BY LIZA STROUT - Betty Staugler with Florida Sea Grant and Michael Gerlach of the Gasparilla Island Bridge Authority stood out on a windy dock last Thursday, surrounded by empty cages and rope. It was time to deploy this year’s crop of young scallops.
BY JIM LABINSKI - Months of preparation, a dedicated staff, supportive donors, enthusiastic volunteers and a lively crowd all came together to make Wednesday night’s Tennis Ball and Silent Auction to benefit the Suncoast Humane Society at the Boca Grande Club a tremendous success.
At least $20,000 dollars was raised in the intense competition for the 20 items in the silent auction.
Recently, a call came in to Animal Control about an injured Chihuahua in a Punta Gorda home.
What they found when they got there was a nightmare.
The Boca Grande Historical Society will resume their popular History Bytes series on 11am on February 1, 2012 at the Johann Fust Community Library.
Angie Humbarger was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, the middle of five children. Her father worked for Ford Motor Company and her mother raised children and poodles. Angie has a love of the water, which comes from her father, who was a fan of boating, water skiing, and fishing.
Angie went to nursing school in Cincinnati. She met her future husband, Jeff, when they were both students doing pediatric rotations. When asked how they had had time to actually get to know each other,
Angie laughed and said, “I have no idea how we managed it.” Their first date was at a baseball game, since they are both Reds fans. One of their conversations that day centered on her not wanting to have kids.
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