The Englewood Area Radio Society (EARS), will be on island this weekend for their annual Lighthouse Event.
This year, for the first time, the Coast Guard has given permission for the group to set up a radio at the Range Light, as well as their usual radio at the Boca Grande Lighthouse.
The Society will be be broadcasting and receiving from the island between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
In years past, the club has contacted operators as far away as South America.
BY NORA LEA REEFE - Jane Godshalk, an internationally recognized award-winning floral designer, who serves on the faculty of Longwood Gardens, one of the finest botanical gardens in the US, will be the featured speaker at the first meeting of the Boca Grande Garden Club on November 7, at 1 p.m. at the Boca Grande Community Center Auditorium. Her topic will be “Artful Holiday Arrangements,” featuring local tropical plants and flowers, utilizing her knowledge of both horticulture and floral design, and focusing on nature as her inspiration and flower arranging as an art form.
Search your closets, your attics and your crawl spaces because Boca Bargains is once again accepting donations beginning Monday, Nov. 5. Opening day is Saturday, Nov. 24.
The time of the Boca Grande Area Chamber of Commerce downtown Halloween Walk has changed. It will be held beginning at 4:30 p.m. Please take note!
BY DANIEL GODWIN - Nine pickers at 12-1. Only one win away from being perfect for the week. WOW! Ten at 11-2. Great! And eight at 10-3. Fantastic!
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