Saturday, August 18, 2018
Colleges

Pick up tb-two* at these locations

Music Showcase, 402 Oakfield Dr., Brandon, 33511

Stubbs Orthodontics, 929 Oakfield Dr., Brandon, 33511

Grove 16 Cinema, 6333 Wesley Grove Blvd., Wesley Chapel, 33544

Patel Conservatory, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa, 33602

Paragon Music, 2119 W Hillsborough Ave., Tampa, 33603

Ronald McDonald House, 35 Columbia Dr. Davis Island, Tampa, 33606

Hillsborough Education Foundation, 2306 N Howard Ave, Tampa, 33607

International Plaza, 2223 N. Westshore Blvd., Tampa, 33607

Westshore Mall, 250 Westshore Plaza, Tampa, 33609

MOSI, 4801 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, 33617

Ice Sports Forum, 10222 Elizabeth Pl, Tampa, 33619

Reno Beach Surf Shop, 1031 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg, 33701

Ronald McDonald House, 401 7th Ave. S., St. Petersburg, 33701

Lenny's Surf Shop, 7517 Bind Pass Rd., St. Pete Beach, 33706

Compass Music, 200 150TH AVE STE D, Madeira Beach, 33708

Bringe Music, 2129 First Ave N.. St. Petersburg, 33713

Herff Jones, 6009 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg, 33713

Coast Dental, 11018 4th St. N., St. Petersburg, 33716

Bellair Recreation Department, 918 Osceola Road, Clearwater, 33756

Clearwater Ice Arena, 13940 Icot Blvd., Clearwater, 33760

Herff Jones, 15371 Roosevelt Blvd. #103, Clearwater, 33760

Cobb Theater, 27001 US Hwy 19 N, Suite 2100, Clearwater, 33761

Seminole Recreation, 9100 113th Street North, Seminole, 33772

Angel Cakes, 1484 Alt. 19, Palm Harbor, 34683

City of Tarpon Springs Rec Center, 400 S Walton Ave., Tarpon Springs, 34689

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