Sarasota, FL Community Triggers $100,000 Season of Sharing Contribution From The Patterson Foundation


The Patterson Foundation has contributed $100,000 to Season of Sharing in recognition of the first $500,000 raised by the community for the region’s annual campaign to help people on the verge of homelessness. Each time the community raises $500,000 between now and Jan. 31, 2019, The Patterson Foundation will make additional $100,000 contributions to catalyze further giving. There is no cap on the number of $100,000 contributions the community can activate during the campaign.

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Sarasota-Manatee Originals Restaurant Week a Chance to “Dine to the Nines” October 1-14


The Sarasota-Manatee Originals are thrilled to announce the return of Eat Like a Local Restaurant Week, October 1-14. Celebrating its third annual restaurant week, guests can “Dine to the Nines” this year at nearly 50 local and independently owned restaurants featuring specially priced breakfast, lunch and dinner prix fixe menu selections. Breakfast and lunch menus are priced at $9, $19 or $29, and dinner menus at either $19, $29 or $39, depending on the restaurant.

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A Game-Changer for Youth Football


 A new league for youth football is coming to the Bradenton/Sarasota area and it promises to offer more opportunities for its players.

The G57v7 Football League Powered by Manatee PAL & Adidas, will introduce children from kindergarten to 8th grade to the 7v7 style of playing the game. This league created by NFL quarterback, Adrian Mcpherson and MCSO Deputy Ralph Bryant Officer Bryant, recognizes the importance of keeping children off the streets, out of the hands of negative influences, giving them hope for their future and creating awareness of the amount of talent in communities. 

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