BY MARCY SHORTUSE - Carol Lindenbaum, a beloved island resident who was injured in a hiking accident several weeks ago, is doing well at Shepherd Center in Atlanta. She is speaking, she is smiling, and she is joking around through the pain of rehabilitative therapy.
STAFF REPORT - Kids, start thinking about your costume and decide if you are going to be the scariest, the funniest or the most adorable. The Annual Boca Grande Community Center Halloween Carnival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 2 to 4 p.m.
STAFF REPORT - The Relay For Life of Boca Grande will be holding its 2013 kickoff celebration on Monday, Oct. 15 at 5:30 p.m. at the Woman’s Club Room at the Boca Grande Community Center. The theme for this year’s Relay is “Relay … where Dreams really do come true”, with teams being encouraged to incorporate a fairy tale theme into their fundraising activities and decorations on Relay day.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - Boca Grande Health Clinic patients have a whole new electronic wealth of information at their fingertips, thanks to a program called “Patient Portal.” It is live and ready to be used now, all you have to do is sign up with the clinic.
Local Englewood Cats have strong ties to Boca Grande. Pictures above (left to right) are Brendan Shuman (grandson of Bobby Miller, owner of Grande Aire), Brayden Curry (son of Jamie Curry, Real Estate closer at Berntsson, Ittersagen, Gunderson, & Wideikis, LLP), Coach Justin Davis (business owner of Grande Tarpon Home Services) Griffin Harrar (son of Steve Harrar, assistant coach and employed by McHugh Porter Builders, Inc.) and Travis Pringle (son of Jeff, owner of Gulf Coast Tree Service, and Bonnie Pringle, executive director of GIWA).
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - Dr. Aaron Adams is a self-proclaimed fish geek. There was never a time when he questioned what he wanted to be when he grew up as a child, because fishing and water activities were always his passion.
He was, as he said, “doomed from the start” to spend his career studying marine life.
Gail E. McClenithan, 63, of Sarasota (formerly of Boca Grande and Cleveland, Ohio) passed away peacefully into the light on September 26, 2012.
She was born Dec 18, 1948 in Cleveland, OH.
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