The 11th annual Turkey Hoop Shoot, held last Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Boca Grande Community Center, was just as action-packed and competitive as it has been in years past. More than 70 participants came out to win trophies, basketballs and, of course, turkeys.
BY LIZA STROUT - Dennis Domres first came to Florida on a whim. He and a group of friends were sitting around in the cold and snow of a New York winter, and they were less than pleased with their surroundings.
Jerome R. Flynn, 93, of Hudson, Ohio and Boca Grande died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.
Betsy Richards Horning, 85, of Grand Rapids, Mich. and Boca Grande, passed away peacefully September 30, 2012, surrounded by her family, after a long illness.
Alma F. Scally, 93, of Temple Terrace, passed away Nov. 8, 2012.
Andrew “Andy” G. Sharpe of Englewood passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, November 10, 2012. He was born on Oct. 31, 1940.
If you’re an iPhone or iPad user, boy do we have an app for you! The online edition of the Boca Beacon is now available in a convenient application, available at the iTunes store. All you have to do is search for ”Boca Beacon” and you’re in for free.
You do, however, have to be an online edition subscriber. Remember, that’s $26 a year.
If you’re having difficulties downloading the application, call us at 964-2995.
Our applications for Android phones and Kindles have already been in place for about a month.
Don’t forget, if you’re a Facebooker or a Tweeter you can find much more information about Boca Grande by joining our pages. The Beacon Facebook page is updated daily with everything from restaurant specials to red tide reports.
See you on the web!
Marcy Shortuse is the editor of the Boca Beacon
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