Summer is almost over… well, not in Sarasota!
So many families this month at Siesta Key beach enjoying a little rest and relaxation, before the school session begins… who couldn’t use some SK time? The sand is 99% pure quartz, the sand is soft and cool on the feet too!
(Photos by Jaye Clements/Sarasota Photography, unless otherwise indicated.)
We begin our photo gallery with a photo of honored guest, Cheryl Dooley starting the special 25th Siesta Key fireworks anniversary with the iconic TNT plunger. Dooley was instrumental in beginning the first fireworks display on Siesta Key 25 years ago.
Photo Credit: Ryan Magee
The Ramirez Family from NC.
David, Carly age 4 from Virginia
Jacob age 9, Lily age 5 from Chicago
Karis age 8, Rachael age 11,
Joanie, Miller age 11, Aaron age 8 from Georgia
Scott, Harper age 6, Mindy, Mason age 3 from IL.
Scott & Mindy (back row) Mason age 3, Harper age 6 (front) from IL.
Chase age 6, Sienna age 3 – from Orlando, FL.
Leslie, Zen age 7, Zari age 9, from Winter Springs, FL.
Christian age 5, Ryder age 3 from TN.
Abisbl, Yilena from Miami, Fl.
Shanae & Rick from Georgia
Lisa, Pedro Camila age 7months and Matias age 3 – from Argentina
PATRIOTIC TWIN SANDWICH Bethany Bilbrey (22) of Benita Springs between twins, Stephanie and Kelly Richert (21) of Punta Gorda enjoying the crystal Gulf of Mexico waters on the Siesta Beach shoreline. (photo by Trebor Britt) TEEN ON WHEELS Malcolm Gilbert (19) of Siesta Key rolling up to Sunset Beach off Avenida Messina on his long board. He is a personal trainer at Siesta Key Fitness. (photo by Trebor Britt )
Redhead Harlee Harlee of Myakka City enjoys coming to Siesta Beach almost every weekend. Currently working as a server locally she enjoys cooking dancing and archery. (photos by Trebor Britt)
MR. SANDMAN – Chad Coleman of Port Charlotte being covered with sand by his children Corben (10) and Carlie (9). His kids were pleased he agreed to be their play toy on the Gulf shoreline of Siesta Beach, the No.1 beach in the United States. Chad is the Education Pastor at First Baptist Church in Port Charlotte. (photo by Trebor Britt)
ISLAND GIRL JENNA This months Island Girl is Jenna, a full-blooded Italian from Youngstown, Ohio. Our lenses captured her on her very first visit to Siesta Beach. A recent graduate of Youngstown State University, she is now working as a Dental Hygienist. Jenna is training for a half marathon and enjoys traveling, working out and hanging out with friends. She was blown away by the clear water and powdery white sand of America’s No. 1 beach. ( photos by Trebor Britt)