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Participate in one of The Observer's contests and promotions. Check back often as contests change frequently!
Traveling somewhere? Don't forget to pack your Observer newspaper! Bring along the Sarasota Observer, Longboat Observer, East County Observer or Pelican Press; snap a photo of you with your newspaper on your vacation; submit to win!
Enter our 2013 Weather Photo Contest. Each week, we'll select a winner for each Observer. The winners will have their weather photo printed in the paper, and be entered into a drawing for that month.
Enter our 2013 Pet of the Month Contest. Each month participants can submit photos of their favorite pet and earn a chance to win a gift card! The winner will be decided by popular vote. Voting starts seven days prior to the end of the month.
Ranch course designer takes helm
Rick Robbins has been elected president of the American Society of Golf Course Architects.
June 18: Daily Headlines Video
Today's Stories: Observer Media Group partners with Tampa Bay Times; Beach project stance shifts; Commissioners OK plan for citywide development code; Manatee County special referendum today
Goodwill honors community members
During its Ambassador Recognition Luncheon, Goodwill-Manasota recognized outstanding volunteers and partners.
PHOTO GALLERY : Goodwill Ambassador Recognition Luncheon
Goodwill recognized outstanding volunteers and partners Tuesday, June 18 at Michael’s On East during the Goodwill Ambassador Recognition Luncheon. Veronica Brandon Miller, Bob Rosinsky and Rick Hughes awarded 55 awards to community members and organizations for their commitment to Goodwill.
19 Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance June Executive Briefing - "Creating a Social Media policy at your place of business"
7:30 am - 9:00 am
19 Voice Aerobics with Mary Spremulli, MA, CCC-SLP
10:00 am - 11:00 am
19 Cancer Education Series at Doctors Hospital
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
19 Anni Piper, Australia's First Lady Of Blues, On Tour
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm