We are run by volunteers and we are always looking for members to help. This is a great way to meet fellow members and make new friends with similar interests.
President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer
This committee is the overseer of trips planned by our members to destinations around the world and throughout the United States. SOTG members initiate their own trips within established guidelines.
Bus Day Trips Committee
This committee sets up Bus Day trips through local bus companies who offer trips for our members to explore local sites close to home.
This committee plans various events for our members such as theater shows, concerts, festivals and opera.
Dining Out Committee
This committee arranges for our members to dine at local restaurants in Bradenton, Sarasota, and Venice.
Dining In Committee
This committee arranges monthly dinners in member's homes. This is a great way to meet your fellow members in an intimate setting so as to form new friendships.
The Breakfast Club
The Breakfast Club meets on the second Saturday of each month at various locations, from “south” in the Venice vicinity to “center” Sarasota, and finally to the “north” around University Parkway. This is another way to meet other members for conversation and friendship.
Membership and Database
The members of this committee are usually the first contact that a first time visitor at our General Meetings meets. Friendly faces and smiles! The Database Manager does exactly what the title says - manages our Membership Database. This is a great job for someone who is detail oriented.
Our Newsletter Editor compiles and designs our monthly newsletter for members. It is published 9 times a year.
Our wonderful greeters are the first contact that our members and guests have at our General Meetings. They make everyone feel welcome!
The committee sends greeting cards and notes to members who are experiencing health and other issues.