Join SCA directors, supporters and friends for a three-day break from the chill of winter in lovely Sarasota, Florida! We will be staying at the new Westin Sarasota Hotel, located in the middle of the quay-side action.
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SCA has reserved the EVOQ Terrace on the roof of the hotel where we will dine and meet while we watch the sun set over the Gulf of Mexico. 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Food and soft beverages provided. Cash bar.
SCA Board Members and SCA Affiliate Member Representatives will meet in the Westin Sarasota, our host hotel, as part of the 2018 SCA Annual Meeting. Among other items on the agenda will be selection of 2018 SCA Scholars and election of new board members. 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 a.m. Breakfast and lunch included.
Meanwhile, spouses and guests will have the day on their own to explore the beauty of Sarasota and the famed shopping at Saint Armand’s Circle. The host hotel has complimentary shuttle service within three miles of the hotel.
Two local friends of SCA – sisters, in fact – have invited us to experience Sarasota like locals. Food, beverages and warm hospitality – you can’t ask for more! A motor coach will provide transportation between the hotel and their welcoming home. Depart hotel at 6:00 p.m., returning at 8:30 p.m. Host food and beverages.
After everyone has breakfast together, the directors and representatives will conclude the SCA Annual Meeting while guests have time to enjoy the rooftop pool or use one of the hotel’s complimentary bikes to explore the neighborhood. 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
First we will have a bayside lunch at Maria Jack’s, a local restaurant known for its seafood. Then it’s a tour of the Andy Warhol “Flowers in the Factory” Exhibit at the Marie Shelby Botanical Gardens.
SCA is in town to recognize and honor the 30th Jubilee Celebration of the Swedish Club of Sarasota. Most years they have a Shrimp Fest in the spring but this year, as they celebrate this important milestone in their history, they are holding a special dinner at the University Park Country Club. SCA will provide motor coach transportation for those in our party. Depart hotel at 5:300 p.m., returning at 8:30 p.m.