When cancer strikes within a family, lives change forever. Millions of people world-wide have been hoping and praying for a cure to the deadly disease, and the American Cancer Association is working toward that goal.
The 2012 Boca Grande Relay for Life will be held on Saturday and Sunday March 24 and 25 at the Wheeler Street field. There is no admission charge to walk around the field, eat, drink and shop at the booths that will be set up by each of the 11 teams. All money spent on activities, food and drinks at the park will be donated to the American Cancer Society in the ongoing battle against cancer.
David J. Mather, author of “One for the Road,” will be at Ruhama’s Books in the Sand on Tuesday, March 13 at 1 p.m.
The second Yappy Hour of the season will be held next to the Pink Pony in the Pink Pony Courtyard on Wednesday, March 21 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Dog treats will be provided by Cats & Dogs of Port Charlotte, owned by Nancy Okun.
There will also be a wine and beer tasting, sponsored by Republic Distributing and Chrissie Powell.
Yappy Hours began last year at the Pink Pony, and became a popular gathering amongst the local canines and humans.
Bring your well-behaved pets and have a social hour!
BY BOOTS TOLSDORF - Please mark the date on your calendar for another Bead Party, featuring “Bead for Life” and “Same Sky,” the two non-profits that help empower women and children in extreme poverty. We are coming to the Johann Fust Library on Tuesday, March 13 and Wednesday, March 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dr. Joseph Holt will perform at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church on Sunday, March 18 at 4 p.m. The concert is free to anyone who would like to attend.
A new exhibit of paintings entitled “Water Magic”: by Wini Smart will open Monday, March 12 at the Smart Studio on Park Avenue.
Dwight Winfield Arundale of Boca Grande and Martha's Vineyard died peacefully on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012.
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