Four Jewish open houses set Sunday in Manatee
MANATEE -- Four Manatee County Jewish congregations will hold open houses from 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Prospective members are invited to meet the clergy, staff and lay leaders and tour the facilities.
The open houses are free. No reservations are required. The event is coordinated by the Synagogue Council of Sarasota-Manatee.
Participating Manatee County congregations:
Congregation Ner Tamid (non-affiliated), The Lodge, 4802B 26th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-755-1231.
Kehillah of Lakewood Ranch (conservative), c/o The Windsor, 8220 Natures Way, Lakewood Ranch. Information: 941-349-8604.
Temple Beth El (reform), 4200 32d St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-755-4900.
Temple Beth Israel (reform), 567 Bay Isles Road, Longboat Key. Information: 941-383-3428.
FPL work to close 3 blocks of Ninth Avenue W. Friday
BRADENTON -- Ninth Avenue West from 22nd Street West to 25th Street West will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.
The road closure is necessary for FPL transmission line work, according to Claude Tankersley director of public works.
Information: Call Rusty Shaw, Southeast Power at 904-509-3237.
-- Herald staff reports