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Sarasota County health ranking reaches No. 3

Sarasota County health ranking reaches No. 3

April 3, 2012

Sarasota County ranked third out of 67 Florida counties in an annual health ranking.

PHOTO GALLERY: VPA Spring Dance Performance

PHOTO GALLERY: VPA Spring Dance Performance

April 3, 2012

Booker High School’s VPA Dance program put on their Spring Dance Performance, Thursday, March 29, inside Booker High School Auditorium. The show ran Thursday, Friday and Saturday and included nine pieces, two of which were choreographed by VPA students.

Benches not coming back to Selby Five Points Park

Benches not coming back to Selby Five Points Park

April 2, 2012

Sarasota city commissioners voted unanimously not to bring benches back to Selby Five Points Park.

PHOTO GALLERY: Studio 20 Teas and Tutus

PHOTO GALLERY: Studio 20 Teas and Tutus

April 2, 2012

Sarasota Ballet’s Studio 20 held a Teas and Tutu tea party for mothers and daughters Sunday April 1.

PHOTO GALLERY: St. Martha's Crawfish Festival

PHOTO GALLERY: St. Martha's Crawfish Festival

April 2, 2012

A day filled with activities, games, rides, music and crawfish; St. Martha Catholic School’s Cajun Crawfish Festival did not disappoint. With plenty to do kids got to have fun in the sign while the parents enjoyed their piles of crawfish.

PHOTO GALLERY: Jazz Brunch in the Park

PHOTO GALLERY: Jazz Brunch in the Park

April 2, 2012

All Faiths Food Bank Jazz Brunch in the Park was a big success, Sunday, April 1, out at Phillippi Estate Park.

PHOTO GALLERY: Walk for Wishes at Southgate Mall

PHOTO GALLERY: Walk for Wishes at Southgate Mall

April 2, 2012

Westfield Southgate Mall became a scavenger hunt course on Thursday March 29 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s Walk For Wishes. Families started at Dillards and made their way to Saks Fifth Avenue stopping at a dozen activities along the way. In 2011, the Central and Northern Florida Chapter granted 17 wishes in the Sarasota region.

PHOTO GALLERY: Firefighter Cook-Off

PHOTO GALLERY: Firefighter Cook-Off

April 2, 2012

The 9th Annual Firefighter Rib Cook-Off took place over the weekend and even the rain couldn’t put out the heat. Local celebrities judged the 12 Sarasota-Manatee county teams who used homemade BBQ sauce to make their ribs unique. All proceeds benefit the Sarasota Fire Fighters Benevolent Fund.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sarasota Garden Club 75th Flower Show

PHOTO GALLERY: Sarasota Garden Club 75th Flower Show

April 2, 2012

Sarasota Garden Club has a lot to celebrate about. Not only is this year is their 85th birthday but this weekend they held their 75th annual flower show. Unlike their first show in 1931, which had no theme, this year’s theme was Diamond Jubilee. The show was a combination of mid-century and modern floral designs. Neighboring garden club members entered as well, bringing the Sarasota-Manatee community closer. The Sarasota Garden Club supports community projects such as scholarships. The club promotes gardening, horticulture, teaching environmental and ecological conversation and the beautification of the community.

Commission to review park bench issue today

Commission to review park bench issue today

April 2, 2012

Sarasota city commissioners will decide at today's regular meeting whether to keep benches out of Selby Five Points Park.



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