The Pinellas Park Art Society has announced the winners of its September "Small Works" show, judged by Judy Marsh, a longtime member of the Treasure Island Art Guild.
Ribbons and cash prizes were awarded to: first place, Barbara Lewis; second, Don Silvestri; third, Nancy Lauby; and honorable mentions, Terri Mills and Terisita Hightower. This show will hang in two galleries at Park Station through Oct. 5. The public is invited to view the exhibit at 5851 Park Blvd. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
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Police Officer Donna Saxer received the 2013 Art Walls Award from the Suncoast Crime Prevention Association.
The award is designed to recognize a member of the association who portrayed a level of dedication to the field of crime prevention and commitment to the community. Saxer was chosen because she has demonstrated a distinguished and sustained effort in crime prevention during her career with Pinellas Park.
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Quartermaster and Eagle Scout Ryan Sutherland, son of Joyce Sutherland of St. Petersburg, was awarded the Congressional Gold award in June for developing a boating safety program. Sutherland presented it to area boaters at the Gulfport Library.
He is also the recipient of the Vinny Dolan scholarship, which recognizes significant contributions within the community. He received the scholarship at the West Central Florida Council's 2013 Distinguished Citizens Award banquet.
Sutherland studies at Emory University.