Brian Russell, franchise operator of five Sarasota and Bradenton GNC stores, recently issued his employees a challenge: raise $12,000 for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital “Thanks and Giving” donation drive, and they could shave his head. Throughout the 65-day campaign, the employees raised $12,093, and Russell kept his promise.
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27 Thanksgiving Free Public Talk & Veggie Potluck
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
29 Light Up Siesta Village and Holiday Parade
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
30 Advent Procession
3 Rachel's Challenge Anti-Bullying Event hosted by The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
City, county plan closures for Thanksgiving
In observance of the holiday, most government offices and services in Sarasota County and the city of Sarasota will be closed Thursday.
PHOTO GALLERY:Interfaith Service
The spirit of gratitude brought together members from 18 local congregations for an interfaith service on Sunday at First Presbyterian Church.
Developers release downtown Kimpton Hotel renderings
The proposed 10-story, 150-room hotel planned for the corner of U.S. 301 and Main Street will feature mixed-use space on the ground floor.