March 26.
Team Tony seeks volunteers
Team Tony Cancer Foundation of Sarasota/Manatee counties is looking for cancer survivors to volunteer at Florida Cancer Specialists oncology units.
Drum kits coming to downtown
Noting the success of Sarasota Keys, an interactive art project that placed six public pianos around downtown, the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County has launched a parallel initiative — with drum sets.