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Traveling somewhere? Don't forget to pack a copy of your Observer newspaper! Snap a photo of you holding your Observer on vacation, then submit it to win travel tickets, courtesy of Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport!
Enter the 2014-2015 Photo Contest, sponsored by Manasota Flooring Inc. Weekly winners will be published in an issue of the Observer; monthly winners will receive a $25 gift card; and one grand prize winner will receive a $5,000 flooring makeover.
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Ancient Oaks Gun Club shoots for second annual United Way event
From 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 7, the Ancient Oaks Gun Club will house the second annual United Way Clay Shoot, hosted by Manatee County Government.
New restaurants bound for East County
The Ciccio Restaurant Group is opening a Daily Eats and Fresh Kitchen across from the Mall at UTC by the end of 2015.
County approves firm for Parks and Recreation study
For the first time in almost 10 years, Sarasota County is moving forward toward adopting a county-wide master plan for its parks and parks facilities.
UTC Saks GM takes new job
Saks Fifth Avenue Sarasota General Manager Joel Ellzey oversaw the luxury fashion retailer’s move from Westfield Southgate Mall to the Mall at University Town Center during his tenure.
28 SILL Global Issues Lecture
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
28 "Close-Up on Opera"- Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro
28 Is the American Constitution the One We Deserve or Has it Gone off the Rails? An Einsteinâ��s Circle Forum
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
28 Baubles and Bourbon: The Final Touch
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