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·          Doug Epley - His blood was spilled for his friend Conrad and Bay Automotive


·          Kathleen Cassaday -  Vet Care express Animal Ambulance: Just call 941 592 5131


·          Anonymous donor requested his business AJAX PAVING PLANT #1 NOKOMIS, CHOPPED LIVER--UMM-UMM GOOD!


·          Rod Duncan wants to plug his fabulous Salsa business and Venetian Coffee Roasters where they make wonderful coffee.


·          Gary - Kimal Lumber & Hardware, Florida’s first west coast drive thru lumberyard plus hardware store in Sarasota located at 7010 Fruitville Road  just east of 75


·          Cathy Lazzaeo - Perks 4 Pets 7228 Manatee Ave West in Bradenton Natural Solutions for your best friend! Natural and Holistic foods and treat gifts for the pet parent


·          Wayne Miller - Wayne’s World Handyman services - Specializing in all general repairs, carpentry, siding, pressure washing, painting and odd jobs. Call 941-955-1267 TODAY!


·          Enterprise Renal Car in Venice offering great weekend specials Call us NOW 941-485-2774. We are your car rental family!


·          Sheri Penxa wants to plug Painting with a Twist in Sarasota! Create your Masterpiece! Check out our website @  


·          SCBB would like to thank: The  Girl Scouts of Gulf Coast Florida Brownie Troop 568 for donating cookies for the blood drive


·          Carolyn (Heidi and cricket’s mom.  They are dogs) wants to challenge all yorkie moms and dads to donate today. PS - in your face Big Dog!


·          Rain Dog Pet Grooming  the only pet grooming shop in town where you can watch your pet on a live stream cam at or call 941-485-8888


             ·         Barby Judy - Tranquil Waters Day Spa A full service day spa located at 975 Riverside drive at  Regatta Pointe Marina in Palmetto Call today 941-981-9500


·         Janet R wants to plug her business Kirkplan  Kitchens 341-0401 for a beautiful kitchen or bath


·         Jacelyn Jordan wants to plug her business Sarasota swimming lessons. Call today to schedule lessons 941-400-8999



·         Sue - Handcrafted Natural Goat’s Milk Soap offers one of a kind bar soaps such as blueberry delight, English rose, vanilla oak and more! Call them today at 863-494-4770 or log on to


·         Come see Big Joe DiRocco at Natural Stone Solutions.  He is a sales specialist in granite, stone and cabinets for all your bathroom and kitchen needs. They are located at 2303 17th Street in Sarasota or check out their website at


·         Scott D. Perron plugs: 24-7 Floors LLC


·         Marsha would like to plug Keller Williams Realty of Manatee. Call them today at 941-792-2000 And ask for Marilyn Schott


·         Andrew Ceglia, would like to plug his business, DONE ONCE DONE RIGHT Construction LLC.  For all your remodeling needs Call 941-416-8474



·          John of JR"s Speed Shop, does custom metal work and fabrication. Call 941-615-7740


·         The first portable, collapsible, light weight, water proof dog potty that accommodates potty pads. Visit to order your pack n piddle today: mention Pints for Play to receive 10 dollars off your order



·         Bill Wilson would like to plug: Fortress pest Management, Residential and commercial


·         Jam Master Flex #89 - The Hit Crew of Manatee county roller derby is offering men’s coed and junior flat track derby roller derby teams. The Hit Men are a nationally competitive team. Visit manatee roller



·         Jeremy Parker - Pest Problems? Call Jeremy  with Truly Nolan pest control. He has been keeping Manatee County pest free for years!  Give him a call at 941-780-4325


·         Tina the Artist - Print My T’s Custom Screen Printing and Embroidery in Sarasota. They offer the best prices on tees, tanks, polos, hats, sweats, bags, cozies with free local delivery and a full service art department! Check them out at or call them at 941-225-9809


·         Karen Pitts - For a fun day of shooting for only $20.00 come out to the Manatee Gun and Archery Club. We offer pistol and rifle ranges from 15 feet to 1000 yards. Yes, that’s 1000 yards. Check them out at or call 941-322-0055.



·         Phyllis Miller  –  Grief Share Recovery Support Group. Local support group for those who have lost a loved one to death. Mondays at 7pm at Perkins Restaurant  5921 Fruitville Rd


·         Larry Shumnay - Lay It Down Soul Circus Cowboys Call Larry Shumway  Technical Sales Representative at Scott Paint at 941-371-0015




·         Mike Greenspan - Dan’s Fan City .They have Florida’s largest selection of quality ceiling fans. Stop in and see them at 5170 University Blvd.


·         Karl Ford - plug for Central Economic Development Center Non for Profit organization that works to help revitalize economic development in Manatee County


·         Sara of Nail Inn at the corner of Shamrock and 41 by Subway



·         JT Gant for JT Rocks Hair in Sarasota Call them at 941 266 1294 


·         Jelvis may have left the building but not the Suncoast. A boomer specialist doing anniversaries, birthdays, vow renewals, second marriages and life celebrations.  Bring extensive knowledge and experience to your parties! Call JB at 941-954-4660 or find him at…. Disco never died!


·         Judd Connelley - Stop at Firkins Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Trucks and see Royce or Jayson for a great deal and save up to $8,000 on a new car


·         Bob Wilson - Encourages everyone to visit the Church of Hope at 1560 Wendall Kent Rd. Come meet the senior pastor Jesus Christ! Every wednesday at 7pm, Saturday at 6pm and Sunday at 9am


·         GOOD CENTS FUNDRAISING specializing in education and sports fundraising, Good Cents Fundraising offers a wide selection of fundraising solutions to help you achieve your group or organization goals. Call 941-966-9057 or customer care @



·         Sherri VanWif donated a unit  of blood and would like to plug YOGA WITH ELIN, Venice Beach


·         Alicia Major -Major site development. We take care of all of your sitework preparation needs. Residential or commercial. We also now offer dumpster service. Like us on Facebook at major site development or contact Robert Major at 941-915-0533. That’s Robert Major at 941-915-0533


·         John HardingClearview Windows and Doors. Call us for all your hurricane windows and door needs at 941-746-9848


·         Penny Waller -Visit www.  for all of your hydroponic growing needs for indoor or outdoor growing. We ship everywhere and we are discreet. We would love to earn your business.. Mention our ad and get a free gift.  You can also call us at 443-795-4525 and ask for Ben!



·         VENICE STATIONERS on Venice Ave.  Come in and explore our lovely store!


·         John Ackerly for GENEROUS REALTY located in Sarasota and Nokomis. Very competent and hard working agents and they donate a portion of all their fees to charity.  They truly are GENEROUS!


·         Sara of Nail Inn at the corner of Shamrock and 41 by Subway


·         Santa -My business is Santa the I have been a Santa for 18 years and for the last 2 Christmas seasons I have been the Santa at Sarasota Square Mall. He is the only Santa that he is aware of that makes toys on the set when there are no children to talk to. Toys are available for that special child at Each gift comes with a personalized autographed photo of Santa holding it. Don’t forget to like Santa the Toymaker on Facebook or email him at



·         A plug for Tervis Tumbler by Carolyn Hickey A plug for Tervis Tumbler by Carolyn Hickey 


·         Joe Yovino - Stop by and see Joe at Orange Theory Fitness next to Hooters on Stickney point in Sarasota. The official grand opening date is June 1st. You can also give him a call at 941-444-2439 or visit



·         Rosemary McKinney - Call K Mack Financial for all of your tax planning and investment management needs at 941-209-9694


·         Elaine Mellon - Please read her new book un REAL Education: Beyond report cards. It helps support and empowers the parents of special needs children as they navigate the special ed system. Buy your copy today at



·         Bill Davies - Servicemaster of Northwest Sarasota and the meadows. They are the finest in residue free carpet and furniture cleaning. Show pints for play t- shirt and get a free scotch guard with any cleaning job. Call 941-927-2128


·         Amy -The dark side comics and games Sarasota- bradenton’s premier comic book, toy and game store.  Come in May 3rd for free comic book day! They are located at 501 N. Beneva Road #260. Give them a call at 941-363-0840 or visit them at



·         Ken Kubic -A licensed professional by the state of Florida certified with many companies. Have questions about affordable health care,life insurance,annuities, medicare? Call Ken at 941-484-4064.


·         Business Plug for Bird Bay Donor Air Scents call  586-7198



·         Beth DeLoach - Got Camp? We Do! “We Believe Positive Life Changing Experiences – promote acceptance & build self-esteem for all” The Sarasota Y has many day camp choices – Camp Incredible, Sports Camps, Gymnastics, and much more. For more information call #952-9533 x201



·         Sue Kirstein - J Ryans Restaurant- New Owners At 8389 South Tamiami Trail Just South Of Sarasota Square Mall And Amc Movies. Great Food, Live Weekend Entertainment. Lunch And Dinner Daily Plus Champagne Brunch On Saturday And Sunday! Moonshine Mondays, Wine Club Wednesdays, Dinner And A Movie Fridays. Give Us A Try…. 941.484.8427


 ·         Charlie Woods - PLUG: Anyone looking to sell their home. Please call Charlie Woods at 941-928-1008


 ·         Teresa Taft - This Is A Love Plug… To My Husband Shannon. Love You So Very Much. Our First Kiss Was At Pints For Play Last Year. Who Knew The Power Of Giving Blood And Saving Lives! **Her Husband Is The Mayor


 ·         Anthony Nourse -  Just Cruizin’ Cool Clothing On St. Armands Circle. Fun Chic Ladies Clothing. Do Not Miss It.


 ·         Michell Powell - Nuviva Medical Weight Loss. It’S Not Just A A Diet. It’S A New Life! Their Commitment Is To Provide You With The Resources, Informstion, & Support You Need To Look And Feel Fabulous Everyday For The Rest Of Your Life. Located At 8450 Cooper Creek Blvd ~ Sarasota ~ 34201 …. 941.355.5677



Bird Bay business plugs Johnna Driscoll wants to plug HOME BODY MASSAGE In home or at Venice Office. We offer Pain and Stress relief. Promotes healing and improves circulation. Travels to North Port to Bradenton.  Call 941-544-8580


·         Mike Romig would like to plug TARPON COAST BUILDERS. They build disaster resistant homes designed to withstand 200 MPH winds.  We also provide construction management and consulting for your prospect. Call 941-966-6998 or contact them at



 ·         Ron Miller would like to promote the 1st Presbyterian Church in Sarasota




·         Connor Weber - Plug: Mike Gast Lawn Care. A full service lawn company that specializes in Landscaping, lighting, sprinkler and irrigation, fertilization and more! Locally owned And operated since 1979 Call to schedule an appointment or log on to


 ·         Jan Sommers - This Saturday will be the last pancake breakfast and country store for this year at the Grace United Methodist Church on Venice Island from 8-10 at Avenida de Circa.



·         Cyndi Forgeur -Join the Riverview High School Foundation’s “$4,000 Foundation Video Challenge” during the giving partner campaign  on May 6 and 7 Mark your calendars and go to and type in the keyword “riverview” then click on the riverview high school foundation’s link. WATCH THE VIDEO!The organization that receives the most visits wins $4,ooo so please tell your family and friends.


·         Stuart - Gemz Fine Jewelry Lakewood Ranch Blvd and SR 70 east Give them a call at 941-752-0900



·         John Jordan - Cruise coins are the ultimate commemorative for cruises. Make your special them cruise even more memorable with a custom designed 2 “ solid brass cruise coin. The reception from our guests has been overwhelmingly positive just google “cruise coins” New features this year include glow in the dark and glitter paint Find out more at




Rande -Used Stuff Now in his 18th yr of business he has just finished expanding into another 3,000 sq ft location. They have more furniture, antiques, unique treasures than any other retailer on the Suncoast! They are local artisans who repurpose, reuse and recreate items and turn them into heirlooms. Stop by today 1404 Central Ave or call 941-953-5100


·         Al Farley says "I would like to say hello to all my friends at Windsor of Venice Assisted Living and Memory Care Community.  I love you with all my heart!


Rose Ann Guzorick for Patches Family Restaurant, a Venice landmark at 501 East Venice Ave. open 7-2  seven days a week "best pancakes in town"!



·         Gary Plotz -St Paul’s Presbyterian Church is hosting a free breakfast every Saturday morning from 9a-11a in north port for those in need or those that need to stretch their paycheck.


 Dave Henry for Dave's Window Cleaning and Power Washing of Venice 941-483-0320



·         Vic, Dave, and Mike - Kimal Lumber and hardware, Florida’s first west coast drive thru lumberyard plus hardware store in Sarasota. Located at 7010 Fruitville Road, just east of 75 Open to the public Monday thru Saturday 6a-7p Kimal’s Sarasota location offers household hardware, lumber, including 19 species of hardwood in stock, doors, decking plus free delivery! They carry weber grillsfor summertime grillingand don’t forget the blue rhino propane tank. Kimal is a festool and yeti coolers authorized dealer. While you’re there, get your free coffee, popcorn and a bag of ice. Kimal’s full service lumberyards have been servicing the area for more than 30 yrs. Check them out at



·         Janet Lincoln for Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT . A team of agents specializing in commercial only.  Call Janet Lincoln at 941-544-4820



 ·         Candace Polk would like to plug Harry's Automotive of Venice FL Say hi to Harry from Candi



·         Bill Herron a plug for his business Tax Bill Herron, your friendly neighborhood CPA & 85 gallon (yup that’s 85 gallons) Blood donor. Located at 5045 Fruitville Road # 161  in Sarasota  call  941 377 1040


 ·         Lorianna Callahan -Heavenly Healing mobile massage by Loriann. She is a licensed massage therapist and she comes to you! Her territory includes Sarasota County, Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda. Give her a call at 941-769-1804



·          Lynn Whitlock -Are you looking for beautiful fish art, fish illustrations or game fish on navigational charts? Look no further than or call 941-359-8106 to schedule a showing. For the fisherman who has everthing else get him a truly unique piece of art that is one of a kind just like him!



 ·         Sunny Seabrook for WARP WRAPZ- (pronounced Warp Wraps) Unique sport goggles-skiing snowboarding and motorcycling. Part of each sale a donation is made to your favorite charity - US SKI Team, Disabled Vets, etc.


·         Scott Ford of Scott's Motorcars . His company  specializes in early Mustang and hot rod restoration  service -Full service-no job too small or too large  Call 813-325-3715 We are at 508 B Colonia LN, Nokomis or  



·         Richard -Whether you are a new medical practice or an existing practice, premiere surgical billing is right for you. With over 30 yrs  combined billing experience, premiere surgical billing is a medical billing company that specializes in surgical billing. Call today at 941-343-9098 or log on to


Kim Hann plug for Lanese and associates CPA for all your tax and accounting needs



·         Judy Walker who wants to plug her Silk Screening Printing-License plates, real estate signs, decals . Call Danny Kozel at 941-488-6531. Address 300 Warfield Ave. in Venice


A Big Thank You To Bentley'S Homemade Ice Cream For Supplying The Bird Bay Location Staff And Donors With Many Delicious Ice Cream Shots.  Please Visit Them For Great Ice Cream.




·         Nikole Stephens Aka “Hailey Explosive” - Bradentucky Bombers Roller Derby League. Next Home Bout Is May 18Th. Free Beer At Pm And Game At Pm At Astro Skate. “Strong Women Rolling For A Strong Community”