STAFF REPORT - The Boca Grande Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking a nominating committee, comprised of five members of the chamber. Any new officers and directors will be announced at our annual meeting in January.
Nominating committee by-laws can be found on the Boca Grande Chamber website under the tab “Join the Chamber,” or you may request a copy of the by-laws from the chamber office by calling 964-0568.
This process is an important part of being a member of the Boca Grande Area Chamber of Commerce, and is designed to ensure that the Board of Directors fairly represents the membership. Contact Lew Hastings at the Boca Grande Area Chamber of Commerce by October 20 if you are interested in being a part of the nominating committee.
Vernice A. (Willis) Rodriguez went to be home with our Lord and Savior on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012.
Josephine Branch Craige Ruffin Adamson, 78, passed away on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 in Chapel Hill, N.C. after a long illness.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - When Judy Still was looking through the classifieds in a local newspaper, she found a very interesting job prospect. It was the description, though, that didn’t make much sense to her.
It said, “TIS Rosa,” leading her to wonder just what a “‘tis Rosa” was.
As it turned out, it meant that The Island School was looking for a reading specialist, and the contact person was then-principal Rosa Ramos.
STAFF REPORT - Because of a scheduling conflict, Literature Forum has changed the date of the presentation of the book “The Things They Carried” to Tuesday, Nov. 20.
This memoir-novel of the experiences of author Tim O’Brien during and after his service in the Vietnam War is certain to provoke a lively discussion fraught with emotional, intellectual, and personal, moral values.
This editorial piece was written for the GICIA October, 2012 newsletter.
BY KATE GOODERHAM - It has been five years since the Gasparilla Island beach restoration project was completed. For five years, island property owners have had the storm protection they needed. Many people have forgotten where the eroded shoreline was; even those who knew surprise themselves with how close it used to be.
To the Editor:
Is romance dead in Boca Grande? No! Not if you see what happens on Banyan Street.
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