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Region Gears Up For Memorial Day Commemorations


Region Gears Up For Memorial Day Commemorations

Multiple communities across the region are organizing Memorial Day ceremonies, all taking place on Monday and free for the public to attend. In Punta Gorda, Charlotte County's official program will start at 9:30 a.m. at the Vietnam Wall of Southwest Florida in Veterans Park, featuring... Read More.

National Safe Boating Week is May 18-24

National Safe Boating Week kicks off the summer boating season as an annual reminder for boaters to prioritize safety while enjoying recreational activities on Florida’s beautiful waterways. Florida is recognized as “The Boating Capital of the World” and leads the nation with over 1... Read More.

DeSoto Sheriff Issues County Scam Alert

🚨 𝐒𝐂𝐀𝐌 𝐀𝐋𝐄𝐑𝐓 🚨 Have you received unsolicited mobile text messages with an unusual web link claiming a USPS delivery requires a response? If you never signed up for a USPS tracking request for a specific package, DO NOT click the link! Many people are being... Read More.

UF/FSA Looking For Farmers In DeSoto County

Brad Buck, our UF/IFAS Senior Public Relations Specialists, is looking for farmers in DeSoto County to contribute to a media campaign about saving water on their farm. Brad is looking for individuals who have worked with UF/IFAS... Read More.

Dr. Martha Bireda To Speak On Emancipation In Florida

DeSoto County Historical Society PAST PRESENT FUTURE ARCADIA, FLORIDA 20TH OF MAY EMANCIPATION IN FLORIDA Dr. Martha Bireda, Director of the Blanchard House Museum of African American History and Culture of Charlotte County in Punta Gorda, will speak about Florida Emancipation Day at our meeting at noon,... Read More.

Outreach Event for Congressman Scott Franklin Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Office of Congressman Scott Franklin May 21 | Office of Congressman Scott Franklin Mobile Office Hours Outreach Event for Congressman Scott Franklin Need assistance with a federal agency? Please join us on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, from 1:30pm - 4:00pm at the Board of County Commissioners for a Mobile Office... Read More.

National Police Week May 12 thru May 18, 2024

National Police Week 2024 National Police Week begins Sunday, May 12, 2024 and ends Saturday, May 18, 2024. Peace Officers Memorial Day is Wednesday, May 15, 2024. Police Week provides everyone the opportunity to recognize and show appreciation for the sacrifices police officers make and their... Read More.