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SIDELINES

SIDELINES

December 13, 2012

Lady Rams soccer team tops Lady Bobcats; Cougars basketball coasts to victory; SMA basketball falls to St. Pete Canterbury; Lady Sailors cruise past Lady Tarpons

Athlete of the Week: Camille Giardina

Athlete of the Week: Camille Giardina

December 13, 2012

Since moving to Sarasota from Maine one year ago, sophomore Camille Giardina has been an asset to the Lady Cougars varsity basketball team.

Home in Mira Mar sells for $1.45 million

Home in Mira Mar sells for $1.45 million

December 13, 2012

A home in Mira Mar tops all transactions in this week’s real estate. Marek and Grazyna Piekos, of Sarasota, sold their home at 7909 Midnight Pass Road to Stephen Witzer, trustee, of Sarasota, for $1.45 million.

Cool Today Weather Photo Contest Winner

Cool Today Weather Photo Contest Winner

December 13, 2012

Richard Kennell submitted this sunset photo, taken off Siesta Key.

PHOTO GALLERY: Siesta Key Hardware Celebrates 40 Years

PHOTO GALLERY: Siesta Key Hardware Celebrates 40 Years

December 12, 2012

The Siesta Key Hardware Store celebrated their 40-year anniversary with hotdogs, cake, drinks and a raffle Wednesday, Dec 12, in front on the hardware store. Customers and neighbors joined owners Jim and Patricia Hillier in the celebration. James Johnson a.k.a Fishman grilled up chili hotdogs while customers streamed in with smiling faces. “I never realized how social it is,” said Jim Hillier regarding owning a hardware store. “I mean we know just about everyone on the island.”

Season of Sharing: Barbara Blumfield

Season of Sharing: Barbara Blumfield

December 12, 2012

Barbara Blumfield, a Sarasota Bay Club resident, has donated to Season of Sharing for the past 10 years.

PHOTO GALLERY: ODA's Christmas and Holiday Music Fest

PHOTO GALLERY: ODA's Christmas and Holiday Music Fest

December 11, 2012

The Out-of-Door Academy’s Suzuki Violin Players and the Kindergarten Chorus performed Tuesday, Dec. 11, in the Christmas and Holiday Music Fest at Siesta Key Chapel.

PHOTO GALLERY: St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church celebrates Christmas

PHOTO GALLERY: St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church celebrates Christmas

December 9, 2012

St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church had their Fourth Annual Holiday Party at TPC Prestancia Saturday, Dec. 8 to celebrate Christmas. Forty-three people attended the beautifully decorated golf club where parish members enjoyed each other’s company and dinner. “It’s Christmas to us and we love doing it here,” said party organizer Linda Piro. “The camaraderie of fellowship and of church is what makes it all kind of nested together.”

PHOTO GALLERY: St. Boniface Global Gift Fair and Art Show

PHOTO GALLERY: St. Boniface Global Gift Fair and Art Show

December 9, 2012

St. Boniface Presbyterian Church had their 11th annual Global Gift and Art Show in the community center Saturday, Dec. 8 to show off unique gifts and promote fair trade. Fair trade means that the artisan creating the product gets equal pay and is treated humanely. Approximately 500 people attended the fair where they purchased global gifts. “Everything here is unique and hand made and your impacting locally and globally,” said fair organizer Colleen Buchmeier. “The watercolor group of St. Boniface Church also donated their paintings to be sold. Proceeds went to the artisans, producers, and to the grant committee of St. Boniface Church.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sarasota County Parks and Recreation hosts 36th Annual Sandy Claws Beach Run

PHOTO GALLERY: Sarasota County Parks and Recreation hosts 36th Annual Sandy Claws Beach Run

December 9, 2012

Sarasota County Parks and Recreation hosted the 36th Annual Sandy Claws Beach Run 5K Saturday, Dec. 8 at Siesta Public Beach to promote a healthy lifestyle and to bring the community together. Despite the strong fog close to 500 people registered for the run. Runners wore festive hats and costumes for the approaching holidays. Proceeds from the run go to the Sarasota County Parks and Recreation programs. “My favorite part is seeing little kids to 80 year olds all coming out and participating,” said Parks and Recreation Supervisor Diana Finnegan. “It promotes a healthy lifestyle and we love promoting people being part of a great beach.”



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