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Coastal Coordinating Brings Wedding Visions to Life Coastal Coordinating Brings Wedding Visions to Life

By S. Mathur

From budgeting to table decor, Coastal Coordinating takes the responsibility for all aspects of wedding planning and coordination. The focus is on helping each couple bring their own vision of their wedding day to life.

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MGA Sculpture Studio is a Pioneering Force in the St. Petersburg Arts Community MGA Sculpture Studio is a Pioneering Force in the St. Petersburg Arts Community

By S. Mathur

With sculptures ranging in size from monumental installations to small indoor displays, MGA Sculpture Studio is an essential part of public art in St. Petersburg. Different materials are used depending on the subject of the sculpture, and the studio works with clients to bring their idea to reality.

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Just Gents Barber Spa Provides Style and Grooming Services for Men Just Gents Barber Spa Provides Style and Grooming Services for Men

By S. Mathur

Just Gents offers the men of Sarasota an environment where they can get the style and grooming services they need. Besides regular barber services, the spa offers body treatments, facials, hand and foot care and even shoe shines.

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Garden of the Heart Yoga Brings Outer Strength and Inner Peace Garden of the Heart Yoga Brings Outer Strength and Inner Peace

By S. Mathur

With classes in alignment-based Hatha Yoga, Garden of the Heart studio makes yoga accessible to people of all ages and all skill and fitness levels.

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Hollywood Hot Glass Studio Gives the Gift of Glass Hollywood Hot Glass Studio Gives the Gift of Glass

By S. Mathur

The Hollywood studio offers walk-in workshops in glass blowing as well as free live demos and private lessons. The studio produces high-end glass art and installations as well as custom designed pieces and gifts.

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Art Gallery of Viera Creates a Thriving Arts Community Art Gallery of Viera Creates a Thriving Arts Community

By S. Mathur

An art gallery owned and run by artists, Art Gallery of Viera welcomes visitors and students to its exhibits and classes. The owner-artists are well known nationally and internationally, and many draw their inspiration from the local wildlife sanctuaries and gardens.

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Vision DJs Has All the Right Music for Weddings and Other Events Vision DJs Has All the Right Music for Weddings and Other Events

By S. Mathur

Having the right music, and knowing exactly when to play it, are the key to a successful party. Vision DJs know how to read a crowd and to make a party memorable.

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Tight Line Productions Specializes in a Full Spectrum of Marketing Services Tight Line Productions Specializes in a Full Spectrum of Marketing Services

By S. Mathur

Marketing in the internet age requires a mix of strategies to reach an online audience. Tight Line Productions creates unique strategies for clients using varied media such as television and radio campaigns, print, direct mail, logos, online marketing, website design, SEO and social media.

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A Yoga Village Offers a Form of Exercise and Meditation to the Community A Yoga Village Offers a Form of Exercise and Meditation to the Community

By S. Mathur

The Yoga Village is a yoga studio and much more, offering a community of support to members. With classes in different styles of yoga, an organic food store and community events, it helps people to develop their true selves.

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Botanica Day Spa Brings Luxurious Beauty and Relaxation Services to the Local Community Botanica Day Spa Brings Luxurious Beauty and Relaxation Services to the Local Community

By S. Mathur

With a full range of beauty and body treatments, the Spa offers luxurious care and pampering for residents and visitors.

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Taking a Family Fishing Holiday Has Never Been Easier with All Jack'd Up Charters Taking a Family Fishing Holiday Has Never Been Easier with All Jack'd Up Charters

By S. Mathur

Operating out of Perdido Key, FL, All Jack'd Up Charters offers fishing trips specially designed for families. With some of the greatest fishing in the world and an experienced skipper, each trip is unforgettable.

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Explore the Everglades the Right Way with Shark Valley Tram Tours Explore the Everglades the Right Way with Shark Valley Tram Tours

By S. Mathur

Not many people know that one of the best ways to explore the famous Everglades ecosystem in Miami, FL is by tram or bicycle. Winter is the dry season and the best time to see the rich wildlife.

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Flying Over the Water With the Help of Jet Boat Miami Flying Over the Water With the Help of Jet Boat Miami

By S. Mathur

With evruthing from high speed boats rides to fishing charters, this is your one stop for water activities in and around Miami bay. For extreme sports junkies there are flyboarding and jetpacks.

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Come Visit Lakeland's Trilogy Tattoos, Where the Focus is on the Art and The Artist Come Visit Lakeland's Trilogy Tattoos, Where the Focus is on the Art and The Artist

By S. Mathur

The artist-owned tattoo studio focuses on the artwork and the artist. Clients are welcome to stop by and meet the artists before choosing their next tattoo.

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Achieving Better Balance, Coordination and Overall Health at My Absolute Pilates Achieving Better Balance, Coordination and Overall Health at My Absolute Pilates

By S. Mathur

The exercise method first became popular with dancers but it can help anyone achieve better balance, flexibility and coordination. Suitable for everyone from ages six to one hundred and six, and from elite athletes to rehab patients, it should be taught by qualified teachers like those at the My Absolute Pilates studio.

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Brew Hub Helps Up and Coming Craft Breweries Blast Through Production Barriers Brew Hub Helps Up and Coming Craft Breweries Blast Through Production Barriers

By S. Mathur

Brew Hub offers partner brewing for craft brewers looking to expand their production and distribution. The Lakeland, FL location is the first of five planned facilities across the country.

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Custom Movement Fitness Provides a Friendly, Non-Intimidating Environment For Your Workout Custom Movement Fitness Provides a Friendly, Non-Intimidating Environment For Your Workout

By S. Mathur

With individualized attention to personal goals and small class sizes, Custom Movement Fitness helps clients achieve their goals. Expert advice on avoiding injuries and proper nutrition is part of helping people to create a healthy lifestyle.

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Martial Arts Kickboxing Promotes a Heathy Lifestyle With the Most Effective Cardio and Toning Exercise Martial Arts Kickboxing Promotes a Heathy Lifestyle With the Most Effective Cardio and Toning Exercise

By S. Mathur

Offering programs in kickboxing, weight loss and self-defense, MA Fitness seeks to empower people. All programs are accessible to beginners and the results speak for themselves.

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Handcrafted Cheese From All Around the World Found at Miami's Cheese Course Handcrafted Cheese From All Around the World Found at Miami's Cheese Course

By S. Mathur

There's a story behind every cheese and The Cheese Course wants to share it with cheese lovers. With a bistro menu and tastings, pairings classes and catering service, as well as a great selection of cheeses and associated foods and gifts for sale, the store is a foodie's delight.

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Pensacola's Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center Promotes Mindfulness in a Supportive Environment Pensacola's Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center Promotes Mindfulness in a Supportive Environment

By S. Mathur

Located in Pensacola, FL, the studio has some of the most experienced teachers in the area. They share the mental and physical benefits of yoga practice through classes for all ages, as well as a number of programs focusing on awareness and healing,

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Carmen's Lunch Bar Offers Eclectic International Cuisine in a Neighborhood Setting Carmen's Lunch Bar Offers Eclectic International Cuisine in a Neighborhood Setting

By S. Mathur

Bringing an eclectic menu with international and southern recipes to downtown Pensacola, FL, Carmen's Lunch Bar transforms into a tapas wine bar in the evenings. A unique wine and beer selection rounds out the experience.

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Pamper Your Pooch with Clearwater's Premier Dog Groomers Pamper Your Pooch with Clearwater's Premier Dog Groomers

By S. Mathur

The groomers take the time to get to know each dog, and are specially gentle with nervous ones. Pet owners agree that a visit to this grooming salon is a stress-free, enjoyable experience for their dogs.

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Downtown Jewish Center Chabad is Fort Lauderdale's Center for Jewish life Downtown Jewish Center Chabad is Fort Lauderdale's Center for Jewish life

By S. Mathur

Located in downtown Fort Lauderdale, FL, the Center welcomes everyone Jewish without regard to their background or affiliation. Through services, classes and special events, it brings people together.

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Swamp Juice and Fruit-Infused Wines at Clearwater's Aspirations Winery Swamp Juice and Fruit-Infused Wines at Clearwater's Aspirations Winery

By S. Mathur

The winery is listed as one of the ten best things to do in Clearwater, FL by Trip Advisor. Specializing in flavored and low-sulfite young wines, it offers tastings, tours and private parties.

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American Nautical Services Brings Navigation into the Digital Age American Nautical Services Brings Navigation into the Digital Age

By S. Mathur

Providing nautical charts and books as well as surveying and consulting services to the maritime industry, ANS helps mariners keep up with the latest information, polices and regulations.

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Show Your Support for Tri County Animal Rescue, Boca Raton's No-Kill Shelter Show Your Support for Tri County Animal Rescue, Boca Raton's No-Kill Shelter

By S. Mathur

The Shelter has found homes for more than 50,000 animals since opening its doors in 2001. It does not euthanize animals except to end pain and suffering.

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Gift of Life Marrow Registry Performs Modern Miracles Gift of Life Marrow Registry Performs Modern Miracles

By S. Mathur

Located in Boca Raton, FL, the registry has a worldwide registry of bone marrow donors. Bone marrow and stem cell transplants can save the lives of those suffering from illnesses like leukemia and lymphoma, and finding an exact match in time is the key.

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Empowering Athletes to Be Their Best at Boca Raton's Running Superstore Empowering Athletes to Be Their Best at Boca Raton's Running Superstore

By S. Mathur

Using state of the art technology, Fit2Run staff are committed to helping runners and walkers find the best shoes and accessories. The family-owned stores are proud of their commitment to athletes and the local community.

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Visit Boca's Dunetz Wellness Center to Heal Both Body and Mind Visit Boca's Dunetz Wellness Center to Heal Both Body and Mind

By S. Mathur

Located in Boca Raton, FL, the Dunetz Wellness Center is considered one of the finest acupuncture clinics in the country. Acupuncture can be an effective treatment for a number of conditions and ailments.

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Lawton Chiles Middle Academy Helps Students Develop Their Potential Lawton Chiles Middle Academy Helps Students Develop Their Potential

By S. Mathur

The internationally minded school follows the IB program which encourages students to develop their full potential. Emphasizing creativity, technology, problem solving and community action, it seeks to create lives of purpose and meaning.

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Come Celebrate St. Augustine's Heritage at Their Very Own Romanza Festival Come Celebrate St. Augustine's Heritage at Their Very Own Romanza Festival

By S. Mathur

The Romanza Festival showcases the city's artistic, musical and cultural heritage. Through scholarships and monthly gatherings, Romanza supports the artistic community.

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Experience the Love of the Game With Tampa Bay United Soccer Club Experience the Love of the Game With Tampa Bay United Soccer Club

By S. Mathur

The Tampa Bay United Soccer Club offers soccer programs for boys and girls of all ages and at all levels. With both recreational and competitive programs, children learn soccer skills, teamwork and sportsmanship.

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Sharp Dentistry Uses New Technologies to Redefine Dentistry Sharp Dentistry Uses New Technologies to Redefine Dentistry

By S. Mathur

With over a hundred years of serving residents of Coral Gables, the dental clinic offers the convenience of all services in a single location. Emphasizing natural and preventative care, and using the latest technologies like laser dentistry, Sharp Dentistry has a trusted place in the community.

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Citrus Connection Provides Seamless Transit Services in Polk County Citrus Connection Provides Seamless Transit Services in Polk County

By S. Mathur

Changes in the service at Citrus Connection are making public transportation more convenient for riders in Polk County. Merging three separate systems has created county-wide access, and a partnership with Greyhound is creating connections to locations across the state and nationwide.

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The Inclusion Model Works at Melbourne's Space Coast Early Intervention Center The Inclusion Model Works at Melbourne's Space Coast Early Intervention Center

By S. Mathur

The preschool in Melbourne, FL puts children with special needs and without in the same classrooms. This model focuses attention on the learning abilities of each child and is highly effective for both populations.

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Buckle your Swashes and Head for the St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum Buckle your Swashes and Head for the St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum

By S. Mathur

For both kids and adults who are fascinated by pirates and pirate lore, the museum is a wonderland. With artifacts like original flags, maps and treasure chests dating back hundreds of years, it brings this swashbuckling period of history to life.

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Discover the History and Meaning of Textiles at Melbourne's Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts Discover the History and Meaning of Textiles at Melbourne's Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts

By S. Mathur

With over a thousand objects from around the world, the museum in Melbourne, FL offers cultural and historical understanding as well as visual beauty. Lectures and exhibitions of work by contemporary fiber artists explore the contemporary use and significance of textiles.

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I Love the Burg, A City Guide with the Social Media Edge I Love the Burg, A City Guide with the Social Media Edge

By S. Mathur

St. Petersburg, FL has it all. And I Love the Burg tells you how and where to find it.

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At Square 1 Burgers, the Reign of the Unhealthy, Fast Food Burger is Over! At Square 1 Burgers, the Reign of the Unhealthy, Fast Food Burger is Over!

By S. Mathur

A gourmet dining experience based on high-quality burgers: that's a concept Florida can and has taken to its heart. The family- and dog-friendly atmosphere at Square1 Burgers is another reason for its popularity.

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Introducing Miami's New, Cutting Edge Art Fair Introducing Miami's New, Cutting Edge Art Fair

By S. Mathur

Opening its first fair in 2012, the Miami Project has established itself as an important part of the Miami art scene. Brining together curators, dealers and collectors, it aims to create new networks.

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Tampa Bay Automobile Museum Showcases Creativity and Engineering Skill Tampa Bay Automobile Museum Showcases Creativity and Engineering Skill

By S. Mathur

The vintage auto museum located in Tampa, FL showcases the history of creative automobile engineering. Each vehicle is chosen because it exhibits some important or innovative aspect of automobile technology.

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Custom Fit a High-Performance Bicycle Just for You at Cycle Sport Concepts Custom Fit a High-Performance Bicycle Just for You at Cycle Sport Concepts

By S. Mathur

Cycle Sport Concepts in Tampa is a biking speciality store that will custom-fit your bike and equipment. Well integrated into the cycling community, the store supports riders at all levels.

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Integrate Green Living Into Your Life with the Help of Yellow Green Farmers Market Integrate Green Living Into Your Life with the Help of Yellow Green Farmers Market

By S. Mathur

The Yellow Green Farmers Market in Fort Lauderdale, FL provides an easily accessible location for shoppers to find healthy, local and organic foods. With a wide a range of food and natural products, it helps people incorporate green living into their routines.

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BURGERFI Proves You Can Get a Better Burger, Fast! BURGERFI Proves You Can Get a Better Burger, Fast!

By S. Mathur

BURGERFI in Jupiter, FL is one of 40 locations, serving all natural hamburgers with fresh local vegetables and a secret sauce. The concern with healthy food and sustainability makes for a new kind of burger and a new kind of burger joint.

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The Sunshine Cathedral Embraces Diversity in Fort Lauderdale The Sunshine Cathedral Embraces Diversity in Fort Lauderdale

By S. Mathur

The Sunshine Cathedral has been part of the community in Fort Lauderdale, FL since 1971. Putting its universalist spirituality into action through advocacy for equality and social justice, it offers hope for new beginnings.

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Self-Discovery and Attunement with St. Augustine's Discovery Yoga Self-Discovery and Attunement with St. Augustine's Discovery Yoga

By S. Mathur

Discovery Yoga in St. Augustine, FL offers classes for all levels, teacher certification and individualized yoga retreats.

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ArtCenter is a Hub For the Art World in South Florida ArtCenter is a Hub For the Art World in South Florida

By S. Mathur

With a studio residency program and Art Studies classes for the community, the ArtCenter in Miami has been an anchor of the art community in South Florida. A varied schedule of public programming and outreach programs in the community help to bring art to everyday life.

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Experience the Golden Years and Everything Boca Has to Offer with Acts Retirement-Life Communities Experience the Golden Years and Everything Boca Has to Offer with Acts Retirement-Life Communities

By S. Mathur

Acts Retirement-Life Communities in Boca Raton, FL are thoughtfully designed to meet concerns about retirement living, such as safety, community and medical care. A wide range of communities and activities for residents give substance to the phrase "the golden years".

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The Love For Books is Alive and Well at Inkwood Books  The Love For Books is Alive and Well at Inkwood Books

By S. Mathur

Inkwood Books has been established in Tampa, FL since 1991. Defying the stereotype of the vanishing independent bookstore, it continues to be a magnet for book lovers.

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Off-Road Cycling Enthusiasts Gather for Florida's Best in Mountain Biking Off-Road Cycling Enthusiasts Gather for Florida's Best in Mountain Biking

By S. Mathur

The SWAMP Mountain Bike Club in Tampa, FL builds and maintains mountain bike trails for club members and other bikers. The club is open to all skill levels and ages.

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Your One Stop Shop for Fishing & Tackle in Florida's Plentiful Waters Your One Stop Shop for Fishing & Tackle in Florida's Plentiful Waters

By S. Mathur

Strike-Zone Fishing in Melbourne, FL offers fishermen everything they need for saltwater and freshwater fishing. This includes the latest and best fishing tackle, as well as expert advice on local conditions.

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An Education in Contemporary Art with Adamar Fine Arts An Education in Contemporary Art with Adamar Fine Arts

By S. Mathur

Adamar Fine Arts is best known for its collection of works of Pop art. As an important part of the Miami Design District, it is a resource for novice and seasoned art collectors and visitors alike.

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Learning the Math and Science of Beauty at the Miami School of Flower Design Learning the Math and Science of Beauty at the Miami School of Flower Design

By S. Mathur

Students learn the basics of design and flower arrangement, and get hands-on instruction from celebrity florist Michael Gaffney. Classes cover different styles and include advice on careers in retailing and freelancing as florists.

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On the Frontline of Environmental Conservation With the Sierra Club On the Frontline of Environmental Conservation With the Sierra Club

By S. Mathur

The Sierra Club in Miami, FL campaigns to conserve and restore the environment in a number of ways. It works to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, conserve wildlife and natural habitats, clean up garbage and plastics pollution, and promote clean technology.

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Experience An Ecofriendly Beachfront Getaway with Seashell Suites Resort Experience An Ecofriendly Beachfront Getaway with Seashell Suites Resort

By S. Mathur

Located in Melbourne, FL, the Seashell Suites Resort is a small oceanfront getaway, with suites, cottages and villas for couples and families. With ecotours and activities like surfing, fishing and kayaking, it's the perfect place for a relaxing holiday.

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HandsOn Jacksonville Wants to Make 2016 The Year of the Volunteer HandsOn Jacksonville Wants to Make 2016 The Year of the Volunteer

By S. Mathur

HandsOn Jacksonville helps to connect community organizations with volunteers who would like to support them. Events and programs throughout the year honor volunteers and support non profits.

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St. Augustine Community Chorus Contributes to the Musical Life of the City St. Augustine Community Chorus Contributes to the Musical Life of the City

By S. Mathur

The St. Augustine Community Chorus welcomes all singers, and does not require auditions to join. The Chorus produces three performances each year: the Messiah, the Pops and classical favorites.

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Accord Freedom Trail Preserves Historic Sites of the Civil Rights Movement Accord Freedom Trail Preserves Historic Sites of the Civil Rights Movement

By S. Mathur

St. Augustine FL was the site of some of the most important demonstrations in the Civil Rights movement, and led directly to the signing of the Civil Rights Act in 1964. The ACCORD Freedom Trail marks the historic sites of this struggle.

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Creative Thinking and Life Skills Explored Through Art with Art Studio Miami Creative Thinking and Life Skills Explored Through Art with Art Studio Miami

By S. Mathur

Art Studio Miami supports sponsorship and implementation of after school arts programs in underserved communities in Florida and around the country.

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River Region Human Services Helps to Rebuild Families in Jacksonville River Region Human Services Helps to Rebuild Families in Jacksonville

By S. Mathur

River Regions Human Services has been offering support to families and individuals Jacksonville, FL dealing with addiction and related issues for over 40 years. Integrated services from treatment to transitional housing provide support for full recovery.

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Moving Medicine Forward at The Jacksonville Center for Clinical Research Moving Medicine Forward at The Jacksonville Center for Clinical Research

By S. Mathur

Clinical trials help to move medicine forward by testing medications and treatments before they are made widely available. People choose to participate for various reasons, but participant safety is the highest concern.

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On Our Way to Healing Wildlife in South Florida On Our Way to Healing Wildlife in South Florida

By S. Mathur

The South Florida Wildlife Center in Fort Lauderdale, FL is the largest wildlife hospital and rehabilitation center anywhere. It also seeks to educate the public about the dangers of the human built environment for wildlife and the importance of coexisting with wildlife.

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Transforming Lives in Jacksonville with the Trinity Rescue Mission Transforming Lives in Jacksonville with the Trinity Rescue Mission

By S. Mathur

The goal of the Trinity Rescue Mission is "to transform lives and end hunger and homelessness". It does so by providing emergency aid as well as long term programs to support those trying to change their lives.

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The Jacksonville Children's Commission Chooses to Invest in the Future The Jacksonville Children's Commission Chooses to Invest in the Future

By S. Mathur

A range of after school programs, summer camps and home visits help children in Jacksonville realize their potential. The community views these as a sound investment in its own future.

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Turtle Rescue is a Daily Occurance at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center Turtle Rescue is a Daily Occurance at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

By S. Mathur

The Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton, FL specializes in sea turtle rescue, rehabilitation and research. The Nature Center exhibits and programs seek to educate the public about the need for conservation of coastal marine ecosystems.

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Lanier Sailing Academy Will Teach you How to Sail Away Lanier Sailing Academy Will Teach you How to Sail Away

By S. Mathur

The sailing school in Pensacola FL offers classes from beginners to advanced offshore sailing. Combining complete technical knowledge with the fun of sailing, the school helps people fulfill their dreams of learning to sail.

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Running the Half Marathon in the Nation's Oldest City Running the Half Marathon in the Nation's Oldest City

By S. Mathur

The St. Augustine Half Marathon is a family friendly event that promotes a healthy lifestyle. With strong support from the community and City, the race has become a popular favorite and attracts tourists as well as residents.

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MiamiShared: The Future of Office Space is Here MiamiShared: The Future of Office Space is Here

By S. Mathur

Describing itself as "office+cafe+home", Miamishared is a coworking space that promotes networking and community among members. With flexible space rentals and a program of events, it's much more than a shared space.

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Cannonball Makes a Splash in Miami Cannonball Makes a Splash in Miami

By S. Mathur

Cannonball is dedicated to supporting artists and arts organizations in the rapidly growing and changing artistic landscape of south Florida. With a range of programs and grants, and a new alternative art school, it has already had a major impact and will continue to make waves.

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Plenty of Art and More at the Amiro Art Galleries Plenty of Art and More at the Amiro Art Galleries

By S. Mathur

Located in the Original Art District of St. Augustine, FL, the Amiro Galleries feature original artwork, found art and vintage items. First Friday Art Walks are popular with visitors and residents alike and introduce the work of individual artists.

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Cultural Arts Festival in South Florida Celebrates Ten Years Cultural Arts Festival in South Florida Celebrates Ten Years

By S. Mathur

The Festival of the Arts BOCA in Boca Raton, FL is an annual celebration of arts and letters with music, performances and talks by leading authors. The relaxed ambiance creates a memorable occasion for audiences and performers alike.

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Themes of Displacement and Spatial Disorientation Fuel Creativity Themes of Displacement and Spatial Disorientation Fuel Creativity

By S. Mathur

The Monya Rowe Gallery specializes in the work of emerging artists. It is a welcome addition to the world of contemporary art in Florida.

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Dancing Under the Stars at Viernes Culturales Dancing Under the Stars at Viernes Culturales

By S. Mathur

Viernes Culturales/ Cultural Fridays is a monthly festival of arts, music, dance, food and drink celebrating the culture of Little Havana in Miami. The festival offers family fun in an upbeat, friendly environment.

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With Help From the Children's Dream Fund, Some Dreams Do Come True With Help From the Children's Dream Fund, Some Dreams Do Come True

By S. Mathur

For over 35 years, the Children's Dream Fund has been making dreams come true for children with terminal illness. The Fund relies on individual and corporate donations, a small staff and hundreds of volunteers to make dreams happen.

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Classics Take Center Stage at Alhambra Theatre and Dining Classics Take Center Stage at Alhambra Theatre and Dining

By S. Mathur

Alhambra Theatre and Dining is one of the oldest dinner theaters in the country. Combining the best of both, it has all the ingredients for a perfect evening out with the family.

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Native Sun Natural Foods Market Makes Eating Organic Easy Native Sun Natural Foods Market Makes Eating Organic Easy

By S. Mathur

Healthy eating is easy at the Native Sun Natural Foods Market, which makes stringent efforts to provide organic, non-GMO foods. A juice bar and deli also offer healthy food alternatives.

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The de la Cruz Collection Defines Contemporary and Future Art The de la Cruz Collection Defines Contemporary and Future Art

By S. Mathur

The De La Cruz Collection anchors Miami's art world, providing free access for the public to one of the best collections of contemporary art. Educational programs and support for artists help to raise awareness of art in the community.

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As Opera Booms in Florida, The St. Petersburg Opera Company Finds its Niche As Opera Booms in Florida, The St. Petersburg Opera Company Finds its Niche

By S. Mathur

With skilled musicians and dramatic staging, performances at the St. Petersburg Opera Company play to packed audiences. Outreach and education programs also contribute to the growing popularity of opera in the Tampa Bay region.

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Shambhala Teachings and Practice Aim to Create a Culture of Kindness Shambhala Teachings and Practice Aim to Create a Culture of Kindness

By S. Mathur

Shambhala St. Petersburg is part of a world-wide community practicing meditation and mindfulness as the road to self-realization. Achieving the potential for goodness in human nature is seen as the road to creating an enlightened society.

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Florida Grand Opera is Going Strong at 75 Florida Grand Opera is Going Strong at 75

By S. Mathur

The Florida Grand Opera is the seventh oldest opera company in the US, and an integral part of the cultural landscape of South Florida. Now connecting with a new generation of audiences and music-lovers, it thrives on a successful two-way partnership with the local community.

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Sidewalks Come Alive at the Clearwater Beach Chalk Art Festival Sidewalks Come Alive at the Clearwater Beach Chalk Art Festival

By S. Mathur

The Clearwater Beach Chalk Art Festival attracts artists and visitors alike, as vivid images bring the sidewalks to life. Funds raised by a silent auction benefit arts programs in local schools.

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PARC Fosters Independence and Confidence in Children and Adults PARC Fosters Independence and Confidence in Children and Adults

By S. Mathur

PARC offers a wide range of services, therapy and training for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Focusing on what they can achieve gives clients a sense of confidence and independence.

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The Pensacola Symphony Builds a Musical The Pensacola Symphony Builds a Musical "Eco-System" to Promote Community Well-Being

By S. Mathur

The Pensacola Symphony is an essential part of the city's vibrant downtown neighborhood. A strong commitment to the community and its well-being guide the orchestra's events and activities.

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