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Civil Air Patrol cadets pose during a tour of the NASA facility at Kennedy Space Center.From left: C/CMSgt Gabriel Abreu, C/CMSgt Cooper Whitten, C/A1C Daniel Chomyszak, C/Amn Eric Hines, C/Amn Samuel Greisiger

March 29th, 2015 at 11:13 pm

Civil Air Patrol cadets pose during a tour of the NASA facility at Kennedy Space Center.

Civil Air Patrol cadets pose dur­ing a tour of the NASA facil­ity at Kennedy Space Center.

Sub­mit­ted by CAP

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – Six­teen cadets from the Char­lotte County Com­pos­ite Squadron of Civil Air Patrol spent a week­end at the Kennedy Space Cen­ter, Cape Canaveral.

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Marine megafauna research off SW Coast: from dolphins to rays

Kim Bassos-Hull

Kim Bassos-Hull

Sub­mit­ted by Men’s Gar­den Club

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The next meet­ing of the Men’s Gar­den Club of Engle­wood will be a pre­sen­ta­tion and dis­cus­sion by Kim Bassos-Hull. She will speak about the megafauna found in coastal waters and some of the con­ser­va­tion issues they face.

The meet­ing will be held at 10 a.m. Tues­day, April 14, at the Elsie Quirk Library, 100 W. Dear­born St.

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Sarasota Co. Sheriff announces top employees, promotions

2014 Employees of the Year

From left: Dep. Jeff Doyle, Kris­ten Lit­tle, Dep. John May, Tia DuFrane and Sher­iff Tom Knight

Sub­mit­ted by SCSO

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. – Sara­sota County Sher­iff Tom Knight announced the 2014 Employ­ees of the year Fri­day, along with a cou­ple of promotions.

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Englewood United Methodist plans Holy Week events

The Living Last Supper will be presented on Maundy Thursday.

The Liv­ing Last Sup­per will be pre­sented on Maundy Thursday.

David Jones

David Jones

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Holy Week at Engle­wood United Methodist Church, 700 E. Dear­born St, begins at 8:30 a.m. Palm Sun­day, March 29, with the tra­di­tional wor­ship service.

At the 9:30 and 11 a.m. ser­vices, WSRZ 107.9 radio celebrity David Jones and EUMC mem­ber Sally Doe­bler will deliver scrip­tural poetic nar­ra­tive to the musi­cal “The Pas­sion and the Promise.”  The 75-voice EUMC Chan­cel Choir will relive the story of Jesus’ pas­sion and res­ur­rec­tion in song, accom­pa­nied by orches­tra and led by Direc­tor of Music Min­istries Fonda Davies on the organ.

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Temporary S. McCall Road lane closures begin March 30

Expect lane closures on South McCall Road March 30-April 3.

Expect lane clo­sures on South McCall Road March 30-April 3.

Sub­mit­ted by Char­lotte County

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The  east­bound and west­bound inside lanes on South McCall Road from Ori­ole Boule­vard to Wilm­ing­ton Boule­vard will be closed for median work dur­ing busi­ness hours Mon­day, March 30, through Fri­day, April 3.

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Charlotte Co. Sheriff’s Englewood business phone not working

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. — The busi­ness phone num­bers that Engle­wood res­i­dents would nor­mally use to con­tact the Sheriff’s Office have been out most of the day and may con­tinue to be out for much of the evening.  This out­age does not affect call­ing 9−1−1 for emergencies.

Any­one who lives in the Engle­wood area who needs to con­tact the Sheriff’s Office should use either (941) 639‑2101 or (941) 639‑0013.

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Pioneer Days Committee setles on theme: Color Me Englewood

Aldona Tamkus (center), former youth librarian at Elsie Quirk Library, is flanked by Pioneer Days Secretary Jennifer Perry (left) and President Chris Phelps.

Aldona Tamkus (cen­ter), for­mer youth librar­ian at Elsie Quirk Library, is flanked by Pio­neer Days Sec­re­tary Jen­nifer Perry (left) and Pres­i­dent Chris Phelps.

Sub­mit­ted by Pio­neer Days Committee

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The Engle­wood Pio­neer Days Plan­ning Com­mit­tee has announced the theme for the 2015 Engle­wood Pio­neer Days will be “Color Me Englewood.”The theme was sug­gested by Aldona Tamkus, a for­mer Youth librar­ian at Elsie Quirk Library.

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Compliance operation for second-hand dealers nets 3 Englewood arrests

Operation results in Englewood arrests.

Oper­a­tion results in Engle­wood arrests.

Sub­mit­ted by Sara­sota Co. Sheriff’s Office

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Three Englewood-area pawn shop cus­tomers were arrested recently dur­ing a Sara­sota County Sheriff’s Office oper­a­tion to ensure pawn shops, gold buy­ers and sec­ondary metal recy­cling cen­ters are in com­pli­ance with the Second-Hand Dealer Ordi­nance that Sara­sota County adopted in 2012.

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