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 Community Cookout
2 3rd annual 'Power of the Girl' Business Breakfast
2 French apÃ©ro evening
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2 Florida's Children First 2014 Sarasota Reception
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County, School Board discuss workforce programs
The Sarasota County Commission heard updates on two programs aimed at providing skills for the community's workforce.
Garden Club restores historical sculpture
A sculpture of a Japanese lantern dating back to 1939, once broken and submerged in a pond on the premises, is standing again at the Sarasota Garden Club.
Legacy Trail to get beacon sign
After complaints about the confusing markings at the intersection at Legacy Trail and Central Sarasota Parkway, the Sarasota County Commission voted to install a different sign.