+ Day of Hope
The city of Sarasota recognized Church of the Redeemer for serving the community’s homeless and at-risk children at its third annual Day of Hope, held in August. During the City Commission’s Oct. 21 regular meeting, Mayor Shannon Snyder praised the church’s volunteers for their dedication to helping those in need.
More than 200 Redeemer and community volunteers donated their time at this year’s Day of Hope. The event provided 179 homeless and at-risk school children with meals, haircuts, medical checkups, family portraits, backpacks full of school supplies and $50 gift cards for new clothes.
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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
Mote receives NOAA grant
The grant was one of 35 awards totaling $2.7 million that NOAA awarded in the 2014 cycle of its John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Assistance Grant Program.
PHOTO GALLERY: Wiggles and Giggles at Siesta Key Chapel
Local children’s book author Howard Binkow presented new episodes of Howard B. Wigglebottom for Out of Door Academy students on Tuesday morning.
County, School Board discuss workforce programs
The Sarasota County Commission heard updates on two programs aimed at providing skills for the community's workforce.