Letters to the Editor


Please take a moment to think about Tank’s Legacy

March 3, 2017
To the Editor,      Tank’s Legacy is a local 501(c)3 dog-and-cat rescue organization. We recently had a three-day event at the PetSmart, where three cats and two dogs were adopted into their foreve…

Whiffenpoof concert a success, thanks to many

February 24, 2017
To the Editor:      The Whiffenpoof Alumni concert to benefit The Island School was a sold-out success. So many people were paramount in making this success happen. Joe Weir at the Community Center…

LBC tarpon net pull at Wildflower this Saturday

February 17, 2017
To the Editor:      Please mark your calendar to help our next monthly tarpon net pull event at Lemon Bay Conservancy’s Wildflower Preserve this coming Saturday morning, Feb. 18. This is an importa…

The chowder has been dished, the donations are appreciated!

February 10, 2017
A message from The Island School PTO:      The 2017 Island School PTO chowder fundraiser dinner is in the books and was well received by the estimated 200+ in attendance on Saturday night at the Cr…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks for a great Member Appreciation party

February 3, 2017
To the Editor: Thank you to everyone who helped make our Member Appreciation Party, “Fabulous Fakes with a Twist,” a huge success on January 22. The Boca Grande Art Center was proud to provide a fu…

Historical Society offers private museum tours

February 3, 2017
To the Editor: In November the Boca Grande Historical Society opened its refurbished museum with a new exhibit about the history of the Gasparilla Island Bridge and its importance to the developmen…

Thanks to all from the OBGBBC committee

January 20, 2017
To the Editor:      The One Big Grande Boca Book Club committee would like to thank all of the people who made last Saturday’s event such an educational and enjoyable event. The program started wit…

Future projects, water usage to be discussed at meeting

January 13, 2017
■  BY THE GASPARILLA ISLAND WATER ASSOCIATION      The Gasparilla Island Water Association’s annual membership meeting is planned for 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 at the Boca Grande Community C…

Merry Christmas to the Lighthouse and to Boca Grande

December 23, 2016
To the Editor:     Those of us who have been working to restore the Gasparilla Lighthouse wanted to thank the island for making the restoration possible. There is a tradition in the construction of…

Seelie made it to the Pearl Harbor celebration!

December 16, 2016
To the Editor:      Pearl Harbor survivors John Seelie (left), from Engwood, Florida, and Edward Stone, from Syracuse, New York, talk during a tour of the USS Arizona Memorial. Dec. 7, 2016 marks t…