Thanks to everyone who fished, participated and helped with sponsorships including all of the following: Nat at Italiano Insurance and Dusty at the Boca Beacon for sponsoring our tournament t-shirts, which were beautifully designed by Daniel Godwin. Thanks to Patrick’s Thai Restaurant for the rules party and Sisters Restaurant, Paula and Lisa, for a great lunch after the fishing on the dock at Whidden’s.
Thanks to Jack Lyons for his beautiful sterling bracelet, Heidemarie at Photographic Images, Stuart Hoeckel for a delightful crab, Fine Things/Serendipity Gallery, The Temptation, South Beach, Smart Studio, Sweetwater Fishing Supply, Hudson’s, PJ's Seagrille, Charles Walbridge and The Seale Family for four nights on the beach, Caddy Carts, the Pink Pony, Carol Napoli, Grande Aire and Boca Grande Real Estate.
Thanks to Barbara Anne, who amazed us with five lovely jewelry pieces, The Grapevine, Boca Grande Cart Rental, Courtyard Hair, The Gasparilla Inn, Pirate Coast Magazine, Aqua, Special Effects, Boca Grande Chamber of Commerce, Chris Johnson, Whidden’s Marina, Antique Boutique, Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum, Ruhama’s, and Wolf Gang Bakery.
A big thanks to Melissa Steyer for gathering all the great prizes. We appreciate all of you helping to make this a fun-filled back bay day, all in memory of Barbara Whidden Chatham - we miss you.
In spite of the gloomy forecast we had partly cloudy skies, lots of sunshine and a bit of wind.
Thank you all.
The Gasparilla Island Maritime Museum Board of Directors: Dave Arner, Isabelle Joiner, Betsy Joiner, Hal Coleman, Carol Napoli, and Becky PatersonView More images >>
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