Longboat Key Club and Resort Human Resources department is helping to get the new school year off to a smart start. Through an employee drive, dozens of new back-to-school items were donated and will be given to the children of employees who signed up to receive a â€œBack to Schoolâ€ goody bag.
Mote Marine Aquarium sea turtle patrol volunteer Whitney Prewitt found a lost hatchling the morning of Aug. 8 on Longboatâ€™s beach.
Tessa Sollom Williams, former ballet coach for the pre-junior ballet students of Sarasota Ballet School, was recognized for her work by the Royal Academy of Dance, in London.
It seems Longboat Key has a pot problem. No, the town isnâ€™t going up in smoke.
The Most. Rev. David Zubik, bishop of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, has been spending one-week vacations on Longboat Key for years â€” 15, to be exact. During his visits, he leads Masses at St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Catholic Church.
Lady tennis players at the Longboat Key Club joined Makeup Free Mondays, a movement standing for much more than leaving off the eye shadow.
On Mondayâ€™s episode of â€œHellâ€™s Kitchen,â€ Chef Jamie Gregorich, sous chef at Euphemia Haye, proved she can stand the heat in the kitchen â€” by surviving another elimination.