Sarasota County Commissioners Joe Barbetta, Nora Patterson, Christine Robinson, Carolyn Mason and Jon Thaxton surprised Interim County Administrator Terry Lewis [third from left] with special recognition for his service on Jan. 11.
Sara Green, 6, Claire Maag, 6, and Aston Harris, 7, hold a prosthetic dolphin tail on Jan. 20 at Out-of-Door Academy. Dan Strzempka, the man behind the prosthetic tail, spoke with students about the tail.
Lifeguard Scott Ruberg and County Commissioners Jon Thaxton, Nora Patterson, Carolyn Mason, Christine Robinson and Joe Barbetta unveil the welcoming Siesta Public Beach sign Jan. 18 to recognize the beachâ€™s status as No. 1 in the nation.
Franki Magnotti and Liam Lizotte find Tinkerbell the alligator has a far different feel than a pet cat on Jan. 12. Jeremiah Nicol, of Sarasota Jungle Gardens, visited St. Boniface preschool to show off animals to children.