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Profile John Corcoran

March 16, 2018
■ BY SUE ERWIN Real estate transactions and rentals at the north end of the island govern most of his days, but John Corcoran’s passion is training and competing with his retired Thoroughbred raceh…

Profile Jim Blaha

January 26, 2018
■ BY SUE ERWIN For most of his life, Jim Blaha has been extremely passionate about history. He was a social studies major in college and earned an undergraduate degree from Illinois State in educat…

Profile Ken Raynor

January 19, 2018
■ BY SUE ERWIN Coral Creek Club Golf Professional Ken Raynor has spent abundant time on the green and also fishing with many dignitaries who regularly visit Boca Grande for a little rest and relaxa…

Profile Cheryl Miller

January 12, 2018
■ BY SUE ERWIN Cheryl Miller has been collecting shells in Boca Grande for many years. She and her husband Bruce were reacquainted with the Island in 2002. They lived in Naples then but soon found …

Profile Eric Hronowski

January 5, 2018
■ BY SUE ERWIN Eric Hronowski has visited many countries, and he continues to have a keen interest in travel. But recently he’s been spending most of his days in Boca Grande. Eric currently co-mana…

PROFILE: Bobbie Marquis

December 22, 2017
■ BY SUE ERWIN Bobbie Marquis ran a successful consulting business serving clients in Boca Grande and in the Englewood area for years, and now she’s working on the island full time as the executive…

PROFILE: Robert Domke

December 15, 2017
BY SUE ERWIN – Robert Domke has been spending summers in Southwest Florida since he was 10 years old. His grandparents lived in Englewood, and when school let out each year, his parents would send …

Profile Jack Cosgrove

December 8, 2017
■ BY SUE ERWIN Jack Cosgrove is relishing life in Boca Grande. He’s been working at Newlin’s Mainely Gourmet Market since September, but before that he was taking care of property for Mrs. Dodo Ham…

Profile Mark Futch

December 1, 2017
■ BY SUE ERWIN Capt. Mark Futch has brushed shoulders with many famous people in his days. He’s been a fishing guide for Neil Armstrong and helped him land a 115-pound tarpon. He’s also filmed scen…

PROFILE: Tim Spain

November 24, 2017
BY SUE ERWIN – Tim Spain learned how to become a chef after spending a year working at a restaurant in Bordeaux, France. Now the Zolfo Springs native is sharing his culinary talent in Boca Grande. …