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Longboat Key Wednesday, Apr. 24, 2019 2 years ago

Colors of the wind

Save Our Seabirds and the Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences teamed up to create some colorful, bird-themed banners.
by: Katie Johns Community Editor
Shane Alba, a seventh grader, is one of 17 students whose work was chosen to fly at Save Our Seabirds.

Save Our Seabirds teamed up with the Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences to bring some color to the bird sanctuary. In November, CEO David Pilston contacted the school and asked students in digital media and fine arts classes to visit the property then create banners. 

About 50 students submitted banners, and Save Our Seabirds staff chose 18 banners from 17 students. The banners were on display during the Sunset Soiree fundraiser and are now flying at the City Island property. Students had the chance to check out their banners on display on Earth Day.

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I’m Katie. I’m the Longboat Observer community editor, which means I cover all people, places and things pertaining to Longboat Key. I graduated from the University of Missouri in 2016 with degrees in journalism and Spanish. Reach me at 941-366-3468 ext. 364.

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