To the Editor:
Tax the few to subsidize the many! In this case, the few are the resident taxpayers of Boca Grande, and the many are not the poor and needy.
Are you ready to Relay? Monday was the kickoff for the 2013 Relay for Life, and the food was fantastic, the prizes were great and the attendees had a blast!
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - On October 1, Mary Vickers set foot in a library again after two months. But it wasn’t at the Johann Fust Community Library, where she has attended the books since 2002. It was in the Lee County Reference Room.
BY NORA LEA REEFE - The Boca Grande Garden Club will celebrate its 15th anniversary year during the 2012-2013 season.
In fulfilling its mission of providing entertaining and educational programs for members and the community, the club’s leadership team has engaged several local, national, and international speakers. They have also planned several day trips to well-known local gardens, in addition to an overnight trip to Epcot’s famed spring flower festival.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - With a bloom of red tide aggravating the nostrils and lungs of many islanders, there is a researcher braving the stench and dead fish. It’s easy for him to freely move through the mess, but that’s because He is a robot. A robot named Waldo. And he is a BreveBuster.
The Gasparilla Inn & Club was abuzz on Wednesday, Oct. 10 with a spectacular turnout at their annual Open House. For more photos of the event, see our Ballyhoo section in the newspaper, page 9. Shown here is a view from above of the throngs of visitors.
Photo by Dusty
The Island School students will be selling Yankee Candles and other products until Monday, Oct. 15. Contact a student for information, or call the school at 964-8016. Support The Island School before time runs out! Past October 15, orders may still be considered.
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