May 13, 2013
Longboat Island Chapel gave out 18 scholarships during its worship service Sunday, May 12.
May 13, 2013
Families gathered at the Centre Shops Sunday, May 12, Mother’s Day, to celebrate the mothers in their lives.
May 11, 2013
The Sarasota Bay Watch held their Sister Keys Clean Up Saturday, May 11, out on Longboat Key. There were 75 volunteers who took part in the clean up that was followed up with a free lunch at Mar Vista.
May 8, 2013
The Longboat Key Chamber held their first business after hours at their new location Tuesday, May 7.
May 6, 2013
Hundreds of people took part in the second annual Longboat Key Sprint Triathlon Sunday, May 5, at the Longboat Key Club and Resort.
May 4, 2013
Hundreds of people came out to see a wide variety of Corvettes at the Classic Corvettes On The Circle event Saturday, May 4 on St. Armands Circle. The event was presented by the Skyway Corvette Club.
April 28, 2013
Mote Marine Laboratory hosted Party on the Pass Saturday, April 27. The fundraiser, catered by 12 Sarasota-Manatee Originals Restaurants, benefited medical treatment for sick and injured dolphins, whales and sea turtles.
April 26, 2013
The ladies of SPARCC, the Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center, hosted a designer donation party Thursday, April 25, at the Longboat Key Club and Resort's Harbourside Dining Room. Saks Fifth Avenue stylists gave makeup demonstrations for the women who donated items for SPARCC's fall sale to benefit outreach programs for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
April 25, 2013
The ladies of Bird Key Yacht Club enjoyed a luncheon and style show THursday, April 25. Members dined on shrimp kabobs and watched her peers model fashions from Dreamweavers. Les Ciseaux provided hair and make up styling.
April 23, 2013
The Key Niners held an end-of-season golf outing followed by a luncheon Tuesday, April 23, in the Longboat Key Club and Resort's Spike and Tees dining room. Club founder Florence Katz and former president Lillian Meckler attended as the guests of honor.
26 St. Armands Fine Art Festival
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
29 Nia with Gail on Anna Maria Island
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
30 Nia with Gail on Longboat Key
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
3 Food and Wine on Pine
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Capt. Benjamin Grodi honored with military medal
U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Benjamin Grodi, son-in-law of Longboat Key residents Nelson and Laurin Goldner, was recently honored with the Meritorious Service Medal.
Campaign Against Summer Hunger
Here are the week’s donation totals for All Faiths Food Bank’s Campaign Against Summer Hunger.
A Cinderella story
A 10-week-old miniature pinscher puppy found a “happily ever after ending” at the Celebration of Pets April 12, at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds.