Two Men and a Truck’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. David Mitchem, operations manager, supervised loading the unusual and valuable cargo.
The lions were donated by the family of the late Sarasota attorney Richard E. Nelson, who was a 1955 graduate of the University of Florida’s College of Law.
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1 Social Media for Social Change Training
1 Season of Nonviolence Kickoff Event
2 Town Hall Lecture Series: Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
2 Alzheimer'a Association "Reason to Hope" luncheon
PHOTO GALLERY: Boys & Girls Club Steak & Burger
Guests donned their best buckles and cowboy hats for the Boys & Girls Club event Steak & Burger to celebrate the Youth of the Year Friday, Jan. 30 at the Lee Wetherington location.
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Sarasota County collects $17.5 million in impact fees
The 2014 total was up $8.4 million from the 2013 fiscal year.