Calling all of a community’s hairstylists and barbers.
Many homeless girls and boys will be in need of your tonsorial talents on Saturday during McKechnie Field. That’s where a Bradenton Kiwanis Club will reason a Sixth Annual “Christmas in August,” that provides homeless children simple assistance indispensable to ready for school.
At present, usually 3 barbers have volunteered for a 500 kids registered.
The eventuality is 8 a.m. to noon, though organizers contend they’re stretchable on a volume of time hairstylists and barbers can participate.
Besides back-to-school haircuts, children will accept giveaway backpacks, propagandize supplies, books, toiletry products, medical, dental exams and present cards for boots and clothing. Numerous nonprofits — e.g., American Red Cross, Boys Girls Club, Early Learning Coalition — also will be on hand.
Volunteer forms and print releases need to be filled out.
For details, strike Karen Carpenter, a Manatee County School District chairwoman, during 941-225-3893 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Kiwanian Roland Emerton during 941-779-8786 or Roland.Emerton@yahoo.com.
• Team Smith is excited. Mike and Janet are hosting daughter Lindsay Hussey and tot son Shurn for 10 days. They’re down from Boston.
• Terry Wells is 39. Again.
• So is LeMoyne Johnson.
• Angela Williams, too.
• And Frankie George.
• Ditto Chris Atkinson.
• Bay News 9’s Summer Smith and father Bryan Pope named Campbell and Camden’s new baby sister Layton Collins Mazie.
• That’s 45 years of married tranquillity for Jay and Jodi Chrustowski.
• Several Manatee County educators and students were in San Diego during a 2016 National Leadership Conference for Family, Career and Community Leaders of America. FCCLA members understanding with issues like teen assault prevention, family problems and career scrutiny by programs and competitions that heighten tyro learning, urge self-respect and offer students with a operation of ability levels, mercantile situations and informative influences.
Lakewood Ranch High had countless winners, including bullion medalists Taylor Trevithick and Jessica Zelitt for food innovations; china medalists Madeline Hartman for section use plan portfolio, Isabelle Starner and Alyson Hepler for section in examination display, and Keiontai Henry for advocacy; bronze medalists were Sidney Oake and Delaney Casterline for section use plan portfolio and Skylee Miller and Brinttnee Johnson for interpersonal communications
Braden River Middle winners were bullion medalists Gyvalia Henry and Yaillen Piceno for section in examination display, and Reina Langley and Carolyn Rozensky for section use plan display, along with china medalists Sabrie McNab and Ansley Shilling for section in examination portfolio.
Advisers Jill Bergeron, Elaine Bowling and Farrol Thomas accompanied a students.
• “Pittsburgh” Tom Blahut is 78. May he stay perpetually young.
• Manatee High has a third 2016 National Merit Scholarship leader out of 4 from a School District of Manatee County. Christopher Korda joins Chris Lehman, who was named in May, and Corbin Wood, who was named in April. Braden River’s Hannah Figueras was also named in May. The endowment provides adult to $2,500 for 4 years of undergraduate study.
• Mike and LeAnn Latessa are married 36 years.
• Big ups to Kyle Bazin, one of 12 Florida State League grant recipients. A Dunedin local who works for a Marauders, Kyle is a sports government vital during St. Leo University and lives in Oldsmar.
• Speaking of a Marauders, Mike Suchy will have a passel of family and folks entrance to B’town over a subsequent few weeks to watch No. 13 unit right margin during McKechnie Field and maybe whack a home or dual like that three-run explosve he strike final Sunday opposite Daytona. His visiting fans include Wayne and Kelly Bilinovic and daughters Kalee, Olivia and Maddy will be followed by Ron and Brenda Bilinovic, son Tyler and his partner Abbi. Then there’s Grandma Toni Suchy and large hermit Steven Suchy.
• Terry and Laurel Tinkle are marry 24 years.
• Triviameister Jim Brown’s weekly winners during B’town’s Steel City Bar, 5254 State Road 64 E., were a WaterDogs including Joe and Lisa Andrews, Bob and Sindee Chippendale, Chuck Mendiaz, Joe Nevin and Cyndi Villecco. Game time is 7 p.m. Mondays.
• Kim Klement is 29. Again.
• Palmetto alum Granden Goetzmann is attack . 257 with 3 homers, 10 doubles and 25 RBIs for a Double-A Montgomery (Alabama) Biscuits, a Rays’ Southern League affiliate.
• Sean Murphy and Susan Timmins only noted a 30th anniversary of their Beach Bistro. Salut!
• Twins Ciarra and Holden Scarbrough, both juniors during a Ranch, are “Sweet 16.” The birthday lady plays volleyball for a Mustangs. The birthday child is in a Technological Student Association. Both are pushing now, too. Sharon and Brad are gripping their fingers crossed.
• Alex Durrance is 25.
• Lastly, my father-in-law, Jim Manring, has been traffic with an eye condition and went to a doctor, who endorsed a medically treated eyemask to wear when he goes to bed — that severely amused his wife.
“Wow!” Sue joked. “Now I’m sleeping with a Lone Ranger!”
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