Local teen and Miss Heart of the USA pageant competitor Emily Ervin recently saw success with an overnight food drive she organized. To benefit All Faiths Food Bank, Emily passed out paper bags in the Wellington Chase neighborhood and asked for non-perishable donations. The next day, the 13-year-old collected 65 bags filled with 375 items, weighing a total of 366 pounds. The Miss Heart of America pageant encourages community service, and Emily will compete for the national title next month in Orlando.
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25 Fourth Friday at the Historic Downtown Village
25 Sarasota Singles Society Presents "Bastille Day Celebration"
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
26 NRA Pistol Safety
8:00 am - 12:30 pm
26 4th Annual Sarasota Mystic Faire
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Visit Sarasota County to move to Lemon Avenue
After announcing their move from its current location on North Tamiami, Visit Sarasota County will move downtown.
Interim Regional Chancellor selected for USF
Vice-chancellor Terry Osborn will take the role of Arthur M. Guildford after he announced his retirement from University of South Florida, Sarasota-Manatee, in January.
Retail survey shows room for growth
Robert Gibbs, a consultant hired by the city to conduct a retail analysis of several districts in Sarasota, is presenting his findings at a series of meetings Monday.