After its recent adoption of Bird Key Park, the Sarasota-Manatee Ohio State Alumni Club participated in the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup Saturday, Sept. 19. The local OSU club adopted the park as part of a program run by Sarasota County’s Keep Sarasota Beautiful.
During the 2008 coastal cleanup, nearly 400,000 volunteers collected more than 6.8 million pounds of trash in 100 countries and 42 states, the largest volunteer effort of its kind.
Twenty-two members of the OSU club collected about 10 bags of trash Saturday around Bird Key Park. The cleanup was the first of four that the club will do this year.
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12 La Leche League/Breastfeeding Support
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
13 Fifth Annual CYD Gingerbread Festival
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
13 CYD Gingerbread Festival
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
14 Free Spirograph Art Event For The Kids
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
14 Green Tara Empowerment
14 Cat Depot: Leashwalking
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
17 Financing Our Foodshed with Carol Peppe Hewitt
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
18 8th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Commissioners critique TCO for Bob's Boathouse
Sarasota County staff told commissioners during a Dec. 11 meeting that the restaurant should not have received an extension of its temporary certificate of occupancy through Dec. 30.
PHOTO GALLERY: Bay Haven class decorates courthouse tree
Bay Haven Elementary student’s visited the Sarasota Judicial Courthouse Wednesday, Dec. 11. Mrs. Missy Owen’s third-grade class, who have been learning about politics in school, sang carols and decorated the Christmas tree before taking a tour of the courthouse.
Friends gift land to Sarasota County
The Friends of Gulf Gate Library present a half-acre parcel adjacent to the new library site to be used for overflow parking.