Tuesday, September 8, 2015

The Scottish Contribution to the World, America and Sarasota - 4:00 pm September 16, 2015

Sarasota Sister Cities Association
Fall Presentation

The Scottish Contribution to the World, America and Sarasota

William Wallace, 
Board Member, Sarasota Sister Cities Association

Bill will provide a brief history of Scotland and present the unique characteristics of the Scottish identity. He will describe the significant contributions of many Scots throughout history, including Robert Burns and Andrew Carnegie, those involved in western expansion in the USA, such as Daniel Boone & Jim Bowie, followed by the important political figures such as Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton. He will describe the early and continued contributions of Scots to the beginning and further development of Sarasota and finally the partnering with Dunfermline, Scotland as our Sister Cities.

4:00 pm
September 16, 2015
 Herald-Tribune Community Room,
Herald-Tribune Bldg
1741 Main St, Sarasota

Members of SCAS n/c, but a small donation of $5.00 to SCAS is suggested for non-members.

Our monthly Sister City Meet & Greet will follow at 5:00 pm on Sept 16 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Lobby Bar, 1000 Blvd. of the Arts

For further Information, Contact:
Ray Young, Sarasota Sister Cities Assn