Battery victim’s family grateful to AMI

Referring to the incident that happened on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 with Evan Purcell: As horrific and traumatic as it was for everyone, including Evan and the family, we would like to thank everyone for the love and support that was shown in the month of March and after the incident.

In a world with many other issues, good and bad, everyone came together. We cannot thank everyone enough for the amount of support Evan and our family received, including the Gofundme fundraiser, the Holmes Beach Police Department, the Sarasota Police Department, the HCA Florida Blake Hospital Surgical Team/Nursing Team staff, media shares and the countless meals that were brought to us. The list of support is extensive.

As Evan continues to heal, we appreciate your thoughts and prayers. This isn’t an everyday occurrence on Anna Maria Island, but having a strong community within makes you truly appreciate where you live.

Thank you, everyone!

Much love,

The Purcells

Holmes Beach

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