Manatee Village Historical Park schedules maintenance

September 5, 2013 

Manatee Historical Park schedules maintenance

BRADENTON -- Manatee Village Historical Park, 1404 Manatee Ave. E., (State Road 64), Bradenton, will be closed Sept. 20-23 to conduct preventive maintenance and termite fumigation.

"We apologize for any inconvenience this closure may cause, and hope that the public will support the efforts being made to preserve our local history through proper collections care and management at Manatee Village Historical Park," read a news release on the closing.=.

Manatee Village Historical Park operates through a public-private partnership between the Manatee County Historical Commission and Manatee County Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller's Department of Historical Resources.

Steube, Boyd to speak at E. Manatee GOP Club lunch

MANATEE -- The East Manatee Republican Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 12 at the Peridia Golf and Country Club for lunch.

State Reps. Greg Steube and Jim Boyd will be guast speakers. A question-and-answer session will follow short introductory speeches.

Cost is $15. Reservations required. Call Diane Garcia at 941-739-3813 or e-mail

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital sets care events

SARASOTA -- HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Sarasota will join rehabilitation providers across the nation Sept. 15-21 in recognizing National Rehabilitation Week.

The week will be highlighted by events and activities focusing on the road to recovery:

• HealthSouth therapists will teach bike safety to Oak Park Elementary School students at 3 p.m. Sept. 17.

• Former patients are invited to a Sweet Success Reunion from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 18 in the hospital cafeteria.

• The second annual HealthSouth Classic Car Show with a raffle and an on-site flu shot clinic will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 20 in the HealthSouth Sarasota parking lot. Proceeds benefit the American Heart Association.

HealthSouth is also partnering with Home Depot and The Suncoast Center for Independent Living to build ramps for two families in Sarasota and Manatee counties.


-- Herald staff reports

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