Friday, July 15, 2011

Commnity Connections

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'Hope for Homeowners' free event on July 16

Hope for Homeowners
Sarasota County homeowners who need help with foreclosures, bankruptcy and credit problems can attend a free "Hope for Homeowners" seminar from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at the Venice Community Center, 326 S. Nokomis Ave., Venice. (MORE)
Get school shots updated now before school year begins

Get school shots nowWith local schools scheduled to resume on Monday, Aug. 22, Sarasota County public health and school officials remind parents to get their child's immunizations updated now. Parents of children who will be entering schools in Sarasota County for the first time must provide the school office with a completed Florida Certification of Immunization (DH 680). (MORE)
Seats still open for fall Civics 101 session

Civics class
Sarasota County government's popular Civics 101 program still has a few seats
open for the session beginning Sept. 8.

Civics 101 is a 10-week session that introduces people to the operations and services of Sarasota County government. The Thursday-night classes give students a better understanding of how county government works and allows them to build relationships with county staff. (MORE)
County offers surplus equipment in online auction

Auction
Sarasota County is launching an online auction website that will make it possible for people to bid on surplus county office equipment and other items.

The website, located atwww.publicsurplus.com, will replace the public auctions used to dispose of county surplus materials. (MORE)

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