PHOTO COURTESY OF LYNDA COLLINS -- Matthew Rice of Mr. Pressure Cleaning in North Port demonstrates proper use of a pressure wand.
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Summer programs ?for kids announced
Above right: Four branches from the SKY Family YMCA, including Venice, Bonita Springs, Fort Myers and Englewood, participated in the 2015 summer YMCA Olympic Day last year. Pictured: staff and counselors compete against other branches in a tug-of-war contest.
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Venice welcomes Sarasota Film Festival patrons
Among the attendees were Jena Desermia, left, and her daughter, -- Kat Obendorf.
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Your new best friend?
PHOTO BY INGRID SIMKE -- Bowser, a 1-year-old domestic short-haired cat.
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Florida manatee numbers looking good
PHOTO COURTESY OF FWC -- The number of manatees in Florida waters continues to rise as regulators debate whether to downgrade their status to "threatened" from "endangered."
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Robbi?s Reef moving to bigger digs soon
PHOTO BY SUE WADE -- An artist?s rendering of the new Robbi?s Reef.
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PHOTO PROVIDED -- Paul DeClark of Command Performance Firearms and Training in Venice explains gun safety to James Blackburn.
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Best books of 2015
PHOTO PROVIDED -- The Bookworm Sez.
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The Hyssongs to appear in Venice
COURTESY PHOTO -- Richard, Susan and Dell Hyssong will perform in Venice at Harvest Chapel Jan. 3. -- --