Join the Neighborhood
Introducing Newsies — the Observer's membership program.
Our 100% local content helps you stay engaged and connected with your community. And now we've created this program to allow readers to form a stronger connection with our newsroom and each other.
Your membership supports independent local journalism here, at home, in your neighborhood.*
Membership benefits include:
- Unlimited access to our email newsletters and website; no
registration pop-ups when logged in
- Quarterly eNewsletter, Extra! Extra!, from the Observer
- Invitations to member-only events (see the growing list of
events below) to learn more about local issues and the
- Opportunities to connect with our journalists and give feedback
- Coming Soon! Get our e-Newspaper on your laptop,
smartphone or tablet all in our new, easy-to-use app. Scroll
through the pages of the paper on any device, and take us with
you, where you go.
- And more coming soon!
2022 Upcoming Events
- Oct.: Voting Update with Honorable Michael “Mike” Bennett,
the Manatee Supervisor of Elections
- Nov.: Donuts and Downloads, how to use the new Observer e-
- Jan.: Wine and Wisdom
- Mar.: Observer Cup, opportunity to win tickets to exclusive polo
- May: Wine and Wisdom;
- and more....
Questions? Call 941-366-3468 or [email protected]
*Don't worry — we're still free and always will be.