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Letters to the Editor


Letter to the Editor: Best wishes from the Lee County Sheriff’s Patrol

May 1, 2015
To the Editor: As we wrap up the 2014-15 season, your local law enforcement professionals would like to thank the Boca Grande Community for allowing us to serve you! We truly are blessed to wor…

Letters: The saga of Gilligan’s Island continues (‘That patch of weeds belongs to all of us’)

May 1, 2015
To the Editor: I read with great interest an article by a spokesperson for the Gilchrist neighborhood Association, which stated there had been a miscommunication about the Gilchrist parking situat…

Letter to the Editor: Helping hands needed at Suncoast Humane Society

May 1, 2015
To the Editor: As their seasonal volunteers leave for the northlands, Suncoast Humane Society is looking for summer volunteers at their animal care center and thrift stores. The Society has a varie…

Letter to the Editor: Looking forward to Ferris wheels and Chunnels

April 17, 2015
To the Editor: We enjoyed reading the 2015 Bogus Beacon. We are looking forward to riding the Ferris wheel and participating in the demolition derby. The Chunnel will be a huge help in getting …

Letter to the Editor: BIPS raises the roof – and lots of $ – with Green Gala

April 10, 2015
Dear Editor, Then the lights went out. The Barrier Island Parks Society has wrapped up its “Light up the Night” 19th Annual Green Gala. This year’s fundraising event was sold out and raise…

Letter to the Editor: BGHS Historic Home Tour very well attended

April 3, 2015
Dear Editor, Nearly 400 people attended the recent Boca Grande Historical Society’s Tour of Historic Homes. Almost 100 gathered for the luncheon at the Gasparilla Inn preceding the tour to hear…

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

March 30, 2015
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 …

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

March 30, 2015
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 B…

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

March 30, 2015
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 v…

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

March 20, 2015
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…