BY LIZA STROUT -
Within three days of arriving on Gasparilla Island for the first time, Bud Konheim owned a house here.
“I called an old friend from Phillips Exeter, Mike Holmes,” Bud said. “I was raising money for the school’s endowment. We talked for a while and caught up with each other. At the end of the conversation, I asked him, ‘Where in the hell is 941?’”
Ever heard of a penny social? On Saturday, March 31 from to 1 to 4 p.m. you will get your chance to partake.
The following are the links (all seven of them) to the Friends of Boca Grande children's programs meeting on Tuesday, March 6. Speaking at the podium are Principal Rosa Ramos, Friends Chairman Pat Chapman and Friends Executive Director Marta Howell.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - The Friends of Boca Grande Community Center have announced that they will continue the children’s programs they have already been hosting, including the after-school program and the Munchkins Program.
Anyone who has traveled to or from the island since Wednesday will have noticed the barge sitting just south of the middle bridge. It is hard to miss.
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