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Teresa

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Hands articles from Tampa Bay area... interesting to see news from other parts of the state - this is a really big region - I hope the turn out is huge. Where is TFT? We need her expert reporting!

‘Hands Across the Sand’ this Saturday: Beach locations and press conference information

February 11, 2010 at 11:35 am by Katie M.

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As Mitch Perry reported in this week’s Creative Loafing cover story, this Saturday, February 13, Florida residents and tourists will be gathering at Pinellas Suncoast beaches and dozens of beaches statewide, joining hands to show a united front to defend Florida’s beaches against offshore and nearshore oil drilling during the ‘Hands Across the Sand’ event.......


Prior to the event, Pinellas County elected officials will join with local businesses at noon to explain why Florida’s coastal economy must now be protected in both Tallahassee an Washington.

see the rest: Daily Loaf
 

Gidget

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You and your husband should join us at Sea Bluff if you are so inclined. You would be most welcome. Afterall, you only live practically across the street. Please come and descend and climb our 69 steps with us.:D All others are welcome as well.

Thanks! If there's nothing gonna on at our little beach access then we will. We are on deadline to get floor stained so getting my dh out of the house for even a sec will be a huge accomplishment!!

Jdarg - I sent you a pm!

Stay warm folks! It was sleeting on us on the way to Destin from BMB!

G
 

Matt J

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Thanks! If there's nothing gonna on at our little beach access then we will. We are on deadline to get floor stained so getting my dh out of the house for even a sec will be a huge accomplishment!!

Jdarg - I sent you a pm!

Stay warm folks! It was sleeting on us on the way to Destin from BMB!

G

Take him up on the offer, it'll be a shorter walk and you'll get to meet another sowaller.
 

sunspotbaby

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I saw this in the Daily Loaf article. How neat! :clap:

Join the ‘Hands Across the Sand’ event to help protect Florida’s coast against oil drilling | Daily Loaf


Disney has recently added ?Hands Across the Sand? to their Give a Day, Get a Day volunteer program, where you can get a free one day pass to any Disney theme park by volunteering for one of the programs listed on their site. Search for the event and sign up here: Give A Day Get A Disney Day | What Will You Celebrate? | Disney Parks (Search for the event under the ?Animals and Environment? category.)
 

Andy A

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Take him up on the offer, it'll be a shorter walk and you'll get to meet another sowaller.
We've met previously at a contractor's house though I doubt if she remembers. No, it isn't gated and is next to White Cliffs.
 
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Dave Rauschkolb

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Hands Across the Sand-Headlines across the sands/State

Florida beach towns plan anti-oil drilling protest MiamiHerald.com - ‎Beachside communities and environmentalists have planned a statewide protest against offshore oil-drilling for Saturday. ``Hands Across the Sand'' calls for ...

? 'Hands Across The Sand' to protest drilling Cape Coral Daily Breeze - Bob Petcher, Jeff Lysiak - ‎Charlie Crist and state legislators to oppose any legislation that would allow oil drilling as close as three to 10 miles off the Florida coastland, ...

? Perdido Chamber backs Feb. 13 Hands Across the Sand protest Mullet Wrapper - ‎... protest will convince the Florida Legislators and Governor Crist to drop any and all legislation that would allow oil drilling on Florida's Coasts. ...

? Oppose offshore drilling with strong show of hands Tampa Tribune - Cathy Harrelson - ‎We want to let our state leaders know that we don't want them to open Florida's waters to offshore oil drilling. We're going to wear black to symbolize an ...

? Offshore oil drilling foes to protest on beaches Tampabay.com - Craig Pittman - ‎Organizers are asking opponents of drilling to dress in black ? the color of an oil spill ? and gather at their designated beach at 1 pm They want them to ...

? Things to do in North Pinellas from Valentine's Day dances to boating classes Tampabay.com - ‎Hands across the sand: A gathering to oppose oil drilling off Florida's coasts begins at noon at the northwest corner of Fred Howard Beach, ...

? Massive Protest To Pack South Florida Beaches CBS 4 - "Hands across the sand" is planning a massive statewide gathering to protest expanded offshore drilling in Florida's waters. Organizers say that the protest ...

? Offshore drilling opponents plan beach lineup Daytona Beach News-Journal - Dinah Voyles Pulver - ‎Volunteers are expected to line up along the coast Saturday in Florida to protest proposals for oil drilling in the state's offshore ...

? Tiffany Jackson: Join the fight for Florida's coasts TCPalm - ‎Everyone is urged to come out and ?draw a line? in the sand against the devastating effects that oil drilling would have on our beaches, tourism and our way ...

? The good times roll this weekend for Mardi Gras Gulf Breeze News - ‎Have a negative opinion on the oil drilling to be conducted in the Gulf of Mexico? Come and support the others who seek to drive out the drilling at 12 p m. ...

? JACKSONVILLE JOURNAL: Activist group to protest drilling off Florida's coast Florida Times-Union - ‎Opponents of plans to allow oil and gas drilling off Florida's coast have scheduled demonstrations Saturday at Jacksonville Beach. ...

? Anne Schultz: 'Hands Across the Sand' stands for solidarity in beach protection Tallahassee Democrat - Anne W. Schultz - ‎For Rauschkolb, as for many others, protecting these waters from oil drilling means far more than economics or politics. Many speak in reverence of the ...

? Drilling opponents mounting 'Hands Across Sand' protest Tallahassee.com - Bill Cotterell - ‎Black-clad opponents of offshore oil drilling hope to mount the biggest protest in Florida ...
 

GoodWitch58

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way to go...it's a statewide "line in the sand"...! Congrats Everyone.
See you on the beach tomorrow! And, they will "see" us in the halls of Tallahassee.
 
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