SUN PHOTO BY TAMI GARCIA -- Braden Martell, 3, cools off in the summer sun while enjoying a tropical shaved ice treat from Kona Ice during the MEGA-celebration at the Sarasota Memorial North Port ER and Health Care Center on Saturday, celebrating the facility?s five-year anniversary in the city.
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Former airman refueled planes in flight
PHOTO PROVIDED -- Airman Mike Raymond stands in front of his new set of wheels at George Air Force Base in California, where he was a crew chief in an F-105 “Thunderchief” jet fighter squadron in the 1970s.
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The chaste tree -- a bee and butterfly magnet
PHOTOS PROVIDED BY HOLLY BATES -- The chaste tree in full summer bloom. --
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Wildlife Center only half acre
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'Mayoral? cheer is undebatable
SUN PHOTO BY SUE PAQUIN -- Englewood Pioneer Days Mayor for a Day candidate Jim Pivovar’s supporters, Linda Stevens, Sue Harrison, Denise Pivovar, Margo Grimshaw, and Pat and Jim Hartman, were all pumped up for Friday evening's great mayoral debate, selling T-shirts and holding raffles to raise money for their cause, F.A.M.E. (Friends for the Advancement of Musical Education). Grimshaw was crowned 'Mayor' in 2009.