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Veterans 'stand down' April 28
SATURDAY: A free "Stand Down" event for veterans will take place Saturday, April 28, to help veterans access VA benefits, housing assistance, legal services and health screenings.
Free condo budget worshop
MONDAY: Understand your cooperative board's responsibilities regarding budgets, reserves and financial reporting. April 30, 1660 Ringling Blvd., Commission Chamber. RSVP to Jan Sheitka at 850-717-1482 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mobile health services in May
The Health Department's mobile medical unit will provide free and low-cost health services at 13 sites around the county in May. Services include diabetes screening and blood pressure, pregnancy, HIV and tuberculosis tests. Appointments are not needed.
The Knight Trail Park Pistol and Rifle Range is closed for up to three weeks while crews perform a lead remediation on the site. The 12-yard, 25-yard and 50-yard shooting ranges, as well as the trap, skeet and archery ranges, will remain open during the cleanup project.
Celebrate National Historic Preservation Month
Join county commissioners and your community at Indian Mound Park in Englewood May 5, to celebrate our cultural heritage. "Discover America's Hidden Gems is the theme of this year's event, which is sponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Stand Up Fight Back as a group became involved in actively opposing a proposed dump at the Celery Fields in Sarasota, Florida, in February of 2017. I personally had been following the issue from abroad in Sweden and upon my return in Jan 2017 our steering committed agreed to officially proceed. I headed up the Celery Fields wing of our group and immediately began organizing events and public outreach to the County Commissioners. Along with hundreds of activists, thousand of hours and a massive amount of money, we won an impressive victory on August 23rd 2017 in defeating an industrial waste concrete crushing construction and yard debris facility situated within the 450 acres that is the Celery Fields.Dozens of members of our group were actively involved and showed up at every event, town hall, private meeting and all the public hearings. I want to thank them from the bottom of my heart to the top of the Celery Fields hill.This is a list of …