Friday, October 28, 2011

Community Connections

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Welcome to the Sarasota County Community Connections eNewsletter. We hope you share this enewsletter with family, firends and neighbors. Contact us if you have questions, ideas for featured articles, or feedback on the system at email communityconnections@scgov.net
Get teed off at new golf exhibit

TODAY: Celebrate Sarasota County's rich history of golfing. "Tee Time in Paradise: The early Years of Sarasota Golf" debuts today at 5:30 p.m. in the lobby of the main clubhouse of Bobby Jones Golf Club. PGA Tour winner Tony Jacklin is the keynote speaker.

Gun range to reopen Oct. 28

An agreement between Sarasota County and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will reopen Knight Trail Pistol and Rifle Range at 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 28.

Energize your home Oct. 29

A representative of Sarasota County'sEnergy Upgrade campaign will be at Home Depot, 4111 Cattlemen Road Saturday from 10-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-2 p.m. to answer your questions about saving energy and money.

Take tricks and treats safely
Dog in costumeThe 16th annual Halloween Safewalktakes place 5-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, on Dearborn Street in Englewood (west of S.R.776 to Olde Englewood Road). Area businesses will pass out candy to kids. Plus, costume contests for two and four-legged creatures.
Commissioners extend time line for administrator selection

Sarasota County SealThe extra time will be used, if necessary, to discuss candidates for the new county administrator. Here is a revised timeline.

Phillippi market is back Nov. 2

The popular farmhouse market opens its third season at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, at Phillippi Estate Park in Sarasota. Stop by for fresh, locally grown fruits, vegetables, herbs and organic produce, as well as cut flowers and prepared foods.

Speaking of Sarasota County

SpeechYou can now request a member of our new Speakers Bureau to share their experitse with your community, homeowners association or other civic group. This video shows you how.


More Headlines

Libraries open the ebook on Kindle

Address database update

Proposed metals ordinance

October Economic Report is out
Sarasota County has released itseconomic report for October. (Yikes, are gas prices really up 15.9 percent over this time last year?) Get details on population, employment, top employers and more. And stay tuned for new reports here each month.
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The weather is here
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