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PHOTO GALLERY: A Heroes Luncheon

PHOTO GALLERY: A Heroes Luncheon

August 25, 2014

The Bill Brian Foundation held its first fundraiser, “A Heroes Luncheon” Monday, Aug. 25, at the Sarasota Yacht Club. The Brian Bill Foundation, named after Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Brian Robert Bill, is a nonprofit dedicated to helping Navy SEAL families and survivors with a retreat and resource house. Guest speaker Jessica Buchanan, author of “Impossible Odds,” shared the story of her kidnapping in Somalia and the rescue by SEAL Team Six. “It’s a dream I’ve had for three years,” says Scott Bill, president of Brian Bills Foundation. “Today’s a new beginning.”

PHOTO GALLERY: Mimi Edlin's birthday

PHOTO GALLERY: Mimi Edlin's birthday

August 23, 2014

Mimi Edlin held her birthday party Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Sarasota Bay Club. Guests wore their favorite hats while enjoying lunch. A silent auction was held benefitting Senior Friendship Centers.

VIDEO: Sheriff's Office warns community of heat danger

VIDEO: Sheriff's Office warns community of heat danger

August 22, 2014

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office made a video to demonstrate the dangerous rise in temperatures that occur inside a vehicle when it is off.

County continues work on PDRP

County continues work on PDRP

August 22, 2014

The Sarasota County Planning Commission listened to an update about the county Post-Disaster Redevelopment Plan at its meeting last night.

Golden Apple building gets facelift

Golden Apple building gets facelift

August 22, 2014

Construction is under way at the former site of the Golden Apple Dinner Theatre, as the property owner plans to turn the building into retail and restaurant space.

SCOPE invites community to participate in survey

SCOPE invites community to participate in survey

August 22, 2014

The survey runs through the month of August and focuses on aging, child wellness and early learning, developmental disabilities, health, homelessness and positive youth development.

SRQ Airport to receive $9 million in grants

SRQ Airport to receive $9 million in grants

August 21, 2014

The Federal Aviation Authority has awarded Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport with $9.1 million in grants for the 2014 fiscal year.

Tiger Bay Club questions School Board candidates

Tiger Bay Club questions School Board candidates

August 21, 2014

Moderator, State Senator Nancy Detert, kept members laughing with her pointed and sharp political quips.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tiger Bay Club luncheon

PHOTO GALLERY: Tiger Bay Club luncheon

August 21, 2014

Tiger Bay Club held the second installment of its School Board candidates luncheon Thursday, Aug. 21, at Michael’s On East. Attendees enjoyed lunch while hearing from District 1 candidates Velton Hodges, Ken Marsh, Paul Schafer and Bridget Ziegler.

Think Tank

Think Tank

August 21, 2014

Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium is intent on expanding its research capability on its City Island campus — and hopes to build a new bayfront aquarium on the mainland.



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