May 5, 2010
Christ Church members have been building hope by reading with kindergarten and first-grade students.
April 25, 2010
Members of Temple Beth Israel held their annual end-of-season barbecue April 25, at the Bay Isles Beach Club. Families and friends of members were invited as guests. Grilling hot dogs, chicken and burgers were Earl Gordon, Bob Vigder, Roger Goldstein and David Aura. After enjoying the feast, most stayed to watch the sunset.
April 21, 2010
An Italian spaghetti dinner is a spring tradition at the Longboat Island Chapel. As usual, Dr. Peter Mattina was in charge of the sauce, made from his favorite recipe, and his wife, Janice, supervised the salad-making. Bobbie Banan was in charge of overall arrangements, and a crew of volunteers served the dinner. About 60 church members and guests attended the April 21 event.
April 20, 2010
David "Scotty" Dawson, of the U.S. Central Command, was the guest speaker April 20, at the Sandpipers men's group of All Angels by the Sea Episcopal Church. A veteran Marine, Dawson joined the Central Command as a mobilized reservist in 2004. The CENTCOM area of responsibility covers 20 countries, including Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait and Syria.
April 19, 2010
The Monkey Room at The Colony Beach & Tennis Resort was the setting for All Angels by the Sea Episcopal Church’s farewell party of the season April 19. The party was an opportunity for church members to share their summer plans. There was no formal program, but a lot of informal conversation took place.
April 16, 2010
Members of Christ Church of Longboat Key, Presbyterian gathered April 16, at The Shore condominium to enjoy an end-of-season party. Hostess were Sue Wertman and Ann Quackenbush.
April 14, 2010
Carol Fischbein was installed as president of St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Women's Guild at the annual luncheon held Tuesday, April 13, at Stella Maris Hall.
April 14, 2010
A champagne toast, warm memories and a lot of laughter made the Rev. Edward Pick's 50th anniversary celebration an occasion to remember.
April 7, 2010
Sister Nora Brick, founder of Stillpoint House of Prayer and Healing, in Bradenton, was the guest speaker at the St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Men's Club meeting March 25.
April 4, 2010
The Longboat Island Chapel was the setting for a traditional Easter egg hunt Sunday, April 4. About 40 youngsters participated, and it didn't taken them long to find the eggs filled with candy and begin sampling. Liz Yerkes organized the event and was assisted by church volunteers.
19 Longboat Key Fine Art Festival
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
19 Mote's Party on the Pass
22 Nia with Gail on Anna Maria Island
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
23 Nia with Gail on Longboat Key
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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.
Pharmacy brings dose of medicine to Publix
The in-store pharmacy of Longboat Key Publix opened Monday, approximately 16 months after the completion of the new store at 525 Bay Isles Parkway, in the Shoppes of Bay Isles.
Golfer scores victory with less than a stroke
The Longboat Key Masters Golf Tournament, which took place March 28 through March 31, at the Resort at Longboat Key Club’s Islandside and Harbourside golf courses came down to less than one stroke’s difference between first-place winner Kevin Preston and second-place winner Michael Russell, of Longboat Key.