Sheriff Steube to talk marijuana, crime April 10

March 24, 2014 

Sheriff to talk marijuana, crime

BRADENTON -- The East Manatee Republican Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 10, at the Peridia Golf and Country Club, 4950 Peridia Blvd., Bradenton.

Lunch costs $16.

Manatee County Sheriff Brad Steube will discuss the decrease in crime and critique the marijuana amendment on the November ballot.

Information: Go to

RSVP: Call 941-739-3813 or email

Free seminar on estate planning in Longboat Key

LONGBOAT KEY -- The Aging in Paradise Resource Center is providing a free seminar on wills, trusts and estate planning by attorney Rick Gans with Fergeson Skipper, Shaw Keyser Baron and Tirabassi Attorneys at Law.

The seminar will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. April 9 at the Aging in Paradise Resource Center, Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key.

Information: 941-383-6493 or go to

Lifelong Learning Academy presents futurist Houle

MANATEE -- David Houle, award-winning futurist and strategist who writes the blog "Evolution Shift," will discuss trends, global topics and his recent book, "Entering the Shift Age," at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, in Selby Auditorium at the University of South Florida, Sarasota-Manatee, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.

Houle was part of the senior executive team that launched MTV, Nickelodeon, VH1 and CNN Headline News.

A pre-lecture book signing is 4-5 p.m. The lecture is followed by a post-lecture book signing from 6:30-7 p.m.

General admission is $10. LLA members admitted free.

Register: Call 941-359-4296 or go to org. Registration keyword is "Futurist."

-- Herald staff reports

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