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SOFWERX Announces Hackathon Event for Drones, IoT, Radios, & Cyber

The appearance of U.S. Government visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement. The following is from SOFWERX Website: https://www.sofwerx.org/SOFCON/ SOFWERX will host a SOFCON Instructables Hackathon to provide an environment for SOF related technology exploration and innovative technical use based on direct interaction and feedback with Warfighters at the event. Event: 19-23 Feb 2018 Registrations Deadline:  9 Feb Objective 1. Allow SOF operators and engineers/hackers/makers to experiment with non-standard commercial technologies in order to develop use case concepts. 2. Populate the SOFWERX common repository of instructional guides (Instructables) developed during the course of each attendee’s project. Warfighter...

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Bob Heilman’s Beachcomber and Bobby’s Bistro to Receive National Recognition as Clearwater’s First ‘Ocean Friendly Business’

Members of the Suncoast Rise Above Plastics Coalition will honor Heilman’s Beachcomber and Bobby’s Bistro & Wine Bar as Clearwater’s first Ocean Friendly Businesses in a ceremony that took place last Friday. The Ocean Friendly Business certification is a nationally recognized designation created by the Surfrider Foundation that recognizes businesses who have taken proactive steps to decrease their plastic waste production in defense of marine life, coasts and waterways. To earn certification as an Ocean Friendly Business, businesses must find alternatives to single-use plastic bags and styrofoam containers, implement a recycling program, offer plastic lids and straws only upon...

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2nd Annual St. Pete Seafood & Music Festival in Vinoy Park

Join us March 3-4, 2018 for the 2nd Annual St. Petersburg Seafood & Music Festival at its new location in Vinoy Park. The event is co-sponsored by the City of St. Petersburg and coordinated with the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance. Join us for a weekend of delicious food and live music while enjoying the downtown St. Petersburg community, all in the company of family and friends! Hours are both Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 7 pm. General admission is $5. VIP Tent admission is $130 that includes an open raw bar serving shrimp, oysters and crab legs,...

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Mardi Gras 2018 Update!

Downtown Dunedin Florida will be transformed into the largest Mardi Gras, celebrations in the Southeast. This annual event is held on Fat Tuesday – February `13th, 2018. This eventhas become the must-attend event for festival attendees. Hosted by the Downtown Dunedin Merchants Association (DDMA). About 34,000 people are expected to attend this year’s 27th annual Dunedin Mardi Gras Parade and Festival, which includes musical performances.The festival presented by the merchants’ association, the city of Dunedin, The Dunedin Blue Jays and Ferman Automotive Group and is produced by AMG Group Music Events. It runs from 4 to 10 p.m. Tuesday...

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New year, new you – 4 Low Calorie Cocktails by St. Pete Distillery

Two thousand eighteen has begun and it is time to be more conscious of your food and beverage intake. You could stop treating yourself to cocktail hour all together, but we can all guess the outcome of that. So, why not indulge in low-calorie cocktails instead? Here are a few low-calorie cocktail recipes to ease your mind this year: 1. Banyan Reserve Vodka & Soda Water – A classic, vodka and soda rings in at one of the lowest calorie cocktails, averaging between 95-100 calories. How to make: Pour 1 oz. Banyan Reserve Vodka over ice and top with...

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