More than 130 kids from Big Brothers Big Sisters watched as Santa Claus showed up to greet them in a bright red fire truck for their annual holiday party Saturday, Dec. 10, at Sun ’N’ Fun.
Each child received two wrapped presents and got to decorate cupcakes, get their face painted and feast on pizza lunch. Children also picked up a teddy bear as they left.
This year the Young Professionals Group helped out at the event as part of their monthly volunteer opportunity.
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Not just talkin' turkey
The Sarasota Observer talked with students from Bay Haven School of Basics Plus, Southside Elementary and First Presbyterian Preschool. They shared their Thanksgiving traditions, what they are thankful for and their favorite pie flavors.
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Making her mark
Booker High junior guard Yamaris Guevarez scored the 1,000th point of her career in the third quarter versus North Port Nov. 24.