- Saturday January 19, 2013
- 8:00am - 12:30pm
- AmericInn Hotel
- Dr. Colbert
- Group Hosting:
- Firearms Training Institute of Sarasota
- Group Benefiting:
- FTI of Sarasota
- Dr. Colbert
- Contact Phone:
- Contact Email:
- Ticket Price:
The Firearms Training Institute of Sarasota will host an NRA First Steps Pistol Course on Saturday 19 January at the AmericInn Hotel Conference Room at 5931 Fruitville Road. Class starts at 8:00am. The Course will be taught by local NRA Certified Instructors and 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. Non-residents are also eligible. For details on the course, contact Dr. Gerald Colbert at (941) 706-4358 or (941) 315-0152; firstname.lastname@example.org or www.ftisarasota.com
PHOTO GALLERY: Longboat Key Garden Club meeting
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Gauls celebrate sweet 60
On Jan. 29, Jack and Joan Gaul will celebrate their 60th anniversary.
Dora Walters goes by the book for readers
You saw her byline countless times during her 26 years at the Longboat Observer, but now, retired Senior Editor Dora Walters’ byline appears on her new book, “Rewind…Playback: A Collection of Life’s ‘Little’ Memories.”
Sights for stripes
Braden River High School’s Jasmine Stanton knew just what to do when this year’s Manatee County Fair’s diary costume contest came around.