February
Venice, Florida
Winter sports were in full swing by the time February rolled around.  Basketball games were the most popular while golf, tennis, swimming, and the rifle team matches were all well attended.
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"Even Col. Richmond attended!"

The baseball and track teams began to practice...



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"Drill...Drill...Drill"
"Dress right and cover down!"
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Rifle inspections were on Mondays
"Juniors-in-Command" parades started in February.

   
February 12th. brought five lovely young ladies and "mother" Carmack out to sponsor the companies and staff at the annual St. Valentine's Day parade.  After the parade, a "Tea" was held for the parents and sponsors in the Venice Building. 

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St. Valentine's Day parade pictures ]

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The next weekend a St. Valentine's dance was held at the Venice building patio and sponsored by a cadet company.
February 7, 1964
St Petersburg Times


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The staff, officers, M.P.'s, the drill team, and the colors and color guard at the Gasparillo day parade in downtown Tampa.  We ended up at the Fairgrounds where we were set free for a few hours of fun.

 

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Band company at the Gasparillo parade.

 

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(1947 Saber)
The Sarasota pageant parade occurred soon after the Gasparillo parade.  The whole corps of cadets were loaded up in buses and driven to Sarasota to participate.  100 "Best Company" points were awarded for this parade!
During the Coronation Ball, our officers acted as honor guard for the King and Queen of the Sarasota pageant.

Blind dates were provided!...

March 4, 1940
St Petersburg Times


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