January 18, 2011
Dr. Henry Simmons, founder of the National Coalition on Health Care, was the guest speaker at the Jan. 18 meeting of All Angels by the Sea Sandpipers men's group.
January 12, 2011
International cuisine was the theme of a Jan. 12 dinner at the Longboat Island Chapel. The buffet menu, organized by Connie Gill and Linda Dias, featured Moroccan lamb with carrots, chicken teriyaki, tabouli salad, vegetables with curry and coconut, plus the always-popular Italian lasagna. Dessert was America's favorite: apple pie and ice cream.
January 11, 2011
Members of St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Guild held a dessert luncheon to recognize SOLVE, Save Our Lives Volunteers Every way, Tuesday, Jan. 11, at Stella Maris Hall.
January 9, 2011
A champagne brunch held Jan. 9 at Temple Beth Israel honored more than 150 members of its Leadership Circle. Temple President Earl Gordon thanked them for their financial support that enables the enrichment and enlivenment of temple life throughout the year. The unveiling of the expanded leadership plaque was a highlight of the evening.
January 6, 2011
Members of All Angels by the Sea Episcopal Church celebrated the Feast of Epiphany with a potluck supper on the 12th day after Christmas, Jan. 6. The Social Committee, headed by Phil Krei,s was in change of arrangements. The evening concluded with a carol sing-a-long led by Music Director Dale Hooey.
December 15, 2010
Bonnie Wild, of Accessories Gone Wild, was the featured speaker at the Dec. 15 holiday luncheon of the Episcopal Church Women of All Angels by the Sea.
December 14, 2010
Rick Piccolo, chief executive officer of the sarasota Bradenton International Airport, spoke at All Angels by the Sea Episcopal Church on Tuesday, Dec. 14.
December 11, 2010
Cloudy skies cleared just in time for St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Catholic Church's annual picnic Dec. 11.
December 10, 2010
The 23rd annual Lucia celebration, presented by the Swedish Club of Sarasota, was held Dec.10, at St. Armands Key Lutheran Church.
December 8, 2010
An enthusiastic group of Temple Beth Israel members and guests celebrated Hanukkah Dec. 5, at the temple.
2 Power Networking Seminar
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
2 Florida's Children First 2014 Sarasota Reception
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
16 Pillar of Hope Open House
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
16 Business After Hours Networking Event
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Golfer sees swinging success
Longboat Key resident Arlene McKitrick celebrated her 200th golf championship win this week at Sara Bay Country Club in an FSGA event.
Mote receives NOAA grant
Mote Marine Laboratory recently received a $99,615 grand for its dolphin and whale rehabilitation efforts from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Correction: Heitlers to net 75 years in April
In its Sept. 18 issue, the Longboat Observer featured Plymouth Harbor resident George Heitler, a lifelong tennis player who has played tennis for most of his 99 years and is a regular at the Longboat Key Public Tennis Center.