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Sarasota News Leader May 24, 2013 Page 90 Siesta Seen Anyone who feels he has a problem with Lance PREPARING FOR JULY FOURTH should call the Sheriff's Office non-emergency The Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce already number, Blakely said: 316-1201. A deputy can is beginning its preparations for the 23rd anadvise Lance to move along. nual July Fourth Fireworks Extravaganza on "When I've seen him recently … he's had a Siesta Public Beach. lot more belongings with him," Luckner said. The VIP party, held at the picnic shelter, costs "There's a lot of spread." $150 per person. It raises a significant portion A woman in the audience mentioned that Lance also recently had been spending more time sitting on a bench, with the wheelchair in front of him on the sidewalk. of the approximately $35,000 expense of the fireworks. The package includes the following: • Convenient, reserved on-site parking at Siesta Beach. "It varies," Luckner said. "We fortunately don't have a large homeless problem here on the key." • On-site catered picnic dinner for two people. Holly Ferguson starts the 2011 fireworks at Siesta Public Beach. Photo courtesy of Remarkable Photography

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