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Public meeting on proposed SCAT fare increases tonight

Price Increase

Come hear about proposed increases in Sarasota County Area Transit fares, from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, in Room 112 of Sarasota City Hall, 1565 First St., Sarasota.

Volunteer for National Public Lands Day

Help celebrate the 18th Annual National Public Lands Dayfrom 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 24, at Sleeping Turtles Preserve in Venice.
Local grants available for HIV/AIDS prevention and intervention projects

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Sarasota County Health and Human Services is accepting proposals forcommunity-based HIV/AIDS prevention projects and interventions targeted toward those at high risk for contracting and spreading the virus in Sarasota County.

Promote a healthy future for Sarasota's children

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A Children's Health Summit focusing
on promoting a healthy future for Sarasota's children will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 27, from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Lee Wetherington Boys and Girls Club, 3100 Fruitville Road, Sarasota.

Annual Coastal Cleanup scheduled for Sept. 24

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Volunteer with Keep Sarasota County Beautiful to help clean coastal and other areas during the 2011 International Coastal Cleanup. The event takes place 8 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Sept. 24, at sites throughout Sarasota County. To sign up, call 941-861-5399.

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