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FEMA opens disaster recovery center in Sarasota County

FEMA opens disaster recovery center in Sarasota County

Venice, Florida -- A disaster recovery center is open in Sarasota County to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by Tropical Storm Debby. The center is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Representatives from the Florida Division of Emergency Management, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the U.S. Small Business Administration and other agencies will be at the center to explain disaster assistance programs and help survivors apply for aid.

Federal assistance available from losses due to Tropical Storm Debby

Federal assistance available from losses due to Tropical Storm Debby

Sarasota County, Florida -- In the wake of Tropical Storm Debby, the federal government is making financial assistance available to individuals and businesses.

Individual assistance makes federal and state assistance available to individuals, families, and businesses that have experienced uninsured losses from declared natural disasters. While no damage was initially reported within the City of North Port, the following information is being provided in the event residents/businesses suffered a loss that they now find is not covered by homeowners/business insurance.

Bring your buddy to bootcamp!

Bring your buddy to bootcamp!

North Port, Florida-- Limited Offer, Add a "Buddy" for only $10!

The Boot Camp at Warm Mineral Springs is offering a "Bring Your Buddy" Special for next week's Boot Camp.

This limited offer is for the July Camp only - Call the springs at 941-426-1692 to sign up now!

 

Other camp dates include August 13-17 and September 17-21. 

North Port residents encouraged to register for emergency notification

North Port residents encouraged to register for emergency notification

North Port, Florida -- With the onset of hurricane season, the City of North Port wants to remind residents about its CodeRED community notification system, that allows residents to be contacted by phone/text/email in the event of an emergency.

The phone system has been used by emergency personnel in several incidents throughout the last few years to notify the public of issues of concern, including missing children, fire hazards, and more.

No trash collection on July 4

No trash collection on July 4

The City of North Port wants residents and commercial customers to be aware of changes in their pick up dates for the Fourth of July holiday.

There will be no garbage, recycling or yard waste collection on Wednesday, July 4. Residential and commercial collection for the week will be delayed one day.

  • Wednesday collection will be on Thursday
  • Thursday collection will be on Friday
  • Friday collection will be on Saturday

Government offices will also be closed on Wednesday, July 4.

Gas station holds customer appreciation event

Gas station holds customer appreciation event

Sarasota, Florida -- Sarasota Radiant Marathon convenience store is having a customer appreciation event this weekend that is sure to please motorists!

The gas station will be providing full-service fueling, window washing and lowered fuel prices. A DJ will also be on hand as well as vendors with info and free samples.

The station will also be collecting donations for Pediatric Cancer Foundation, the charity of choice for The Radiant Group.

Summer Food Service Program to be offered at various sites

Summer Food Service Program to be offered at various sites

Sarasota County, Florida --The Sarasota County School District will operate its annual Summer Food Service Program at various schools and other facilities.

The Summer Food Service Program provides nutritionally balanced meals to any child 18 years or younger who meets the criteria at a particular site to receive meals at no cost. Each site falls into one of three categories: open, open-restricted and closed-enrolled.