- Saturday March 2, 2013 - Wednesday January 2, 2013
- 7:00am - 4:00pm
- at the corner of Sawyer Loop and Northridge off Clark Road
- Eliza Culverhouse
- Group Hosting:
- Execultive Director Eliza Culverhouse
- Group Benefiting:
- Childrens Charities
- Jennifer Grondahl
- Contact Phone:
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Save the date for Sarasota SPRINGFEST which returns to Palmer Ranch for its seventh year on March 2, 2013. SPRINGFEST festivities begin at 7:30am Saturday morning with two "signature" road events, a 5K fun walk-run and a 12K road race. These sanctioned events wind through the beautiful neighborhoods of Palmer Ranch and the Legacy Trail finishing at the SPRINGFEST site on Sawyer Loop. The day continues from 9am until 4pm with food, activities, vendors and entertainment. Stay tuned for announcements about 2013’s exciting music lineup. SPRINGFEST is organized by Executive Director Eliza Culverhouse and a dedicated committee of volunteers; proceeds from the event benefit local children’s charities. For sponsorship opportunities please contact Karen Russell at (941) 922-3866 or visit sarasotaspringfest.com for more event information.
School tax referendum vote kicks off
Early voting is under way for the renewal of a one-mill tax referendum, which generates about $40 million in supplementary revenue each year for Sarasota County schools.
Sarasota police investigate homicide
After receiving a report regarding a body located on the side of a road last night, the Sarasota Police Department is investigating the death of a Palmetto man.
PHOTO GALLERY: People of the Book, Robert Edsel
During World War II the monuments men and women, were the group of people that rescued and recovered the artwork Hitler and the Nazis pillaged. Author Robert Edsel told their story in his book “Monuments Men.” The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee presented the author Monday, March 10 at Riverview High School to speak about his work as part of their People of the Book series.
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.