Boca Grande Woman’s Club to hold fashion show, looking for scholarships

January 17, 2020
By Marcy Shortuse

The third Boca Grande Woman’s Club Fashion Show and Luncheon will be held at The Gasparilla Inn on Thursday, February 27 at 11:30 a.m., with a special boutique following the show.  
The theme is “2020 Women of Vision.” This is also a special tribute to our long-standing supporter, Bud Konheim, featuring exclusive current fashions direct from Nicole Miller in New York in addition to the latest couture from our own Boca Bargains. Co-chairs Diane Cook and Ann Fletcher have arranged for several surprises and entertainment.  Tickets are available to the public for $100. Checks should be made payable to Boca Grande Woman’s Club and mailed to Diane Cook, PO Box 1676, Boca Grande, 33921.  Proceeds benefit the scholarship fund and community grants.
Speaking of scholarships, the Woman’s Club Scholarship Committee is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year.  
Applicants for the program must meet the following criteria:  1) be applying for admission to a school of higher education (including some technical programs); 2) demonstrate a B or better high school grade-point average; and 3) be a resident of Boca Grande, the child of a resident of Boca Grande, or the child of a parent who is currently employed and has been employed a minimum of two years on Boca Grande.  The primary source of income (at least over 50 percent) must come from work on Boca Grande.
Additionally, all applicants are required to submit a FAFSA form which can be obtained by going to online.    
BGWC scholarship applications may be obtained from the Woman’s Club website, or by emailing or by contacting the Boca Grande Woman’s Club Scholarship Committee at P.O. Box 1164, Boca Grande, Florida  33921.
Students at Lemon Bay High School should obtain applications from Teresa Dailey, LBHS college and career counselor. All Lemon Bay applications will be processed through the school.  
Deadline for applications is February 1, 2020. Interviews for all students who qualify for the program will be scheduled in early March.