Richard â€œDickâ€ Sax, of Rochester, N.Y., and Longboat Key, died March 1.
Dr. Sreedhar Nair, 85, of Norwalk, Conn., and Longboat Key, died March 3.
Janice Brown, 74, of Columbus, Ohio, and Bradenton, died March 1.
St. Mary, Star of the Sea Menâ€™s Club hosted enthusiastic celebrations of St. Patrickâ€™s Day on March 15 for over 200 attendees. The crowd enjoyed a traditional Irish dinner, enticing raffles and dancing throughout the night by musicians Patsy and Majella.
Beth Israel Women held a Games Day at Temple Beth Israel on March 12. Attendees enjoyed lunch before playing mahjong, bridge and other card games for the afternoon.
On March 11, the Longboat Island Chapel hosted a mystery-filled Fashion Show and Luncheon for over 150 attendees. The event featured a mystery guest, a â€œwho dunnitâ€ theme and fashions from the Lord's Warehouse thrift shop.
John Charles Mitchell, 89, of Omaha, Neb., and Longboat Key, died Feb. 28.