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 ‚ÄėThe Al Hogle Freedom Fest‚Äô in honor of the late police chief.
Herb and Sue Berman donned Uncle Sam hats for the Sarasota Yacht Club‚Äôs 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 Lexton‚Äôs 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.