Tickets for the buffet are $10 for adults, $8 for children 4 to 11.
Submitted by Gulf Cove UMC
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Boy Scouts Troop 776 is planning a Mother’s Day Breakfast Buffet at Gulf Cove United Methodist Church. The buffet will be served on from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 9.
The menu is scheduled to include Chef Alfredo’s omelet bar, creamy southern-style grits, potatoes O’Brien, bacon, sausage, scrambled or fried eggs, pancakes, fruit bowl, coffee, juice, milk, and water.
ROTONDAWEST, Fla. – GFWC Rotonda West Woman’s Club is sponsoring a bake, beads, books and treasures sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at the Rotonda West Community Center, 3754 Cape Haze Drive.
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. –Tthe Tringali Recreation Center, 3460 North Access Road, will be closed through April 25 for maintenance and repairs. The facility will reopen at 9 a.m. Monday, April 27.
Englewood residents can purchase parking passes at the Ann Dever Memorial Regional Park, 6791 San Casa Drive. The office is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. For more information call 941−681−3743.
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – State law requires new residents to register their motor vehicle and obtain a Florida Driver’s License, and Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight and Sarasota County Tax Collector Barbara Ford-Coates have released a Public Service Announcement (PSA) to let people know. The video will air on local TV and in other venues.
CHARLOTTECOUNTY, Fla. – The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is preparing for its third season of the Junior Law Academy for middle school students.
The Junior Law Academy is a three-week program for middle school students ages 11 to 15. Through both classroom training and several field trips, the participants have the opportunity to learn about the benefits of law enforcement and community policing in Charlotte County. The Sheriff’s Office’s School Resource Officers and other members of the agency interact with the youth, soliciting their feedback and ideas on relevant issues.
There will be two sessions held over the summer break, each running for three weeks with openings for 30 students. The first session will run from Monday, June 15, through Thursday, July 2. The second session will run from Monday, July 20, to Friday, Aug. 7. All classes are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Story by Mark Chapman on April 20th, 2015 at 1:23 am, with photos by CAP
CAP’s new recruiting poster
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The Cadet Unit of the Charlotte County Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol has developed a new recruiting poster under the guiding hand of Lt Gail L. Arnold, Deputy Commander Cadets.
The squadron hopes to get the poster prominently displayed in schools, businesses and offices throughout the area.
The closure affects Winchester Boulevard North, from South McCall Road to Prospect Avenue.
Submitted by Charlotte Co. Public Works
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The northbound outside lane of Winchester Boulevard North, from South McCall Road to Prospect Avenue, will be closed during daytime working hours from Tuesday, April 21, through Friday, April 24.
This lane closure is necessary to allow construction vehicles to transport materials along Winchester Boulevard in conjunction with the Winchester Boulevard South extension project.
Story by Mark Chapman on April 19th, 2015 at 12:54 am, with photos by CCSO
Submitted by Charlotte Co. Sheriff’s Office
PORTCHARLOTTE, Fla. – The Sheriff’s Office is looking for a missing endangered teenage girl who hasn’t been seen since her first two classes on Wednesday, April 15.
Emily Wilson, 15, was last seen Wednesday at Port Charlotte High School where she attended her first two classes. She did not attend any other classes that date. When last seen, she was wearing jeans or sweatpants, a gray shirt and a camouflage jacket.
She is described as being about 5–5, 108 pounds, with long, straight, blonde hair and brown eyes.