Thursday, September 13, 2012

'Red Out' at Booker-Southeast game

Angela Skinner of Venice won the Florida Highwaymen Robert Butler print drawing Sept. 4 at the Manatee County Agricultural Museum and Palmetto Historical Park.

Friday night's Booker-Southeast game will feature an American Heart Association “Red Out” to heighten awareness about heart disease — the No. 1 killer of all Americans.
Red AHA “Rock the Beat”T-shirts will be sold at the school and at Kiker stadium for $15.
Admission is half price if you wear it at the game.
All proceeds go to AHA research and education.
Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m.

Vernon DeSear joined Veenie Goodson on the judge’s panel in Hoopeston, Ill., for the 2012 National Sweetheart Pageant, featuring all first runners-up from the Miss America state pageants.
There were 41 contestants in the five-day event.
Miss Virginia, Desiree Williams was the winner.
DeSear, a Manatee Memorial Hospital vice-president, was pageant director of judging.
Goodson was a four-time pageant winner and co-founder of DeSoto’s Sisterhood of the Crown.

The City of Bradenton Fire Department is losing a couple of veterans.
Training director/Capt. Tom Woods (29.5 years) and Battalion Chief Glenn Hudson (28.5) retire at the end of the month.

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