Longboat Island Chapel celebrated the new season with a Welcome Back Brunch for its congregation on Sunday, Jan. 12.
More than 75 people attended a memorial service and witness to the resurrection for longtime Longboat Observer co-owner Claire Hunter, who died Dec. 15. She was 84.
The congregation at All Angels By the Sea Episcopal Church came together on Sunday, Jan 5., for a seasonal concert and party in honor of the Epiphany.
All Angels by the Sea will ring in the twelfth night of Christmas with a concert and party.
Irwin Tober, 92, of Longboat Key, died Dec. 10.
Ronald Miller, 72, of Longboat Key, died Dec. 11, after an unexpected cardiac arrest.
George Hodges Harrison, 90, of Bradenton, died Sunday, Dec. 8, just one month shy of his 91st birthday.