Submitted by Kids’ Needs
ENGLEWOOD – Englewood-area children are still suffering from tough economic times and Kids’ Needs is working hard to help.
ENGLEWOOD – Barney, a 3-year-old, 68-pound Labrador Retriever mix, is the Suncoast Humane Society Pet of the Week.
Barney enjoys playing and romping around with people of all ages. He is a real people dog who loves everyone. Barney gets along with other dogs and enjoys playing with them. He loves going for car rides to the dog park. Chasing toys and chewing rawhides are just a couple of his favorites.
Monday Night Scramble
51 golfers; prize pot worth $510
First Place: $260
ENGLEWOOD – A Gardens of Gulf Cove motorcyclist is dead following a Monday night crash in South Gulf Cove.
George Souza, 64, was riding his Harley-Davidson south on Gasparilla Road about 8:56 p.m. Monday when he collided with a Toyota 4 Runner driven by Joshua Wayne Sharpe, 27, of Englewood, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. Souza was taken to Englewood Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Submitted by American Red Cross
ENGLEWOOD – A new survey shows nearly two in three residents along the Gulf Coast are concerned that they are in harm’s way from a hurricane or flood, the highest concern among four coastal regions in the country.
ENGLEWOOD – June is National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month. Suncoast Humane Society is celebrating the month, along with its on-going $100,000 pet adoption challenge, by offering a 2-for-1 adoption special on all cats and kittens.
Submitted by Englewood Bank & Trust
ENGLEWOOD – Englewood Bank & Trust will serve as collection points for food, snacks and toiletries to benefit U.S. troops stationed overseas throughout the rest of June and July.
The collected items will be delivered to the Englewood Rotary to box and mail to U.S. service personnel.
ENGLEWOOD – OK, so Body Shaping Fitness has been open for about six months. Englewood’s newest health club will hold its official Open House and Grand Opening celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 29.