One hundred and twenty parishioners gathered Friday, Jan. 22, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Longboat Island Chapel's physical building. The celebration included a dinner, catered by the Manatee Technical Institute, music and a skit.
Donald Weill, 82, of Sarasota, died Jan. 28.
Marilyn Fields Slocum, 57, died Feb. 1.
Becky Joy Northington, 71, of Germantown, Tenn., and Longboat Key, died Feb. 8.
Charles A. Dearani, 90, of Longboat Key, died Jan. 30.
Ed Burns, 92, of Wichita, Kan., Colorado Springs, Colo., and Longboat Key, died Feb. 8.
About 15 women attended a cooking workshop Tuesday, Feb. 19, in the Temple Beth Israel kitchen. Sylvia Pastor led the class titled, "Puff pastry three ways."