Take Stock to speak with Manatee GOP women's club
BRADENTON -- Diana Dill, executive director of Take Stock in Children, will be featured speaker at the Women of Manatee County Republican Club meeting starting at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 4.
The lunch meeting will be at Renaissance on 9th, 1816 Ninth St. W., Bradenton.
A raffle will be held for a painting, "Faith, Hope and Charity," by local artist Paula Hawkins. Proceeds benefit Just for Girls.
Lunch is $17 for club members, $20 non-members.
RSVP: Call Audrey Neylan at 941-795-6381 by Saturday.
DEP calls Sept. 21 meeting in Sarasota on trails
SARASOTA -- One of six meetings by the Department of Environmental Protection to update opportunity maps for the state trails system will be held from 4-6:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at Sarasota/Manatee MPO Conference Room, 7632 15th St. E.
Opportunity maps direct resources to priority corridors to help complete the system of connected greenways and trails in Florida.
The DEP Office of Greenways and Trails updates the maps every three years. Finalized maps will be presented to Florida Greenways and Trails Council for approval at its December meeting.
-- Herald staff reports