Constructions teams worked on the foundation of the new Longboat Key Publix in July. The grocery store opened Dec. 13 on Bay Isles Road.
Peter and George Krozser enjoyed a father-son outing June 29 at The Friendliest Catch. The Sarasota Outboard Club sponsored the catch-and-release fishing event to benefit the physically and mentally handicapped.
Madison Anderson showed her patriotism at the annual July 4 Longboat Key Freedom Fest parade. Mayor Jim Brown declared that the festival would be renamed â€˜The Al Hogle Freedom Festâ€™ in honor of the late police chief.
Herb and Sue Berman donned Uncle Sam hats for the Sarasota Yacht Clubâ€™s Fourth of July celebration.
Terry Gans took the at-large seat vacated by Hal Lenobel during a July 18 special commission meeting.
Emerald Eldridge and Lynn Hocker participated in the third annual summer flash mob June 30 on Lido Key Beach.
Karen Gallagher applied a bindi, which represents the third eye of wisdom, to Jean Lextonâ€™s forehead during an Indian-themed party July 21 at the Bird Key Yacht Club.
Clementine Schwartz picked up balls following drills at a July 23 tennis camp session at the Longboat Key Club and Resort Tennis Gardens.