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.
Cornell Club of Sarasota Manatee –Special Events Planning 2018-2019.