Buchanan plans listening stop Saturday at the Ranch
LAKEWOOD RANCH -- Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Sarasota, will hold a listening session on jobs, spending and the economy 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at Lake Erie College of Medicine, 5000 Lakewood Ranch Blvd.
To RSVP, contact Buchanan's district office at 941-951-6643.
Submarine vets looking to start Bradenton chapter
BRADENTON -- Lance Reasor, a submariner, from Duluth, Minn., is planning to start a local chapter of the United States Submarine Veterans Inc. (USSVI) in Bradenton-Sarasota. Reasor is a past base commander of the Western Lake Superior Submarine Base, which hosted the 2002 National Convention in Duluth.
Anyone qualified in the "silent service" who wants to become involved, call Reasor at 218-723-343-1325 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to 5409 23rd St W. Ct, Bradenton, FL 34207.
Bradenton Elks honors community members
BRADENTON -- Bradenton Mayor Wayne Poston, a police detective and city firefighter are among those who will be honored by the Bradenton Elks Lodge Sunday.
The Elks Lodge will host a social hour at 4 p.m., dinner at 5 p.m. and award ceremony at 6 p.m.
Volunteers, including those who worked on the community project called Elks Feeding Empty Little Tummies, will also be honored.
The event will be at 2511 75th St. W. and is open to Bradenton Elks Lodge members.
-- Herald staff reports