Sister Cities members Angel Algeri and Gayle Maxey with guide Laura Serafin during tour of Treviso Province
Sarasota Sister City member Pat Edmonds was selected as a Resana Polenta Fest competition judge
Audiences beyond Sarasota, including those in Sister City communities including Treviso Province, Italy and the Kingdom of Fife in Scotland, have come to love the passionate conducting, engaging personality, and creative programming of Maestro Joseph Caulkins, Artistic Director for Sarasota’s Key Chorale
Sarasota's Key Chorale flanked by Executive Director Richard Storm and Maestro Joseph Caulkins prior to the Chorale's 2009 concert in Asolo, Treviso Province, Italy. The 110 voice Chorale is noted for collaborating with other arts groups such as the Sarasota Opera, Sarasota Ballet, Circus Sarasota, abd Sarasota Young Voices, to bring celebrated musical works to the cultural coast of Florida and to Sarasota's Sister Cities in Europe.
Galliano Caffe’ was a export business visited by the Sister Cities delegation operated by Luca, Renzo & Anna Bugno.
Alberge Al Moretto owner Luciana Rigato (center) greets Sarasota Sister Cities members Susanna & Silvana Wriston with a Prosecco reception in Castlefranco
La Tondera Winery Hostess Elena Villanova describes the fermentation process of Prosecco to Pat & George Edmonds, Angel Algeri, Alexandra De Stefanis & Frank Cerullo during the 2010 Sarasota Sister Cities delegation visit to Treviso Province
Richard Storm, Executive Director of Sarasota's Key Chorale at Asolo, in Treviso Province, Italy during a 2009 concert. Treviso has been twinned as one of Sarasota's Sister Cities since 2007
A theaterical tour of Castlefranco awaited the Sarasota Sister Cities delagation during their 2010 tour of Treviso Province
La Tondera Winery staff explains sample wines to Susanne Wriston during the Sarasota Sister Cities delegation 2010 visit to Treviso Province
Sarasota Sister Cities member Peggy Abt with Resana, Italy history book presented to the visiting delegation at the annual Polenta Fest in September 2010
Latteria Perenzin cheese maker Carlo Piccoli and owner Emanuela Perenzin acquaint the Sarasota Sister Cities delegation on their export business during the groups visit to Treviso Province in 2010
Karen Bouges & Lisa Carlton at the seventh annual Sarasota County Youth Development (CYD) Leadership Breakfast. The CYD program has been an alliance member of Sister Cities Association of Sarasota since 2004. Currently, Taylor Press, a junior at Pine View High School,serves the Sister Cities Association of Sarasota Executive Board of Governors Youth Ambassador. She is a voting board member utilizing her talents to encourage youth to take active roles within the community.
CYD Executive Director Karen Bogues and award presenter, Alexandria Twigg at the Sarasota Community Youth Development Volunteer Celebration in May The CYD program has been an alliance member of Sister Cities Association of Sarasota since
Gulfcoast Chinese American Association, an alliance member of Sarasota Sister Cities Association, Year of the Tiger in Sarasota on 2010. The GCAA provides educational, cultural service and charitable support to Chinese American families, American Families with Children from China (FCC), members of the US-China Peoples Friendship Association (USCPFA), and Americans at large who desire friendship with and cultural understanding of American Chinese and China.
Sarasota Sister Cities Treviso Province orientation at the Provincial Sant’ Artemio Complex in September 2010