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Manatee Odyssey is Under New Management (9/7/2016)
Hello All! Matthew Whaley, the former Regional Director of Manatee Region Odyssey of the Mind has stepped up to the Association Director of Florida! We are all very happy for him as he takes on his new responsibility! That being said, Manatee Region has a new Regional Director - Daphne Moore. If you have participated in Odyssey of the Mind in Manatee Region, you have certainly met her as she has been involved in the Region since 2011, most recently as Matt's Co-Director for the past two Odyssey Seasons. The contact information on this website is her phone number and email address, if you need anything. And she is awesome, really, but she is by no means doing this alone! The Manatee Regional Board is still comprised of almost all the lovely people you know (plus a few more!) Please be patient with us as this will be a year of learning! We have new leadership, new schools, new teams, new coaches, a brand new year and we are all excited to get it under way! We will be updating the website with dates and information as soon as we can!
Manatee Odyssey Promoted on 'The Chat' (1/28/2015)
Today's episode of Jacksonville daily talk show 'The Chat' included a segment with Manatee Region friend and New York Times bestselling author Jake Marcionette. On the show he had a chance to talk about Odyssey of the Mind and our tournament and they even showed a graphic of our Manatee with all of our tournament information! To view video of today's chat you can visit our Manatee Region Facebook Page.
New York Times Bestseller to Sign Book & Talk at Regional Tournament (1/26/2015)
Local ninth grader and New York Times Bestseller, Jake Marcionette, will be at the Manatee Regional Odyssey of the Mind Tournament on Saturday March 7, 2015. Jake will be signing copies of his book Just Jake from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM and then be sure to stick around as he gives an inspiring talk to our OMER's of all ages during the awards ceremony.
MANATEE REGION ON SOCIAL MEDIA (8/13/2014)
The Manatee Region board has been working all summer to get some new things up and ready to launch and we are happy to announce this new Manatee Region website as well as our new Facebook & Twitter accounts! To find us on Facebook you can just look for Manatee Region Odyssey of the Mind (or just click the link). You can also follow us on Twitter by looking for @ManateeRegionFL (or follow the link). We look forward to seeing you on Facebook and Twitter!
OMER's IN THE NEWS (8/9/2014)
The team from Deland Breakfast Rotary Club, World Champions in Driver's Test (Problem 1) at the 2014 Odyssey of the Mind World Finals, has been featured on a Billboard in their home Magic Center Region. Congrats to the team on this AWESOME achievement!
AMAZON SMILE (8/9/2014)
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