Sarasota News Leader

08/09/2013 & 08/16/2013

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SEEKING NEW SOLUTIONS Maj. Ethan and Sue Frizzell are welcomed to Sarasota during a Salvation Army Advisory Board meeting. Image courtesy of The Salvation Army of Sarasota Facebook page THE SALVATION ARMY DROPS ITS DAILY RATES AND HOLDS ITS FIRST PLANNED TOWN HALL MEETING ON THE COMMUNITY'S HOMELESSNESS ISSUES By Stan Zimmerman City Editor Despite a driving rainstorm, more than 60 peo- tioned the organization for a possible realignple showed up at the Salvation Army Wednes- ment of social service agencies. day evening, Aug. 7, to participate in a "town The Salvation Army is only one of the many orhall-style meeting" to ganizations assisting talk about strategies to the vagrant and homeaddress homelessness. And I'm starting a birthday less populations in the program. Every month, on the day of county. But because it Two developments your birthday, say it's the 25th, we'll give offers shelter from the made the meeting sig- you seven days for one dollar a day for elements, the people it seven days. It allows us to begin building nificant. It introduced serves seldom stray far a relationship. Maj. Ethan Frizzell, from its doors. With its the new commander Maj. Ethan Frizzell location on 10th Street, Commander of Sarasota's Salvain a modern $17-milSalvation Army, Sarasota tion Army. And it posilion facility, "the Sal-

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