BY JACK SHORT - Frank Koffend is a man whose love of fishing, fossils and history runs through everything he does. The antique dealer and community volunteer (at the Port Boca Grande Lighthouse and the Boca Grande Historical Society,) and his wife, Jean, have lived on Gasparilla Island for 17 years.
To the Editor:
My wife and I live at 3rd Street and Gilchrist Avenue.
We purchased our lot in 1996 when our public neighbors were three small churches.
The United Methodist Women of The Lighthouse Methodist Church extend heartfelt appreciation to each and every one in the Boca Grande community for their support of the Strawberry Festival held Saturday March 2.
Michael Saunders & Company is pleased to welcome Brian McColgan to the Boca Grande office.
This year Wells Fargo Bank, Rotonda, as part of its support of non-profits that work with children, has donated a 2012 limited edition legendary pony to Kids’ Needs of Greater Englewood. “Mack” is new, with original tags, and promises to become a collector’s item.
The artwork for The 2013 Ladies Day Tarpon Tournament has been revealed. It’s “Reel Women of Boca Grande” by Kelly Reark-Borza.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - On Thursday morning the Boca Grande Fire Department responded to a report of an injured man in a boat just off Novak Reef.Novak Reef is approximately three miles west of the mouth of Little Gasparilla Pass in the Gulf of Mexico.
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