Good News Friday: Biz(941) Supports - July 10, 2015

By Chelsey Lucas July 9, 2015

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Southeastern Guide Dogs Name a Puppy Contest

Help us name a Southeastern Guide Dogs puppy! Simply share a name you think would be perfect for a guide dog (keep in mind that the puppy’s name will be spoken aloud often and should be easy to say, should not have negative, sensitive or offensive connotations). Please also provide any reason or background for your name choice so we can share the significance with the puppy’s future handler. In a few weeks, we'll ask you to vote on the most popular suggestions. Visit Sarasota Magazine's Facebook page to make your nomination and vote. We can't wait to hear your nomination!



Snooty’s Birthday Bash

July 18, 2015

Join everyone’s favorite manatee, Snooty, at the South Florida Museum, Bishop Planetarium and Parker Manatee Aquarium to celebrate his 67th birthday. The celebration will feature children’s games and art activities; free cookies and drinks for the children, a display of Snooty’s birthday cards submitted for the card contest; plus much, much more! The birthday party will be held in the Spanish Plaza and in front of the museum and is FREE from 10 am to 2 pm for all Snooty's friends, with reduced admission to the Museum, Planetarium & Aquarium all day. For more information, go to



Sarasota Chamber Prime Time

Aug. 19

Meet, greet and eat with 40 member exhibitors and new business customers. Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeurves provided by several Chamber member restaurants and a cash bar. No pre-registration required. Go to for more information.



Sarasota Opera Food & Wine Festival

Sept. 19

Following last year’s great success, our food and wine festival is back, benefitting Sarasota Youth Opera. Enjoy menu tastings from over twenty of your favorite downtown restaurants, along with fine wine and beer pairings. This very special event will be held at the historic Sarasota Opera House on stage, backstage and on the second floor. To purchase tickets visit

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