Sunday, June 10, 2012

Community Connections


Greetings!
Welcome to Sarasota County Community Connections. Please share this with family, friends and neighbors. Contact us if you have questions, ideas for articles, or feedback on the system, at communityconnections@scgov.net
Proctor and Wilkinson cleanup 
SATURDAY: Sarasota County will hold itsannual community cleanup in the area of Proctor and Wilkinson roads from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. June 9. Dispose of household items, yard waste and other refuse at one of two locations. County staff will be available at each location.
Orient yourself for disasters
Sarasota County Emergency Management Chief Ed McCrane will be the featured presenter at a community disaster orientation at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, at Imagine School in Sarasota.
Summer arts and crafts at VCC
Venice Community CenterOne of the area's largest and most popular arts and crafts shows returns to the Venice Community Center June 16. More than 50 vendors will be on hand to share their one-of-a-kind handcrafted jewelry, quilts, handbags and more.
PSC seeks input on increase
Florida Power & Light has filed a petition with the Public Service Commission for a base rate increase. The PSC has issued a bulletin of frequently asked questions about the increase, as well as a list of hearingsthat you can attend to learn more.
Time to vote for 'One Book'
One Book One CommunitySarasota County libraries' popular One Book/One Community program returns for readers to choose their 2012 pick. Vote for one of the six literary candidates online, at any county library, or at Bookstore1Sarasota on Main Street. 
Got a caulking gun?
Maybe you're considering a new air conditioner or more attic insulation. Then get moving, and start saving, with a free Energy Upgrade workshop from Sarasota County. 
Precinct/polling place changes
Supervisor of Elections Kathy Dent has scheduled a series of town hall meetingsabout the recent redistricting process and subsequent changes in precinct boundaries and polling locations in the county.
Mobile health services in June
DoctorThe Health Department's mobile medical unit will provide free and low-cost health services at 13 sites around the county in June. Services include diabetes screening and blood pressure, pregnancy, HIV and tuberculosis tests. Appointments are not needed.
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Sarasota County Government
1660 Ringling Blvd.
Sarasota, Florida 34236

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