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Finding Florida is the podcast that takes you "from Country to Coast."  Join your tour guides (an unlikely pair), City Girl Jaime ("Jemmy") and Country Boy Glenn, as they explore the amazing sights and sounds of the Sunshine State.

This podcast is an interactive experience for the listeners as we want your help in planning and joining us on our adventures. Then, go find YOUR Florida adventure!

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Episode 12b: FRLA’s Restaurant Show

For this adventure, Glenn and Jaime were invited by the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association to cover their annual Florida Restaurant Show, which they held together with the Healthy Food Expo in Orlando. So, they grabbed their press passes and mics and hit the exposition floor--meeting, greeting, and eating their way through the Show. They found all kinds of Florida brands and businesses to highlight in this episode--some of which have been part of Florida's fabric for years, and others that are bringing fresh, new innovations to our local industries. Tune in as Jaime and Glenn introduce you to some of the best personalities in the biz!! Special thanks to the team at the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association! Listen in...

Episode 12a: FRLA’s Restaurant Show Preview

On this episode, Glenn and Jaime look ahead to their trip around the expo floor of Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association's Restaurant Show. They'll talk about Florida's restaurant industry, which is a driving force in our economy, and interview Kevin Speidel--VP of Resort Operations at Hilton Grand Vacations and Chairman of the Board for FRLA. And then they'll get into a whole bunch of other fun Florida stuff, including Critters of Florida, Florida Foods & Feel-Goods, Florida or Not, and our Hero of the Month. Listen in...

Episode 10c: Geek vs. Gamer in the Southeast Part 2 of 2

Glenn and Jaime continue their head-to-head Geek vs. Gamer competition from Palm Beach to Dade County. They will flip out over high scores in pinball, try to beat an escape room bomber, and dive into a classic video game venue that serves up craft beer. Conclude our gaming adventure and see who wins: Geek or Gamer!! Listen in...

Episode 11c: Small Towns Coast-to-Coast Part 2 of 2

In the second half of their freestyle coast-to-coast adventure, Glenn and Jaime start day 2 by discovering tasty treats and wine at Webb’s Candy Shop in Davenport. Then, they learn about Florida's aviation history at the Aerospace Center for Excellence in Lakeland. And, they land on Florida's WEST coast in Riverview (near Gibsonton), get nostalgic at the International Independent Showmen’s Museum, and give us their adventure wrap-up. Listen in...

Episode 12b: FRLA’s Restaurant Show

For this adventure, Glenn and Jaime were invited by the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association to cover their annual Florida Restaurant Show, which they held together with the Healthy Food Expo in Orlando. So, they grabbed their press passes and mics and hit the exposition floor--meeting, greeting, and eating their way through the Show. They found all kinds of Florida brands and businesses to highlight in this episode--some of which have been part of Florida's fabric for years, and others that are bringing fresh, new innovations to our local industries. Tune in as Jaime and Glenn introduce you to some of the best personalities in the biz!! Special thanks to the team at the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association! Listen in...

Episode 7c: BONUS – Big Cat Rescue

On this bonus episode, Jaime and Glenn stop on their way to Tampa Bay to take a tour of Big Cat Rescue--an animal rescue on 67 acres in Tampa. Big Cat Rescue is one of the biggest accredited sanctuaries dedicated to big cats, including tigers, lions, leopards, cougars, linx, bobcats, and so much more. Special thanks to Susan Bass from Big Cat Rescue for giving us such a special tour. Listen in, and if you love big cats, text "CATS" to 52886 and help make a difference!

Finding Florida is the podcast that takes you "from Country to Coast."  Join your tour guides (an unlikely pair), City Girl Jaime ("Jemmy") and Country Boy Glenn, as they explore the amazing sights and sounds of the Sunshine State.

This podcast is an interactive experience for the listeners as we want your help in planning and joining us on our adventures. Then, go find YOUR Florida adventure!

#FindingFL

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