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Budweiser’s Serve Our Heroes Takes Top Spot

Monday, September 16, 2019

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Serve Our Heroes Scores 100 Out Of 100. Budweiser’s ad “Serve Our Heroes“, a salute to fallen military, earned the highest Empowering score in a new Ace Metrix report on the positive/negative impact of purpose-driven commercials, scoring 100 out of 100.

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Spanish Point – Call To Artists

Monday, August 19, 2019

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Historic Spanish Point is soliciting artists for one or two person shows. Last year the Gallery hosted exhibits by artists David Skaggs, Ray Lawler, and Olwen Hughes. They are now seeking artists for their December 2019/January 2020, February 2020/March 2020, and May 2020/June 2020 slots. You must have enough art created to exhibit in at least half the space. An Opening Night Reception will be held during the first week of the exhibit. Historic Spanish Point will lead in the advertisement of the opening reception and the exhibit. What they’re looking for: Artwork that connects to the crucial mission of […]

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The Daily Meal Selects The Best Burger In Florida

Monday, August 19, 2019

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What’s Your Best Burger Place? I’ll Start With Patrick’s $5 Monday Burger In Sarasota! Best Florida Burger – Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink in Miami. Popular Miami, Florida, restaurant Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink used to serve its first-rate burger only at lunchtime, but it’s finally made it onto the dinner menu as well. The beef is house-ground Black Angus from California’s Harris Ranch and the bun is brioche. House-smoked bacon and blue or Vermont white cheddar are optional during lunch; bacon and cheddar come standard during dinner. Selected by The Daily Meal.

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The Concession Golf Club Expands Golf Course Facility

Sunday, August 18, 2019

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Nicklaus Design Serves Up A 9-Hole Short Course And 1-Acre Putting Green. The Concession Golf Club shares that the site is shaped and bunkers put into place! The Concession Golf Club has embarked on a $2 million expansion. The all-new Par-3, 9-hole short course and 1-acre putting green is designed by Jack Nicklaus’ team at Nicklaus Design (Existing course designers). Back in March construction of the new playing facilities began tucked into the beautiful natural setting known as The Concession. It will soon be open to members. “This course is designed to be fun and challenging for our members and […]

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Local SERVPRO Franchise Receives Outstanding Performance Award

Sunday, August 4, 2019

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Industry Leader In Cleanup And Restoration Services Recognizes Top-Performing Franchises. SERVPRO of South Sarasota received the Millionaire’s Silver Award at SERVPRO’s recent 50th Annual Convention, themed “Making History”. The company’s 50th Annual Convention was a celebration of the company’s history and a showcase of small business best practices and cutting-edge restoration and remediation technology. “It is always gratifying to earn a distinction for our business,” said Michael F. Carter, II, SERVPRO of South Sarasota Owner, “but it feels especially good this year. We are proud to be a member of the SERVPRO franchise family as the company celebrates 50 years […]

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July 27, 1953 Korean Armistice Agreement Was Signed

Saturday, July 27, 2019

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Edward Bertha Sr. Thank You For Your Service. On July 27, 1953, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed, bringing about the end of fighting in the Korean War. The war began on June 25, 1950, when North Korea invaded South Korea. The US and the UN quickly joined in to support South Korea and eventually the Chinese would join the north. The US had hoped to start peace talks to bring an end to the war. The US asked the UN to establish a military armistice commission to oversee all agreements. US officials proposed the creation of a 20-mile wide […]

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Historic Spanish Point Receives Accreditation

Friday, July 26, 2019

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American Alliance of Museums Bestows Accreditation. Historic Spanish Point once again achieved accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM). AAM is the highest national recognition afforded the nation’s museums. Accreditation represents excellence in museum policies, practices and public accountability. Historic Spanish Point opened to the public in 1982, and first achieved AAM accreditation in 2002. Accredited museums must maintain the highest standards and undergo periodic accreditation reviews. Of the nation’s estimated 33,000 museums, only 1,078 are currently accredited. Historic Spanish Point is currently one of 56 accredited in Florida. Historic Spanish Point 337 N. Tamiami Tr., Osprey, FL 34229 […]

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The Lake Club Welcomes New General Manager

Sunday, July 14, 2019

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Brad Jeffers Joins The Lake Club Team. Brad Jeffers was named the General Manager for The Lake Club. In his position, Jeffers will oversee various aspects of Lake Club living and work closely with other members of the team to ensure resident and builder satisfaction and goal success. Jeffers comes to The Lake Club with a deep understanding of hospitality, club management, and community governance. He has years of experience managing clubs, such as The Ritz-Carlton Club, and implementing hospitality programming throughout Colorado. Jeffers holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality, Restaurant and Travel Administration from Southern Illinois University […]

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Support The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Friday, June 21, 2019

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Vote for The Amelia as the “Best Car Show”. The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance was nominated by a panel of distinguished judges in the USA TODAY 10Best Reader’s Choice 2019 travel award contest! Please show your support for The Amelia by voting for “Best Car Show” in North America now and once a day until Monday, July 15, 2019. Winners will be announced on 10Best on Friday, July 26th, then later on USA TODAY. Voting is easy and does not require any personal information. Simply click HERE and follow the instructions. You can vote once a day from each device/computer. […]

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Angie Murph Joins The Steven R. Greenberg Team

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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Steven R. Greenberg Adds Licensed Title Agent. Angie Murph has joined the offices of Steven R. Greenberg, Esquire and Natalie G. Coldiron at Icard Merrill, Cullis, Timm, Furen & Ginsburg, P.A. of Sarasota as a licensed Title Agent. She will be assisted by Diane Wacha, Real Estate Closing Processor. Murph has fifteen years of real estate closing experience prior to joining Steven R Greenberg’s team. She moved here in 1993 and has received an Associate of Arts degree in Business Management and in E-Commerce from Keiser University. Murph may be reached at (941) 365-6216 or AMurph@IcardMerrill.com.

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Happy Father’s Day Dad!

Sunday, June 16, 2019

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Ed Sr. – 89 And Not Stopping! Happy Father’s Day Dad! Love You! Father’s Day The holiday was first introduced to Congress in 1913 but didn’t gain recognition until 1966 when Lyndon B. Johnson issued the first presidential proclamation honoring fathers. It became a permanent national holiday six years later when President Richard Nixon signed it into law.

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Pair of Ringling Restoration Projects Receive Preservation Awards

Monday, June 10, 2019

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Florida Trust for Historic Preservation Recognizes John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art was recognized by the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation with a pair of 2019 Preservation Awards for two restoration projects at the Ca’ d’Zan. “We are tasked with being both good stewards and careful conservators of the beautiful estate that John and Mable Ringling left as their legacy to the people of Florida,” Stephen High, The Ringling’s Executive Director, said. “It is a great honor to accept these awards on behalf of The Ringling and to be recognized for […]

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April 23, 2019 Lucky’s Market Impact Day

Monday, April 22, 2019

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10% of Lucky’s Market Sales To Benefit Red Tide Mitigation. Tuesday, April 23, 2019 is IMPACT DAY at Lucky’s Market. 10% of sales that day are reinvested back into the community. On this day START (Solution To Avoid Red Tide) is the beneficiary. Shop with Lucky’s on this day and 10% of sales from the day will go to START[Solutions to Avoid Red Tide). Funds will support the local installation of mini reefs that fit under docks and attract sea life like oysters and crabs that filter nutrients in the water that feed red tide. Lucky’s Market Sarasota 3507 S […]

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Ringling College Students Win Best Animation Series

Saturday, April 13, 2019

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Beth David and Esteban Bravo 39th Annual College Television Awards Winners. Their film “In a Heartbeat” follows the adolescent struggles of Sherwin, a shy boy with a crush on the smooth, popular Jonathan. The Television Academy Foundation announced the winners of the 39th College Television Awards, recognizing and rewarding excellence in student-produced programs from colleges and universities across the nation. Ringling College students Beth David and Esteban Bravo won an award for “Best Animation Series” for their short “In a Heartbeat“. In doing so they took home a $3,000 prize. Emulating the Emmy Awards selection process, entries for the College […]

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April 11, 2019 National Pet Day

Thursday, April 11, 2019

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It’s Your Pet(s) Special Day. April 11th is National Pet Day. While loving our pets is something we do every day, National Pet Day encourages us to pay special attention to pets who may not get that extra attention. Helping out orphaned pet companions will improve their health and enhance their opportunities for adoption. Sometimes their human companions aren’t well. Making sure their forever furry friends are receiving the best of care will help relieve stress and worry. National Pet Day is an excellent time to do a few checks for your pets. Go through your furever family member’s toys. […]

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