Thursday, July 25, 2013
Vote for Marty the Marauder!
The Bradenton Marauders’ entertaining mascot has thrown his tri-corner hat back in the race in minor league baseball’s Mascot Mania and needs our community’s help at the MILB.com polls.
The first round of voting ends Aug. 1 and Marty is up against tough Florida State League competition. Phinley of the Clearwater Threshers was a national semifinalist last year.
For voting details, visit www.bradentonmarauders.com
Voting can also be done on twitter. Tweet @The_Marauders and use the hash tag #mascotmania.
Retweets count as votes too
Up to 25 tweet/retweet votes can be cast per day from an individual twitter user.
• Manatee High School’s Andrew Walter is one of 32 students from around the nation participating in the “Economics for Leaders” program hosted by the Foundation for Teaching Economics at Vanderbilt University.
• How many former students of Mary Westendick remember the longtime kindergarten teacher, who taught at Samoset Elementary School from 1954 to 1991?
They’ll be sad to know “Miss Mary” is moving back to Tallahassee where she grew up.
Read more Friday in Vin's People on Bradenton.com.
Posted by Vin Mannix at 2:11 PM