- Wednesday February 20, 2013
- 11:00am - 1:00pm
- Michael's On East
- Marcella Schuyler
- Group Hosting:
- First Step of Sarasota, Inc.
- Group Benefiting:
- First Step's Mothers & Infants program
- Kelly French
- Contact Phone:
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Caring Hearts supports First Step’s Mothers & Infants program. The event includes lunch at Michael’s On East, the awarding of the Caring Heart of the Year Award and testimony from a program graduate, as well as a raffle or silent auction. Individual tickets are $60 each and sponsorship opportunities are also available. Mothers & Infants provides substance abuse treatment and counseling for pregnant women with an addiction. Additionally, the women receive parenting classes, workforce assistance and links to a myriad of other community services. Since the program’s inception in 1995, it has celebrated the births of nearly 300 healthy, drug-free babies – a 100% success rate.
North end will receive some sand
The town of Longboat Key has been working with WCIND and Manatee County to receive sand dredged from the boat channel near Longboat Pass.
Sarasota Memorial begins work on pedestrian bridge
The hospital is undergoing construction, as crews have begun to install a 25,400-pound pedestrian bridge linking buildings on Arlington Street.
Boaters' Coalition says no to Big Pass dredge
On Saturday the group joined a growing chorus of opposition to the Army Corps project, injecting for the first time in the debate the voice of stakeholders not focused on Siesta Key.
Observer debate takes place at 7 p.m. tonight
All four Longboat Key Town Commission candidates will attend tonight’s debate at Bayfront Park Recreation Center.