Thoroughbred Golf Carts presented the Barrier Island Parks Society with a check for this year’s Boca Grande Prix. Shown above are BIPS Director Sharon McKenzie, Thoroughbred owner Dana Lutz, BIPS President Jim Grant, Thoroughbred owner David Lutz and Park Manager Chad Lach. In 2010 Thoroughbred donated $1,500 through the golf cart event, it was $3,000 in 2011 and, this year, it was a $4,000 check that was presented.
The Island School had their annual Mother’s Day Tea on Thursday, May 10. Moms and grandmas sat with their children after being served muffins, coffee, juice and other treats, and enjoyed a bit of the morning together. Pictured above are one of the sweetest mother/daughter teams in town, Jill Chatham and her daughter, Charlotte, who is a kindergartner at the school.
Photo by Marcy
Isabella Steyer had a moment to pose with a Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheerleader on Wednesday, May 16 as the group posed for calendar pictures at Whidden’s to get in out of the rain.
Photo by Melissa Steyer
The Gasparilla Inn & Club Chef Kono Wendel shot this magnificent “super moon” last week with the Pink Elephant trademark weathervane in the forefront.
Photo by Kono
BY LIZA STROUT - Andrew Cavallaro does not remember a time before he lived in the Sunshine State.
“We moved here in 1992,” he said. “I was two, so I don’t really have any memories of anything else.”
Anything else was Derby, Conn., where Andy was born. His grandparents were snowbirds, but they eventually made the decision to settle in Florida full time.
“My dad moved us down here so that we would be closer to them,” said Andrew.
He grew up in Englewood, and eventually Andrew began school in Englewood. In seventh grade, he discovered what would become a passion in his life: football.
“I played for four years in high school,” said Andrew. “All four years I was a defensive tackle, and in my senior year I also played offense as a tackle.”
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