In January, Salvation Army Maj. Phillips Matthews, Martin Bobzien, organizer of the Kiwanis Club of Longboat Key bell ringers, Edith Barr Dunn and Publix manager Andy Lappin tallid the final amount of money raised last season at the Longboat Key Publix - $11, 035.
Lynne Hayden and Gail Wyer enjoyed an authentic Cajun dinner in February at Longboat Island Chapelâ€™s Mardi Gras celebration.
Dr. Eugenie Clark autographed a copy of the new edition of her book, "The Lady and the Sharks," at Mote's "Books with Bite" event in February.
Brisk winds and a chilly water temperature didn't deter 13-month-old Jordan Atkins, who splashed in the Gulf of Mexico surf in January.
Beverly Albertson wore her own design in February to the Longboat Key Club's Valentine's Day dinner and dance.
Dave Sparks, left, and Grace Hackett, right, pose with Longboat Key Public Tennis Center Ribfest cook-off winner Tim Fitzpatrick in February.
Melissa Morrill and Haylee Handel attended Sarasota Yacht Club's Valentine's Day celebration in February.