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March 28 officially kicks off the Great American Cleanup, which is an annual event organized by Keep America Beautiful that involves more than three million volunteers across the nation between March and the end of May.
Southwest Florida Honor flight hosted a fundraising auction called “Making Change” Tuesday at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center in Punta Gorda. Attendees grabbed their paddles, bid their quarters and won various items donated by local vendors.
Winners of the National Art Exhibition were announced at an awards reception Feb. 13 at the Visual Arts Center of Punta Gorda. Many of the award recipients came from Southwest Florida and surrounding areas.
Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity representatives and guests participated in a Port Charlotte home dedication ceremony on Feb. 12 for new homeowner Natalie Tucker and her daughters Tru and Taylor.
Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, raised $10,776 at “Fashion to a Tea,” an elegant high tea luncheon that raised awareness and support for programs assisting foster children in Charlotte County.
Members of the Port Charlotte Sunrise Kiwanis Club and Sunrise Too delivered various school supplies to teachers at Peace River Elementary and Neil Armstrong Elementary on Jan. 23.
PORT CHARLOTTE — Representatives from Charlotte County Habitat for Humanity and guests participated in dedicating a new home to Port Charlotte resident Samantha Palumbo last month.
The Benefit Concert featuring “Yesterday: A Tribute to the Beatles” held at The Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center Sunday Jan. 26, raised funds for The Charlotte Chorale.