Hey, people of Sarasota! Here’s everything you need to know to get this Tuesday started off right.
First, today’s weather:
An afternoon thunderstorm. High: 90 Low: 73.
Here are the top stories in Sarasota today:
- Here are the hottest real estate markets in Sarasota and Manatee counties. (Sarasota)
- YouTube philanthropist MrBeast surprises Sarasota 9-year-old with Tesla. (Dexerto)
- Activist Becky Ayech will be honored as the 2021 Citizen of the Year by Control Growth Now at the group’s Nov. 13 picnic. (Sarasota)
- Gabby Petito’s family visited the makeshift North Port memorial that was established in her honor. The city removed items from the memorial and gave them to her family. (WFLA)
- The city of Sarasota will recognize White Cane Awareness Day, raising awareness for those who are visually impaired and carry a cane, on Friday. (WWSB)
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- Florida Department of Health (DOH): “We continue to operate State of Florida monoclonal antibody sites to expand access to this lifesaving treatment for COVID-19. An updated list of sites is below. You can make an appointment here: http://patientportalfl.com” (Facebook)
- Sarasota County (FL) Sheriff’s Office: “Just like they always do, our partners at Sam’s Club and USHealth Advisors GP Region came through in a major way this year with massive candy donations for the SCSO 2nd Annual Halloween Drive-Thru!” (Facebook)
- Sarasota County Schools: “Booker High School’s Principal, Dr. Shelley, is a Women Who Roar nominee! Sarasota Magazine recognizes women who have deeply contributed to our community through their business, philanthropic, health and wellness, entrepreneurial, cultur…” (Facebook)
- Sarasota County Government: “TESTING SITE UPDATE: The COVID-19 testing site located at the RL Taylor Community Complex will be closed this Saturday, Oct. 16 to accommodate the 5th Annual Big Mama’s Collard Green Festival.” (Facebook)
- Visit Sarasota County: “#MySarasota would not be complete without our iconic Barnum & Bailey Circus Clown College!🎪❤️🤹🏻♂️ #sarasota100 👉 https://bit.ly/306wilC” (Facebook)
- Sarasota County Government: “Sarasota County wants to hear from the community on the county’s use of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (CLFRF) for the response and recovery from the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.” (Facebook)
- City of Sarasota, Government: “REMINDER: Rates and hours of operation in the St. Armands Parking District change this week (Oct. 11). More information: https://buff.ly/3FxlEVd” (Facebook)
- Sarasota Police Department: “🚔HAPPENING TUESDAY🚔 🚨National Night Out 2021 📌October 12th ⏰5:30p-7:30p 🗺️SPD HQs, 2099 Adams Ln., #Sarasota This free family event will have K-9 demos, Monster Trucks, Junior SWAT Challenge, Marine Patrol boats, police cars, & more.” (Instagram)
- Sarasota County Government: “Effective Monday, October 11, Sarasota County’s Planning and Development Services will offer in-person permitting services at both 1001 Sarasota Center Blvd., Sarasota and 4000 S. Tamiami Trail, Venice in addition to current online services.” (Facebook)
- City of Sarasota, Government: “ROSEMARY PARK SURVEY – We’d like your input to help design a new park in the Rosemary District! Take the survey now ➡ https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JXJ3QZK?fbclid=IwAR34I8pLlEABZFmLLXALW3Sp0lITwbI3iodiA2iu79yF2sKWg_ijVpoy-84” (Facebook)
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