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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 Gra…

Profile John Prescott

November 17, 2017
■ BY SUE ERWIN John Prescott has been a certified financial planner for many years, and in the past he’s worked with several national corporations. But now he’s serving clients in Boca Grande with …

Profile Hal McCombs

November 10, 2017
■ BY SUE ERWIN Hal McCombs and his wife, Lynne, have been visiting Boca Grande for nearly 30 years. They enjoyed their time on the island so much that they acquired a home here in 2014. Lynne’s mai…

Profile Tony Zaranti

November 3, 2017
■ BY SUE ERWIN Tony Zaranti is passionate about high-quality food and wine service, and that makes him an ideal leader as the new general manager of the Boca Bay Pass Club. Tony was born in Chicago…

Profile Brandon Bunton

October 27, 2017
■ BY SUE ERWIN Brandon Bunton is the new head chef at 3rd Street Bistro & Bar, but he certainly is not a new face in town. He’s been working on the island since he was in high school. For the p…