WCW February 2015

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West Coast Woman

Karen Dakin always wanted to be a farmer and when the DC-area native moved to Parrish to re-invent herself, she met Jerry Dakin whose family has been raising cows in Florida since 1973. The couple owns the Dakin Dairy Farms consisting of four corporations, 2300 Holstein and Jersey cows, and 1200 acres in Myakka City.

Karen is the face of the company, coordinating marketing activities, community outreach, and educational programming as well as serving on the executive team of all four corporations. Her husband manages the farms that have 84 employees, and produce, bottle, and distribute 70,000 to 90,000 gallons of milk products a week.

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Circus Sarasota is FEARLESS This Winter

Circus Sarasota is FEARLESS This Winter

With King of the Highwire, Nik Wallenda, a premier location and new, custom seating for the Big Top, Circus Sarasota’s 2015 Winter Show, “FEARLESS,” hits the jackpot of live entertainment.

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Eat Your Carrots!

Eat Your Carrots!

Yep, they’re good for your eyes, but also provide vital antioxidants.

Fact: Carrots are high in vitamin A, a nutrient essential for good vision.

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Accolades

Accolades

Sarasota Memorial Chief Nursing Officer Jan Mauck was honored with the 2014 Excellence in Nursing Leadership Award from the Florida Organization of Nurse Executives (FONE).

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