Monthly Archives: February 2013

Organization combines faith, child advocacy

ENGLEWOOD — Guest speaker the Rev. Rod Myers, pastor , from Believers Against Abuse and Neglect of Kids, reached out to spiritual and community leaders in Englewood at the Just Neighbors meeting Tuesday at St. David’s Episcopal Church to help … Continue reading

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The family that races together…

ENGLEWOOD — Cody Krohn, 9, is working to carry on the legacy of drag racing started by his dad, Rich Krohn, who retired from drag racing 11 years ago to start a family. The whole Krohn family acts as Cody’s … Continue reading

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Egypt’s influence discussed

ENGLEWOOD — Moderator Ahmed Elrefai’s message was loud and clear Monday — “As Egypt goes, so go the Arabs.” Visitors at the Elsie Quirk Library were treated to an eye-opening discussion Monday about how events in Egypt and U.S. foreign … Continue reading

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Professional organizer finds a place for everything

GULF COVE — Debra Bell likes to live an organized life — so much so that she wants to share what’s worked for her with others. As a professional organizer, Bell started All About Organizing U, specializing in prioritizing needs, … Continue reading

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‘Water’ you drinking?

ENGLEWOOD — The Englewood Center for Sustainability is raising awareness about drinking-water consumption in a series of weekly seminars in March. EC4S will introduce the series with an opening reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. March 7 at the … Continue reading

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Placida Market featured Artist of the Week

PLACIDA — Karen Nielsen’s business has gone to the dogs — since making dog collars is her specialty. The South Gulf Cove resident makes customdesigned pet accessories such as collars, leashes and harnesses and sells them at the Placida Saturday … Continue reading

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Ainger student’s essay ranks 33rd out of 140 000

ENGLEWOOD — Veterans of Foreign Wars is honoring L.A. Ainger Middle School student Eleanor Keys, who ranked first in Florida for the Patriot’s Pen essay competition, with another accolade — $500 for ranking 33rd nationally. The writing contest asked the … Continue reading

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