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Detective is awarded by Sons of American Revolution

Detective is awarded by Sons of American Revolution

Sarasota, Florida -- Sarasota Police Department's detective Maria Llovia was awarded the 2012 Sons of the American Revolution Law Enforcement Metal on Friday, April 13. 

Detective Llovio is a Property Detective and has been serving the citizens of Sarasota since 1998 at the Sarasota Police Department.

Nominate child for Do The Right Thing award

Nominate child for Do The Right Thing award

Sarasota, Florida -- Sarasota law enforcement is on the lookout for a youth who has accomplished, assisted, or made an outstanding effort as a positive role model for his/her peers.

“Do The Right Thing of Sarasota County, Inc.” is a combined effort of the Sheriff and four Police Chief’s in Sarasota County (City of North Port, City of Sarasota, City of Venice, and Town of Longboat Key).

Sarasota's Teacher of The Year; Marine Science Teacher

Sarasota's Teacher of The Year; Marine Science Teacher

Sarasota, Florida -- Riverview High School's Marine Science teacher Katrin Rudge is named Teacher of the Year for Sarasota County. 

Katrin Rudge is a marine science teacher and director of the Auqascience Program at Riverview. Rudge's program incorporates science and astronomy. She has taught nearly 12 years in Sarasota County. 

Sarasota resident receives state award for promoting disability awareness

Sarasota resident receives state award for promoting disability awareness

Sarasota, Florida -- Governor Rick Scott presents Sarasota resident Korinne Kaliher with the Idelio Valdes Leadership Award, one of the state's most prestigious awards. 

Kaliher is recognized for promoting disability awareness.

Kaliher received the award at the Florida Capitol on March 7, in recognition of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Day.

 

 

Tom Becker back to pay tribute to John Denver

Tom Becker back to pay tribute to John Denver

Venice, Florida -- For the third consecutive year, Tom Becker will be presenting his tribute to singer-songwriter John Denver on Venice Theatre’s MainStage.

Because of positive audience feedback, Producing Director Allan Kollar invited Becker back again to entertain audiences with three performances on Sunday, March 10 at 8 p.m. and Monday, March 11 at 3 and 8 p.m.

Nominations sought for 4th annual Community Superstar Awards

Nominations sought for 4th annual Community Superstar Awards

Sarasota, Florida -- Nominations are being accepted for 4th annual Community Superstar Awards. The award identifies outstanding men, women and youth, for their accomplishments and contributions to humanity and to the lives of children and families.

The Women’s Leadership Council, on behalf of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County (BGCSC), has raised more than $70,000 in the past six years to help pay for after-school programs and annual Holiday parties for kids in need. Community Superstars is WLC’s annual signature event.