Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 | Lee Fox, of Save our Seabirds, used a foam cutout of a heron to demonstrate how to rescue birds caught in monofilament fishing line during Sarasota Bay Watchâ€™s Sept. 29 monofilament cleanup.
Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 | Michael Hampton helped his mom, Joanne, decorate storefronts on St. Armands Circle with pink ribbons and balloons Oct. 6 for Circle Me Pink, an event in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. More than 60 businesses participated.
Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 | B.B., left, and Shadow, right, posed with their owner, Shannon Gault, who launched Pupcake Pooch Parties this fall. The online company brings canines and humans together for all sorts of celebrations.
Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 | Mayor Jim Brown presented Hal Lenobel with a portrait Oct. 21 during Hal and Hazel Lenobel Appreciation Day. More than 80 people attended the picnic at Longboat Key Club Harbourside to honor the former mayor and his late wife.