If there was ever such a thing as a bad day on the boat, it happened to the poor souls who had just purchased this Regal the day before this picture was taken. It washed ashore after stalling, but luckily no one was injured. This picture was taken the morning of Thursday, Oct. 4 at the south end of the island.
Photo by Dusty
STAFF REPORT - Boca Beacon subscribers, this message is for you. If you are currently using your free promotional e-edition, it will no longer be available as of October 31. You can subscribe to the e-edition online under the “subscription” tab at our web site.
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.
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