Longboat Observer Senior Editor Dora Walters celebrated her retirement yesterday with more than 100 of her closest friends.
Observer Editor/CEO Matt Walsh shared stories from Walters’ 26 years with the Longboat Observer and led the crowd in a champagne toast.
Mayor Jim Brown issued a town proclamation declaring Jan. 29, “Dora Walters Day.”
For more information, pick up a Feb. 7 copy of the Longboat Observer.
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