Saturday, October 22, 2011

Community Connections

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Welcome to the Sarasota County Community Connections eNewsletter. We hope you will share this eNewsletter with family, friends and neighbors. Contact us if you have questions, ideas for featured articles, or feedback on the system at email communityconnections@scgov.net
Time line set for county administrator selection

Sarasota County SealSarasota County has released the final time line for selecting a new county administrator. Meet and greet the candidates, and learn when final interviews will take place.

Throwing the eBook at Kindle

Kindle DetailThe Amazon Kindle eBook reader, one of the most popular readers on the market, is now accepted at all Sarasota County libraries. Just select the "Get for Kindle" option when checking out an eBook.

Mental health alliance donates books to libraries

Book cover I am not sickThe Sarasota County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Health hasdonated copies of the best-selling book,"I Am Not Sick, I Don't Need Help" to the Sarasota County Library System.

Deadline nears for EOC
site submittals

Hurricane V2If you think you own a potential site for Sarasota County's new 911-Emergency Operations Center, you have until Oct. 25 to complete a Request for Information.Here are the requirements.

No bones about this race!

Sneakers in bonesThe Creaky Bones 5K and dragon boat festival will leave you breathless. It takes off Oct. 22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Nathan Benderson Park. Find all the spooky details here.

Meet the candidates for new county administrator
Sarasota County SealSarasota County will hold two public sessions for the community to meet candidates for county administrator. The meetings will take place Sunday, Nov. 13, and Monday, Nov. 14.
Beat the flu at the drive-thru
FluToo busy to visit a doctor for your flu shot? A drive-thru flu clinic will take place on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Tabernacle Church in north Sarasota.
Cleaning up in south county
GarbageSarasota County will hold its annual free community cleanup in the South Venice area from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.
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2011 Coastal Cleanup

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Address database update

Proposed metals ordinance

Mobile health services in October

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Need a new place for the nuptials?
Phillippi Estate Park offers spectacular waterfront views, beautiful historic interiors, and all the space you need to complete your perfect day.Phillippi Estate interior
It's a small world after all
Toddlers from around the globe converged on the Sarasota BMX track Oct. 14-15 for the Strider World Championship. Our photo gallery is filled with fresh faces strutting their Strider stuff.
BMX child on bike

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