More than 300 people turned out Jan. 26 for the second annual Charity Golf Classic and Texas Hold ’Em Tournament benefiting the Taylor Emmons Scholarship fund, which provides opportunities for socio-economically diverse students to attend The Out-of-Door Academy’s upper school in Lakewood Ranch.
The event was held on what would have been the 22nd birthday of Taylor Emmons, a former ODA student who was killed.
This year’s event also included a diamond giveaway program, which raised an additional $10,000 for the cause.
In total, the event raised just more than $160,000 in revenue.
For information about the fund, visit temmons.org.
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23 Wine Tasting for Mote at Harry's on Longboat Key
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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
IN THE KITCHEN WITH: Roessler's Restaurant
This week we went in the kitchen at Roessler's Restaurant with chef and owner Klaus Roessler while he prepares Crepes Suzette, which has been served tableside since the eatery opened.
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.