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PHOTO GALLERY: Florida Network of Youth and Family Services Awards Banquet

PHOTO GALLERY: Florida Network of Youth and Family Services Awards Banquet

June 3, 2014

The Florida Network of Youth and Family Services honored volunteers and local leaders at its annual Awards Banquet Tuesday, June 3, at the Hyatt Regency, Sarasota. The Florida Network board members presented honorees with awards such as Counselor of the Year and Manager of the Year. Guest speaker and honoree Florida Senator Rob Bradley was recognized for his work with Florida troubled youth.

PHOTO GALLERY: 'Catching Hell' Premiere Party

PHOTO GALLERY: 'Catching Hell' Premiere Party

June 1, 2014

Daiquiri Deck held a red carpet premiere party for the Weather Channel's "Catching Hell" Sunday, June 1. The series follows the crew of three commercial vessels fishing for a profit. One of the crew members, Lisa Rollins, is a Siesta Key resident. Cast members, along with friends and fans, watched the premiere in the Raw Bar. "We're very excited for her," says Rollins' neighbor Mary Tucker. The premiere raised money for Soldiers Undertaking Disabled Scuba (SUDS), a nonprofit that trains disabled veterans how to scuba dive to promote mobility.

PHOTO GALLERY: Pine View Graduation

PHOTO GALLERY: Pine View Graduation

June 1, 2014

Pine View School for the Gifted held its 2014 Graduation Sunday, June 1, at the Van Wezel. The seniors celebrated their achievement with a senior breakfast before the ceremony. "It's bittersweet," says Daniel Yohann.

PHOTO GALLERY: Siesta Key Kiwanis Club Gala

PHOTO GALLERY: Siesta Key Kiwanis Club Gala

May 31, 2014

The Siesta Key Kiwanis Club held its 13th annual Gala Saturday, May 31, at the Sarasota Yacht Club. This year's gala was themed "Tropical Nights in Paradise." Members dressed in Hawaiian shirts and tropical clothes as they listened to Jimmy Buffet songs. The gala raises money for the Kiwanis Club Foundation, which supports local children.

PHOTO GALLERY: Booker High School Graduation

PHOTO GALLERY: Booker High School Graduation

May 31, 2014

Booker High School seniors graduated Saturday, May 31, at Robarts Arena. The auditorium was filled with friends and family as well as the school's band.

PHOTO GALLERY: Riverview High School Graduation

PHOTO GALLERY: Riverview High School Graduation

May 31, 2014

Riverview High School seniors graduated Saturday, May 31. The students and their families started the day with a ceremony held at Robarts Arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sarasota High School Graduation

PHOTO GALLERY: Sarasota High School Graduation

May 30, 2014

Sarasota High School seniors graduated Friday, May 30, on the high school’s football field. Despite the weather, families gathered to celebrate the class’ achievement. Senior Mirriam Barrera’s family brought orange and white balloons to show their support. “We wish her the best of luck,” says brother Omar Barrera.

PHOTO GALLERY: Alta Vista Peace Walk

PHOTO GALLERY: Alta Vista Peace Walk

May 30, 2014

Alta Vista Elementary School’s fifth graders dressed up for Flashback to the 1970s Friday, May 30. The day-long event invited students to relive the '70s with tie-dyed shirts, bead necklaces and a peace protest through the cafeteria. The students have been learning about the decade by reading the 1977 fiction “Bridge to Terabithia” by Katherine Paterson. After the peace walk, students winded down by watching the film adaptation of the book.

PHOTO GALLERY: Southside Elementary Beach Bash

PHOTO GALLERY: Southside Elementary Beach Bash

May 30, 2014

Southside Elementary School first grade students celebrated summer with a Beach Bash Thursday, May 29. The nine classes spent their morning in Hawaiian attire as they participated in fun activities such as learning the luau, the Japanese art of Gyotaku and making seashell necklaces.

Siesta Key diver to star on Weather Channel show

Siesta Key diver to star on Weather Channel show

May 29, 2014

Lisa Rollins will be featured on the 'Catching Hell,' which debuts at 9 p.m Sunday, June 1, on the Weather Channel.



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