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Siesta Key
Gecko's Grill
5585 Palmer Crossing Cir
Sarasota, FL 34233
United States of America
Sheriff Kurt A. Hoffman is the 11th Sheriff of Sarasota County, serving since January 5, 2021. He has served our community for more than 30 years as both a prosecutor for the 12th Judicial Circuit, and as the general counsel for the sheriff’s office since 2005. During his tenure at the sheriff’s office, Hoffman promoted to Captain, Major, and Colonel. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Saint Leo College, a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from International College, and a Juris Doctorate degree from Nova Southeastern University.
Sheriff Hoffman is a graduate of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center’s Police Legal Advisors Training Program and a member of the Florida Bar’s Labor and Employment Law, and City, County and Local Government Law sections. In 2011, Sheriff Hoffman completed FBI’s Florida Executive Development Seminar and in 2014, graduated from the FBI National Academy, during which time he also earned a Graduate Certificate in Leadership from the University of Virginia.
Originally from Indiana, Sheriff Hoffman moved  to Florida in 1982 and graduated from Lemon Bay High School in 1984. Sheriff Hoffman and his wife, Teri, have one son and one grandson, and currently reside in Venice.

If you are joining us in person at Gecko's, please come 10 - 15 minutes early to place your order.  

Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 871 9806 3586 Passcode: 411511
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  1. Meeting Called to Order.   Welcome to the “Mighty” Siesta Key Kiwanis Club
  2. Invocation
  3. Pledge of Allegiance
  4. Introduction of Guests
  5. Happy/Sad Dollars & Birthdays   
  6. Presidents Announcements
  7. Joke for the Week
  8. Speaker Intro
  9. Speaker
  10. 50/50 Drawing
  11. Meeting Adjournment