- Saturday March 9, 2013
- 8:00am - 12:30pm
- AmericInn Hotel, 5931 Fruitville Road, Sarasota
- Dr. Colbert
- Group Hosting:
- Firearms Training Institute of Sarasota
- Group Benefiting:
- FTI of Sarasota
- Dr. Colbert
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The Firearms Training Institute of Sarasota will host an NRA First Steps Pistol Course taught by local NRA certified instructors to cover the basics of safe gun handling and shooting. The four-hour Course will emphasize the safe and proper handling and use of pistols. Participants will learn about firearm safety, parts and operation, shooting fundamentals, maintenance, storage options and much more. This course meets the Florida training requirements for Concealed Carry Permit applicants. Nonresidents are also eligible.
PHOTO GALLERY: Just Play Sports Fest
Attendees of the Just Play Sports Fest March 8, munched on snow cones, enjoyed a backyard tailgate party with live music from Gamble Creek, and spent the afternoon at Premier Sports Campus at Lakewood Ranch playing cornhole, and other games. The day began with a 5K run in the morning, and continued with a lacrosse tournament, which lasted throughout the day, in addition to the outdoor festival. Event coordinator Todd Herrick planned to charge event participates $10 for adults and $5 for children, but decided to waive the fees and promote the sale of raffle tickets for prizes. Proceeds from the sports-centered event benefited The V Foundation for Cancer Research.
PHOTO GALLERY: International Women's Day
Ladies in Sarasota and Manatee counties celebrated International Women's Day March 8, during a special luncheon at the Polo Grill and Bar in Lakewood Ranch.
PHOTO GALLERY: 'Little Mermaid' splashes at Haile
Students at Haile Middle School brought Disney's "The Little Mermaid" to life during performance March 7 and March 8. The final performance is today at 3 p.m.
PHOTO GALLERY: Made in Sarasota
"Made in Sarasota" is a simple and appropriate title for Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art's most recent exhibit. Friday March 7, the gallery opened the exhibit featuring already established big names of Sarasota along with some of the up-and-coming talent.