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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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
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
DSA looks to Nashville for lessons on new code
The Downtown Sarasota Alliance hosted a lecture from a Nashville head planner to learn about the process of implementing a form-based code and fostering growth.
Phillippi Farmhouse Market kicks off sixth season
The Wednesday market runs from October to March. The market, located on the Phillippi Estate grounds, gathers 30 to 45 vendors each week.
Friendship Centers welcomes director of development
Senior Friendship Centers, Inc. welcomes Marty Katz as the new director of development and marketing.