PHOTO PROVIDED -- Ashley Ewing of Englewood and her son Jacob, 6, pose in a photo booth during a recent party celebrating her graduation from State College of Florida today. It took Ashley a while to graduate, after numerous challenges in life.
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Englewood Helping Hand gains ton of food
PHOTO PROVIDED BY SUE KILLION -- Scott Wagner, of Wagner Tractor Service, maneuvers a trailer filled with donations from spectators for Englewood Helping Hand at the recent Eighth Annual Rotonda West Christmas Parade. The food pantry and offices at Englewood Helping Hand were filled with donations Monday, thanks to hundreds of caring people throughout the community.
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Freedom Boat Club docks at Skip?s Marina
SUN PHOTO BY STEVE REILLY, email@example.com -- In May, Adam Hetherington, his brother Drew, and Skip Warmack, the primary owner, reopened the marina on Placida Road and Manor Road, at the mouth of Rocky Creek. The marina also serves as a docking location for Freedom Boat Club, whose members can reserve boats for a day on the water for a monthly fee.
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Thousands get treats at Dearborn Street Safewalk
SUN PHOTOS BY TIM KERN -- Carson Harvey admires his candy as he makes his way down a crowded Dearborn Street at the Safewalk.
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Jumbo-sized fun at Shrimptober Fest
SUN PHOTO BY ALISON POSNER -- Bill Gustafson of Bahama Bills in Alachua, Fla., works on hand-painted signs at Shrimptober Fest Saturday on the grounds of The Fishery Restaurant, off Placida Road in Placida. 'I'm making the world a little more colorful, a little more cheerful, one sign at a time,' he says is his motto.
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Driver hits Center for Sight building
SUN PHOTO BY STEVE REILLY -- An unidentified eldery driver was driven home by a Sarasota County Sheriff's deputy Wendesday after crashing into the Center For Sight office. She was not injured and the building sustaned minimal damage.
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Father-daughter team launches biz to help entrepreneurs
PHOTO PROVIDED -- Steven Brown and his daughter Kayla have launched Star Sniper, an incubator company that helps entrepreneurs, artists and inventors bring their ideas and products to fruition.
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New county ?Emergency Services director announced
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Quarter auctions help charities, local groups
SUN PHOTO BY CHEYENNE EMRICH -- Tiffany Timms shows off a 31 product during the recent quarter auction held at Olde World Restaurant in North Port. Another quarter auction is set for 6 p.m. Wednesday at American Legion Post 113, 3436 Indiana Road, Rotonda West. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Boy Scout Troop 198.
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Kaes Verhagen, 8, and his brother Kean Verhagen, 10, play with their toy planes at 7th Annual Aviation Fly-in Breakfast at Buchan Airport. The brothers are members of the "Young Eagles Program," which helps introduce children ages 8 to 17 to the world of aviation. -- -- SUN PHOTO BY -- TIM KERN, firstname.lastname@example.org --