More than 100 community members and leaders, friends and family surprised Paul Thorpe, one of the founding members of the Downtown Association of Sarasota, April 25, at The Gator Club, to show their appreciation and celebrate the strides he’s made for Sarasota over the past four decades.
Mayor Suzanne Atwell presented Thorpe with a gold key to the city, and friends made a collage of photographs of “Mr. Downtown.”
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