On Tuesday, the Sarasota County Commission is expected to appoint two Sarasota city commissioners to countywide advisory boards.
City Commissioner Terry Turner will be appointed to the Tourist Development Council, which oversees the use of the tourist-development tax, or bed tax. He will fill an unexpired four-year seat until 2012.
City Commissioner Suzanne Atwell will be appointed to the Community Action Agency board to serve as its city of Sarasota public-official representative. The Community Action Agency recommends to the county programs and services for low-income households.
Atwell will serve a three-year term that will also expire in 2012.
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13 Fifth Annual CYD Gingerbread Festival
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
13 CYD Gingerbread Festival
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
14 Free Spirograph Art Event For The Kids
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
14 Green Tara Empowerment
14 Cat Depot: Leashwalking
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
14 "Rainforest Friends: The Rainforest from A to Z"
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
17 Financing Our Foodshed with Carol Peppe Hewitt
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
18 8th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Sarasota Chapter #115 of Ikebana International held its annual holiday luncheon demonstration Dec. 2.
Frosty the sandman
Beachgoers maintained the holiday spirit while basking the sun at Siesta Beach this weekend.
The Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations held its annual holiday party Monday, at the Sarasota Botanical Garden.