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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.