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NEWS BRIEFS Volunteers at Ed Smith Stadium organize donations to the Mayors Feed the Hungry Program in November 2012. Photo by Norman Schimmel ORIOLES TEAMING AGAIN WITH MAYORS FEED THE HUNGRY PROGRAM The Orioles and the Mayors Feed the Hungry Program are teaming up again this year to collect and distribute food to help people in need in the Sarasota area, the Orioles have announced. Beginning Nov. 1, the Orioles will collect non-perishable food items at Ed Smith Stadium, and they will host the charity's Thanksgiving Sorting Day there on Nov. 22, a news release says. of Orioles-Sarasota, in the release. "The Orioles are proud to be a part of the Sarasota community, and we remain a committed year-round community partner, giving back through OriolesREACH and our Sarasota 365 program." Non-perishable food items may be dropped off at Ed Smith Stadium, located at 2700 12th St. in Sarasota, on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the release notes. The collection station is located at the Euclid Avenue entrance, just Those efforts again demonstrate "the south of Café 54. The stadium will be closed Orioles' strong belief in going to bat against on Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans hunger," said David Rovine, vice president Day, the release adds.

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