Sarasota Shell Club

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Thank you for visiting the Sarasota Shell Club website! 

With a variety of topics to choose from, we hope you'll enjoy learning more about our club and what Southwest Florida has to offer in terms of how shells are an important part of our everyday lives and to the environment. Look around our website and if you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact us.

We hope to see you again! Check back later for new updates to our website. There's much more to come!

Membership Meeting Set for
March 8

Our next Sarasota Shell Club membership meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8 at the Waldemere Fire Station #2, 2070 Waldemere St., Sarasota, FL. The fire station is right off U.S. 41 by Sarasota Memorial Hospital.  Come and hear a great program by our very own club member John Colagrande.

SSC Members Win Awards at Sanibel Show

Congratulations to Sarasota Shell Club's very own Ron Bopp and Donna Timmermann for winning major awards at the Sanibel Shell Show.   Ron won the Anne Joffe Award for the best of the best scientific.  Donna got 2 blue ribbons for jewelry and the trophy for hobbyists jewelry!  Also, congratulatons to our Suzanne Dietsch for winning a red ribbon in the very competitive Sailor's Valentine category!

March Newsletter

Lots of great stuff in this month's issue of The Beauii! See lots of pictures of our very successful shell show, view the slate of officers and board members for the April election, and some very interesting items from our past (Historian's Report).  Click here for March's The Beauii.