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Laurene Anderson

September 19th, 2014 at 12:54 am

Laurene Anderson

Lau­rene Anderson

Sub­mit­ted by Char­lotte Co. Sheriff’s Office

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. Lau­rene Ander­son, the 911 admin­is­tra­tor with the Char­lotte County Sheriff’s Office, recently received cer­ti­fi­ca­tion as an Emer­gency Num­ber Pro­fes­sional (ENP) by the National Emer­gency Num­ber Asso­ci­a­tion (NENA).

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Wine tasting, auction set for Oct. 24

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The Busi­ness Women of Engle­wood and Venice (BPWEV) is hold­ing its 6th annual Pass­port to Your Future Wine Tast­ing and Auc­tion event Oct. 24, at the Venice Art Cen­ter, 390 Nokomis Ave. S. in Venice.

Ticket price is $35/person in advance, $40 at the door. The annual Wine Tast­ing and Auc­tion is BPWEV’s major schol­ar­ship fundraiser each year.

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Detert earns Florida Sheriffs Association honor

Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight (left) and Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell present award to state Sen. Nancy Detert.

Sara­sota County Sher­iff Tom Knight (left) and Char­lotte County Sher­iff Bill Prum­mell present award to state Sen. Nancy Detert.

Sub­mit­ted by Sara­sota Co. Sheriff’s Office

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. – State Sen. Nancy Detert was hon­ored recently with the Leg­isla­tive Cham­pion Award at a cer­e­mony held at her Venice office.

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Suncoast Humane Society Pet of the Week: Kitty

Suncoast Humane Society Pet of the Week: Kitty

Sun­coast Humane Soci­ety Pet of the Week: Kitty

Sub­mit­ted by Sun­coast Humane Society

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Kitty is feel­ing a lit­tle sad. Maybe it is because she has had to leave her lov­ing home of many years. She misses it.

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N. Sarasota state rep honored by Sheriffs Asociation

Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight presents Legislative Champion Award to  Rep. Ray Pilon.

Sara­sota County Sher­iff Tom Knight presents Leg­isla­tive Cham­pion Award to Rep. Ray Pilon.

Sub­mit­ted by Sara­sota Co. Sheriff’s Office

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. – Each year, the Florida Sher­iffs Asso­ci­a­tion rec­og­nizes state leg­is­la­tors who have made sig­nif­i­cant con­tri­bu­tions to crim­i­nal jus­tice and pub­lic safety through their leadership.

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Person of interest sought in residential burglaries

Anyone who recognizes this man is asked to call the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office.

Any­one who rec­og­nizes this man is asked to call the Char­lotte County Sheriff’s Office.

Sub­mit­ted by Char­lotte Co. Sheriff’s Office

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. Char­lotte County detec­tives are search­ing for a man who is a per­son of inter­est in at least two res­i­den­tial bur­glar­ies reported over the week­end in the Engle­wood area.

Over the week­end, two peo­ple who live on King­fisher Drive in the Engle­wood area reported that some­one had entered their res­i­dences, pos­si­bly while they were home.

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POW/MIA 9–11 Patriots Day Ceremony set for Sunday

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The Ladies Aux­il­iary of VFW Post 10476 will hold a POW/MIA 9–11 Patri­ots Day Cer­e­mony at 3 p.m. Sun­day, Sept. 21 at the Post, 3725 Cape Haze Drive, Rotonda West.

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Bet on a good time with Legion casino outing

Reservation deadline is Oct. 13.

Reser­va­tion dead­line is Sept. 21.

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The Amer­i­can Legion Aux­il­iary Unit 113, 3436 Indi­ana Road, Rotonda West, is spon­sor­ing a casino bus trip to Semi­nole Casino Immokalee on Oct. 16.

Reser­va­tions must be paid by Oct. 13.

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