The world gathers for WRC opening ceremony

SARASOTA – Opening ceremonies for the World Rowing Championships kicked off Saturday night at Nathan Benderson Park. The ceremony pays homage to the nearly 2,000 participating rowers and the dozens of countries they represent. The ceremonies also tell the story of Florida’s Suncoast with local acts including Circus Sarasota, Jah Movement Reggae Band, Sarasota Cuban Ballet , Sarasota Ski A Rees and more. Having a blast here at the...

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Raising money for Community Aids Network

SARASOTA – Our own Ben Bobick needs your help. Go to www.cccsrq.org, click on the disco ball, then click on Ben Bobick’s picture to donate $10 and vote for him in the 2017 CANDance! The post Raising money for Community Aids Network appeared first on SNN TV.

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The 2017 World Rowing Championships have arrived

SARASOTA – This weekend is the weekend the Suncoast has been waiting for… the start of the 2017 World Rowing Championships. Nine hundred athletes and 69 countries are all at Nathan Benderson Park. Crowds came out to the Championships Saturday, September 23, for Fan Fest and the Youth Rowing Regatta. Locals and visitors from around the world had the chance to see the athletes on the water for the first time as they get in their last...

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Volunteers for the 2017 World Rowing Championships

SARASOTA – Steve Koenig is one of the 2,000 volunteers for the 2017 World Rowing Championships. “I had the good fortune of being on rowing team in Wisconsin, and fell in love with the sport,” said Koenig. Koenig is excited to be back out on the water. “My understanding of the sport, being around it, the beauty of it, that drew me to volunteering.” He has two jobs throughout the competition, a team ambassador  and a lifeguard. “Because...

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Lightning strikes house, now called “unlivable”

SARASOTA – A thunderstorm rolled across the Suncoast last night producing large amounts of lightning. One Sarasota house has the proof. Lightning struck a house in the 4300 block of Beekman Place September 22. Household appliances are completely charred. The homeowners were not hurt and are staying at a neighbor’s house. They tell us they believe the house is unlivable. The post Lightning strikes house, now called “unlivable” appeared...

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Up For Adoption: Lalita, Melody & Emma

SARASOTA – Meet Lalita, Melody & Emma on this week’s Up For Adoption. The post Up For Adoption: Lalita, Melody & Emma appeared first on SNN TV.

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