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Watercolorist Michael EadePlaywright Arthur KopitPoet Sandra Alcosser (left) and musician Deborah Moore

April 20th, 2014 at 9:57 pm

Watercolorist Michael Eade

Water­col­orist Michael Eade

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – A Tony-nominated play­wright, a poet, a visual artist and a musi­cian will gather Fri­day, April 25, for a beach read­ing at The Her­mitage Artist Retreat, 6660 Man­a­sota Key Road.

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Sold-out Semper Fi golf tourney grosses $170,000-plus

Men's winners:  Bill Adderman, Al Eggleston, Joe Dettbarn, Gen. Robert Neller

Men’s win­ners: Bill Adder­man, Al Eggle­ston, Joe Det­tbarn, Gen. Robert Neller

Sub­mit­ted by Sem­per Fi Fund Committee

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The 5th annual Boca Royale Sem­per Fi Fund Char­ity Golf Tour­na­ment, was a sell-out event, rais­ing more than $170,000 before expenses to ben­e­fit sick and wounded U.S. ser­vice per­son­nel and their families.

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Englewood clinic gets $18K donation from hospital

From left: Chris Murtha, Joni Hyde, Beth Harrison, Raymond James, DO, Kathy James, Englewood Community Hospital CEO Dale Alward, Bob Melvin, David Dignam and Liz Rigney.

From left: Chris Murtha, Joni Hyde, Beth Har­ri­son, Ray­mond James, DO, Kathy James, Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Hos­pi­tal CEO Dale Alward, Bob Melvin, David Dig­nam and Liz Rigney.

Sub­mit­ted by Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Care Clinic

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Hos­pi­tal CEO Dale Alward recently pre­sented an $18,000 check to the Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Care Clinic Board of Directors.

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Construction of median curbing along Oriole Boulevard

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Con­struc­tion of median curb­ing will begin Mon­day, April 21, along Ori­ole Boule­vard and will con­tinue through Fri­day, April 25. Traf­fic pat­terns will shift due to inter­mit­tent lane clo­sures through­out the dura­tion of this project. There will be traf­fic signs and flag­men present as needed to help direct the trav­el­ing pub­lic through this con­struc­tion zone. Cit­i­zens are urged to use cau­tion when mov­ing through this area.



FamilyWize, United Way partner to offer prescription assistance

United Way wants to help make prescription medications more affordable to lower income people.

United Way wants to help make pre­scrip­tion med­ica­tions more afford­able to lower income people.

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – United Way of South Sara­sota County (UWSSC), United Way World­wide and Fam­i­ly­Wize Com­mu­nity Ser­vice Part­ner­ship recently announced a new, 10-year, national partnership.

Through a national edu­ca­tion cam­paign and the dis­tri­b­u­tion of free pre­scrip­tion sav­ings cards, Fam­i­ly­Wize and United Way hope to help mil­lions of peo­ple get the med­i­cines they need, and ulti­mately ensure that every­one has access to afford­able pre­scrip­tion med­ica­tions, accord­ing to a UWSC press release.

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Suncoast Humane Society Pet of the Week: Doggie

Pet of the Week: Doggie (no, really...)

Pet of the Week: Dog­gie (no, really…)

Sub­mit­ted by Sun­coast Humane Society

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Nice Doggie?

The Sun­coast Humane Soci­ety Pet of the Week is named Dog­gie, but she is the fur­thest thing from a dog – she is a lovely Domes­tic Medium hair mix.

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I.D. needed in credit card case with Englewood connections

Charlotte County  detectives are looking for this man.

Char­lotte County detec­tives are look­ing for this man.

Sub­mit­ted by Char­lotte Co. Sheriff’s Office

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. — Eco­nomic Crimes detec­tives need assis­tance in iden­ti­fy­ing a man who fraud­u­lently used a credit card at sev­eral loca­tions in Char­lotte County, includ­ing Engle­wood, ear­lier this month.

A Lee County man reported that some­one had charged about $225 to his credit card on April 5 at the Pub­lix located at 24501 Peach­land Blvd in Port Char­lotte. The vic­tim said other charges had been made on the account at loca­tions in Engle­wood, Venice and North Port that same date. Those charges totaled just over $2,800.

The man said he still had phys­i­cal pos­ses­sion of his card. He can­celed that par­tic­u­lar card upon learn­ing of the fraud­u­lent transactions.

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Lemon Bay High names Athletes of the Month for March

LBHS names March Athletes of the Month.

LBHS names March Ath­letes of the Month.

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Senior soft­ball cap­tain Baleigh Clemens was named Lemon Bay High School’s female Ath­lete of the Month for the sec­ond straight month, and sopho­more base­ball stand­out Zach Pel­l­lic­ciotti was named top male ath­lete for March.

Clemens, accord­ing to a LBHS ath­letic depart­ment press release, has done an out­stand­ing job defen­sively and offen­sively for the Lady Man­tas this sea­son. Dur­ing March, she hit .353 with three triples and three dou­bles and knocked in 10 runs. She con­tin­ues to be a leader on and off the field.

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