Monday, February 3, 2014

Coming Events

February  7, 2014 Friday  Luncheon

The SaraBay Country Club just north of the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport. If you prefer a vegetarian meal email your request to: .  You can pay by check or credit card - payment information in the left column of the blog.

Directions to Sara Bay CC


February 13, Thursday 2:00 to 4:00 pm - Class on Sarasota Social Networking. City Hall 1565 1st St, Sarasota.

All members are welcome to attend. We will cover our Blog, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest sites - how to use them. And we will discuss how you can use these tools to network with your family, publish your family stories, photos, etc. Your homework before class is to look at our sites below. You may bring your laptop.

​Craig Hullinger VP Communications
Sarasota Sister Cities



February 17MONDAY 5:00 to 7:00 pm  Meet and Greet

at the Gompertz Theatre. On the corner of North Palm Avenue and Coconut in downtown Sarasota, Florida.


March - No Meet and Greet due to the One World Gala.


March 16 - One World Gala Sunday at 6:00 pm

The Gala will be at Michael's on East.  More information further down in the blog.

Tickets are $150 a piece and the revenue helps Sarasota Sister Cities finance our programs. For more information or tickets Call William Wallace, 941 378-0085


March 29, 2014  Thistle Ball
A glorious Scottish evening with Fine Dining, the colorful Pageantry of Tartans, with a focus on Sister Cities' Sarasota Tartan, Bagpipe Music, Scottish Classical Ballet and a Musical Journey around our Sister Cities.

Held at the beautiful University Park Country Club on Sat. March 29, 6:00 PM, $56, -- p.p. Formal invitations will be mailed out in January.

Hopefully SSCA board members and members will come to this beautiful Scottish (Dunfermline) event I am organizing as SSCA DF City Director.

Kind regards,

Pauline Mitchell


Apr 3-13, 2014 Visit Sister City Tel Mond 

plus Jerusalem & Tel Aviv, Israel, with an Option to Enjoy Eliat & Petra, Jordan.

Sarasota Sister Cities is planning a visit to our Sister City of Tel Mond and the country of Israel. The dates of our visit are April 3-13, 2014. The trip is limited - first come, first serve. We will visit Tel Mond, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, drive along the Mediterranean coastline, and the Judean Hills. We will also visit the Golan Heights, the Jordan River Valley, Galilee, Masada, and the Dead Sea. We also have an optional trip to Jordan April 1-3, 2014. We will visit the resort city of Eliat and the historic city of Petra, Jordan. More info at:


April 15 Meet and Greet 5 to 7 pm

Roast Restaurant
1296 1st Street  

Next to the Opera House, First Floor courtyard outside.  If it rains we go upstairs to a beautiful old fashioned bar.


Sep 22 to Oct 2, 2014 Tour of Southern France

More information at: