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6 Family-Friendly Activities in Southwest Florida this Labor Day

6 Family-Friendly Activities in Southwest Florida this Labor Day


Summer may be coming to a close, but there’s still plenty of family-friendly fun to be had. Southwest Florida offers plenty of attractions and activities designed for families that can be enjoyed by kids and adults alike.

If you’re planning on spending Labor Day 2015 in Sarasota, Bradenton, or any of the surrounding areas, you’ll find a rich variety of cultural, culinary, and outdoor options to make the most of the holiday weekend.…

7 Back-to-School Safety Tips

7 Back-to-School Safety Tips
As summer draws to a close, families meander back from their vacations, neighbors squeeze in the final barbeques, and local shops swap out bathing suits and beach towels for school shoes and backpacks.

That’s right – with the end of summer comes the beginning of the school year, an exciting season that is nonetheless not without its share of safety risks and dangers.…

Florida’s Surge in Hit and Runs Threatens Pedestrian Safety

Florida’s Surge in Hit and Runs Threatens Pedestrian Safety
Florida is home to a disturbingly high number of fatal hit and run accidents. The Florida Highway Patrol estimates more than 84,000 hit and run accidents were reported in Florida in 2014. That includes any accident where the driver at fault fled the scene – from fender benders to fatal car-pedestrian accidents.…

How to Talk to Your Kids about Distracted Driving

How to Talk to Your Kids about Distracted Driving


Though most would never admit it, teens look to the adults in their lives for guidance and behavioral cues.

66 percent of teenagers say their parents influence their use of mobile phones while driving more than laws. As a parent, you can have a tremendous impact on your teen’s ideas, attitudes, and habits when driving.…

Have You Been a Victim of Unfair Employment Practices?

Have You Been a Victim of Unfair Employment Practices


Whether you are a high-grossing investment banker, middle school science teacher, or fast food fry-cook, you are entitled to certain rights as an employee in Florida.

Employees in all positions and industries are protected under Florida labor laws, including the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA).…