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CAP embers at th Buchan Fly-in.

October 24th, 2014 at 10:34 pm

CAP embers at th Buchan Fly-in.

CAP embers at th Buchan Fly-in.

Sub­mit­ted by Civil Air Patrol

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – Five senior mem­bers and four cadets from the Char­lotte County Com­pos­ite Squadron of Civil Air Patrol par­tic­i­pated in the annual Buchan Fly-in with an instructional/recruiting booth. The event pro­vides CAP with an oppor­tu­nity to tell the gen­eral pub­lic about Civil Air Patrol and how it sup­ports the local, state and national goals as the aux­il­iary of the United States Air Force.

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Suncoast Humane Society offering dog training courses

Sign up for dog training course.

Sign up for dog train­ing course.

Sub­mit­ted by Sun­coast Humane Society

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Help your dog be the best he can be by com­plet­ing a train­ing course with him. Sun­coast Humane Soci­ety is host­ing canine train­ing courses at the South Venice Civic Asso­ci­a­tion build­ing. The classes will be on Thurs­day evenings start­ing Oct. 30 and end­ing Dec. 11. There will be no class on Nov. 27.

Pre-registration is required, along with proof of rabies and other required shots. Sign up at Sun­coast Humane Soci­ety, 6781 San Casa Drive, or call 941−474−7884 and visit www.humane.org for more information.

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BPWEV get scoop on avoiding garage ripoffs

Dennis Guzik and Dorothy Korszen

Den­nis Guzik and Dorothy Korszen

Sub­mit­ted by BPWEV

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Den­nis Guzik, owner of A-1 Auto Care in Engle­wood, told Busi­ness and Pro­fes­sional Women of Engle­wood and Venice mem­bers “How to NOT Get Ripped Off for Auto Repairs” at the Oct. 16 meet­ing of the BPWEV at Boca Royale Golf and Coun­try Club.

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Pickleball court grand opening set for Oct. 24

Learn about pickleball at the Englewood Sports Complex.

Learn about pick­le­ball at the Engle­wood Sports Complex.

Sub­mit­ted by Sara­sota County

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Sara­sota County Parks and Recre­ation will host a grand open­ing cel­e­bra­tion for its newly designed out­door pick­le­ball courts at the Engle­wood Sports Com­plex, 1300 S. River Road, at 10 a.m. Fri­day, Oct. 24.

This free event will show­case the six per­ma­nent pick­le­ball courts and fea­ture demon­stra­tions by the Engle­wood Pick­le­ball Club. Loaner pad­dles and balls for recre­ational play and light refresh­ments will round out the event. The recog­ni­tion cer­e­mony is planned for 10 to 10:30 a.m., fol­lowed by open court time until noon.

This event is open to the pub­lic. For more infor­ma­tion, call the Sara­sota County Con­tact Cen­ter at 941−861−5000.

GCCF recognized nationally for work to transform hunger-relief system

The Gulf Coast County Foundation has won national recognition for its fight against hunger in the community.

The Gulf Coast County Foun­da­tion has won national recog­ni­tion for its fight against hunger in the community.

Sub­mit­ted by Gulf Coast Com­mu­nity Foundation

VENICE, Fla. – Gulf Coast Com­mu­nity Foun­da­tion on Wednes­day became one of only 10 foun­da­tions across the coun­try to receive the 2014 Sec­re­taries’ Award for Public-Philanthropic Part­ner­ships. The award was pre­sented at the Coun­cil on Foun­da­tions Fall Con­fer­ence for Com­mu­nity Foun­da­tions in Cleve­land, Ohio. Con­tinue read­ing this story…

Englewood Rotary grant fills tech need for free care clinic

Rotarians and clinic volunteers show off some of the new equipment (from left):  Sandi Gladstone, Beth Harrison, Esther Horton, Brad Ault, Millie Wischnowsky, Jennifer Foss, Alfred Current, Linda Martell, Carolyn Kennett and Marie Valeri.

Rotar­i­ans and clinic vol­un­teers show off some of the new equip­ment (from left): Sandi Glad­stone, Beth Har­ri­son, Esther Hor­ton, Brad Ault, Mil­lie Wis­chnowsky, Jen­nifer Foss, Alfred Cur­rent, Linda Martell, Car­olyn Ken­nett and Marie Valeri.

Sub­mit­ted by Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Care Clinic

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The Rotary Club of Engle­wood, with help from Rotary Dis­trict 6960, awarded a $2,000 grant to the Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Care Clinic to pur­chase tech­nol­ogy and med­ical office supplies.

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Volunteer to help animals in Englewood, Port Charlotte

CJ Hardy, a Suncoast Humane Society thrift store volunteer, says that volunteering has “enhanced and enriched” her life.

CJ Hardy, a Sun­coast Humane Soci­ety thrift store vol­un­teer, says that vol­un­teer­ing has “enhanced and enriched” her life.

Submit­ted  by Sun­coast Humane Society

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Many vol­un­teer oppor­tu­ni­ties are avail­able at Sun­coast Humane Society’s ani­mal care cen­ter in Engle­wood. Other impor­tant oppor­tu­ni­ties focus on vital pro­grams and ser­vices away from the shelter.

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Englewood woman charged with serving alcohol to underage person

Susan Gale Adcock

Susan Gale Adcock

Sub­mit­ted by Char­lotte Co. Sheriff’s Office

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. — An Engle­wood woman was arrested Thurs­day and charged with slling alco­hol to an under­age per­son. Susan Gale Adcock, 44, of 6800 Placida Road, a server at the White Ele­phant Pub, 1855 Gulf Blvd., allegedly did not ask for iden­ti­fi­ca­tion and served the inves­tiga­tive aide a rum and coke.

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