Wednesday, Feb. 6 is the date you won’t want to miss. Lemon Bay Conservancy is hosting its annual fundraiser, Toast to the Coast, at the Boca Bay Pass Club on Boca Grande. There will be fine food, music, an open bar and fabulous auction items including tickets to the Masters golf tournament, a trip to the Sonoma wine country, a jazz-themed New Orleans tour, and a “Top Gun” experience.
Red tide. Karenia brevis. It is a microscopic organism, and regardless of its name, a bloom can be several colors or none at all.
BY JIM LABINSKI - The 16-player field is set, and if the form of the past seasons holds, tennis fans on Gasparilla Island will be treated to seven Wednesday afternoons of electrifying action at the Boca Grande Club.
On January 30 at 4 p.m. David Siddons will begin his title defense in the 15th annual Professional Tennis Exhibition Series.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - Magalie L., a resident of Haiti, used to live in a dilapidated hut with one of her daughters and two grandchildren. They had little to call their own, no income, no jobs. That was, at least, until the people of Boca Grande stepped forward to help those in her small village, and now Magalie is making money and her family lives in a decent house. Hers is just one of the stories of hope that have come from the two villages that Boca Grande residents have helped to create.
On Saturday, January 5th, the first Youth Fishing Tournament of the season got under way. Fifty-three competitors caught a total of 35 fish.
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