Cornell Club of Sarasota Manatee –Special Events Planning 2018-2019.
October :Celebrate Cornell (SRQ Yacht Club)
Sunday October 21st 4-6 PM,
Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar at the Sarasota Yacht Club. Families are welcome to attend. Any suggestions for interaction and “fun” are welcome
November: Walking Tour of the Bayfront
Thursday, November 15th, 10:45 AM – 12:30 PM, Cost $35, Jo Ann Lovell
The Sarasota Architectural Foundation will have a “private” tour for us with Dr. Christopher Wilson leading the tour. The tour will focus on existing historic structures dating from the 1930s to the present, in a variety of styles from Art Deco to Frank Lloyd Wright's "Organic Architecture" to the local "Sarasota School" Modern. South of the area also contains a Mediterranean Revival hotel from the 1920s in the development called “The Quay”.
January: Cornell Cares : All Faiths Food Bank
Saturday January 5, 8:30 – 11:30 AM, Rich Ahlfeld
Cornell Cares Day brings together Cornellians and Friends around the world in a day of community service. Join our group at All Faiths Food Bank to sort food for distribution to the clients served by the food bank.
February: Visit to the Roskamp Institute
Friday February 1, 2019, 9:45 AM – 12:00 PM, Linda and Alan Nelson
Roskamp is a world renowned research institute studying Alzheimer's Disease, traumatic brain injury, PTSD, and Gulf War Illness. The facility houses a neurology clinic with a special interest in veteran’s health issues.
The Institute also conducts Phase II-IV clinical research studies. Our tour will include a 20 minute large-group introduction and small-group tours of three research laboratories.
March: Myaaka Tram Tour
Saturday March 2, 2019, Time and Cost TBD, Cynthia Wolloch
Myaaka State Park is a precious resource in our area. The park is one of the largest and protects a diverse natural area of “original” Florida. Donated to the State by Bertha Palmer, the park includes her original ranch, Meadow Sweet Pastures. A boat and tram rides for the group are included. A Saturday date was selected to include families.
April: Visit to Drum Distillery
Saturday April 6, 2019, 10:45AM – 12:30 PM, Penny Durham
Drum Distillery are the makers of Siesta Key rum. The product has received top awards in any competitions that feature rum.