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Chapel names scholarship recipients

Chapel names scholarship recipients

May 9, 2010

Ten area students received scholarships during the May 9 services at the Longboat Island Chapel. Congregation members Harry and Anne Ferris started the scholarship fund in 1992. The recipients are selected by a chapel committee, which reviews the applications and interviews the students.

Christ Church members buddy up to young bookworms

Christ Church members buddy up to young bookworms

May 5, 2010

Christ Church members have been building hope by reading with kindergarten and first-grade students.

Sun sets on Temple Beth Israel's season

Sun sets on Temple Beth Israel's season

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.

Longboat Island Chapel feasts on Italian fare

Longboat Island Chapel feasts on Italian fare

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.

Sandpipers' speaker commands attention

Sandpipers' speaker commands attention

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.

All Angels bids farewell to snowbirds

All Angels bids farewell to snowbirds

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.

Christ Church says bye for the summer

Christ Church says bye for the summer

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.

St. Mary's Guild holds season's last luncheon

St. Mary's Guild holds season's last luncheon

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.

Pick celebrates 50 years as a priest

Pick celebrates 50 years as a priest

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.

St. Mary's Men's Club welcomes Sister Nora Brick

St. Mary's Men's Club welcomes Sister Nora Brick

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.



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