Adm. Steve Branham married Susan Phillips July 28 in a beach ceremony on Longboat Key.
Lilly Lazar, Lucy Dellosso, Mia Hanes, Owen Heinz and Hanah Wadud reached for a buoy July 27 at the Sarasota Youth Sailing programâ€™s summer camp.
Sam Moore, 7, looked for fish hiding within rock crevices July 31 during Aqua Kids camp at Mote Marine.
Longboat Key Turtle Watch held its first public nest opening of the summer Aug. 6 at Longboat Key Hilton Beachfront Resort. The nest contained 90 hatched egg shells, 29 unhatched eggs and one pip dead egg, which occurs when the hatchling started breaking through the shell, but doesn't make it out.
Longboat Key Police Captain Monica Quarmby enjoyed a refreshment break Aug. 10 with Lisa Silvertooth, human resource manager for the town of Longboat Key, and Patrol Officer John Thomas during the inaugural Root Beer Float Friday.
Weldon Frost awarded Gabrielle Doraisamy a scholarship Aug. 16 during the Kiwanis Club of Longboat Key Foundation's annual scholarship breakfast at the Longboat Key Club and Resort.
Ann Soltis, surrounded by her eight grandchildren, celebrated 50 years of marriage to her husband, Jesse, during an Aug. 11 party at Villa Di Lancia.
Sarah Olsen (right) helped Courtney Dougherty prepare Adriatic shrimp during â€śTaste of the Worldâ€ť Aug. 17 at Pattigeorgeâ€™s. More than 60 guests attended the interactive dinner.
Terry Running and Rick Wolfe were among the 120 players in the Florida State Golf Association's Mid-Senior Championship Aug. 24-25. The Longboat Key Club's Harbourside and Islandside courses hosted the 43rd annual golf tournament.
Erika, Connor and Anthony Valentino took part in Family Fun Day Aug. 19 at the Longboat Key Club and Resort.