Thursday, August 21, 2014

One Night Rodeo, Pioneer Days, Plant Sale scheduled, more



Welcome to Sarasota County's community e-newsletter. If you have questions, ideas for articles, or feedback on the system, contact us at pubcom@scgov.net.   
SATURDAY: The local country music sensation, One Night Rodeo, is bringing its full-throttle sounds and high-octane show back to the Venice Community Center on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 7:30 p.m.
Effective Monday, Sept. 1, Liberty Pass, which provides unlimited monthly rides on Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT), will only be available through participating social service providers.
The run will be held at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 1, on Dearborn Street in Englewood.
Join the outdoor Rockin' Tailgate Gate Party with Bandana at the Englewood Sports Complex, Saturday, Sept. 6, at 3 p.m.
A public hearing will be held Tuesday, Sept. 9, to address Sarasota County's sign code as it pertains to electronic message center signs. These are signs that contain changeable copy in a digital display and are typically seen in front of businesses. 
Registration for Sarasota County's first Indoor Community Yard Sale begins Tuesday, Sept. 2. The sale will be held at Laurel Park on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 8 a.m. to noon. A total of 20 resident vendor spots are available at $10 per space. 
Sarasota County Extension Master Gardeners will host the 10th Annual Plant Sale and EdFest, Saturday, Oct. 11, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Sarasota County Extension Office of the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) at Twin Lakes Park, 6700 Clark Road, Sarasota.  
Two Sarasota County employees are helping federal authorities battle raging wildfires in northern California. Cesar Rodriguez-Palacios and Raymond Vinson are both part of the county's "eco-burn" team, which plans and conducts prescribed burns on county-managed lands. 
Sarasota County will host its third annual Youth Fall Fishing Tournament, Saturday, Sept. 20, at 8:30 a.m. at Manasota Beach in Englewood. The event is for children ages 14 and younger.
Sign up now for the ninth annual Sustainable Communities Workshop Oct. 29, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida Event and Conference Center in Sarasota.
Sarasota County Government values the participation and input of its residents in the decision-making process. To further that goal, the county has more than 30 citizen advisory boards, councils and committees, with members appointed by the County Commission.
 
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