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Cast members (back, from left): Leroy Sexton, Bob Waters, Stanton Miller, Lee Reid; (front, from left): Erick Phelps, Rex ReidCast members (back, from left): Lizabeth McKibben, Katy Malloy, Gaile Harpan (Pianist), Cheryl Baker, and Marilyn Barton; (front, from left): Lee Waters, Jeanette Williams, and Barbara Harrington.

January 31st, 2015 at 11:27 pm

Cast members (back, from left): Leroy Sexton, Bob Waters, Stanton Miller, Lee Reid; (front, from left): Erick Phelps, Rex Reid

Cast mem­bers (back, from left): Leroy Sex­ton, Bob Waters, Stan­ton Miller, Lee Reid; (front, from left): Erick Phelps, Rex Reid

Sub­mit­ted by Lemon Bay His­tor­i­cal Society

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The Lemon Bay His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety and the Sun­coast Play­ers cel­e­brate Lemon Bay Fest (Engle­wood His­tory With Zest!) with the pro­duc­tion of “Early Engle­wood Pioneers.”

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Foster homes needed for senior dogs

Sony

Sony

Sub­mit­ted by Sun­coast Humane Society

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – As an open-admissions Ani­mal Care Cen­ter, Sun­coast Humane Soci­ety accepts all pets who are sur­ren­dered to them from their ser­vice area span­ning over 450 square miles, includ­ing Char­lotte County, most of Sara­sota County, and the Boca Grande por­tion of Lee County.

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Kristina Watts receives Humanitarian Of The Year award

Kristina Watts

Kristina Watts

Sub­mit­ted by Engle­wood Bank & Trust

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Kristina Watts has been awarded the 2014 Women’s Coun­cil of Realtor’s Human­i­tar­ian of the Year Award and was hon­ored by receiv­ing the Engle­wood Cham­ber of Commerce’s President’s Spirit Award.

Watts is the busi­ness devel­op­ment offi­cer at Engle­wood Bank & Trust and an affil­i­ate mem­ber of the Women’s Coun­cil of Real­tors, serv­ing on the gov­ern­ing board, as co-chairwoman of the Reser­va­tion Com­mit­tee. She is a mem­ber of the Annual Fash­ion Show com­mit­tee and served at the vot­ing polls on behalf of the WCR.

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Girl Scout Cookie season kicks off with birthday bash

Girl Scout Daisy Troop 111 attended the recent Samoas 40th Birthday Bash, and the kindergarten girls are ready for to sell cookies for the first time. Girl Scout cookies arrive in our area on February 14. From left: Kate Krzewina, Bailey Glidden, Alexis Guzowski, (back) Emma George, (front) Ava Hoy, Sianna Graves, Madison Lutz, Desiray Mantooth, and Ava Kearney

Girl Scout Daisy Troop 111 attended the recent Samoas 40th Birth­day Bash, and the kinder­garten girls are ready for to sell cook­ies for the first time. Girl Scout cook­ies arrive in our area on Feb­ru­ary 14. From left: Kate Krzewina, Bai­ley Glid­den, Alexis Guzowski, (back) Emma George, (front) Ava Hoy, Sianna Graves, Madi­son Lutz, Desiray Man­tooth, and Ava Kearney

Sub­mit­ted by Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Engle­wood area Girl Scouts recently kicked off the 2015 Cookie Sea­son with a Samoas 40th Birth­day Bash at Gulf Cove United Methodist Church.

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Traffic signals cause woe at U.S. 41 and S.R. 776

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. –A traf­fic sig­nal out­age at US 41 and SR 776 in Port Char­lotte caused headaches for dri­vers Thurs­day after­noon, and the Char­lotte County Sheriff’s Office alerted the media that the inter­sec­tion should be avoided for “some time.” The alert was issued about 4:46 p.m.

At 5:40 p.m., CCSO announced the prob­lem has been fixed and the inter­sec­tion is func­tion­ing normally.

 

Hermitage artists head back to the beach this week

MIT Symphony Orchestra (MITSO) premieres Southworth's La Fée Verte, with Southworth soloing on Galician Gaitas.

MIT Sym­phony Orches­tra (MITSO) pre­mieres Southworth’s La Fée Verte, with South­worth solo­ing on Gali­cian Gaitas.

Sub­mit­ted by The Hermitage

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – It’s back to the beach for The Her­mitage Artist Retreat on Fri­day, Jan. 30.

From 4 to 5 p.m., The Her­mitage cam­pus will become a video vil­lage with work from composer/video artist Chris­tine South­worth, artist Felix de la Con­cha and composer/videographer Patrick Har­lin.

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Report: Major crimes down 12 percent in Sarasota County

Crime dropped 10 percent overall in unincorporated Sarasota County in 2014.

Crime dropped 10 per­cent over­all in unin­cor­po­rated Sara­sota County in 2014.

Sub­mit­ted by Sara­sota Co. Sheriff’s Office

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. –Major crime dipped by 12 per­cent over the past year in unin­cor­po­rated Sara­sota County, accord­ing to Sher­iff Tom Knight.

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Suncoast Humane Society Pet of the Week: Suki

Suki is the Pet of the Week

Suki is the Pet of the Week

Sub­mit­ted by Sun­coast Humane Society

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Suki is a 6-year-old Boxer mix who is happy-go-lucky and ath­letic. She looks for­ward to a long walk every day and maybe a swim, too.

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