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Tips to Help You Weather the Storm

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences It’s officially hurricane season here in Florida and that means it’s time to review and rebuild your disaster kit. Take some time to go through your kit… Read More

Tips to Help You Weather the Storm

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences It’s officially hurricane season here in Florida and that means it’s time to review and rebuild your disaster kit. Take some time to go through your kit… Read More

Tips to Help You Weather the Storm

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences It’s officially hurricane season here in Florida and that means it’s time to review and rebuild your disaster kit. Take some time to go through your kit… Read More

Local nonprofits receive $161k in grant funds for facility upgrades

In April, 10 Sarasota County nonprofits were awarded $161,379 in grant funding through the Partners for Green Places program. The funds will be used for energy and water efficiency upgrades at their facilities. Partners for Green Places Partners… Read More

Emotion Myths vs. Facts for Youth

BELLE GLADE, Fla. – Life is emotional. The loss of a loved one, finding the love of your life, meeting your children for the first time, all are examples of incredible emotional extremes the average human may come… Read More

Do-It-Yourself Audit Kits are available through curbside pickup at Sarasota County Libraries

Are you interested in reducing your energy and water bills at home? Check out our Do-It-Yourself Audit Kits today to learn how you can improve your home’s efficiency and save money. DIY Energy and Water Audit Kits Sarasota… Read More

Ironing Versus Pressing

The words pressing and ironing are often interchanged. However, these two terms are not equal when you speak with someone who sews. Ironing is what you do to remove wrinkles by sliding a hot iron back and forth…. Read More

Orchids grow on trees!

We have all heard the saying: “Money doesn’t grow on trees!”, but here in South Florida, orchids grow on trees. Most people only see orchids growing in pots, but in nature, most of them grow on trees. Epiphytes… Read More