- 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
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- Ticket Price:
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.
Whitney Beach receives award
A Longboat Key beach has received notification it meets a national environmental certification program.
Manatee County government to close for holiday
Manatee County Government offices will be closed Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day.
Commission approves second phase of bayfront mooring project
Commissioners also voted to uphold a maintenance-dredging ordinance but requested a report on ways to improve the ordinance.
City participates in hurricane preparedness exercise
The functional drill will continue on Tuesday and Wednesday.