Letter to the editor: Bike Parade organizer thanks community for a great event

To the Editor: The Boca Grande Community Center had its 30th Annual Bike Path Parade last Saturday, which turned out to be a great event for island residents and visitors. Even though there were only 17 entries in the event, the participants and spectators had a lot of fun. This event would not be possible […]

Letter to the editor: More thanks for a great event, this time from Woman’s Club

To the Editor: Members of the planning committee for “Fantasy Island: Live Your Dreams!” would like to thank the more than 130 volunteers who made last Saturday’s Women’s Club Spring Fair and Bike Parade a huge success! A special thanks goes to those members of the Women’s Club who chaired the featured events: Pauline Mendez, […]

Letter to the editor: Book sale a bonanza thanks to bountiful donations

Dear Editor, Thanks to many of you, the Johann Fust Foundation’s book sale was a huge success. The book donations poured in, then the buyers poured in and then the books poured out! The volunteers put in many effective hours and a good time was had by all. We exceeded our goal and appreciate all […]

Letter to the Editor: Strawberry Festival committee gives thanks to the community

To the Editor: The United Methodist Women of the United Methodist Church want to express our appreciation to everyone in the community for their efforts in their contributions, volunteering and support of the Strawberry Festival held Saturday, March 7. It takes the effort of many to make the festival a success and to support our […]

Letter to the editor: Mr. Perry responds …

To the Editor: I’ve been part of the community on this island for 30 years. My wife for 50 years. I’m insulted that you apparently think I’m not part of it. When I ran for a position on the GIBA board my platform was simple, don’t use the bridge as a gate. We tried that […]

Letter to the editor: BGHS thanks all for another successful historic home tour

Nearly 400 people attended the Boca Grande Historical Society’s Tour of Historic Homes last Thursday. Almost 100 gathered for the luncheon at the Gasparilla Inn preceding the tour to hear Bill Morton and Davis Hammond, owners of two of the houses on the tour, muse about life in Boca Grande over the decades and the […]

Letter to the editor: GICIA supports Friends of Cape Haze

SUBMITTED BY MISTY NICHOLS AND THE GICIA – In recent years, GICIA has begun to face new challenges as we recognize that growth in nearby areas off-island has the potential to seriously impact us. Today, the challenge has turned into a serious threat. Charlotte County Commissioners have adopted revisions to their Comprehensive Plan, and proposed […]