+ 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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20 Bring Them Home for the Holidays Adoption Event
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
20 La Fille mal Gardee Pre-Performance Children’s Buffet
24 What are you doing on Christmas Eve?
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
26 Lights In Bloom
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Legacy Trail extension costs could exceed $15 million
The $72,541 goal to supplement the cost of the feasibility study for the Legacy Trail extension is complete.
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Sarasota County installs Little Free Libraries in parks
The stand-alone lending libraries are a part of a national program that encourages communities to share literature.