STAFF REPORT - As the sun sets on October 9, employees of the Gasparilla Inn & Club will be making their final preparations to welcome guests for the opening of the historic hotel’s 99th season, and their annual open house.
On Wednesday, Oct. 10 all are welcome to take a step back in time and tour the facilities at the Inn. Tour hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m.
BY LEW HASTINGS - On Monday, Oct. 15 the Boca Grande Area Chamber of Commerce and the Gasparilla Inn & Club will hold the annual Boca Grande Scramble Golf Tournament. Everyone knows that local students reap the benefits of this fundraiser through scholarships ... but what many don’t think about is how important these scholarships are.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - Carol Lindenbaum, a beloved island resident who was injured in a hiking accident several weeks ago, is doing well at Shepherd Center in Atlanta. She is speaking, she is smiling, and she is joking around through the pain of rehabilitative therapy.
STAFF REPORT - Kids, start thinking about your costume and decide if you are going to be the scariest, the funniest or the most adorable. The Annual Boca Grande Community Center Halloween Carnival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 2 to 4 p.m.
STAFF REPORT - The Relay For Life of Boca Grande will be holding its 2013 kickoff celebration on Monday, Oct. 15 at 5:30 p.m. at the Woman’s Club Room at the Boca Grande Community Center. The theme for this year’s Relay is “Relay … where Dreams really do come true”, with teams being encouraged to incorporate a fairy tale theme into their fundraising activities and decorations on Relay day.
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