June 11, 2014
For Sarasota Middle School teachers and administration, STEMsmart award reflects everyday student engagement.
June 10, 2014
Runners of all ages hit the beach for the Kids Summer Beach Run Tuesday, June 10, at Siesta Key Beach. The run is the first in the 10-part series and was organized by the Manasota Track Club. Participants jogged 3.5 miles along the water among beachgoers and afterwards cooled off with ice pops.
June 5, 2014
The Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce held its annual poker tournament Thursday, June 5, at the Sarasota Kennel Club. The event is the chamber's largest fundraiser of the year with proceeds going toward the July 4 fireworks.
June 5, 2014
Thirteen-year-old Hallie Schiffman was recently named the recipient of the 2014 Young Woman Sailor of the Year Award.
June 5, 2014
The following residential real estate transactions took place between May 19 and May 23.
June 4, 2014
Father-and-daughter volunteer team helps level the playing field at Miracle League of Manasota.
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.
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.
May 27, 2014
Using the tradition of folding and retiring the flag, Girl Scouts of the Gulf Coast Troop 254 create a sense of community.
May 21, 2014
Booker Elementary students share life goals and celebrate the importance of dreaming big with the school's first anthology.
26 Welsh Society Annual Picnic
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
26 5th Annual Grand Bar-B-Q for InStride
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
27 A Garden Party Luncheon and Fashion Show
11:30 am - 6:00 am
27 Introduction to Judaism Facilitated by Rabbi Huntting