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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1 Floridafitfest and 5K Treasure Run
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
8 World Oceans Day Family Festival
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Miller shares Longboat lore
David Miller gave the Kiwanis Club of Longboat Key a history lesson Thursday, May 16, when he shared his memories of early island life.
Kiwanians get club recognition
The Kiwanis Club of Longboat Key recently received "Distinguished Club" status from Kiwanis International for its efforts during the 2011-12 year.