Saturday, August 19, 2017

THE LINKS HOLD CANDIDATE FORUM

BY GWEN ATKINSThe Bradenton/Sarasota (FL) Chapter of the Links Incorporated hosted their first candidate forum Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 2:00-4:30 p.m. at the...

TRACY MARTIN FEATURED SPEAKER AT MANATEE NAACP FREEDOM FUND BANQUET

BY MWEZI DAKE write4living@yahoo.comRodney Jones, Manatee NAACP President and Tracy Martin, father of slain teen Trayvon Martin. PHOTO BY FLIPSQUARD PHOTOGRAPHYThe Manatee County’s Chapter...

31ST SARASOTA COUNTY NAACP FREEDOM AWARDS BANQUET HELD

BY C.S. HOWARDFreedom Award recipients (left to right) Howard Tevlautz, Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee; Marian Redding, Education; Sandra Frank, All Faiths Food Bank; Christine...

Legal Aid of Manasota Celebrates 25th Anniversary and Access to Justice

Bryan Stevenson (photo credit Nina Subin) SARASOTA - Legal Aid of Manasota is proud to announce that Bryan Stevenson, nationally acclaimed human rights lawyer,...

The “College and Career Ready” Focus at BHS

“College and career-ready” at Booker High School means that every senior who struts the stage in a purple cap and gown with gold tassel...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Ashley N. Mobley

BY C.S. HOWARDAshley N. Mobley knew from a young age that she would thrive as a business professional. She had the drive, determination and...

26th Manatee Business & Education Partnership Awards

BY MWEZI DAKE write4living@yahoo.comWinners of ePIE awards school board.Manatee County School Board held its’’ 26th Annual Business & Partnership Awards on September 9, 2016...

REV. JEROME DUPREE RETIRES AND ROLAND GOBOURNE CALLED AS PASTOR

BY C.S. HOWARDRev. and Mrs. Jerome DupreeRev. Roland Gobourne has been called as the new pastor at Koinonia Missionary Baptist Church in Sarasota, thus...

Steve Panagiotakis Wins State CARE Award

BY MWEZI DAKE write4living@yahoo.comSteve P. (holding award) pictured with Sarasota County Boys & Girls Club Board Members.Steve Panagiotakis, better known as “Steve the Greek”...

Sarasota County Foundation Grants Children First $10,000 to Assist Low Income...

SARASOTA, FL – Children First recently received a $10,000 grant from the Sarasota County Foundation to provide tuition assistance for preschool-age children from low-income...

Past Issues

NEWTOWN’S NURSE GWEN ATKINS: A LIFETIME OF SERVICE, GONE BUT NOT...

Gwendolyn Atkins spent a lifetime binding bruises, checking blood pressures, teaching teenage mothers, immunizing children, setting up makeshift clinics, soothing seniors’ stress, encouraging and...