Patty Duke passed away at age 69 today. She was a talented actress and advocate for those suffering with depression.
Garry Shandling passed away at age 66 on March 24th. He was a talented comedy writer before he became known as a great standup comedian. He guest hosted for Johnny Carson on “The Tonight Show”. He had 2 successful comedy series, “It’s Garry Shandling’s Show” and “The Larry Sanders Show”. This is his first appearance on the “Tonight Show” in 1981.
Ken Howard was a talented actor who appeared on Broadway, Television and Film. He was also the President of the Screen Actors Guild and was instrumental in improving the benefits and pensions of his fellow actors and actresses. He passed away at age 71 earlier this week.
Joe Garagiola passed away at age 90 earlier this week. He was one of the first professional athletes to go into broadcasting and became one of the most versatile broadcasters in the industry. In addition to calling baseball games, he co-hosted the “Today Show” on NBC, hosted game shows, hosted the “Westminster Dog Show” and “Orange Bowl Parade”. The interview above is a portion of a conversation I had with Joe on WSRQ radio several years ago.
(Sarasota, FL) On Saturday, March 26, the Baltimore Orioles will host the sixth annual All Faiths Food Drive. Fans attending the 1:05 p.m. game against the Boston Red Sox at Ed Smith Stadium are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items and/or monetary donations to benefit the All Faiths Food Bank. Volunteers will collect all donations at the gates of the ballpark.
Since 2011, more than 4,000 pounds of food and more than $5,200 in cash donations have been collected at the yearly food drive to help people in need in the Sarasota community. In 2015, All Faiths Food Bank distributed eight million pounds of food, which equates to nearly 6.5 million meals. More than 3,500 volunteers and 184 partner agencies and programs in Sarasota and DeSoto counties support the Food Bank’s mission.
The Orioles’ participation in the All Faiths Food Drive is part of Sarasota 365, a host of initiatives through which the Baltimore Orioles and OriolesREACH demonstrate the ballclub’s year-round engagement with the Greater Sarasota community. Whether hosting youth activities, participating in charitable causes or partnering in efforts to boost the local economy, the Orioles are active in the region all year long, proving that their commitment to the club’s southern home goes far beyond baseball. For more information or to sign up for the Orioles in Sarasota e-newsletter, visit www.orioles.com/sarasota.
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