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Pine View School graduate Helgi Olafson raced in the rev3 Florida 70.3 Triathlon, Sunday, Nov. 10, in Venice. Olafson grew up around the world in Canada, Hawaii and Sarasota. His final time was 5:14:30.
Olafson suffers from Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS), and hopes to raise awareness of the disease through competing in triathlons and by his foundation: the Helgi Olafson Foundation. For more information on AS and Olafson’s mission, visit helgiolfson.org.
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FYI Friday — Your weekly news roundup
Catch up on the week's most important and most interesting news stories from Sarasota, Longboat Key and East County with FYI Friday.
Sarasota Memorial names new CEO
The Sarasota County Public Hospital Board named former Sarasota Memorial Chief Operating Officer David Verinder as CEO in a unanimous vote Friday. Verinder has served as interim CEO since the departure of Gwen MacKenzie in May.
Preliminary city millage rate stays flat
Despite a $3.6 million general fund deficit, the Sarasota City Commission voted to keep the property tax rate level, opting to explore other avenues for balancing the budget.