PHOTO PROVIDED -- Taylor Briggs, riding Down Town Jim, clears a fence at one of the competitions.
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Double M Stables hosts riding camp
HERALD PHOTOS BY BETSY WILLIAMS -- Riding bareback, Kendall Gill, 14, and her 8-year-old paint named Jasmine pause for a hug after Jasmine successfully walked the ground poles in the arena at the Double M Stables in Port Charlotte. One-week summer camps for riding and equestrian education were offered this summer at the stables under the instruction/training of Jeannie McClernon for ages 7 to 16.
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Special Olympians take to the pool
HERALD PHOTOS BY CHUCK BALLARO -- Mike Jones competes in the 15-meter walk at the swim meet for Special Olympics Florida -- Charlotte County on July 19.
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Hospital donates check
PHOTO PROVIDED -- Dr. Manish Kapadia (right), president of Fawcett?s Medical Staff, presents a check to Englewood Community Care Clinic president Dr. Raymond James (left) Tuesday morning. Fawcett?s Medical Staff Fund donated $5,000 to the Englewood Community Care Clinic, whose mission is to provide no-cost episodic medical services to the uninsured and working poor in Charlotte and Sarasota counties.
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Cooking at the Boys & Girls Club
HERALD PHOTOS BY BETSY WILLIAMS -- A recent cooking class at the Boys & Girls Club summer camp, hosted by Pam Phillippe from the Charlotte County Extension Services, had this group of children making French toast from scratch and including four of the five food groups. Working together was one of the key lessons learned during the cooking class. Jose Santiago, 9, keeps a watchful eye on the milk being poured by Landon Smith, 10, making sure the portion was exact.