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Sarasota News Leader January 10, 2014 have their cheeks swabbed. This was inspired by members who have a 14-year-old relative with Acute Childhood Leukemia, the release explains. Ninety-five percent of the children diagnosed with this disease respond to chemotherapy, but these members' relative is not one of them, the release points out. "It is critical that a match be found [for him] and he has not matched any of the 10 million people already in the registry," the release says. Page 59 The event also will feature a Health Fair with displays presented by numerous companies, as well as a used book sale and many crafts and arts vendors. Temple Sinai is located at 4631 S. Lockwood Ridge Road in Sarasota. Guests may enter the site from Proctor Road between Swift and Beneva roads. For more information, call 924-1802 or visit CONA TO HOLD DISCUSSION ABOUT LIDO RENOURISHMENT PROJECT On Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. at Sarasota Garden Club, The Sarasota Garden Club is located at 1131 the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Boulevard of the Arts off U.S. 41 in downtown Associations (CONA) will present a program titled, Big Pass: To dredge, or not to dredge? Sarasota. Local environmentalist Jono Miller will address Lido Beach renourishment options, "particularly whether it makes sense to dredge Big Pass to renourish Lido Key, and potential dredging impact on Siesta Key," a news release says. The public is welcome to join this community discussion "to consider alternatives that will serve both local beaches," the release adds. For more information, visit In spite of whitecaps in the Gulf of Mexico on Jan. 7, Big Pass appeared calm. Photo by Rachel Hackney

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