Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The forecast looks amazing for today's Gulfport Fresh Market and Clothing Swap in downtown Gulfport. That and much more in "5 Things to Know Today."
Fresh Market: I know you're dying to get to the market since it was cancelled last Tuesday due to severe weather! So, bring your cash and your appetite to downtown Gulfport today between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Also, be sure to "like" the Gulfport Fresh Market on Facebook! For more information about the weekly market contact Daniel Hodge with the Gulfport Merchants Association at firstname.lastname@example.org. Clothing Swap: The monthly event is sponsored by the Gulfport Merchants Association and is held during the market. Organizers encourage people to bring up to 5 garments to exchange for free with other swap participants or purcahse vouchers for $3 each to select clothing. Extra clothing donations benefit CASA (Community Action Stops Abuse). Stop by Beach …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Gulfport Police are reminding people to lock vehicles after three were burglarized in Gulfport this past weekend. That and more in "5 Things to Know Today."
Burglaries: The Gulfport Police Department is warning citizens about three vehicle burglaries that happened over the weekend. According to their Facebook post, all three cars were unlocked and had valuables in plain view. Officials are asking people to remove or conceal valuables and lock cars. Veterans Dance Benefit: Tickets are on sale now for the Veteran's Day Dance and Benefit on Sunday, November 11 with live band Steel Horse, at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom. The dance is the premier event for the "Heroes Weekend" and will help raise money for the Veterans Law Institute and Paws for Patriots program. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased now at the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce or The American Legion Post 125. For more information, …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
5 Things to Know in Gulfport Today: Tuesday, July 10!
Gulfport Fresh Market: Be sure to stop by the Gulfport Fresh Market today from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. in downtown Gulfport. You can learn more about the year-round market on their Facebook page. Spin It!: While you're downtown, stop by Funny Face Farms and watch as Brennan Rodriguez and her mom Billie teach a handful of ladies how to spin yarn! Watch our video "Teen Spins Yarn at Gulfport Fresh Market" to see why spinning fiber into yarn is considered an art form. Swap It!: The monthly Gulfport Merchants Association's clothing swap is today from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Peninsula Inn Courtyard. Bring gently used clothing items to exchange for vouchers to be used to get new items! Also, bring clothing donations as well to be given to CASA. Donate …
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Summer hours begin at the Gulfport Fresh Market today, which means vendors close up shop around 2 p.m. instead of 3 p.m. That and much more in "5 Things to Know Today."
Summer Hours: It's summer and that means the Gulfport Fresh Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Be sure to "like" the Tuesday Fresh Market on Facebook! Swap It!: That's right, the Free Clothing Swap is always the second Tuesday of every month, and that's today. So, stop by the courtyard at the Peninsula Inn between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Bring up to 5 garments to exchange for vouchers to use to "buy" select clothing brought in by other participants. All cash proceeds, donated clothing, and non-selected garments at the end of the swap will be donated to Community Action Stops Abuse (CASA). CASA is a local non-profit organization providing services to survivors of abuse or violence. For more information on the clothing swap, contact Daniel…
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Come out to the Clothing Swap today at the weekly Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market! That and much more in "5 Things to Know in Gulfport."
Clothing Swap: The monthly Clothing Swap is today from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at The Peninsula Inn & Spa. Participants are invited to bring up to five gently used garments to exchange for vouchers that may be used to select clothing brought in by other participants. Clothing may be for women, men or children. Please provide hangers for all garments to be used in the swap. Vouchers may also be purchased for $3 each. For more information contact the Gulfport Merchant's Association at (727) 366-4086 or email email@example.com. Fresh Market: Cookies, bread, cheese, fish, crawfish and more at the Gulfport Fresh Market today from 9 - 3 p.m. in downtown Gulfport. For more information contact the Gulfport Merchant's Association at (727) 366-4086 or email dan…
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Valentine's Day, Gulfport Fresh Market, Clothing Swap, High of 72 and more in "5 Things to Know Today."
Valentine's Day: Tis' the day of hearts, hugs and kisses! Do you have plans for Valentine's Day? If you're still planning a date consider coming out for ballroom lessons at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom today at 12, 1, and 2 p.m. Lessons are $7 per person with intermediate lessons at 12, beginner at 1 and general dancing at 2 p.m. Valentine's Dance: Dance with your sweetheart to the sounds of Lloyd John's 18-piece Gulf Bay Big Band. Decorations, snacks, prizes, and cash bar as well. The Valentine's Dance at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom is tonight at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12 per person. Gulfport Fresh Market: Buy your Valentine something sweet from the Gulfport Fresh Market. The market is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and features dozens of vendors …
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Nearly new clothing generates goodwill and donations for Community Action Stops Abuse (CASA).
- Judy Gray
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
In a shaded spot adjacent to the Outpost in downtown Gulfport, Sandy Duffy carefully hangs an armload of colorful castoffs. Shading her eyes, she looks up and smiles. “It’s a nice day for our clothing swap,” Duffy said. Julia Durocher folded blue jeans and counted off vouchers while Duffy focused on customers. Donations at the swap benefit the Community Action Stops Abuse (CASA) in St. Petersburg, a non-profit organization offering shelter and counseling services to survivors of abuse and domestic violence. A fixture at the Fresh Market, the clothing swap is held on the second Tuesday of each month, from 9 a.m. until noon. Organizers say participation and enthusiasm for the swap has been growing each month. “It’s for a great cause, and …