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Elsie Quirk Public Library

May 5th, 2016 at 9:53 pm

Elsie Quirk Public Library

Elsie Quirk Pub­lic Library

Sub­mit­ted by Friends of Elsie Quirk

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The Friends of Elsie Quirk Library invite mem­bers, the gen­eral pub­lic, and prospec­tive mem­bers to attend their annual meet­ing at 3:30 p.m.  Thurs­day, May 26 in the Elsie Quirk Library Upstairs Meet­ing Room.

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Englewood woman hurt in Sarasota hit-and-run

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Infor­ma­tion? Call Trooper C.W. Hupchick at 239−938−1800.

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – An Engle­wood woman suf­fered minor injuries Wednes­day morn­ing when her car was struck by an unknown vehi­cle on U.S. 41 south of Club Drive in Sarasota.

Accord­ing to the Florida High­way Patrol Report, Christina Marie Willis, 32, of Engle­wood was headed north in a 2004 Mer­cury but was stopped in traf­fic. Her cas was struck from behind by what was described as a “small, white sedan vehi­cle.” That vehi­cle left, headed north. Willis gave the FHP trooper a Florida tag num­ber, GGCW56, which did not match the car’s description.

Willis was taken to Sara­sota Memo­r­ial Hos­pi­tal for treatment.

Any­one with infor­ma­tion about the inci­dent is asked to call FHP Trooper C.W. Hupchick at 239−938−1800.

Sheriff’s Office promotes eight

From Left: Sergeants Matt Tuggle, Gregory Cramer and James Darby, Lieutenants Bryan Ivings and Donny Kennard, Captain Tim Enos, Lieutenant Brian Gregory, Community Affairs Director Kaitlyn Johnston and Sheriff Tom Knight.

From Left: Sergeants Matt Tug­gle, Gre­gory Cramer and James Darby, Lieu­tenants Bryan Ivings and Donny Ken­nard, Cap­tain Tim Enos, Lieu­tenant Brian Gre­gory, Com­mu­nity Affairs Direc­tor Kait­lyn John­ston and Sher­iff Tom Knight.

Sub­mit­ted by Sara­sota Co. Sheriff’s Office

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. – Sara­sota County Sher­iff Tom Knight today pro­moted eight employ­ees to new ranks to fill vacan­cies cre­ated by retire­ments and orga­ni­za­tional changes.

Pro­moted to the rank of cap­tain was Lt. Tim Enos, who joined the agency in 1993. Enos will serve as the Emer­gency Oper­a­tions Bureau com­man­der. He holds his bachelor’s degree in crim­i­nal jus­tice from Florida State Uni­ver­sity and is a grad­u­ate of the Com­mand Offi­cer Devel­op­ment Course through the South­ern Police Institute.

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Casper is the Pet of the Week

Casper is the Suncoast Humane Society Pet of the Week.

Casper is the Sun­coast Humane Soci­ety Pet of the Week.

Sub­mit­ted by Sun­coast Humane Soci­ety ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Casper, the Sun­coast Humane Soci­ety Pet of the Week, is a 3-year-old mel­low gen­tle­man who loves hav­ing his long hair brushed and pet­ted. He still likes toys and has a very sweet disposition.

Meet Casper at the shel­ter, 6781 San Casa Drive. Call 941−474−7884 for more information.

S. Gulf Cove Non-Urban Street & Drainage Unit special meeting May 3

South Gulf Cove entryway sign

South Gulf Cove entry­way sign

Sub­mit­ted by Char­lotte County

SOUTH GULF COVE, Fla. – A spe­cial meet­ing of the South Gulf Cove Non-Urban Street and Drainage Unit Advi­sory Board is sched­uled for 9 a.m., May 3 in Room 119 of the Char­lotte County Admin­is­tra­tion Cen­ter, 18500 Mur­dock Cir­cle, Port Char­lotte, Fla.

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Rotonda West Woman’s Club celebrating 42nd anniversary

Women's Club is celebrating its 42nd anniversary.

Women’s Club is cel­e­brat­ing its 42nd anniversary.

Sub­mit­ted by Rotonda West Woman’s Club

ROTONDA WEST, Fla. – The GFWC Rotonda West Woman’s Club will have it’s monthly meet­ing startinga t 11:30 a.m.  Thurs­day, May 12, at the Amer­i­can Legion Post 113, 3436 Indi­ana Road, Rotonda West.

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Charlotte Co. Sheriff: Lock your cars to stop rash of thefts

Crime is up in Charlotte County for the first quarter of 2016.

Crime is up in Char­lotte County for the first quar­ter of 2016.

Sub­mit­ted by Char­lotte Co. Sheriff’s Office

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – Char­lotte County has seen an increase in crime for the first quar­ter of 2016, accord­ing to Sher­iff Bill Prummell.

The major­ity of the increase, he said in a news release, are thefts from motor vehicles.

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Masters Tennis clinics offered in Rotonda West



ROTONDA WEST, Fla. – A series of Mas­ters Ten­nis (MT) clin­ics will be added to the list of Sat­ur­day morn­ing activ­i­ties at the Rotonda Com­mu­nity Park ten­nis courts, 100 Blvd. East at Parade Cir­cle in Rotonda West.

The summer-long series start­ing Sat­ur­day, May 7, will run from 11 a.m. to noon every other Saturday.

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