It is that time of the year again. If you plan to submit a space request to the Boca Grande Community Center for next season, now is the time.
BY LIZA STROUT -
Within three days of arriving on Gasparilla Island for the first time, Bud Konheim owned a house here.
“I called an old friend from Phillips Exeter, Mike Holmes,” Bud said. “I was raising money for the school’s endowment. We talked for a while and caught up with each other. At the end of the conversation, I asked him, ‘Where in the hell is 941?’”
Ever heard of a penny social? On Saturday, March 31 from to 1 to 4 p.m. you will get your chance to partake.
The following are the links (all seven of them) to the Friends of Boca Grande children's programs meeting on Tuesday, March 6. Speaking at the podium are Principal Rosa Ramos, Friends Chairman Pat Chapman and Friends Executive Director Marta Howell.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - Ax is a harsh word. Maybe it gets people’s attention in a negative way. Was it appropriate in last week’s headline? That depends on who you talk to.
To the Editor: The article following the headline stating that Friends were "axing" youth programs does not provide details of the proposal presented, nor any the statistics regarding participation in or costs of operation over recent years.
To the Editor: The spurs were jingling and the broomstick skirts swirling as our guests of the Island School Tarpon Ball 2012 two-stepped to the rocking music of the Dixie Highway Show Band on February 25.
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