“Memories, like the corners of our minds ... ”
If you have lots of great memories of times past on Gasparilla Island, have we got a treat for you. Just downstairs from the Boca Beacon office, located on Park Avenue above Gasparilla Outfitters, is a special green newspaper box.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - The Boca Grande Hope For Haitians Committee is at 75% of their fundraising goal in the construction of their third village in Haiti. Thanks to generous donors, more than 30 families in the town of Manneville will receive a two-room concrete block home of their own built by Food For The Poor.
To date, the island group has raised $226,090. They still have four houses up for donation, and are just shy of completing their 33-home goal.
This Saturday, April 13, the Cat in the Hat will make a visit to the Port Boca Grande Lighthouse for its program, Little Lights Toddler Time.
Compete results of the 2013 Hank Wright Golf Tournament are as follows:
BY NIKKI HEIMANN - Our small-town surfer girl Mila Wyman was bred in the warm Gulf waters, but still always found a way to play in the waves. Now she will be ripping it up in Dana Point, Calif. for the 2013 National Scholastic Surfing Association’s National Championships scheduled for June 15 through the 17.
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