The Shamrock Pub donated $7,100 to the YMCA Youth Shelter April 1. The pub raised the money at its annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party March 17, which drew a crowd of more than 3,000 people. The Youth Shelter provides temporary housing and safe care to children ages 10 to 18 who have run away from home; are experiencing family problems; or have been locked out of their homes. The YMCA will use the money to purchase a new van to transport children to school and other activities throughout Sarasota and North Port.
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27 Thanksgiving Free Public Talk & Veggie Potluck
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
29 Light Up Siesta Village and Holiday Parade
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
30 Advent Procession
3 Rachel's Challenge Anti-Bullying Event hosted by The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Not just talkin' turkey
The Sarasota Observer talked with students from Bay Haven School of Basics Plus, Southside Elementary and First Presbyterian Preschool. They shared their Thanksgiving traditions, what they are thankful for and their favorite pie flavors.
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Making her mark
Booker High junior guard Yamaris Guevarez scored the 1,000th point of her career in the third quarter versus North Port Nov. 24.