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2011-06-22 12:09:00

HOUSTON and SARASOTA, Fla., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ExtremeTix, a leader in ticketing technology and entertainment services, and Three Zebras Entertainment, the entertainment division of ExtremeTix, today announced the acquisition of the Sarasota Blues Fest from executive producer Barbara Strauss. The Sarasota Blues Fest is Sarasota's largest musical event and has been a stepping stone for up and coming artists and a showcase for legends since its inception in 1991. Everyone from...

2011-06-02 00:00:31

Accrisoft and the Sarasota County Technical Institute (SCTI) have joined forces to enhance the educational experience of students in the school's Digital & Multimedia Design Program. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) June 01, 2011 Accrisoft and the Sarasota County Technical Institute (SCTI) have joined forces to enhance the educational experience of students in the school's Digital & Multimedia Design Program. Accrisoft was invited to teach students in the program about building websites and...

2011-02-23 13:34:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Musca Law recently announced a redesign of the website for its Sarasota office. The expanded website has updated information and more resources for those seeking details on driving under the influence (DUI) laws in Florida. The Florida defense attorneys at the Musca Law Sarasota office (www.sarasotaduiattorney.net) serve all of Sarasota County and the surrounding areas. "People have questions, and they can find answers on our Sarasota DUI...

2011-02-11 00:00:57

The Fort Myers Regional Partnership, Lee County's Economic Development Office works to attract new and diversified businesses resulting in high-wage, high-skilled jobs; retains and encourages the expansion of existing businesses and improves the overall business environment. Fort Myers, Florida (Vocus/PRWEB) February 10, 2011 The Fort Myers Regional Partnership, Lee County's Economic Development Office works to attract new and diversified businesses resulting in high-wage, high-skilled...

2011-02-11 00:00:57

In order to attract more attention to the region, the six counties of Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry Lee and Sarasota counties pooled their resources to develop a unique brand and take advantage of their collective size and offerings. The Southwest Florida Economic Development Partners create a powerful resource for businesses seeking to expand or relocate to this promising region of the State of Florida. Fort Myers, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) February 10, 2011 In order to attract more attention...

2011-02-05 00:00:45

The Fort Myers Regional Partnership, Lee County's Economic Development Office, is launching the "Together for Business" campaign into its sophomore phase building on the success of the following companies in 2010. Fort Myers, Florida (Vocus/PRWEB) February 04, 2011 The Fort Myers Regional Partnership, Lee County's Economic Development Office, works to attract new and diversified businesses resulting in high-wage, high-skilled jobs; retains and encourages the expansion of existing businesses...

2010-12-09 09:54:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- LexJet, a nationwide manufacturer and distributor of inkjet printing systems, recently donated computer equipment to the Texcellence Program, a nationally-recognized computer donation program that will donate its 4,000th gently-used reconditioned system to Sarasota County students whose families could not otherwise afford a home computer. LexJet donated 64 Dell 17" LCD monitors, 18 USB wired keyboards, 25 wireless keyboards, 25 wireless mice and...

2010-01-11 04:06:00

TAMPA BAY, Fla., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- News briefs concerning economic and business growth in the Tampa Bay Region from the Tampa Bay Partnership: SRI International Dedicates New Tampa Bay Research Facility SRI International, one of the world's leading independent research and technology development organizations, officially opened its new 40,000-square-foot research facility located at the Port of St. Petersburg. The new building will house the nonprofit research institute's Marine...

2009-10-01 15:19:17

A Florida man has admitted placing razor blades in his bushes because people had been tampering with the plants, police said. Sarasota County Sheriff's deputies said Gary Mitchell, 47, admitted placing the blades in the branches of the bushes he planted along the front sidewalk of his rental home in Sarasota, WTSP-TV, St. Petersburg, Fla., reported Thursday. I did it because they were stripping my shrubs. I wanted to hear a squeal or something from who was doing it, Mitchell said. Mitchell...

2009-09-24 09:00:00

NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Elias Brothers Group Painting and Contracting, Inc., one of the premier providers of painting, waterproofing and restoration services in Southwest Florida since the 1980's, has just successfully completed a full restoration project in Fort Myers, Florida. Elias Brothers Group Painting and Contracting, Inc.'s current strategic plans include geographic expansion in Fort Myers, Sarasota and surrounding areas with expanded services in Restoration and...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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