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 The theme of the August 12 San Antonio Farmers Market will be “Dog Days in the Park"

 The Rotary Club of San Antonio, sponsor of the Market, is taking applications
from vendors of pet-related items and services. This includes pet stores, pet food and
clothes, pet groomers and sitters, adoption services, pet demonstrations, animal
hospitals and veterinarians, etc.

The Farmers Market is held from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00
p.m. the second Saturday of each month in the San Antonio City Park. Vendor fee is
$25. Non-profit agencies are eligible for complementary vendor spaces.

For more information and an application, contact Rotary Club President Winnie Burke at
352-437-5161 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. .
The Rotary Club of San Antonio meets every Tuesday from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the
clubhouse of Tampa Bay Golf & Country Club. Visitors are always welcome.

Rattlesnake Festival is Back!

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The Snake Continues to Rattle!

Even though at the beginning of Feb. 2017 the Rotary Club of San Antonio announced a discontinuation of the San Antonio’s annual Rattlesnake Festival and Run, the beginning of Mar. brings new hope for the event as a new organizer decided to take over the management of the festival.

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The Thomas Promise Foundation has become the savior of the event of which tradition goes back to 1967, according to an article published in The Laker Lutz News on Mar. 1.

According to the Tampa Bay Times, the chairwoman and former Rotary president, Betty Burke, said that organizing the event has become difficult due to the growing popularity of competing events and the lack of sponsors, as well as volunteers. Burke indicated that the Rotary Club of San Antonio had just 15 members, and organizing the event has become to challenging for the organization.

Betty Burke said, “It’s kind of a bittersweet thing for us – a difficult moment for some of us,’ 

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. - photo 1911 and now

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Mark Smith

Mark Smith  May 11, 1979 - March 25, 2016
We lost a fine person here in San Antonio. He was graduated from St Anthony
School and Pasco High School; class of 1997. He promoted music in our community and will be missed by many

Proposal to build a 1.2 million-square-foot industrial park

A proposal to build a 1.2 million-square-foot industrial park northeast of the Interstate 75/State Road 52 interchange could be getting new life.
The 168-acre site, proposed to be developed as the Pasco Commerce Center, sits on both sides of Pasco Road, just north of the existing One Pasco Center industrial park.  
Property owned by  y Michigan business magnate Alon Kaufman.Below is a photo of his 40,000 sq ft house

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http://homesoftherich.net/2010/06/alon-kaufmans-40000-square-foot-michigan-mega-mansion/

More info  on industrial park proposal

http://www.tampabay.com/news/business/economicdevelopment/planned-pasco-industrial-center-could-get-renewed-life/2270582

Epperson Ranch and Lagoon

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Epperson Ranch will have a new Park Place which will be the first community in the U.S. to feature Crystal Lagoon, a man-made 8-acre swimming pool with its own private beach. The project proposes to construct a 3,904 unit residential development with associated roads, sidewalks and stormwater ponds on the site. Project plans call for the construction of a total of 27 residential units, an internal road and stormwater pond.

 

Read more: Epperson Ranch and Lagoon