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Sarasota Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 5 months ago

Pink ducks float with hope

Pink rubber ducks will float in the City Hall fountian in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month.
by: Whitney Elfstrom Staff Writer

City Hall is taking on Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the help of pink rubber duckies.

The ducks will float in the City Hall fountain throughout October in memory of loved ones who died from or who have breast cancer. Kathy King, City Manager Tom Barwin’s executive assistant, started the fundraiser in honor of her sister, Sue, who died in 2007.

Those interested in donating to add their own duck to the “pond” should reach out to King via email at [email protected] or by visiting the city manager’s office in City Hall, 1565 First St., Room 101. Donations are on a “give what you can” basis.

I’m the Sarasota community reporter, which means I cover the people, places and things of Sarasota. I graduated from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg with a degree in journalism and digital communication and a minor in English. 

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