Feel Good Friday: Free Comic Book Day
May04

Feel Good Friday: Free Comic Book Day

VENICE — In this week’s edition of “Feel Good Friday,” SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at 652 Comics. Owner Joel McElvany is getting ready for Saturday’s Free Comic Book Day, a national event for comic book fans and also to encourage reading for children. McElvany says anyone who stops by the shop near the corner of U.S. 41 on Saturday will receive up to five free comic books, while supplies last. Catch “Feel Good Friday,” weekly on...

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Feel Good Friday: Sarasota RC Squadron
Apr28

Feel Good Friday: Sarasota RC Squadron

SARASOTA COUNTY — In this week’s edition of “Feel Good Friday,” SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at Rothenbach Park. Members of the Sarasota RC Squadron are getting ready for this weekend’s Air Fair 2017. The free event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday features remote control planes with at least 80-inch wing spans doing demonstrations squadron’s flight facility at Rothenbach Park. The squadron’s Steve Sundheimer talks about...

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Feel Good Friday: Sarasota Bay Cup
Apr21

Feel Good Friday: Sarasota Bay Cup

SARASOTA — In this week’s edition of “Feel Good Friday,” SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at the Bird Key Yacht Club. The club is hosting the Sarasota Bay Cup Mote Marine Laboratory Regatta. The event is being being staged on Saturday, with several sail boat races scheduled. Race chair Bill Jacobs and yacht club commodore Charlie Wilson talk about the event. Catch “Feel Good Friday,” weekly on SNN The Suncoast News Network.       The...

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Feel Good Friday: Earth Day Celebration
Apr14

Feel Good Friday: Earth Day Celebration

SARASOTA COUNTY — In this week’s edition of “Feel Good Friday,” SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at the Florida House Institute. The nonprofit at 4454 S. Beneva Road in Sarasota is getting ready for Saturday’s Earth Day Celebration. The event features live music, family activities, eco-friendly vendors, cooking demonstrations and more. The celebration runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and the institute is accepting donations for the...

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Feel Good Friday: Adult Easter egg hunt
Apr07

Feel Good Friday: Adult Easter egg hunt

SARASOTA — In this week’s edition of “Feel Good Friday,” SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at The Children’s Garden, which is getting ready for the 4th Annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt. The event begins at 5 p.m. Saturday and is a fundraiser for the nonprofit garden, which also includes an art center. Tickets are $45 for garden members and $50 for non-members. There will be food available from local restaurants, drinks and chances to win...

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Feel Good Friday: Lost Pet Services
Mar31

Feel Good Friday: Lost Pet Services

MANATEE COUNTY — In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday. SNN’s Grant Boxleitner takes a look at a non-profit group helping lost pets find their owners. It’s called Lost Pet Services, Inc. Founder and president Patty Giarrusso talks about how members search for lost animals and distribute flyers on the Suncoast, also using social media to get the word out about lost pets. Catch “Feel Good Friday,” weekly on SNN, The Suncoast News...

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