July 12, 2014
The Romanach and Casella families compete in a cornhole tournament July 12, at Sun ‘n Sea Cottages. The families have been vacationing on Longboat Key for over 14 years and six years ago, decided to organize and play in a cornhole tournament during their stay.
June 30, 2014
The Resort at Longboat Key Club hosted its Kids Sumer Sports Camp June 30, at the Tennis Gardens. During these sessions, campers learn the importance of teamwork by playing tennis, golf and an organized sport.
May 18, 2014
The GNC Longboat Key International/Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon Race Series entered its fifth year of competition May 18, at Longboat Key Club’s Islandside.
April 23, 2014
Kelly Atkins created Kai, a dance-based form of cardiovascular conditioning with strong connection to the mind/body universe.
April 21, 2014
The 2014 Sarasota Open continued with the men's singles and doubles semifinals and women's April 19, at the Tennis Gardens at Longboat Key Club.
April 12, 2014
Tennis talent took center stage for the seventh annual Sarasota Open on Saturday, April 12, at the Resort at Longboat Key Club’s Tennis Gardens. This year’s tournament began with qualifying rounds April 12 and April 13, followed by the main draw April 14 to April 18. Finals will be held April 19 and April 20.
March 11, 2014
Israel Tennis Centers Foundation hosted its annual tennis exhibition and dinner at the Longboat Key Club’s Tennis Gardens on March 11. A special team of Israeli children played tennis for attendees before a sit-down dinner at the Harbourside Dinning Room.
March 10, 2014
The Longboat Key Club and Resort held a round robin tennis tournament and dinner to benefit the Child Protection Center on March 10. In its 9th year, the popular fundraiser has donated over $17,000 to the Center with each event.
March 2, 2014
Cedars Tennis Resort celebrated the end of its 2014 tournament with final matches, lunch and an awards ceremony on Sunday.
February 18, 2014
The bowling teams of Bird Key Yacht Club and Sarasota Yacht Club came together for their annual Bowl Off Banquet on Tuesday. This year, the Sarasota Yacht Club took back the trophy, winning 7,172 to 6,756.
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
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.
Win big in two Observer contests
Starting in October, the Observer will now offer prizes for winners of the weather photo contest, sponsored by Manasota Flooring Inc.
Mar Vista begins dock construction
Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub is on track to have a new dock by the end of October.