2020 FLORIDA MEETUP
Welcome to our Florida Meetup Wrapup!
It was late February and the weather was perfect when we touched down in Sarasota and checked into our Headquarters Hotel. We had come to visit with our Florida relatives and celebrate Buffalo Bill's Birthday at Cody Villa. Now we invite you to join us as we re-live our 2020 Florida Meetup with slideshows of the exciting events we enjoyed!


Friday, February 28
5 pm - 8 pm


Hyatt Lakewood Ranch Reception
6021 Exchange Way, Bradenton

This fine hotel opened its doors and graciously extended its hospitality for our Florida Meetup.

Click for our slideshow and meet the attendees!
Hyatt Place Sarasota/Lakewood Ranch

Saturday, February 29
11 - 12 pm


Big Cat Habitat
7101 Palmer Boulevard, Sarasota

Big Cat Habitat is a labor of love, with all the income generated by admission going to the care and feeding of the rescued animals.

Click for our slideshow of the Tions and Ligers!


2 - 5pm

Ringling Circus Museum
5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota


Click to see our slideshow of the Museum, the amazing Howard Bros. Circus Diorama and the Buffalo Bill exhibit in the Tibbals Learning Center.


6:30 - 9 pm

Circus Sarasota
140 University Town Center Drive, Sarasota

This intimate, one-ring European style Big Top featured incredible artistry on the flag pole and single trapeze, fast paced Alanian riders on horseback, hand-to-hand acrobatics, juggling and much more! We had the best box seats for this!

Click for the slideshow!


Sunday, February 28
10:30 - 11:30 am



Frostproof Historical Museum Library
210 South Scenic Highway, Frostproof

The Director of the Museum showed us their collection of artifacts from the 1900s, including many photos, books and relics of our Cody family.

Then Bea gave us a tour of Frostproof with a photo-op at the Cody Citrus Label Tour Banner and guided us to Cody Villa in time for lunch! Click for our slideshow!


1 - 4 pm

Cody Villa Lunch & Tour
1099 Cody Villa Loop Road, Babson Park

Margaret and James Monahan, along with George and Barbara Skene graciously gave us a tour of Cody Villa, the family compound established by Lindus and Amelia 148/2.

Then we had a delicious lunch, toured the grounds and finished with a Family Portrait on the steps of the Homestead House. Click for our slideshow!


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