Female veterans retreat set for Sept. 10
PARRISH -- The second free Female Veteran Retreat begins Sept. 10 at Dayspring Episcopal Conference Center, 8411 25th St. E.
The agenda is designed around the needs of women veterans, including military sexual trauma, traumatic brain injury, maintaining healthy relationships with friends and family, the NOMORE.org campaign, careers and jobs, volunteering and hobbies and combating anxiety and depression.
Retreat coordinators are retired U.S. Army veterans Georgie Alfano-Cronk and Becky Ludwick.
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Each participant will receive a handmade quilt donated by local quilting clubs.
Go to femaleveteransunite.org to fill out an application, followed by a call to a retreat facilitator at 941-441-8894 or 941-266-2769.
Donations may be made on line at the gofundme.com/sg2jhr2a or by check to Goodwill Manasota, POB 5403, Sarasota FL 34277-5403.
Manatee Forum's Aug. 25 program on Social Security
BRADENTON -- Manatee Forum will hear a program on Social Security at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Renaissance on 9th, 1816 9th St. W.
Topics will include applying for Social Security, flaws in the system and f longevity of Social Security benefits.
Gruters to address East Manatee GOP on Sept. 10
EAST MANATEE -- Joe Gruters, candidate for District 73 Florida House seat, will be guest speaker at the East Manatee Republican Club meeting 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, at Peridia Golf and Country Club, 4950 Peridia Blvd. Lunch costs $16.
Gruters is also vice chairman of the Republican Party of Florida.
Reservations: Call 941-739-3813.
Free pro haircuts offered to first 100 students
BRADENTON -- J.D. Byrider Auto Finance Co. is sponsoring the third annual Cuts for Kids at 9 a.m. Saturday at Real Vision Barber Academy, 917 26th Ave. E.
The first 100 students will be provided with a professional haircut sponsored by J.D. Byrider at Real Vision Barber Academy.
J.D. Byrider will have multiple representatives present at the all-day event to answer any questions about its special finance programs.
-- Herald staff reports