For the second year in a row, instead of asking for gifts on his birthday, Spencer Opal-Levine, 9, asked for charity donations. He calls it a "party with a purpose."
The large red stapler that the Sarasota-based team, Accrisoft, designed for the 2011 Red Bull Flugtag, held Oct. 8, didnâ€™t exactly fly 1,800 feet over Tampa Bay as anticipated.
St. Wilifred Episcopal Church has a long-standing tradition of celebrating the feast of St. Francis with a Blessing of the Animals.
St. Martha Catholic School was recognized last week by the U.S. Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School.
Members of Cardinal Mooney Catholic High Schoolâ€™s Key Club recently organized a school-wide drive to collect items to donate to the Bethesda House of Sarasota, a non-profit organization that assists families affected by HIV.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and Northern Florida will be hosting a wish granting training session Saturday, Oct. 1, for volunteers in the Suncoast Region.
Two Men and a Truckâ€™s David Walkley and Brad Durrance were surprised when handed their job sheet for the day recently with instructions to move two full-mount trophies of African lions from Sarasota to Gainesville, to be displayed in the Florida Museum of Natural History on the University of Florida campus.