On February 15th and 16th Auxiliary Troopers of Troop F - Venice
Station participated in supporting "Step Up Florida" 2006. This program brings attention to developing healthy lifestyles to residents of Florida and encourages residents to get out and exercise. The Auxiliary Troopers provided escort services to participates insuring a safe event. They provided safe escort for over 70 miles of biking, walking and running in throughout Charlotte and Sarasota Counties. Last year, FHP Auxiliary troopers statewide volunteered more than 181,000 hours to the Patrol. For more information on the FHP Auxiliary, please go to www.floridastatetrooper.org.