The Jewish National Fund hosted the Tree of Life Award Dinner March 10, at Michael’s On East. It was a big night for Longboat Key. Rabbi Jonathan R. Katz made the invocation. Longboat Key Fire Rescue Lt. Rocky Parker was honored for his service to Firefighters for Israel Emergency Volunteer Project. Longboaters Marty and Paulette Samowitz were given the Lifetime Achievement Award for their philanthropy to more than 50 organizations. And Key residents Len and Helen Glaser were given the Tree of Life Award.
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Resident to help fund roundabout
Although he’s reluctant to step into the spotlight, Lido Key resident Ernie Kretzmer has agreed to help fund the city’s construction of a downtown roundabout.
PHOTO GALLERY: The Sanctuary Holiday Party
Residents of the Sanctuary at Longboat Key Club gathered to celebrate the holidays over cocktails and finger food on Wednesday, Dec. 18.
PHOTO GALLERY: Longboat Harbourettes Holiday Brunch
On Wednesday, Dec. 18, the Longboat Harbourettes enjoyed a holiday brunch and raffle at the Lazy Lobster.