Thursday, September 18, 2014

Coastal Clean-Up, NPLD, Tour Sarasota - County Updates


SATURDAY: Keep Sarasota County Beautiful will help clean coastal and other areas during the 2014 International Coastal Cleanup from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 20, at sites throughout Sarasota County (rain date: Saturday, Sept. 27). 
SATURDAY: Keep your home looking spiffy by taking part in the Laurel Community Cleanup, 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 20.
 
SATURDAY: 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.
Save money, energy and water on the purchase of ENERGY STAR-qualified appliances and WaterSense-labeled products during the Sept. 19-20 Tax-free Holiday. Sales tax will not be collected on the first $1,500 of the sales price of select ENERGY STAR and WaterSense products, including ceiling fans, refrigerators, dishwashers, clothes washers, light bulbs, bathroom sink faucets, shower heads and more. 
Sarasota County will host a volunteer event from 9 a.m. to noon at Arlington Park in Sarasota
In recognition of World Rabies Day on Sept. 28, Sarasota County is emphasizing the importance of pet vaccinations to prevent rabies transmission. Rabies prevention can be exercised through ensuring adequate vaccination of pets and farm animals, avoiding contact with wild animals and educating individuals at risk.
Discover the hidden gems of Sarasota County as you enjoy a guided tour on an open-air trolley along with dinner and libations. Surprise destinations are paired with first-class dining experiences sure to intrigue even the most in-the-know county residents and visitors.
Scott Schroyer has accepted a conditional offer to become Sarasota County's new Public Utilities Director. Schroyer has more than 30 years of experience in local government.
The Sarasota County Pistol and Rifle Range at Knight Trail Park will be closed to the public Saturday, Oct. 11, for a law enforcement competition. The range will resume normal operations Sunday, Oct. 12.  Operations at the Trap and Skeet Club and the Archery Club will follow normal operating hours. 
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 Twin Lakes Park in Sarasota.  
 
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