Thursday, December 08, 2011

Community Connections


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Welcome to the Sarasota County Community Connections eNewsletter. Please share this enewsletter with family, friends and neighbors. Contact us if you have questions, ideas for articles, or feedback on the system, atcommunityconnections@scgov.net

TODAY Homeowners seminar 
A panel of financial experts will be on hand to answer your questions about forcelosure, bankruptcy or credit during afree Hope for Homeowners seminar Dec. 8 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Selby Library Auditorium, 1331 First St., Sarasota.

Local library marks milestone  
Fruitville LibraryFruitville Library is 10 years old. Comecelebrate this anniversary from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, with music, displays and a Mistletoe Market of holiday items.

Crab legs skitter for beach run  
Sandy ClawsAmerica's best beach hosts the 35thannual Sandy Claws Beach Run at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at the 
Siesta Beach pavilion. This year's run features a DJ spinning tunes, healthy snacks, a raffle, and of course, a visit from Santa.

County offers administrator job to Randall Reid
Randall ReidPending a satisfactory pre-employment background check and physical, the Sarasota County Commission today approved hiring Randall Reid as the county administrator, replacing Interim County Administrator Terry Lewis.

November economic report
Sarasota County has released itseconomic report for November. Get details on population, employment, top employers and more.

Take a slow surrey ride
Legacy Trail SurreyFriends of The Legacy Trail is giving a lift to those who  cannot otherwise share in the trail experience. The Legacy Trail surrey departs the Laurel Community Center and Trailhead every Tuesday and Wednesday at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Rides are free.

Contracts approved for Gulf Gate Library, ATMS
Gulf Gate LibraryOn Dec. 6, Sarasota County awarded a $1.1 million construction contract for Phase 2 of the Advanced Traffic Management System, and a $740,750 architectural and engineering contract for the new Gulf Gate Library.
Get Energy Smart - HomeownersHear how homeowners in Sarasota County and surrounding cities are using the Get Energy Smart program to save energy and money.  

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