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Profile: Adrian Moghina

June 3, 2016
■ BY SUE ERWIN If you love the game of tennis, you’ll enjoy reading about this week’s profile candidate. Adrian Moghina has been the new head tennis pro at the Boca Grande Club since October. With …

Profile: Betty Hill

May 27, 2016
■ BY SUE ERWIN – Betty Hill distinctly remembers arriving in Boca Grande for the first time in 1955. It was a time when there was, quite literally, nothing here with the exception of about 125 peop…

Profile: Alan Lenard

May 20, 2016
■ BY SUE ERWIN Creating ice-cold concoctions daily and always serving them with a smile, this week’s profile candidate is Alan Lenard, the newest bartender in town. He started working at The Temp i…

Profile: Dr. Bill Heisel

May 13, 2016
■ BY SUE ERWIN      Dr. Bill Heisel’s home art studio in Boca Grande is filled with colorful oil paintings that line the walls of the room, while white canvases sitting on easels wait for fresh new…

Profile: David O’Connell

May 6, 2016
BY SUSAN ERWIN – Orthopedic body worker and Therapist David O’Connell has been healing island residents at Park Avenue Massage and Bodyworks since November. And it’s an interesting story how his p…

Profile: Bob Vorel

April 29, 2016
■ BY SUE ERWIN      Bob Vorel managed several successful career endeavors before choosing to settle down in Boca Grande. He and his wife, Annie, came to the island by boat 10 years ago. They purcha…

PROFILE: Tabitha Jordan ■ By Sue Erwin

April 22, 2016
■ BY SUE ERWIN Tabitha Jordan realized at a very young age that she wanted to spend her future spreading the spiritual word and teaching children to lead a life filled with faith. The young ministe…

PROFILE: Jim Benson

April 15, 2016
■ BY MARCY SHORTUSE & JIM BENSON Jim Benson may be a young man, but his passion for life and his work ethic run deep. That’s not to say he’s a guy who can’t have a good time – he definitely can…

PROFILE: Garry Carley

April 8, 2016
■ BY SUSAN ERWIN    Boca Grande part-time resident Garry Carley is a native of Detroit, Michigan, and while he enjoys the peaceful island life here, he also has a sincere passion for the revitaliza…

A designer of rare and unique treasure

April 1, 2016
■ BY SUSAN ERWIN Meredith Haws Bolasco spends many of her days creating beautiful, exotic pieces of wearable art. Her jewelry designs often include rare treasures found in an exotic locale, such as…