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PHOTO GALLERY: Lido Key Residents Meet and Greet

PHOTO GALLERY: Lido Key Residents Meet and Greet

February 17, 2012

The Lido Key Residents took over the Lido Beach Resort Bar on Thursday, Feb. 16 for a sunset happy hour. The social time was spent laughing with friends, getting to know other members and snacking on mozzarella sticks. And the view wasn’t too shabby either! They had a great view of their neighborhood from up on the eighth floor.

PHOTO GALLERY: AJC hosts Bret Stephens

PHOTO GALLERY: AJC hosts Bret Stephens

February 16, 2012

A combination of perilous events in the Middle East could lead to a potentially catastrophic year in the region, says Wall Street Journal foreign affairs columnist Bret Stephens.

 Stephens was the keynote speaker for the American Jewish Committee-West Coast Florida Winter Lunch & Learn event Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Longboat Key Club Harbourside Dining Room.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fashion show, luncheon and card party

PHOTO GALLERY: Fashion show, luncheon and card party

February 16, 2012

All Angels by the sea Episcopal Church hosted its 17th annual fashion show, luncheon and card party to almost 140 people on Feb. 15 at Sarasota Yacht Club. They raffled for prizes like handmade jewelry, gift certificates and a gift basket from Dillards, who supplied the clothing and makeup for the event. The money raised benefits the All Angels Outreach Program, which donates 100% of its money to local charities.

PHOTO GALLERY: Kiwanis Club Valentine's Ball

PHOTO GALLERY: Kiwanis Club Valentine's Ball

February 16, 2012

A red rose covered the table settings complete with red napkins, the 42nd street band was decked in black suits with red ties, the lights were dimmed and love was in the air on Valentine’s Day at Longboat Key Club and Resort’s Harborside Dining Room. But this wasn’t just a normal dinner and dance, it was the Kiwanis Club of Longboat Key’s Valentine’s Day Ball. The fundraiser for the Kiwanis Foundation, which grants scholarships and grants to local students and organizations, rose upward of $18,000. Last year, the money went to 21 area scholarships and gave grants to local organizations: Guardian Ad Litem, Community Haven, Boys and Girls Club (in both counties), Girls Inc., Ation Club and Dance, the Next Generation.

Neighbors: Murray Brooks

Neighbors: Murray Brooks

February 15, 2012

This collector uncovers unique pieces of history and gives them new meaning.

Athlete of the Week: Marcia Gutridge

Athlete of the Week: Marcia Gutridge

February 15, 2012

Marcia Gutridge retired five years ago from being a junior high principal in Ohio. She started exercising because she finally had the time.

JUST THE STATS

JUST THE STATS

February 15, 2012

628 — Number of pins Sarasota Yacht Club bowled over Bird Key Yacht Club to win the second annual bowl off Wednesday, Feb. 8.

Bridge Bites: A double order of duck

Bridge Bites: A double order of duck

February 15, 2012

West leads the Q♠ and, when Dummy goes down, Declarer can see that his 6♥ contract is quite hopeless.

Cool Today Weather Photo Contest Winner

Cool Today Weather Photo Contest Winner

February 15, 2012

Jennifer Barclay submitted this sunset photo, taken on Longboat Key.

PHOTO GALLERY: Democrat Club

PHOTO GALLERY: Democrat Club

February 14, 2012

The Democrat Club wasn’t seeing red at their Valentine’s Day meeting. With 2012 Elections right around the corner, Candidate for U.S. Congress Keith Fitzgerald dropped by the Democrat Club Meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 14. The group listened following lunch in the Longboat Key Club and Resort Harborside Dining room as he talked about blue winning the race, especially as far as Congress goes.



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