Contests and Promotions
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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 (2) travel certificates, good for round trip travel on Jet Blue, Delta, United or US Airways from SRQ 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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Black Tie & Tales
Designer fever at UTC; CAN you top this?; An uplifting story; and "What am I going to do for 100?"
Sarasota man frees woman from sinking vehicle
David Gaul, 47, of Sarasota, got a woman safely out of her vehicle after she passed out at the wheel and drove into a retention pond.
PHOTO GALLERY: Ageless Creativity Concert
The Al Hixon Jazz Group performed for the Ageless Creativity Concert honoring Al Hixon, Thursday night at the Longboat Key Center for the Arts.
PHOTO GALLERY: Siesta Isles Association meeting
The Siesta Isles Association held its semi-annual membership meeting Thursday evening, Oct. 24, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church.
25 Free picture framing seminar
25 Manatee Audubon -- Bird walk at Leffis Key
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
25 Ellenton Sunday Market
25 Stepping Out Against Domestic Violence (DV Awareness Walk)