St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church has announced it has called the Rev. Michelle Lyn Robertshaw as its new rector. She will replace retiring priests, the Rev. C. Read Heydt and the Rev. Cappy Warner.
Dramatic poses, costumes and freedom of expression are sure to draw most children’s attention, and Dodie Headington knows it. She has been teaching The Island School students an elementary art-history program called “Learning to Look” for two years, and the kids have responded brilliantly to her techniques.
To the Editor:
As a Boca Grande property owner and voting Florida resident, I was taken aback by the level of frustration evinced during the Gasparilla Island Bridge Authority quarterly board meeting held Wednesday afternoon, April 25.
Thelma Proctor is a Florida girl, born and raised in Osprey. She has built her career around the natural and historical resources of her home state, including her current job at Gasparilla Island State Park It all started at the suggestion of the local Postmistress.
“I needed a job, it was as simple as that,” Thelma explained. “The Postmistress said that there was an opening at the park down the road, Oscar Scherer State Park. She suggested that I apply, so I did.”
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - Downsizing tender houses and catwalks in competition for wider shoulders on the future swing bridge were topics of conversation that prevailed at the Gasparilla Island Bridge Authority’s engineering committee meeting held on April 18.
The committee recommended approval of the bridge development report presented by Hardesty & Hanover, after lengthy discussion about cost-saving measures and making a few amendments. They also voted to allow the bridge-building company to continue on to the 60 percent phase of the design plan.
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